11 things to do: November 3-5

1. The Sam Hewerdine Trio

The Sam Hewerdine Trio brings three passionate minds into musical symbiosis, as they push each other to their limits. With a taste for standards that lie outside the norm, each member brings their international experience, energy and enthusiasm, as they use the trio as a platform for their music.

WHEN: Friday, 8pm, 3 November

WHERE: Studio 188, 188 Brisbane Street‚  Ipswich

COST: $25

2. springfield markets

Springfield Markets bring a colourful line-up of craft, clothing and homewares stalls, food trucks & entertainment.

WHEN: 3pm – 8pm, Friday November 3

WHERE: Robelle Domain, Springfield Central

COST: Free

3. Colours of Queensland

The exhibition features diverse artworks from 37 emerging and established regional Queensland artists and is the outcome of the 2016 Queensland Regional Art Awards, which asked artists to consider what brings colour, vibrancy and life to their local communities or regions.

“The works selected as prize winners and for inclusion in the travelling exhibition are remarkable for their diversity, in both content and form, and this made selection particularly difficult,” said the exhibition’s curator and award panellist, Andrew Baker (Andrew Baker Art Dealer).

Artists from all corners of Queensland have been chosen by Baker to exhibit, including six award winners from Ipswich to Kuranda, accompanied by 30 commended artists from Mornington Island to Goondiwindi, Townsville to Chinchilla, and many locations in between.

WHEN: 10am-3pm, daily until November 5.

WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich

COST: Free entry

4. This is my heritage

This is my heritage explores the profound connection that objects have to family, country and culture through the personal memories and experiences of 12 of Queensland’s Indigenous artists and educators.

WHEN: Daily until January 21, 2018

WHERE: The Workshops Rail Museum, North Street, North Ipswich

COST: Free

5. screening of hippocratic film


A special screening of Hippocratic – 18 experiments in gently shaking the world. Be inspired by the impact that can be made by a small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission and altering the course of history.

WHEN: Saturday the 4th of November

WHERE: Orpheus Hall, 122 Chermside Road, East Ipswich

COST: Tickets are $25 each including a light supper, with all proceeds donated to Ipswich Hospice Care and Pallium India.

6. oz night market

Is a night market presenting international cuisine and good Aussie tucker. There will be a free jumping castle for the kids, free lolly scramble, free entry for under 15 and seniors. Free entertainment sourced from locals, free parking, free roving magician, and a great fun filled evening for all.

WHEN: 5.30pm, Saturday November 4

WHERE: Booval Fair Shopping Centre undercover carpark

COST: $1

7. t20 blast

MILO T20 Blast is a super fun, social, safe, cricket program for boys and girls aged 8 to 12. All equipment is supplied with games going for 90 minutes each Friday afternoon for 6 weeks. All kids receive a Brisbane Heat bag, cap and give aways. Free registration for the first 32 girls.

WHEN: 5.30pm November 3, for 6 weeks

WHERE: Ivor Marsden Complex, Old Toowoomba Road, Amberley

COST: $99

8. learn to fence

Prima Sapda welcome anyone and everyone interested in learning the art of swordplay.  Join our Beginner’s Courses for $125 for 8 weeks of classes, running for 1 hour each week. This cost includes equipment hire and tuition from our qualified instructors. We are currently offering a 2-4-1 deal on our Beginner’s courses, so Bring a friend and only pay for one!

WHEN: 6.30pm November 3 for 8 weeks

WHERE: Anglican Parish, 15 Lawrence Street, North Ipswich

COST: $125 for 8 week course, includes equipment

9. ipswich heritage club meeting

A chance to delve into some history and also browse 10,000 items for sale. There’ll be a talk about the restoration of this 1895 building, plus drinks & nibblies.

WHEN: 6pm, Friday November 3.

WHERE: Ipswich Antique Centre

COST: Free for members, $30 for visitors. Book on 0434 345 871

10. Churches of ipswich

Meet n Greet – Facebook history group Lost Ipswich. Come along and discuss the churches of Ipswich and bring any old photographs.

WHEN: 11am Saturday, 4th of November.

WHERE: Ipswich Jets Leagues Club

COST: Free

11. Murder Mystery Night at Casa Mia

Casa Mia is hosting the latest murder mystery by Inside Outside Theatre. “Murder On Record” set in the 1970’s on Carnaby Street London. Admission includes Buffet dinner and a free drink on arrival.

WHEN: Saturday November 4.

WHERE: Casa Mia, 43 Brisbane Road‚  Newtown

COST: $50 booking essential. Phone 32024766

Get the goss on awesome art, excellent events and classic cabaret.

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