May 7: Labour Day Races

Labour Day Races 2018

Take the family trackside this Labour Day holiday. There will be free entry, rides, facepainting and more. Kids will be thoroughly entertained while parents can relax and enjoy the excitement of live racing with the scheduled 8 races in play for what will be a beautiful autumn’s day of racing.

WHEN: Gates open 10am

WHERE: Ipswich Turf Club, 219 Brisbane Road, Bundamba


COST: Free

Ipswich Combined Teachers Dance Festival

Every year in May, the dance schools of Ipswich have a groups only dance festival. Head along and watch the live performances.

WHEN: starting at 8.30am

WHERE: Ipswich Civic Centre, Limestone St & Nicholas Street, Ipswich

COST: $8 per session, $5 for pensioners and $16 for day passes

Ipswich Artists: works from the Collection

See the diversity and skill of local Ipswich artists in this display featuring works that have been acquired for the Ipswich Art Gallery Collection.

Artists featured are Gary Abkin, Tim Acutt, Chenaya Bancroft-Davis, Annie Clarke, Donna Davis, Charmaine Davis, Mieke den Otter, Colleen Gardener, Angela Geertsma, Sally Harrison, Lizzett Kim, Wayne McDonnell, Sharon McKenzie, Deb Mostert, Kate Roberts, Andrew Spark and Helen Vere. Many of the pieces displayed have been acquired through the Ipswich Art Awards over the past 15 years and are shown in conjunction with this year’s Ipswich Festival.
WHEN: 10am – 5pm

WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, Darcy Doyle Place‚  Ipswich

COST: Free

19th & 20th Century Works

View some of the finest pieces from the Ipswich Art Gallery’s collection of 19th and early 20th century fine art and folk art, as well as contemporary works reflecting Ipswich’s heritage.

WHEN: 10am-5pm daily, until October 14

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

COST: Free entry

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