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Words of Shakespeare, theatre edition: War Horse

On Wednesday 11th March 2020, I went to the Sydney Lyric at The Star Casino and Entertainment Complex to see The National Theatre of Great Britain production of War Horse. It was stage play adaptation of the 1982 novel written by Michael Morpurgo which has also been made into a film directed by Steven Spielberg starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston (Marvel Comic Book fans will know them as Doctor Strange and Loki respectively). War Horse is an epic tale of courage, bravery, loyalty [...]

By |2020-07-23T15:48:07+10:0026th June, 2020|Leisure Links, Lifestyle and Leisure, The Hub Maitland|

Introducing Gabby

At the start of 2020, before the madness of COVID-19 kicked in, we had the pleasure of interviewing our participant Gabby. She's been with Mai-Wel for 7 years and is kept busy by engaging in various services across the organisation; Life FUNdamentals, Creative Arts, Leisure Links, Get Started and Disability Employment Services with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS). Gabby's introduction to Mai-Wel was with Get Started, MWLFS’ school to work transition service, that she participated in while completing Year 11 at Maitland High School. Each Friday of the school term, [...]

Words of Shakespeare, Concert edition

Mai-Wel's Leisure Links participant, Kane, joined a group of music lovers at the Bohemian Rhapsody Queen tribute show at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre on Friday 11th October. Check out his review! Bohemian Rhapsody is Australia’s premier tribute to the famous British rock group Queen. Scottish born vocalist, Thomas Crane, is the band’s front man portraying the late, Freddie Mercury. He bares an uncanny resemblance to him & has performed in many talent shows such as Australia’s Got Talent. Other band members dressed up as Roger Taylor, Brian May & [...]

By |2020-04-09T13:57:29+10:0028th February, 2020|Leisure Links, Lifestyle and Leisure, The Hub Maitland|

Kane’s New Caledonia holiday aboard the P&O Pacific Explorer

Mai-Wel's Leisure Links participant, Kane, hit the high seas with his support worker, Reece, for the holiday of a life time aboard the P&O Pacific Explorer bound for New Caledonia. He loved his holiday so much he put pen to paper and wrote all about his holiday. Have a read! From 20 to 28 May, my support worker, Reece, and I went on an eight day holiday cruise to the country of New Caledonia on P&O's beautiful Pacific Explorer; a cruise liner which was formerly owned by Princess Cruises [...]

By |2020-04-09T13:57:58+10:008th February, 2020|Leisure Links, Lifestyle and Leisure, The Hub Maitland|
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