In 2019 we had a great time collaborating with the Hunter Innovation Festival, so we were thrilled to do it again last night! As is the tradition, Awesome Newcastle was open to the public, and The Criterion hosted a lovely, lively crowd. Thank you to all the kind people who came out and showed support.
Last night ..
We did it again! Last night’s Awesome Newcastle was intimate, inspiring and informative. We were down a few board members due to it being so soon after the Easter Weekend, but never-the-less we gathered, gabbed and gulped down a beer from our lovely venue, The Criterion.
This week we welcomed several returning gue..
Last night The Criterion graciously hosted March’s Awesome Newcastle! We entered the autumn season and enjoyed the last of the leisurely sunny evenings for a while.
We sipped bevies and chatted with new and familiar faces in the room. This month the board welcomed back Graham Batten of Newcastle Permanent Charita..
After a year of many Awesome Newcastles via video pitches and Zoom calls, we were overjoyed to be back in action last night at The Criterion Hotel! We caught up, had a chat, had some chips, and began to read the room of interesting characters.We welcomed five guest board members last night including first timers: Lau..
After several months of uncertainty, Awesome Newcastle was back at The Criterion last night ready to rock and roll! As is tradition with the last Awesome of the year, we brought back three fantastic finalists from 2020 to give them another shot at winning some cold hard cash.
We had six guest board members last nigh..
We’d hoped that the arrival of spring would get us back to the pub, but as luck would have it here we are again sipping wine in front of a screen at home. But despite the social distancing, Awesome Newcastle is proud to engage with great generous people in the community.
Along with our lovely regular board members..
This Wednesday night we kicked off yet another digital Awesome Newcastle with our regular radiant board members and three exceptional guest board members. Because of its remote nature, some of us had drinks from our offices, some of us Zoomed together and some of us voted later in the night. Regardless we all found a..
This month we wel..
Awesome Newcastle was virtually vivacious and digitally dynamic again last night, for the third month in a row. Despite distance, board members checked in, gave money, watched pitches, discussed, debated and voted to make a difference.
We welcomed three returning guest board members last night: Becky Kiil of Newcast..
Yet again Awesome Newcastle has gone digital, navigating these uncertain times with alacrity and authenticity! Three fantastic finalists sent us three different video pitches this month. We emailed them to our board, a few of us zoomed, the money was transferred through various accounts and at last a difficult decisi..