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October Open Day At Royal Bull’s Head Inn

Everyone is welcome to come along to the Royal Bull’s Head Inn at 59 Brisbane Street, Drayton on Sunday 6th October between 10am and 4pm.  Entry fee’s apply …. To keep up to date on what’s happening at the Royal Bull’s Head Inn, head to our Facebook Page or follow us on Instagram. Also, if […]

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Learn To Be Savvy With Your Sugar Intake

Darling Downs Health will host a free wellness seminar to inspire more people to ‘Get Sugar Savvy’. The one-hour seminar will be presented by Angela Emmerton (left), an ambassador for ‘That Sugar Movement’. Darling Downs Health Community Wellbeing Senior Project Officer Jodie Van Zandbergen said the seminar would demystify the sugar trap. “The average Australian […]

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Grand Central’s ‘Carnival Cows’ To Be Auctioned For Charity

If you’d like to own a colourful fibreglass cow hand-painted by a local Toowoomba artist, here’s your chance! Grand Central Marketing Manager Marieke Bridgeman said the centre recently commissioned six local artists to create designs on fibreglass cows through the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers theme, ‘The Power of the Flower’. “Artists Joy Heylen, Kym Breeze, […]

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Carnival Quilts, Stitches And Textiles Trail

The Toowoomba Quilters Club’s annual Quilt Exhibition began as a biennial exhibition in the mid 1980s, then as membership grew it became an annual Quilt Exhibition in the mid 1990s.  Held at several venues over the years, this year will be the 10th year the Quilt Exhibition has been held at the Salo Centre.  Members can […]

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Steamy Punk Fashions

The Highfields Steam Punk Festival is bringing our steam powered past to the forefront of today’s technology through combining historical elements with old-fashioned features into our modern day life. Visitors enjoyed the Steam Punk Fashion Show on Sunday the 22nd of September 2019! Patrons came dressed in the Steam Punk theme for the Carnival Cuppa! The best dressed patron […]

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Military Parade Precedes Grand Central Floral Parade

From 2.15pm  to 2.50pm on Saturday, September 21st, preceding the 2019 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Grand Central Floral Parade, a Freedom of Entry ceremony and parade took place. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio acted as Host Officer. Present was Major General Kathryn Campbell AO, CSC, (on right) Commander 2nd Division, accompanied by Commander Mitchell Livingstone, […]

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New Cafe At Highfields Pioneer Village

The grand opening of the new Bushranger Cafe at 10am on the 21st September 2019 at the Highfields Pioneer Village was a resounding success with over 60 people attending!  The new Cafe serves amazing coffees, milkshakes and grilled sandwiches with a twist; all named after our infamous bushrangers. The café incorporates art by Australian artists […]

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It’s Everyone’s Cup Of Tea!

The Teapot Extravaganza is a one-of-a-kind exhibition that features over 400 decorative, functional, novelty and antique teapots and exquisite crockery in St Albans Hall, whilst outdoors you can browse through book and plant stalls, barbecue at weekends and craft and bric-a-brac,  and other spectacular displays around the 70th anniversary theme inside St Albans Church. You’re […]

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