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Come Home to Allora – 150 Years Celebration 20th -21st July 2019

On 20th and 21st  July 2019 Allora celebrated 150 years
of Local Government and the Southern Railway connection.

THANK YOU to all of our sponsors & volunteers for making the weekend a huge success.
The estimated crowd over the weekend celebration was 3500 – 4000 people.


The Historical Society will be hosting a ‘billy tea and damper’ morning tea to show their appreciation
to the many volunteers & sponsors who helped to make the 150th weekend celebrations such a success.
Andrew Bryson & friends will cook the dampers on site at the Old Shire Chambers, 53 Warwick St.
Photos & videos of the weekend can be viewed on the screen inside.
Come along for a chat & a pat on the back on Saturday 7th September at 10am.

Sponsor
Host: Robyn Miles 07 4666 3402

Note: parking is available at Arnold /Jubb Street corner, Jubb Street in the park, Water Lane and at the Showgrounds.

Beard Growing Competition Entrants

Entrants for the Beard Growing Competition have closed but you can still enter in another category - contact Wendy

Poet's Breakfast (SOLD OUT)

Sunday 9am - Poet's Breakfast at RSL Bookings to Wendy Pre-sold Breakfast Tickets - $25pp (Max. 100) ...more

Wine & Cheese at Mary Poppin's House (SOLD OUT)

Saturday 3pm - 5pm Wine, Cheese, Music & Fashions Through the  Years at Mary Poppin's House under a marquee in the grounds.Pre-sold tickets - $20pp (Max 70) Phone your booking to Les Struthers ...more

Pioneer Dinner (SOLD OUT)

Saturday 7pm - 11.30pm MC & entertainer Gary Fogarty Last Pioneer Standing Raffle draw ($1000 to the winner) Pre-sold Dinner tickets - $50 pp (Max. 200) ...more

Talgai Homestead

Saturday 2pm - 4pm - open to the public (Admission at the gate includes afternoon tea – Adult $10 Primary school child $5).

High Tea & Jazz at Goomburra Hall

Saturday 2pm - 4pm – $25 pp – Bookings Ph: 4666 6050

1969 Year 10 Reunion

Sunday 12 noon. A 50 year Reunion of the 1969 Allora State School Year 10 class will be held at the Railway Hotel Dining Room - Cost $25pp. RSVP to Kaye Mullins by 12.07.19 for catering purposes ...more

Bring some cash for food and beverages

This is a small town with few ATM’s and these can run out of cash at an event like this. 

Allora Township
The town centre has many beautiful historical buildings, lovely parks and some wonderful old  trees.

Sat 11am – HIS EXCELLENCY THE HONOURABLE PAUL DE JERSEY AC, GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND will perform the OFFICIAL OPENING of the event and DEDICATION of the renovated Old Shire Chambers

What else is there to see?

Allora’s historic buildings and museums will be open over the weekend and local organisations will showcase other assets of the district including the beautiful old Churches and Mary Poppin's House. Please see the EVENTS page for more information.
Please see the EVENTS page for more information.

Accommodation

Dalrymple Lodge B&B

www.dalrymplelodge.com.au Ph: 07 5541 2737

Railway & Commercial Hotels

Host: Robyn Miles 07 4666 3402 www.railwayhotelallora.com.au/stay

Spring Creek Caravan Park

616 Spring Creek Road, off New England Highway, Spring Creek, QLD, 4361 Ph: 07 4697 3397 https://kuiparks.com.au/parks/spring-creek-caravan-park

Free camp site

The free campsite is located on Herbert Street, on the edge of town near the creek. Space is limited so you will need to arrive early to secure a spot.

Allora Showgrounds

Powered sites $20 / night, Unpowered sites $15 / night, RV Friendly. Call 0427 100 210 to book or visit http://www.allorashow.org.au/camping.html for more information

Montrose Farm B&B (Booked out)

Sheepwash Cottage - 477 Forest Springs-Goomburra Rd, Goomburra. Email: montrosefarmcbnb@gmail.com.au Web: montrosefarm.com.au Ph: 07 4666 6115

Roseneath Cottage (Booked out)

Lynn Close – 07 46 663 662 R Rod Close: 0438 173 926 Email: rodney.close@bigpond.com

Sponsor - Paul's Painting Service

ALLORA & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC.