Spring Tour 2018, featuring Madison Violet (CAN) and Harry Jakamarra with Elwood Gray (AUS).

Acclaimed Canadian multi-instrumentalists Madison Violet and rising Kimberley star Harry Jakamarra will join the Festival of Small Halls tour in 2018, playing 20 community halls across outback Queensland and New South Wales throughout October and November. The harmony of family is strong between these talented musicians – Juno-nominated Madison Violet met in Toronto in 1999,…

Eudlo, 16 Dec 2017

Eudlo Hall stands proudly in the centre of the old railway town barely touched by intensive development, jostling with the school, traditional general store still sporting petrol pump, classic post office, old butcher shop converted to cafe, and the tennis courts.   A tiny town, but one with a big heart in the lush Sunshine Coast…

Rocky Creek, 24 October 2018

The Rocky Creek/Mt Emlyn Soldier’s Memorial Hall was built in 1935. Life was busy in the 1930s. The many small 320 acre blocks were all occupied, mostly by dairy farmers. After the Depression progress was made with the aid of new tractors, vehicles and crops. The Rocky Creek Cheese Factory had operated since 1918; the…

Mallanganee, 25 October 2018

Mallanganee is a small village approx. 40 K from Casino, heading out towards the border regions of Queensland and New South Wales.   There are about 100 people living in the district and about half of those live in the charming Mallanganee village, at the centre of which lies the Mallanganee Memorial Hall. The Mallanganee…