Ritchies Boonah Arts Festival

Saturday August 31st - Saturday September 7th



Fun Stuff

Big Band Concert
The Boonah Community Band comes together with a guest band in a spectacular orchestral concert from the 1812 overture to Abba.

Murder at Moorstones Manor
A Ripping Yarn of murder and mayhem written by Michael Palin and Terry Jones.  Performed on stage by Boonah Playmakers.

Great Comedy Debate
Some of Boonah’s funniest characters debating an absurd topic.  

Youth Showcase
A magical night, featuring local children aged from 4 years performing and dancing in this special event. Fantastic props.  Music the kids love.

Festival Finale
A spectacular night of great entertainment featuring the judging of stunning outfits  of the Catwalk competition and the presentation of the Art and Writing prizes, plus entertainment from local young musicians, Boonah High School Rock Band and much more.

Paint:Oil Watercolour, acrylic, Pastels, pencil and ink.


Sculpture.  Anything  solid, any material.

Short Story, 100 Word Story. Poetry.

Any subject.  Special Categories for students.

Catwalk Creations
Touch of Class, Upcycled, Wearable Art, Creative Kids.

 Writing Workshops
Journaling, Writing a children’s book, Learn all about Writing with experienced professionals.

Art Workshop – Mixed Media

Art Workshop – Curing Bark and Leaves. How to combine different art forms to create a masterpiece.

Embellish It
Take a whole lot of baubles and beads and bling up an art canvas to take home.  All materials supplied.

Sip and Paint
Try your hand at painting and have fun at this social event.  Includes a pre-drawn canvas, paints, artist instructions and a glass of wine, beer or soft drink.  All materials supplied.