Our 'what's on' calendar is the place to find out about cultural, heritage and historical events happening across the greater Brisbane area. You can view events by 'list' or calendar by 'month' view. 'List' view offers a snapshot of what events are coming up. Please use the 'month' view to look into the future.
BLHN list events on behalf of member organisations and recommend you contact the organiser to confirm details.
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Moreton Bay penal colony was established by the British Government to “…reinstate transportation as an object of real terror to all classes of society”. It succeeded. Life in Irons: Brisbane’s Convict Stories provides a vivid insight into daily life in the settlement using original documents, personal accounts, historical objects and contemporary art, brought to life with immersive new technologies. Life in convict Brisbane was unrelentingly harsh for the 3,000 men and women imprisoned here from its founding in 1824 to…Find out more »
As we drive in our cars and walk around our neighbourhood we are surrounded by signposts to our history. Many of our street names honour the people and the events which have shaped our communities – fitting tributes to men and women whose courage and endurance provided the foundations for today’s prosperous communities. Through our Moreton Bay Regional Council Heritage Collection, The streets we live in connects us directly to the farmers, explorers and entrepreneurs who shaped our region. Take…Find out more »
Roll up, roll up, it’s showtime! There’s excitement in the air; it’s the social highlight of the year. An opportunity for distant neighbours to meet, and for producers and craftspeople to display a variety of goods. Hopes are high for wins across a multitude of competitions, from chickens to cheesecakes, watercolours to the woodchop; money has been saved for showbags; and dagwood dogs are on every menu. Loved by generations, local shows continue to be a highlight of the annual…Find out more »
Back by popular demand, join us in one of our monthly Drawing the Body events. Expect body builders, burlesque performers and acrobats in our popular MoB Makers: Drawing the Body series. This life drawing series with a twist sees athletes and performers of all shapes and sizes pose and share their stories as inspiration for sketching. Facilitated by artist and designer Leigh Buchanan, this monthly event will give you an insight into the diverse physical and creative pursuits of Brisbane’s…Find out more »