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Tweed Regional Museum offers public programs to accompany our exhibitions.

All talks and events at the Museum are free of charge.

Tweed on Film

Tweed on Film logo reversed
The Museum is pleased to offer the following program of events to accompany Tweed on Film:

Friday 14 July
Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah
Official opening. Help us celebrate the world of Tweed on Film at the official opening and launch of this very special exhibition.
Free. RSVP essential on (02) 6670 2493 or

Saturday 5 August
9:30am - 3:00pm
Meet at Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah
Movie Magic Mystery bus tour around the Tweed Shire. Jump aboard this fun mystery bus tour as we visit iconic film locations in the Tweed, and hear juicy behind-the-scenes stories. Muriel's Wedding, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Camp are just some of the film locations we'll visit. Bring a picnic lunch (eskies provided), a sense of humour, and a love of film!
$20 per person. RSVP essential on (02) 6670 2494 or

Thursday 14 September
4:30 - 5:30pm
Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah
Screenworks: meet your local screen industry organisation. Do you work in film, television or digital media? Would you like to work in the screen industry? Screenworks is the regional film, television and digital media office supporting the local screen industry and its practitioners, and promoting screen culture. At this information and networking session, Screenworks will talk about the local screen industry, the opportunities that exist and how to get involved. Come along, meet the Screenworks team and other local filmmakers, and find out about screen industry opportunities in your local area.

Thursday 14 September
6:00 - 7:00pm
Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah
I'm a Celebrity: Get Me Into Here! The series I'm a Celebrity....Get Me Out of Here! is a reality television show where a group of celebrities live in jungle conditions for weeks with few creature comforts and undergo a series of challenges called 'Bush Tucker Trials'. The UK version is filmed in Murwillumbah and is broadcast live on ITV in the United Kingdom where it attracts an audience of around 10 million viewers. The show provides hundreds of jobs for Northern Rivers and South East Queensland locals, bringing revenue to the Australian screen industry and boosting the local economy. Come along and find out what it's all about. Meet the Producer and Community Liaison Officer, and get a sneak peak behind the scenes!
Free. RSVP for both events essential on (02) 6670 2493 or

Tuesday 26 September
9am - 4pm
Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah
Postcards from the Tweed - an ABC North Coast Workshop. If you love taking photos of the Tweed and want to use the video button on your camera this is the perfect opportunity to create something of value to yourself and our whole community. We invite you to show the Tweed as you know it and at the same time hone your skills in digital storytelling. ABC North Coast's Catherine Marciiniak will guide you through creating a talking postcard of a local place that you find special.
Free. Numbers are limited - if you're interested please contact the Museum on (02) 6670 2493

Friday 29 September
6:30 for 7:00pm
Regent Cinema, Brisbane Street, Murwillumbah
Muriel's Wedding 23rd anniversary screening. The Friends of Tweed Regional Museum are hosting a fundraising screening of one of Australia's best loved films on the 23rd anniversary of it's launch in 1994. The Regent Cinema is putting on a special sing-along version of the film, so come along in your most fabulous Muriel's Wedding outfit, and brush up on those Abba lyrics!

Tuesday 31 October
Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah
Halloween Flash Mob Zombie Walk. Meet at the Museum at 3:30pm. Come fully dressed or get some help with your Zombie transformation. Give Murwillumbah a fright as we shuffle like the living dead on a short walk down the Main Street. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for more details.
Free. RSVP essential on (02) 6670 2493 or

Thursday 16 November
Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah
Old and Gold Film Night. In collaboration with ABC North Coast, the Museum presents an evening screening of footage from the vaults of the ABC. This will include the Premiere screening of Tumbulgum and the Countdown to Midnight at the First Supper Between Now and Forever, ABC North Coast's recording of the Opera Queensland and Tumbulgum community's 'If these Halls could Talk' final event, an Arts Northern Rivers initiative. We will also be screening some wonderful programs about the Tweed Region from the ABC archives - lots of surprises to be had in this collection!
Free. RSVP essential on (02) 6670 2493 or

Untold Stories: living with ability

As part of the exhibition, Untold Stories: living with ability, the Museum is hosting the following free public programs:
Bev Larsson and Henry - Copyright Tweed Shire Council
Bev Larsson and Henry. Photograph by J. Barry Anderson.

AUSLAN interpreted tour of the Museum.
Join a guided tour of current Museum exhibitions, with Auslan interpretation provided for deaf or hearing impaired visitors.
When: Saturday 20 May at 10am
Where: TRM Murwillumbah
Free, Bookings appreciated, on (02) 6670 2493 or

Presentation by Bev Larsson.
Bev Larsson, participant in the Museum's Untold Stories exhibition, is an Ambassador for Guide Dogs NSW and has written a children's book, Along came Henry, about how Bev's guide dog, Henry, came into her life. Join Bev and Henry for a presentation on learning to live with blindness, the vital role Guide Dogs play for vision impaired people, and the process of writing her book.
When: Tuesday 6 June, 10:30am - 11:30am
Where: TRM Murwillumbah
Free, places are limited, so bookings are essential on (02) 6670 2493 or

Access and Inclusion Awards
The Museum is pleased to be hosting the official opening of nominations for the Access and Inclusion Awards. The annual awards were started in 2013 to celebrate achievement and innovation in building an accessible community. They recognise and acknowledge action by individuals, community groups, organisations and businesses that build and promote an accessible and inclusive community for everyone in the Tweed. Watch local media for nominations arising from this event.

Verbal imaging tours of the Untold Stories exhibition and current Museum displays.
Museum exhibitions are presented to vision-impaired visitors in a verbal guided tour, led by Museum staff.
When: on demand, for individuals or small groups of up to five people.
Where: TRM Murwillumbah
Free, bookings essential on (02) 6670 2493 or

Walking tour of Uki Village

Uki Catholic Church
Catholic School, Church and Convent, Uki, C.1958. US000485.

When: Saturday 27 May. This event is now fully booked.
Where: Meet at Tweed Regional Museum, Uki, behind the Uki Hall.

Wander through the picturesque village of Uki and learn about the history of this community and the characters who have contributed to its stories.
This tour is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Village Stories: Uki. See our exhibitions page for more details.

FREE, but places are limited so bookings essential on (02) 6670 2493 or

Collection Store Tours

Collection Store
Vintage pegs at the Museum Collection Store.

When: 3rd Thursday of each month at 11am.
Where: Museum Collection Store (directions given on booking)
What: Are you curious about the thousands of objects that aren't on display at the Museum? Are you interested in how precious artefacts are stored to preserve them for future generations?
Join our Museum Curator on a free guided tour of the Museum's custom built, state-of-the-art Collection Store.
Bookings essential - call (02) 6670 2493 or email
Last Updated: 23 June 2017