Wongan Hills, 6 May 2023

Wongan Hills Civic Centre, WA, Ballardong Country

Wongan Hills Civic Centre stands on the traditional lands of the Ballardong People.

Wongan Hills is approximately 184km north of Perth. The town is named for a nearby range of hills that are found to the north-west of the town. Surveyor General John Septimus Roe arrived in the district in 1836, seven years after the founding of the Swan River colony. The Wongan Hills name originates from the Aboriginal name ‘Wongan Katta’, which translates to ‘Talking Hills’, referring to the wind whispering through the hills. These hills are the largest single area of natural vegetation remaining in the northern Wheat Belt. The first settlers arrived in 1905. In 1909 the first store was opened, but it wasn’t until 1911 that the townsite was officially proclaimed when the railway line was opened to traffic. Two years later the first school in town commenced, and in 1916 local government was established. Wongan Hills is now a modern, progressive town with a strong community spirit.

Festival of Small Halls rolls into Wongan Hills on Saturday, 6 May 2023 with Colin Lillie and Iona Fyfe.

Opening the show will be local act Georgie Sadler!

Georgie Sadler is a local artist living on a farm in Wongan Hills. Georgie has lived locally for a number of years and her voice is loved by all.

Food and Bar Service will be available at the Hall.

Tickets are priced at:
Full Admission – $25
Child Admission (Aged 14 and Under – Must Be Accompanied By An Adult) – $0
Click here to purchase tickets.

Alternatively, you can purchase tickets locally at Community Resource Centre

Doors Open 6.30pm
Show Starts 7.00pm

Wongan Hills Civic Centre has accessible entry and has accessible bathrooms.

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