Ritchies Boonah Arts Festival

Presented by The Boonah & District Cultural Foundation Inc.

5-12 SEPTEMBER 2020

2020 Arts Festival Program 

Saturday 5 September

RED RIM COMBINED BANDS CONCERT

A powerful collaboration of musicians from the Redlands and Boonah Community Band in a special program of music to kick start the Festival.

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled due to the lack of time to rehearse and the venue COVID-19 restrictions.

Wednesday 9 September

THE GREAT COMEDY DEBATE

A highly entertaining night featuring some of Fassifern’s funniest characters debating a not so serious topic. Special appearances from the High School’s top debaters and Primary School Public speakers.

Boonah Cultural Centre – 7pm
Adults – $10; Members, concession & students (12yrs+) $5; Children under 12 free. Tickets are now available online.

Friday 11 September

SIP AND PAINT

Try your hand at painting and have some fun at this social event. Includes a pre-drawn canvas, paints, artist instructions and a glass of wine, beer or soft drink. Bookings essential.

Boonah Cultural Centre – 7pm
Adults – $25; Members, concession & students (12yrs+) $20
Sip and Paint Tickets are now available online

Saturday 12 September

THE YOUTH SHOWCASE

Set to a lively toe-tapping soundtrack, this is a colourful and fast-moving performance by local children aged 4 – 18.

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled due to the lack of time to rehearse and the venue COVID-19 restrictions.

 

Saturday 12 September

FASHION SHOW & FESTIVAL AWARDS

Dazzling handmade outfits, stunning gowns and even wearable art all parade the catwalk in this celebration of fashion. Presentation of all Festival winners including Fashion, Art and Writing Awards. Surprises and local entertainment too.

Boonah Cultural Centre – 7pm
Adults – $20; Members, concession & students $15.

Tickets will only be available online here from Tuesday 4th August.

All Week

Artworks, sculptures and photography all beautifully exhibited at the Boonah Cultural Centre.

Purchase a raffle ticket to make your selection in the coveted People’s Choice Award.

Sunday 6 – Saturday 12 September
Art Viewing is open from 9am – 1pm daily. Free Entry.

All events are held at the Boonah and District Cultural Centre, 3 High Street Boonah.

GET INVOLVED

The Ritchies Boonah Arts Festival is about promoting the cultural heart of the community. It gives everyone an opportunity to display their talent in the art, writing, and fashion competitions, or on stage in lively and entertaining shows.

 

Get involved: onstage, backstage, social media, logistics, clerical, or general help. Make friends and contribute to the economic and social wellbeing of the community. It’s lots of fun.

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