Latest news from the Bunker

NSW Tourism Awards Finalist

We’re special and the NSW Business Chamber and Destination North Coast think so too! We have just been notified of our selection as a finalist in the NSW Tourism Awards for 2018. These awards are open to every tourism operator in NSW and the competition to make the finals is very tough. 2018 has been…

Stomping Ivories return to Coffs

Two pianists & one drummer. What can they do? A better question is what can’t the Stomping Ivories do! They’ve had three sell-out performances at the Bunker in recent years and are returning for one night – and one night only – Thursday 11 October. Don’t miss out – book your tickets now! $40 (plus…

30th Rotary Cartoon Awards – Winners’ List

What a fabulous evening we had for the official opening of the 30th Rotary Cartoon Awards. Here’s who won: Cartoon of the Year – David Pope Sport – Merit – Mark Lynch Sport – Winner – Chris ‘Roy’ Taylor Open – Merit – John Farmer Open – Winner – Phil Judd Caricature – Merit –…

Cartoon Festival Program

Cartoon Festival Program

2 September – Father’s Day – and the very first Cartoon Festival happens, here in Coffs Harbour at the Harbourside Markets!  

Expansion Plans & Survey

Plans are afoot…and we need your support and opinion We are working toward making the Gallery both financially sustainable and giving Coffs Harbour a visually significant and important cultural attraction. And a lot better than the diagram! Our expansion plan for the future: to build a second-storey above the existing bunker in the style of…

NSW Tourism Awards Finalist

Breaking News…we received a Highly Commended at the Regional Tourism Awards held at Opal Cove Resort. Yes! We’re finalists in the North Coast Regional Tourism Awards, in the Cultural Tourism category. This category recognises tourism operations fostering a greater understanding and appreciation of authentic culture, history, heritage, and/or the arts. Ours is a unique experience for…

Mark your diaries for the 30th Rotary Cartoon Awards

DON’T MISS THE 30th ROTARY CARTOON AWARDS AND COFFS HARBOUR CARTOON FESTIVAL — 1 AND 2 SEPTEMBER 2018 It promises to be a spectacular weekend and we anticipate the Awards night to be a sell-out! MC for the evening is Warren Brown, a previous winner of the Awards in 1990, an Australian author, cartoonist and…

Future Bunker Plans: Calling for your Support and Comments

When Council decided that the Cultural Centre for the city would be in the CBD and not City Hill, the Bunker Board was faced with the challenge of continuing to operate as a stand-alone facility with no future flow-on traffic from surrounding cultural buildings. We are further challenged as the Bunker leaks badly during heavy…

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