Below are some minutes drawn up by President, Simone Sheridan, from the recent Public Meeting. Sincere apologies for any mistakes with names - please email for corrections to be made. Revive The Regent Public Meeting
Date: 15 February 2020 2pm until 4pm
Location: The Stables, Market Street Mudgee Apologies Mary Twidell ( in UK), Greg Smith, Gabrielle McGuire, John and Christine Bentley, Steve Auld Karen Iles, Robbie Holdaway and Kim Hansen Attendees Simone Sheridan, Veronica Burns, Chris Sheridan, Bob Lamond, Brian Hobson, Marie Hobson, Alan Kerr, John Roberts, John Wood, Helen Wood, Bill Dempsey, Janine Lillewhyte, Yvonne O’Brien, Sharyn Farthing, Carolyne Falson, Peter Falson, Heather Papo
Members of the public are urged to attend Mid-Western Regional Council's (MWRC) meeting on Wednesday 19th to continue to show our support for The Regent. A Notice of Motion Listed by Cr. Russell Holden which outlines a range of key steps that MWRC can implement to secure Mudgee Theatre. MOTION That Council request staff to: 1. arrange at least one independent valuation of the Regent Theatre building and provide a $10,000 budget funded from unrestricted cash for the purpose of valuation; 2. obtain quotes on the cost of a feasibility study / business case, for the regent theatre including a full life of project cost and benefits analysis; 3. engage in preliminary community consultation on pote
All are welcome to attend a Public Meeting held at The Stables (Market Street) in Mudgee on Saturday 15 February from 2pm until 4pm. The meeting will include a presentation by Revive The Regent to cover recent news including auction, state heritage listing and outcome from Mid-Western Regional Council's Extraordinary Meeting. Please RSVP here.
The Regent Theatre in Mudgee has been announced as listed on the NSW State heritage register. Backed by a strong campaign of community support, the theatre has been formally recognised as an item of State heritage significance by the Minister responsible for Heritage, Don Harwin. Mr Harwin said the Regent Theatre is one of a handful of remaining regional theatres from the heyday of cinema in New South Wales. “The theatre retains a remarkable level of intact interiors, including the Art Deco fittings and fixtures in the foyer and auditorium,” he said. “I am delighted to approve this important piece of NSW’s history in the heart of Mudgee on the State Heritage Register.” The Regent Theatre wa