What’s Happening Community Events


Granchester Express
October 6, The Workshops Rail Museum

Travel in style on this return steam train journey to historic Grandchester station. Add Museum entry and make a whole day out.

During this 2.5 hour return trip (departing at 10am), passengers have the option to disembark at Grandchester station and explore the grounds, watch the locomotive be uncoupled from its train and ran around for its return trip. For tickets, visit http://www.theworkshops.qm.qld.gov.au.

Drop In Day
October 17, Soldiers’ Memorial Hall

Come have a coffee and a bite to eat from 9am-12pm. Get some information on entitlements, support available, where you can access books and information and meet other veterans. Have a chat, a laugh and enjoy the time. Veterans and their families are welcome. This event is run by Ipswich Veterans Support Group – email [email protected] for more information.

A Russian Triple Bill
October 18, Ipswich Civic Centre

Following their sell-out performances of A Festival of Russian Ballet, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company returns to Australia with A Russian Triple Bill. This is the first time that the company have brought this stunning programme to Australia. For tickets, visit https://www.ipswichciviccentre.com.au/event/a-russian-triple-bill/ or call 3810 6100.

National Bandanna Day
October 26, Australia Wide

Every day, 63 young people will have their world torn apart by a cancer diagnosis. CanTeen is a lifeline for young people when cancer crashes into their lives. By participating in National Bandanna Day, you are making sure that no young person faces cancer alone. If you would like to hold a fundraiser or sell bandannas at your school or workplace please email [email protected] or call 1800226833.

Column sponsored by: Ipswich Little Theatre