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Maidenwell Gathering |

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MULGOWIE MUSIC WEEKEND

Friday 3 - Sun morning 5 August 2018     

VISIT: Facebook: The previous Mulgowie Weekend for more details. (You will need to log in.)

See you Friday 3rd or Saturday 4th or both! Some arrive on Thursday. Tell all your friends and encourage those who may have missed this event in their calendar.
The gathering is held at the Mulgowie Hotel in the beautiful Lockyer Valley.
This bi-annual event is organised by acoustic music lovers and hosted by Publicans Kevin and Kylie.

Friday evening will start with a jam in the pub after dinner. Saturday morning there is a farmers market near the community hall and sports ground. Indulge yourself and purchase home-made body cleansing products, food, coffee, new plants for your garden and all manner of wonderful things.

There are NO blackboard concerts, and NO sound gear. It is purely an acoustic music jam weekend. You are free to jam in the pub, on the front verandah of the pub, on the cabin verandahs and under the garden rotundas. All styles of music welcome, though remember this is a 'community event'.

Camping is provided behind the pub and a limited number of cabin rooms/beds are available at each gathering - call, SMS 0437-736-799 or email Michael (editor).

Fee: $10 per head for the whole weekend for all who stay in the Pub grounds. Fees are collected to cover the costs of hiring the cabin facilities (including a kitchen and two bathrooms for use by all – open from Friday lunchtime). Those who secured a bed may be asked to donate a little extra.

STRICTLY NO PUBLIC BYO – please PURCHASE your alcohol from the pub!

Laidley is a small historic country town only 80k west of Brisbane, between Ipswich and Toowoomba on the Cobb & Co Tourist Drive. Mulgowie is 10k south of Laidley. Laidley is only a short drive away with pubs, supermarkets and coffee shops, as well as a newsagent, so if you forget to bring anything, you can get it there.

If you need more information please contact Michael (folkrag ed) at

See you all at Mulgowie!

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MaidenwellMAIDENWELL FOLK GATHERING

NEXT event: Friday 5th to Sunday 7th October, 2018. The first Weekend, in October, 2018.

Previous: Facebook: Maidenwell Folk Gathering 2nd weekend March 2018 for details.

See you Friday 9th March 2017 for a fabulous weekend-long acoustic music jam! Tell all your friends and encourage those who may have missed this event in their calendar. The gathering is held at the Maidenwell Hotel, Maidenwell which is a small township at the gateway to the Bunya Mountains.

This bi-annual event is organised by acoustic music lovers and hosted by Hotel Publicans Alan and Debbie.

Camping is provided FREE behind the pub and there are toilets and showers available to campers. The camping area is spacious and you do not need to book, just turn up and set up. It is recommended that you bring your own drinking water.

The pub does excellent meals (lunch and dinner) and has EFTPOS facilities.

There is also limited accommodation available at the pub – ring Alan or Debbie for more details 07 4164 6133.

Breakfast is available at the Maidenwell Trading Post, across the road. The Trading Post also sells fuel and has basic food and toiletry supplies, newspapers, ice-creams, cold drinks etcetera.

The event officially starts Friday evening with a jam in the pub after dinner. Saturday there is jamming in and around the pub and the camping grounds and Saturday night there is an unplugged blackboard concert starting at around 6:30pm – see one of the organisers to put your name down! All styles of acoustic music are welcome but remember this is a community event.

Strictly no BYO – please purchase your alcohol from the pub.  

This event, begun by Glen Donald over a decade ago, has been growing in recent years and is truly a wonderful, musically diverse acoustic gathering. The event has the full support of the publicans, the local community and local musicians.

GETTING THERE:

Maidenwell, gateway to the Bunya Mountains is on the Kingaroy-Cooyar Road.

From Toowoomba or Warwick, go straight up the New England Hwy. About 5 or 6 km past Cooyar,
there's a sign for MAIDENWELL. Turn left - about 10km.

Gympie/North Coast: a very nice one-and-a-half hour run through Nanango.

Brisbane: come up the Brisbane Valley either through Ipswich/Esk
or Caboolture/Kilcoy as far as Yarraman, then take the
Toowoomba turn-off south onto the New England Highway.

Photos and videos of past events: Maidenwell Folk Gathering are available on Facebook
and search Youtube for "Maidenwell Folk Gathering" videos.

( See Dateclaims )
See you there!

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SPRING GULLY WEEKENDS 2018

March 16th to 18th 2018 and August 17-19th 2018.

Pencil March 16th to 18th 2018 & into your diaries for next year for the Spring Gully Events. We also may have a big event announcement at for the end of the Commonwealth Games. Stay tuned! www.goldcoastacoustics.com.au

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2018 NATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL 29 MARCH - 2 APRIL

Ticketing Changes for the 2018 Festival - Visit the NFF Ticketing Page

  • 10% discount Tickets SELLING in February
  • Volunteer Applications OPEN NOVEMBER 1st

Visit the NFF WEBSITE and also NFF FaceBook page


WOODFORDIA IN APRIL - ANNUAL ARTISAN CAMP

For an immersive master class experience, join us at Woodfordia in April for our annual Artisan Camp, 21-29 April

In the weeks leading up to The Planting festival, engage in a range of distinctive courses led by a group of internationally renowned chefs, musicians, jewellers, gardeners, weavers and woodcarvers.

ARTISAN CAMP Website for details.


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