Clermont, 29 October 2020

The small town of Clermont has a large number of buildings with great architecture and stories to go with them. Look for the country wave as you drive around. The town is over 150 years old and built on gold, copper and coal mining and agriculture. Famously known as the the town that moved due … Read more

Wowan, 30 October 2020

Wowan’s “Small Hall”, known as Wowan R.S.S.A.I.L.A Memorial Hall, was first erected to commemorate those who had served during World War One and World War Two and was officially dedicated on 29th of October, 1940. The celebration ball for the opening of the Hall saw one of the largest social gatherings the town has ever ... Read more

Guluguba, 31 October 2020

Give a big warm hello to Guluguba, a newcomer to this year's tour! Festival of Small halls makes its inaugural trip this October to Gulugaba. We have been welcomed by the Wandoan Arts Council to visit this small but spirited locality in the Western Downs. Festival of Small Halls rolls into Downfall Creek Community Hall ... Read more

Mapleton, 1 November 2020

Mapleton Hall has a 104 year old history. It was designed and constructed by local community members in 1916, with the previous hall being lost to a bushfire in 1915. Mapleton was a farming district for citrus, pineapples and dairying. It also had a large timber industry, with a hardwood timber mill, three smaller timber ... Read more
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