Category Archives: Events

Girt by Sea competition a Bay Island art boon


A week remains for artists to submit works to the lucrative 2017 Girt by Sea art competition and exhibition, which this year boasts a $94,000 prize pool. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Council-supported competition, run in conjunction with Macleay Island Arts Complex (MIAC) and Russell Island Community Arts (RICA), offered outstanding opportunities to  Continue reading…

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Disaster prep street meets across City


Redland City Council is taking to the streets in its latest effort to help people be prepared for natural disasters such as storms and bushfires. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams and Chair of the local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) said a series of City-wide pop-up stalls would give people the chance to meet front-line emergency  Continue reading…

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Council program brings libraries to you


Redland libraries are set to pop-up in parks across the city with Council launching a new alfresco reading experience. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Redland Libraries Connecting to You initiative would see library activities taken to local parks. “This initiative combines two things Redlanders love – our libraries and our local parks,” she  Continue reading…

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Notorious pirate ship targets Raby Bay


First it was The Dying Gull and now another notorious ship is about to transform Raby Bay Harbour into a pirate’s cove. The Notorious, a recreation of a 500-year-old caravel, will be open for inspection from 10am-4pm daily from Friday 20 January until Sunday 22 January. Quandamooka dancers will perform a Welcoming Ceremony on Friday 20  Continue reading…

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Events boost for Redland City


Redland City Council has endorsed a comprehensive events strategy and action plan as part of its suite of moves to stimulate the local economy. Mayor Karen Williams said the Redland City Events Strategy and Action Plan 2017 – 2022, approved at today’s general meeting, would help define the Redlands as an events destination, boost jobs  Continue reading…

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Starlight to shine on Redlands’ talent


The depth of top-class talent in the Redlands will be on show at this month’s Christmas by Starlight with a cast of 30-plus local performers joining the free family event. They will perform with a line-up of highly acclaimed national stars such as Christine Anu and Thirsty Merc at Mt Cotton’s Sirromet Winery on Sunday  Continue reading…

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Twenty good reasons to head to Christmas by Starlight


The line-up of talent for this year’s Christmas by Starlight has been released, with Christine Anu and Thirsty Merc amongst those joining talented local performers to belt out tunes at the free concert at Sirromet Winery on Sunday 18 December. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the star-studded modern line-up, mixed with the traditional carols,  Continue reading…

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Wonderful wildlife on show at IndigiScapes


Discover the wonderful wildlife of the Redlands during a free family-day-out at IndigiScapes on Friday 30 September from 10am to 2pm. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said the event would be a great day of free entertainment and activities for kids of all ages during the September school holidays. “Come along to Wonderful Wildlife  Continue reading…

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