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 22nd 2017.
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?
$15 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 Noel.
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 $25 cash prizes
from our sponsor
Heritage Bank on offer -
one open to all, and one for "Audience Response". Just nominate with the MC
on the day.
Our guest poet this year is
Noel has been President of the Australian Bush Poets' Association for the last 4 years. Noel has won the award of Australian Champion Bush Poet so he will present a great programme. Noel was so popular and entertaining in 2016 that we have invited him back again.
Noel Stallard - Bush Poet and Entertainer
Where can I buy tickets?
TICKETS available now
The $15 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.