Drayton, 27 September 2023

Drayton Memorial Hall, QLD, Jagera, Giabal and Jarowair Country

Drayton Memorial Hall stands on the traditional lands of the Jagera, Giabal and Jarowair People.

Drayton began as a camping place at the intersection of various pastoral stations in 1842. The European settler Thomas Alford, named his house, store and post office Drayton, which then became the name of the emergent township of Drayton. Drayton Hall is situated 300 metres from an early landmark, the Bulls Head Inn built in 1847, with the hall originally being a pioneers memorial hall built prior to WW1. The Guide Hut located next to the hall was built in memory of Korean War servicemen. Throughout the years, the Drayton Hall has been used as the Drayton Shire office, a dance hall of some note in the region and continues its community service housing the Toowoomba Municipal Band and the Caledonian Pipe Band, as well as many community organisations using the facility throughout the week.

Festival of Small Halls rolls into Drayton on Wednesday, 27 September 2023 with Monique Clare and Shane Pendergast.

Tea, coffee, biscuits, cake, beer and wine will be available for purchase until sold out.

Tickets are priced at: Full Admission – $15
Child Admission (Aged 16 and Under – Must Be Accompanied By An Adult) – Free
Click here to purchase tickets.

Doors Open 6.30pm
Show Starts 7.00pm

Drayton Memorial Hall has accessible entry (ramp from carpark ) and has accessible bathrooms (wheelchair accessible toilet).

This show is supported by Toowoomba Regional Council .

Festival of Small Halls events take place in venues operating under an approved QLD 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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