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Blackall-Tambo Events – Come and join in the fun!

Make your trip to Blackall-Tambo even more memorable by attending an event in the region. From agricultural shows to country racing and art exhibitions; events occur throughout the year and all are welcome to attend.

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February 2019

Grassland Art Gallery Exhibition – Physical Video

February 13 @ 8:30 am - March 22 @ 4:45 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Art exhibitions at Grassland Art Gallery

Grassland Art Gallery audiences have an opportunity to experience key video works from the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Collection, when the exhibition tours from February 13, 2019. ‘Physical Video’ tours extensively across the Queensland region through until May 2020. QAGOMA Director Chris Saines said ‘Physical Video’ focused on performance and theatricality in video art from the 1970s to the present. ‘These vibrant and thought-provoking works demonstrate how artists use the physical gestures and actions of…

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March 2019

Art Workshop – Oil Painting with Jenie Fawckner

March 27 @ 8:30 am - March 28 @ 4:30 pm
Blackall Living Arts Centre, Hawthorn St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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$40.00

Oil Painting Workshop with Jenie Fawckner. This 2 day workshop is only available to regional artists

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Exhibition – Relocated

March 29 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 4:30 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Art exhibition at Grassland Art Gallery

'Relocated , memories of a new landscape'. Artist, Nicole Harper explores the landscape, finding new ways to interpret what she sees. Relocated is a collection of works completed since moving to the coastal hinterland of Queensland. Nicole will deliver a plien-air painting workshop in Tambo on May 11th & 12th.

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April 2019

Outback Comedy Gala

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Blackall Cultural Centre, Shamrock St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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Outback Comedy Gala

The Outback Comedy Gala is heading into town once more for an evening of fresh-baked jokes from four of Australia’s funniest home-grown talents that will have you laughing off your seat and all over the floor. What happens when four comedians walk into a bar? We have no idea. Did something funny happen? Probably. The only way to know is to come along to for the Outback Comedy Gala. Featuring some of Australia’s funniest home-grown, seasoned to perfection talent including…

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Koala Rumba in Tambo

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Koala Rumba childrens event

Multi-award winning children’s program, Blue Gum Farm TV presents "KoalaRumba" Designed for children aged 6 months to 11 years, this is a fun and interactive show about life in the Australian bush. Featuring beautiful songs, cute characters and all the fun of the farm, this is a show that children find irresistible! From tending the vegetable garden at the homestead to driving your tractor to plough a new paddock, this authentic bush story is a must-see for children everywhere. Produced…

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Koala Rumba in Blackall

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Blackall CWA Hall, Clematis St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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Koala Rumba childrens event

Multi-award winning children’s program, Blue Gum Farm TV presents "KoalaRumba" Designed for children aged 6 months to 11 years, this is a fun and interactive show about life in the Australian bush. Featuring beautiful songs, cute characters and all the fun of the farm, this is a show that children find irresistible! From tending the vegetable garden at the homestead to driving your tractor to plough a new paddock, this authentic bush story is a must-see for children everywhere. Produced…

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Blackall Agents Race Day

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blackall Racecourse, Blackall Racecourse
Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia
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Free
Races at Blackall

Blackall Agents Race Day - Gates open at 12.00pm, first race at 1.30pm. 5 Race program. Bookmakers and Sky Channel. Fashions of the Field. Bar & Canteen.
Races at Blackall are lively events enjoyed by locals and the wider western community, celebrating a great Queensland pastime and a unique country community event. Theme: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

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Take on Tambo Tonite

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
EE Parr Park, Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Free

“Take on Tambo, Tonite” is being put together by the Tambo Tourism and Business Association, and will showcase the very best that Tambo has to offer! With local stall holders, food vendors and entertainment at our markets and late night shopping at local participating businesses, make Tambo your number 1 stop on your way to Winton’s Way Out West Fest! It will be a fun, food, music and market filled night held on the 23rd of April.

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Anzac Day – Tambo

April 25
Tambo Dam, Tambo Lake Park
Tambo, QLD 4478 Australia
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There will be Dawn Service and breakfast at the Tambo Dam, followed by a general service and presentation at the Tambo Shire cenotaph later in the morning.

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Anzac Day – Blackall

April 25
Blackall Memorial Park, Memorial Park
Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia
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Blackall has an annual Dawn Service and breakfast at the Memorial Park.

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Tambo Stock Show

April 27
Tambo Racecourse, Tambo Racecourse
Tambo, QLD 4478 Australia
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Tambo Stock Show - a great day for the whole family! The Tambo Stock Show is an annual one-day agricultural ‘showcase’ of the district with an emphasis on family entertainment, including sheep, wool, horse & cattle competitions, push bikes, motor bikes along displays of art, craft, fashion & live entertainment.

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May 2019

Blackall Show

May 3 - May 4
Blackall Showgrounds, Blackall Showground
Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia
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The Blackall Show is an annual event presented by the Barcoo Pastoral Society, to bring together and celebrate the culture, industries and spirit of our local community.

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Blackall Show – Friday Night Cocktail Party

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackall Cultural Centre, Shamrock St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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Friday Night Cocktail Party Make it a FULL weekend at the #BlackallShow2019 by attending the Friday Night Cocktail Party. Flights from Brisbane land Friday morning - and accommodation is available too, so pack up the whole team and join us on the 3-4th May in Blackall

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Belles of the Barcoo Unite – Mother’s Day

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
$25
Mother's Day Blackall Tambo

Blackall & Tambo QCWA are collaborating to bring together a Mother’s Day high tea, markets with an array of inspirational guest speakers on Sunday 12th of May, 2019.
Speakers include holistic GP, Dr Catherine Bartholomew, comedian, Julie Cross and vet, Dr Jaqui Tickell.

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‘Out There’ – 5 day artist retreat with artist John Lovett

May 15 @ 8:30 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Blackall Living Arts Centre, Hawthorn St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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$2100
Watercolour workshop

Discover the Outback and capture memories of a lifetime along with increasing your knowledge in your chosen art medium with an exceptional tutor guiding your journey. Price includes Blackall accommodation, meals, transfers, tutor and workshop fees. All levels welcome, including non-painting partners. Payment Plans available.

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Tambo Polocrosse

May 18 @ 8:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Tambo Polocrosse Grounds, Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Tambo Polocrosse

2019 annual Tambo Annual multi-horse Polocrosse Carnival. 6-person side in a mixed competition. 1 game Saturday and 1 game Sunday. State Players can also participate in the club carnival.

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Business Goal Setting Workshop

May 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Free
Queensland small business week

Learn how to set and achieve goals that promote quantum leaps. Also teaches the process of setting and achieving family and team goals. You will set goals that inspire you, which helps to move you forward and keep you motivated to achieve great results.

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Dress the Central West

May 31 @ 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Blackall Cultural Centre, Shamrock St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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$20

Dress the Central West has been a collaborative journey that has inspired, engaged, encouraged and empowered local people within central west communities to find “Beauty within the Drought”. The Gala productions will showcase regional designers, models, dancers and avant garde make-up artists and local hair stylists.

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Tambo Campdraft

May 31 @ 8:00 am - June 2 @ 10:00 pm
Tambo Campdraft Grounds and Mayne Pavillion, Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Free

The Tambo Campdraft will be held on the first weekend of June. A fantastic, family weekend that brings the community together. Competitors and onlookers enjoy admiring the skill and horsemanship involved in this great sport. 3 days wheeling Wagyu steers, a kids Gymkhana,  great facilities with food and drinks available all weekend. Local entertainment on Saturday night.

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June 2019

Queensland Men’s Sand Greens Championships – Tambo

June 7 - June 9
Tambo Golf Club, Alpha Rd
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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$50
Golf in Tambo

Tambo Golf Club plays host to the 2019 Men's Sand Greens Championship from the 7th to 9th of June 2019. The Four-Ball Championship (Separate Registration) will be played on Friday and the 36 hole Championship on Saturday and Sunday. Meal Package includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Saturday and Sunday. Entries close on Wednesday 22nd May at 5.00pm

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Drone Photography Workshop with Fiona Lake

June 8 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
Blackall Living Arts Centre, Hawthorn St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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$40
drone photography art wrokshop

Drone Photography Workshop with Fiona Lake This 2 day workshop is only available to regional artists

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Whispers from the Grasslands – Local artists exhibition

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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$20

An exhibition of works in a range of media showcasing the talents of outback artists.

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Tour de Tambo – Bike Ride

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Tambo Racecourse, Tambo Racecourse
Tambo, QLD 4478 Australia
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$15 – $50

Join members of Tambo's Isolated Parents and Children's Association to take on the Ward Road Bike ride. There is a ride to suit everyone. 80km Mountain Bike Ride $50 80km All bitumen Bike Ride $50 40km All bitumen Bike Ride $50 25km Bike Ride – $30adult/$15kids 10km Bike Ride - $30 adult/$15kids

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St Joseph’s Charity Campdraft

June 28 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Blackall Showgrounds, Blackall Showground
Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia
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Free
campdraft Blackall

A fantastic, family weekend that brings the community together. Competitors and onlookers enjoy admiring the skill and horsemanship involved in this great sport. A full 3 day program  of action with food and drinks available all weekend. Open final will be held under lights on Saturday evening. Bar & BBQ operating until late along with a movie night for the kids.

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July 2019

Meet the Artists

July 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Art Gallery Artists

Come and meet local artists from Blackall and Tambo and enjoy their current exhibition of work, 'Whispers from the Grasslands'. Enjoy a free morning tea of scones, coffee, great company and wonderful local art.

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Blackall Winter Races

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Blackall Racecourse, Blackall Racecourse
Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia
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Races at Blackall

Blackall's Winter Races are coming up on Saturday 20th July. Be sure to mark it in your calendar and join us for a great day of country racing! Races at Blackall are lively events enjoyed by locals and the wider western community, celebrating a great Queensland pastime and a unique country community event.

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