Meet the Artists

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.

St Joseph’s Charity Campdraft

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.

Dress the Central West

Beauty within the Drought – Dress the Central West Gala production and fundraiser.

An evening of innovative fashion, music & theatrics merging wearable Art
and Mental Health Awareness in regional Queensland.


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

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.

Belles of the Barcoo Unite – Mother’s Day

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.

Held on the banks of the Barcoo River at the Karlgoonah Bridge half way between Blackall and Tambo.

Blackall Show – Friday Night Cocktail Party

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

Koala Rumba in Blackall

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 by 4th generation farmer Cilla Pershouse, the “KoalaRumba” show will have everyone singing and dancing along.

Theatre Workshops will also be offered to locals children (aged 5-16 years) as part of the tour. On completion of the workshops the participating children will be invited to join the cast on stage and be part of the show!

No experience is necessary so come along and join the fun!