Dalveen, 4 September 2021

Dalveen Hall, QLD, Kambuwal Country

The Dalveen Hall stands on Kambuwal Country.

Nestled 825 metres above sea level amid the undulations and ridges of the Great Divide, the village of Dalveen was named after Dalveen Pass in Scotland and now boasts its very own tartan. White occupation of the area began with area white graziers, but the coming of the railway in the 1870s and 80s saw the establishment of stone fruit, apple and pear orchards. These days Dalveen is the northern gateway to the Granite Belt, home to the production of award-winning cool climate wines.     

 The Dalveen Hall was built by community members in 1934 after the first hall was destroyed by fire. The original building has undergone a number of additions over the years, but it maintains its country charm and place as the heart of the Dalveen community. The hall sits beside a full-size oval and next to the 143-year-old Dalveen School. In a quirky juxtaposition of the years, it is flanked by the old village lock-up on one side and a modern playground area on the other.   

Dalveen was once well known in the district for its Saturday night dances, its annual Easter sports events and even moving picture shows. Nowadays, if you drop into the hall on a Monday, you’re likely to meet a group of crafty ladies, chatting and busily working on their creations. Friday nights are a slightly noisier affair with a well-stocked bar and a hearty dinner provided by the Dalveen Sports Club. The sounds of the silver screen will greet you on bi-monthly Saturday nights, proudly presented by the recently formed Dalveen Film Society. Dalveen Hall was, and still is, the beating heart of the community. 

Festival of Small Halls rolls into to Dalveen on Saturday 4th September 2021 with Paddy McHugh (AUS) and Sue Ray (AUS). 

Nine Year Sister will open the show!  

‘Nine Year Sister’ is a multi-award-winning independent pop/folk duo comprised of singer/songwriters from Stanthorpe, QLD, Jennie Wardle and Emma Wardle. Calling themselves ‘Nine Year Sister’ (being sisters nine years apart in age), the duo began releasing music in 2017. In 2019 ‘Nine Year Sister’ began live performances, playing sets of all original music filled with beautiful harmonies and acoustic guitar. In 2020, Nine Year Sister released their second album, titled ‘A World Is Waiting’, which has received airplay on the ABC and various other Australian and international radio stations. 

Dalveen Rural Fire Brigade will be providing Steak Burgers and a Sausage Sizzle for attendees to purchase from 5:30pm until 7.00pm. 

Licensed Bar operating (Dalveen Sports Club) from 5:30pm and will operate until close. 

Free Tea and Coffee available, and slice/brownies available for sale (Dalveen Sports Club). 

P&C raffle tickets will be available for purchase upon entry by the Dalveen P&C, with prizes drawn on the night. 

Tickets are priced at  

Full Admission – $15 

Child Admission (ages 17 and under) – Free  

Click here to purchase tickets. 

Alternatively, you can purchase tickets locally at Gracious Giving, Maryland Street, Stanthorpe 4380. 

Doors Open 5:30pm

Show Starts 7:00pm.  

The RFS will be hosting fire awareness information outside the Hall from 5.30pm.

The Dalveen Hall has an accessible entry and bathroom facilities. 

This show is supported by the Queensland Government and the Australian Government under the Commonwealth/State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements 2018.  

Festival of Small Halls events take place in venues operating under an approved Queensland Health Covid Safe Event Checklist, and has stringent Workplace Health and Safety requirements for all travelling artists and crew. Under the terms and conditions of all events, you must not attend if you have any symptoms of Covid-19. 

Please do your bit to protect others and keep your community safe. 

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