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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Hanging Baskets Shine At Museum

Over 60 local artisans and gardeners, as well as school children, community groups and aged care residents have helped Cobb+Co Museum put its own twist on the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers festivities. To celebrate Carnival, the Museum in conjunction with Yates, has been running a Hanging Basket design competition. Each basket has been lovingly created […]

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Celebrating Toowoomba Carnival Of Flowers 70th Year

FROM: Toowoomba Regional Council This is your official invitation to the most beautiful day of the year – Floral Friday, September 20, the first day of the 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers! Friday 20 September is the day and it signals the beginning of 10 glorious days of celebration, featuring more than 1100 hectares of […]

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September 15 Day Of Prayer

A regional day of prayer on Sunday, September 15th has been organised as a show of support for drought-affected communities across southern Queensland. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said a particularly dry autumn and winter had compounded another dry summer, which was testing the resolve of primary producers and communities across a large part of […]

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2019 Arthur Postle “The Crimson Flash” Gift

Now in its second year, the Postle Gift will be held on Saturday September 14th, 2019 from 2.30pm, and will be conducted by the Queensland Athletic League. Events include the 75 Yards Arthur Postle Gift, the 75 Yards Women’s Gift, the 120m Open, 300m Open, and three youth races across 75 Yards, 120m & 300m. […]

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