Five of the Kimberley’s greatest bands Mondamo, Wingman, Pinstripe, Abandon and 42 Decibel set to Rock the Bridge at Willare Roadhouse. There’s free camping, full bar and one amazing lineup to keep you rockin into the night. No BYO, No high heels.
Camp site included in ticket price. Motel accommodation also available. Phone Willare Roadhouse.
Location: Willare Bridge Roadhouse
Time: 5.00 pm - 1.00 am
Contact: Kiera ph 08 91 914 775
In its second year The Festival Ball will be a night of high glamour, fun, fine food and great dance music. Get your friends together and dance the night away.
Stay tuned for more details.
Location: Fitzroy Crossing River Lodge
Great social event, not to be missed.
This unique event has been going since 1996 and is world famous. Make your way to the Bill Duff Big Stage at the Derby Turf Club and be amazed as 15 local acts belt out original music . Healthy food and refreshments available. Condition of entry no smoking .
Location: Bill Duff Big Stage, Derby Racecourse, Ashley Street
Time: 2.30pm till midnight
Contact: Bill Hart 0428911869, Brad Spring
Download band nomination form or contact, Bill, Brad or 6 DBY
It’s the No.1 social event on Derby’s calendar, the day when everyone turns out in all in their finery topped of with a little creativity. That's right, it’s the West Kimerley's Turf Club's Mad Hatters Race Day. The most creative hat scoops the prize pool.
Location: Derby Racecourse Ashley Street.
Time: sat June 7th 2014
Contact: Rod Gibblett 91 912 000
Roll up, roll up for a night of hilarity, dancing and big ticket productions. Theme this year is AROUND The WORLD. The people of Derby cop a ribbing, the one liners do not stop and its all glamour with razza matazz.
Get a table of eight together and dress up to win valuable prizes. The best night out you will ever have. Tickets $50 each.
Location: Derby Civic Centre
Time: Sat June 14th Doors open 7.00 pm
Tickets on sale at.. SAMPEY MEATS Rowan Street DERBY.
ph 91932 444
Presented by The Shire of Derby West Kimberley, the Kimberley Photographic Award is open to both amateur and professional photographers.
Exhibition prints are available for purchase throughout the week long exhibition with the winning entries announced at the Exhibition Opening and Awards Night on Saturday 21 June.
Location: Derby Civic Centre
Entries close: Wednesday 11 June, 2014
Exhibition: 21 June - 26 June, 2014
Awards Night: Saturday 21 June, 2014
Contact: Shire of Derby/West Kimberley on 08 9191 0999
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Radio 6DBY presents this Derby only event.
All the colour and vitality of a bustling, open-air market with live music, food, arts, crafts and friendly local characters.
Held on the edge of the magnificent King Sound, it’s the perfect way to get a taste of the unique Derby lifestyle.
Location: Derby Wharf Rotunda
Time start 12 noon, finish 5.00 pm
Contact: 6DBY Keith 91931966
Come along for an exciting full day of racing with on-course betting, food and bar, Two-up and entertainment till late into the night. Children welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.
No BYO alcohol.
As the bacon crackles on the barby and the Billi Tea brews, the morning silence is broken by our Bush Poets as they channel the literary greats.
It’s the Derby Bush Poets Breakfast!
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Andrew (Banjo) Patterson. Competition on the day for reciting or singing a Banjo Patterson poem, plus Keith Lethbridge AKA Cobber, the late Ron Evans, Peter Nettleton and many more.
Location: CWA Cottage Clarendon St DERBY
Time: 7 am till 12 noon
Entry fee $20 includes breakfast
Watch the cavalcade of colour as the float parade makes its way
through the heart of town and kicks off this year’s Boab Festival.
Floats are put together by various Community groups and come
together as a showcase of Derby. Don't miss this amazing spectacle of colour...Winners of the Derby Float Parade will be announced at the Mardi Gras night.
Please view the nomination form for more details about Boab Float
Location: Derby town streets
Contact: Denis Jokovich
Derby comes alive with amusements, colour, music, art and food. Family friendly entertainment on the big stage from 5.30 pm.
Featuring The Drippy Dragon Children`s Show, Derby band Mango Trio, Internationally acclaimed Magician James Sleight, presentation of Horizon Power Float Parade prizes and Crowning of 2014 Boab Quest winners at 7.15pm.
Then rock the night away with famous Perth based tribute band Legends Downunder. Be there.
Our talent chooses to stay at The Spinifex Hotel.
Condition of entry...No smoking or alcohol.
Location:Derby Town Oval, Ashley St.
Time 5.30 till 9.30 pm.
Contact ...Bill Hart ph 0428911869, email@example.com.
The Wildest event in the West, the Fitzroy Crossing Rodeo & Campdraft is an exciting event that the whole family will enjoy.
Friday July 4th , Saturday July 5th and Sunday July 6th . Admission fee applies.
Location: Fitzroy Crossing Rodeo Grounds
Information...Karen Anderson, Jubilee Downs Station.
Nat Wood, Blina Station ph 91 914 759
The musicians of the West Kimberley will pay tribute to one of the founding fathers of Kimberley Country Music.
Barry Benning was a member and band leader of the Derby Based Benning Brothers, a band formed in the 1950`s and famous Australia wide for their style of authentic country music.
Special guests will join us for this not to be missed night of country music bliss.
Location:Derby Town Oval
Time: 4.00 pm - 8.00 pm, free entry, no alcohol.
SUPPORTED BY THE SHIRE of DERBY WEST KIMBERLEY
Celebrate the rich talent pool of Kimberley artisans at the Kimberley Arts Prize & Exhibition. Cast your vote in the People’s Choice Award and possibly pick up a masterpiece at a bargain price. Proudly presented by The Shire of Derby West Kimberley.
Location: Derby Civic Centre, Loch St DERBY. 6728 WA
Winners announced Sat July 5th 7.30pm, viewing till july 10th
The Boab Festival’s Ta-Ta Film Festival presents three fabulous nights of movies at the wonderful open air Derby Turf Club, amongst the Boabs.
Bring a blanket, swag, bean bag or milk crate or use the deck chair seating provided. Kiosk open with food and drinks.
Location: Derby Turf Club, Ashley Sreet Derby.
Time: From 5.30pm double feature nightly
Contact: Martina Kingi
Fast gaining recognition as one of the most spectacular Indigenous festivals in the country, Mowanjum Festival attracts thousands of people to Derby annually, with visitors from all over Australia. Tickets are available at the gate. Come with the whole family for an evening of culture and the arts. Bring a camping chair or a blanket. Hot food, bushtucker & drinks available.
FREE WORKSHOPS 2-5PM ON THE DAY
A smoke and alcohol free event.
A rare opportunity to purchase authentic Kimberley artwork at bargain prices in the fun-filled atmosphere of the Derby Sportsmans Club. Famous Derby and Mowanjum artists such as Woolagoodja, Norval, Mungulu, Barunga, Higgins, Umbagai, Croll, Atkinson, Burgu, Kraljevich and Oobagooma will have a variety of work including paintings, etchings, pearl shell and artifacts to go under the hammer.
Meals will be on sale with a well stocked bar.
Location: Derby Sportsmens Club, Ashley St, Derby WA 6728
Ph 08 91911 126
Contact: Mary Norval, Norval Gallery Derby
Time: Viewing from 5 pm.
Don’t miss a minute of the action as The Boab Festival Committee present the Boab Cup -Aussie Rules Game. Kick-off is at 6.00pm at the Derby Town Oval. It’s AFL at its best, fast and furious Kimberley Style. Derby Tigers play Looma Eagles.
Snack shack open.
Location: Derby Town Oval
Time: main game 6 pm
The Smarter than Smoking 2014 Bandaral Ngarri Festival supported by Lotterywest is a celebration of Aboriginal culture, music and talent in the Fitzroy Valley Region. Bandaral Ngarri is the Bunuba name for the Paperbark Tree that grows near the mighty Fitzroy River. An offshoot of the Derby Boab Festival, Bandarral Ngarri aims to draw focus to the rich first nation culture of the region.
This year the Festival will occur during NAIDOC week and will celebrate the region’s indigenous and creative culture through art exhibitions, installations, markets showcasing local artisans, footy matches, food stalls, information booths, activities for kids, live music and traditional dance performances. We look forward to seeing you there!
An alcohol, drug and smoke free family event.
Location: Fitzroy Crossing Visitors Centre, Town Oval, Fitzroy Crossing School.
Time Sat July 12 | 10.00am till late
Contact: Jen Sharman 0409 592 424
Visit the original home of Mud Footy. Mixed teams hit the knee deep mud and play a style of football that needs to be seen to be believed. Very messy family fun. Food and Drinks on sale.
Location: Derby Marsh
Date, Time: To Be Confirmed
Enjoy an evening of style and sophistication, a spectacular setting and a sumptuous three course meal and full bar facilities. Relax to live music, great company and a bonfire beneath the star-lit sky. After dinner, groove into the night as our live band serve up a mix of modern and classic hits, Don't forget to bring a jumper as it can get a little chilly after sunset.
NO BYO DRINKS AT THIS EVENT, NO HIGH HEELS
SMOKING IN ALLOCATED AREAS ONLY
Location: On the Marsh near Dinner Tree, Rowan Street.
Time: From 4.30 till 9.30 pm
Contact: Therese firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets $70 available from Derby Visitors Centre 91911426