Bush Poet's Breakfast Sunday 20th October
Thanks to HERITAGE BANK
What is a Bush Poet's Breakfast?
A mix of poets and those who enjoy bush
poetry, getting together for a fully cooked breakfast, and, in our
case, to raise funds for worthy causes.
When are they held?
They are held in our area once a year -
as part of the Crow's Nest Community Festival. This year - Sunday October 20th 2019.
Where do the funds go this year?
The recipients of funds raised this
year are the Highfields Guides/Scouts and the Highfields Pioneer Village.
What is the cost?
$20 for the bush poetry, breakfast and
entry to the Pioneer Village for the day. Children 12 and under half
price.If you choose you can also take in the Bush Poetry writing workshop conducted by Wall
What time does it start?
Breakfast on the go from 7am. We start the bush poetry at 7:30am, and
finish about 9:30am. You are then welcome to spend the day at the Pioneer Village. Don't forget their tea and damper!!
I would like to do a bit more bush
poetry. What else is available?
On the day there are a couple of opportunities.
Around smoko time we will be having a bush poetry writing workshop
for beginners to experienced - no extra charge.
During the Poet's
Breakfast you may like to read/recite (a maximum of two) poems that
you have written or that you enjoy. There are two prizes
on offer -
one open to all, and one for "Audience Response". Just nominate with the MC
on the day.
Wally Finch is a quick-witted comedic force, and one of Australia's most renowned bush poets, with many accolades to his name.
'The Bear' recounts parts of Australian outback history schools would
never dare teach with comedic-zest and great enthusiasm - drawing his
inspiration from Australian folklore, heritage and multiculturalist
Hailing from Morayfield,
this Australian bush poet extraordinaire is famous for taking home 48
awards early-on in his career and for winning 11 out of 12 poetry
Where can I buy tickets? TICKETS available earl
The $20 ticket allows entry to the bush poetry, the bush poetry writing workshop if you choose, a fully cooked breakfast and the day at the Highfields Pioneer Village
In Toowoomba tickets can be purchased from
Rhonda's Refits, 100 Taylor St, Toowoomba.
46 3 789
33 EFTPOS Available
Phone through and we can have the tickets available for payment and collection at the door.
In Highfields, tickets can be purchased from the
Highfields Pioneer Village4696 6309.