Some of the Kimberley’s greatest bands are set to Rock the Bridge at Willare Roadhouse. There’s free camping, great selection of food, full bar and one amazing lineup to keep you rockin into the night. No BYO, No high heels.
Bands appearing Mexicans, Pinstripe, Wingman, Miss Behave and the School of Funk.
Camp site included in ticket price. Motel accommodation also available. Phone Willare Roadhouse.
Location: Willare Bridge Roadhouse on the Fitzroy River
Time: 5.00 pm - 1.00 am
Contact: Kim or Dave ph 08 91 914 775
This unique two night 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 local and visiting acts belt out original music . Healthy food and refreshments available. Condition of entry no smoking or alcohol .
Location: Bill Duff Big Stage, Derby Racecourse, Ashley Street
Friday May 22nd and Sat May 23rd 2015
Time: 6.30pm till midnight
Contact: Bill Hart 0428911869, Brad Spring
Download band nomination form or contact, Bill, Brad or 6 DBY
Roll up, roll up for a night of hilarity, dancing and big ticket productions. Theme this year is IDIOT BOX. 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 $60 inside,$50 outside.
Location: Derby Civic Centre
Time: Sat June 13th 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 20 June.
Location: Derby Civic Centre
Entries received: Wednesday 10 June, 2015
Exhibition: 20 June - 25 June, 2015
Awards Night: 6.30 pm Saturday 20 June, 2015
Contact: Shire of Derby/West Kimberley on 08 9191 0999
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 151st 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 children`s entertainer, local and touring bands, presentation of the Horizon Power Float Parade prizes and Crowning of 2015 Boab Quest winners at 7.15pm.
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.
Derby Country Music Jamboree presented for your enjoyment by the Derby Country Music Club..
Local musicians present a night of true Kimberley country music.
Contact Derby Country Music Club
Location: King Sound Resort Hotel.
Entry fee $15. Meals beforehand and fully licensed bar.
Time 7.30 - midnight
Celebrate the rich talent pool of Kimberley artists at the Kimberley Art Prize. 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 3rd 7.30pm, viewing till july 8th
Boab Festival Basketball Carnival. Presented by Derby Basketball Association. Teams from across the Kimberley and Pilbara competing. Mens and womens matches.
Refreshments on sale.
Location: Derby Recreation Centre Courts, Ashley Street Derby
Time: All Day
No alcohol family event.
Contact: Sonny Ozies, Garnduwa Derby ph 91932 188
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. Kiosk open with food and drinks.
Monday night - Paddington and Pugsley the Dog
Tuesday night - Moshi Monster and Annie
Wednesday night - Earth to Echo and Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part 1
Location: Derby Turf Club, Ashley Street Derby.
Time: Movies start at 6.00pm sharp. Double feature nightly
Contact: Rosella Hatton | 0402037244
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.
NAIDOC Family Fun Day and Expo.
Celebrate NAIDOC with family activities, sports, displays, information from service providers, great food and live entertainment.
Date: Friday July 8, 2015
Location: Derby Turf Club
Time: 11.00 am - 5.00 pm
Contact: Johanna Kitching ph 91931 834
Val O`Meara ph 91910 675
Don’t miss a minute of the action as The Boab Festival Committee present the Boab Cup -Aussie Rules Game. Kick-off is at 12.00 midday 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: 12 noon.
2015 BOAB CUP winners LOOMA EAGLES
Larrkardi NAIDOC Ball This is the big one celebrate in style, NAIDOC community awards presentation, fabulous supper, full bar, spot prizes and live dance music.
DO NOT MISS OUT ON YOUR TICKET.
Check back soon for updates & ticket details.
Date: Saturday July 11 2015
Location: Derby Civic Centre, Loch Street. Derby
Tickets $30 each.
Time: doors open 7.30pm - Midnight
Contact: Cyril Archer or Val O`Meara
Enjoy an evening of style and sophistication, a spectacular setting and a sumptuous three course meal (full bar facilities). Live music from Carus Thompson solo singer songwriter and Derby`s own Mango Trio. Relax with great company and enjoy the bonfire beneath the star-lit sky. 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: Derby Marsh near Dinner Tree.
Time: 4.30 - 9.30 pm
TICKETS - Sorry but this event is SOLD OUT
The Derby Boab Festival Closing Concert supported by the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley and Buckley`s Earthworks.
There’s an open air concert and plenty of activities for the whole family. Enjoy the spectacular sunset amongst the famous Boab trees, as we farewell Boab Festival 2015.
Solo acts appearing Steven Pigram, Carus Thompson, Tracey Barnett and Colin Pigram.
Llicensed bar area and great food. Kids activities.
Location: Derby Turf Club.
Time Sun July 19......3.30pm gates open - 8.00pm
Contact: Bill Hart 0428 911 869