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November 16: Live and Loud at Studio 188

Live and Loud at Studio 188

Join Silk ‘N’ Oak and Sean Gagen for Live and Loud at Studio 188.

Formed in 2013, Silk ’N’ Oak were originally a folk-rock duo, but have recently undergone an evolutionary transformation into a five-piece alternative rock outfit in the space of five months.

Sean Gagen has had a strong love for music and performance from an early age. Known for his work as the front man of Ipswich based band Ball of String, Sean crafts noteworthy vocal melodies accompanied with the strum of his guitar.

WHEN: 8pm-10.15pm

WHERE: 188 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: From $10, buy here

Toddler Time Ipswich Central

Share rhymes, stories, songs and movement to support your active toddler’s emerging language and social skills. Ideal for children aged 18 months to three years.

WHEN: 9.30am-10am

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library, South Street, Ipswich City Council

COST: Free

Wiggle and Rhyme – Ipswich Central

Explore language through movement. Bounce, clap, wiggle and giggle to fun rhymes, songs and stories. For ages six to 18 months with mums, dad and/or carers.

WHEN: 10.30am-11am

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library, South Street, Ipswich

COST: Free

FriendlyFire - Wise Man Say - Mad Mike

Come on down for a super varied line up with FriendlyFire, Wise Man Say and Mad Mike!

WHEN: From 7.30pm

WHERE: Banshees Bar & Artspace, 131 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: Free

Troy Kinne: Live at the Racehorse

After sell outs in London, NZ and across Australia, Troy Kinne brings his live show to Ipswich, Queensland.

WHEN: 7.30pm – 9pm

WHERE: Racehorse Hotel, 215 Brisbane Road, Booval

COST: From $39,  buy here

Exclusive 'Blue the film' screening

Join Take 3 co-founder and environmentalist Tim Silverwood for Q&A and free screening of ‘Blue the film’.

See for more information and to register.

WHEN: 6pm

WHERE: Event Cinemas Springfield

COST: Free

Story Time - Springfield Central Library

Enjoy the magic of picture books and make new friends while exploring a different theme each month with stories, songs and movement. Share in the fun of stories, rhymes, songs and games to build important language and reading readiness skills.

WHEN: 9.30am-10.15am

WHERE: Springfield Central Library, corner of Main Street and Sirius Drive, Orion Springfield Central

COST: Free


Descend into Sydney’s seedy underworld in a new photographic exhibition revealing the dark side of the Roaring Twenties.

Explore more than 130 candid and compelling mugshots taken by New South Wales Police between 1920 and 1930. Known as the ‘Specials’, they are unlike any found elsewhere in the world.

Immerse yourself in all things Underworld with the stunning accompanying book and an exciting line-up of talks and tours.

WHEN: 9.30am – 4pm

WHERE: The Workshops Rail Museum

COST: Adult $14.50. Children under three are free.

Mums, Dads and Bubs

The Springfield Mums, Dads and Bubs runners group aim to get parents out of the house and meeting with other parents.

See more activites for Mums and Bubs at Active and Healthy Ipswich – click here

WHEN: 9.30am every Friday

WHERE: Robelle Domain Parklands, 155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central

COST: Free

Springfield Markets

It’s market day at Springfield. Hop on down to Robelle Domain Parklands for an afternoon treat, browse through local talented artists and crafters, shop for homewares and enjoy dinner with family and friends from food trucks and multicultural stalls.

WHEN: 3pm-8pm

WHERE: Robelle Domain Parklands, Springfield Central

COST: Free entry


The Goodna Youth Service exists to empower young people in their communities, to maximize their potential in the face of the barriers or challenges to positive living.

WHEN: Friday afternoons 3.30pm – 4.30pm

WHERE: GYS Office, 11 William Street, Goodna

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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