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.

Boonah Cultural Centre – 1pm
Adults – $10; Members, concession & students (12yrs+) $5; Children under 12 free.  Tickets at the door.

If the social distancing rules make it impractical to hold this event in the Boonah Cultural Centre we will advise the alternate arrangements here and on Social media.

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 at the door.

If the social distancing rules make it impractical to hold this event in the Boonah Cultural Centre we will advise the alternate arrangements here and on Social media.

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; Children under 12 $10. Tickets online liveatthecentre.com.au or visit the box office.

Saturday 12 September

THE YOUTH SHOWCASE

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

This year, this event will be joining the Fashion Show and Festival Awards on Saturday evening in a reduced format as there has not been enough time for the usual rehearsals.

 

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 – $15; Members, concession & students $10; Children under 12 free. Tickets online liveatthecentre.com.au or visit the box office.

If the social distancing rules make it impractical to hold this event in the Boonah Cultural Centre we will advise the alternate arrangements here and on Social media.

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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