Your guide to what's on in Ipswich


MUSIC and comedy duo The Babbling Trillbilly's will perform their show Better Late Than Never today at 11am. The performance will take place at Studio 188 - The Old Baptist Church on the Cnr of Limestone and Nicholas St. Tickets $10. Phone 3810 6100 or email

MAGIC and mystery, wonder and whimsy, science and stories will be on offer at The Workshops Rail Museum for the final days of its Wizards Express event. Young wand-masters can be entertained by the workshop's wizard with his fanciful tales and quirky tricks, then explore the Startlight Labyrinth with plenty more activities on offer. Event ends on Sunday. Visit or phone 3432 5100.



THE Heart Foundation will be holding a 3.5km walk and exercise program at Limestone Park. Those interested in taking part are asked to bring a hat, water bottle, sunscreen and meet at the Rotunda near Chermside Rd. The free event will begin at 7am and be followed by a breakfast. Reservations are requested for catering purposes. For more information or to book, phone Ruth on 3294 6608.

THE 2013 roller derby event between the BCR Punk Blockers and The Bay Rollers will roll into the Ipswich Showgrounds today. Gates open at 5.30pm with the evening's event to finish at 8.30. Tickets are available at the door and cost $10 with children under-16 free of charge. The event will have a licensed bar, sausage sizzle and other foods and drinks available. For more information visit

A MARKET with arts and rafts, trash 'n' treasure, haircuts, local produce and more will be held at Eastern Taipan Cricket Ground, Redbank Plains Rd. Event runs from 6-11.30am. Public entry is free and $15 for stall holders. Phone Denis on 0413 893 793.

A PACIFIC Pro Wrestling event between acclaimed female wrestlers Storm and Madison Eagles will take place at Bundamba State Secondary College tonight. The event will also feature a number of bouts on the undercard, including a battle for the light heavyweight title between champion Joel Bateman and his rival The Masked Mystery. Tickets for the event are $20 each for adults, with kids at half price. Doors open at 6pm with the show starting at 7pm.



THE 11th annual Somerset Rail Trail Fun Run will take place today with hundreds of people already registered to take part. The family friendly event will start in Lowood and will see competitors make their way along the historic Brisbane Valley rail trail before reaching the finish line near the Fernvale Futures Complex.

Entrants can participate in the 8.3km event or the 3km dash and prizes are on offer for those dressed in the best costumes. For more information or to register visit



AS part of the Queens Park 150th Birthday celebrations, the Queens Park Sport User Group will have all of their clubs open for people to come and experience. Clubs will be open from 10am - 3pm with activities suitable for people of all ages.

Celebrations will also include live musical performances, and an official tree planting. For more information visit


Later in the Week

360 ALLSTARS is a phenomenal theatrical performance exploring all forms of rotation.

Boasting a stellar cast, including world champion athletes, world-class dancers and world-renowned musicians, the production connects the street with the elite to deliver a radical urban circus. The event will take place on Wednesday, July 17, 7.30-9pm at the Ipswich Civic Centre. To book tickets phone 3810 6100 or visit

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Two more sacked Ipswich councillors sue for unfair dismissal

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Ipswich councillors sue for money, unfair dismissal

All aboard WW1 steam train, 100 years after war ended

All aboard WW1 steam train, 100 years after war ended

A chance to ride in the same steam train World War I troops used

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