29 06, 2024

Crater Clash – Professional Boxing

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Professional boxing returns to Mount Gambier for the first time in a generation! Expect a stacked line up including Commonwealth Games athletes, Olympians, and Australian Champions competing for your entertainment, as well as 2x State Title Belt fights on the night! The card includes: Local Sam Dwyer fighting for the South Australian Professional Title Belt Eddie Coumi - Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist Brian Agina  - Commonwealth Games representative and current Australian Champion Fred Zziwa  - [...]

12 06, 2024

Symphonie of the Bicycle

By |2024-05-04T14:05:45+09:30June 12th, 2024||0 Comments

Life is short, and the Tour de France is long. Over 200 years ago a volcano erupts over Indonesia spreading an ash cloud all the way to Europe, to the home of inventor Karl Von Drais. When his beloved horse passes away due to the ash, Karl struck by a moment of inspiration devises a two-wheeled man-powered mode of transport, the humble bicycle. Flash forward to the present day where we meet Hew, an aspiring [...]

9 06, 2024

Bronwyn Saunders ‘Diprotodon: A Megafauna Journey’ – Author Event

By |2024-05-24T09:25:13+09:30June 9th, 2024|, , |0 Comments

Join us for the local launch of 'Diprotodon: A Megafauna Journey' written by Bronwyn Saunders and illustrated by Andrew Plant.  Follow in the giant footsteps of Diprotodon as he finds his place in the world. Explore his Ice Age environment, his encounters with other megafauna and the challenges he faces to survive. 'Diprotodon: A Megafauna Journey' features the largest marsupial that ever lived, and could be found in the Limestone Coast area. Family friendly event with craft activity [...]

8 06, 2024

Southern States Highland Dancing Championship 2024

By |2024-05-24T09:24:03+09:30June 8th, 2024|, , |0 Comments

South Eastern National Dancing Association Inc. presents The 73rd Annual Mount Gambier Highland Dancing Festival Southern States Championships  The event will be held at Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre from Saturday 8th June to Sunday 9th June 2024   Commencing Saturday 8 June 2024 at 12:00pm to 4:30pm with supporting events. Sunday 9 June 2024 commencing at 8:30am until 4:30pm, Southern States Championships. Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre, 7 Margaret Street, Mount Gambier Entry Fee: [...]

8 06, 2024

South East Radio Group Annual Convention & Australian “Fox Hunting” Championships

By |2024-04-19T09:35:54+09:30June 8th, 2024|, , , |0 Comments

The tradition continues – The South East Radio Group sponsor the Australian Fox Hunting Championship which involves Hounds (Radio Amateurs using directional antennas to locate hidden transmitters) over the two days. Held in Mount Gambier on the King’s Birthday weekend 8th and 9th June, it’s time to brush off the fox hunting gear, fine tune the pre-amps and check the antennas. What devious and car swallowing locations will be used by the foxes in 2024. [...]

28 05, 2024

Ian Lewis – Cave Man – History Month

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Take a fascinating look at the history of discovery and interaction with the unique cave systems that twist and turn right under our city. Presented by local geologist and veteran cave diver Ian Lewis, learn about just what it looks like under our streets, buildings and backyards from those brave (or crazy!) enough to explore it. Free event - Bookings essential. Tuesday 28th May, 6.30pm Mount Gambier Library, 6 Watson Terrace, Mount Gambier   Book [...]

27 05, 2024

Heather Morris ‘Sisters Under the Rising Sun’ – Author Event

By |2024-05-21T12:04:14+09:30May 27th, 2024||0 Comments

The captivating new novel from the multimillion-copy bestselling author of ‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’, ‘Cilka’s Journey’ and ‘Three Sisters’. ‘Sisters under the Rising Sun’ is a story of women in war: a novel of resilience, bravery and friendship in the darkest of circumstances. Books available for purchase and signing. Free event - includes supper. Bookings essential.    Monday 27th May, 7.00PM City Hall, Watson Terrace, Mount Gambier - entry via the Cave Gardens   Make [...]

24 05, 2024

Church Hill Walk – History Month

By |2024-04-21T10:54:02+09:30May 24th, 2024||0 Comments

Travel along Penola Road and trace the social changes of our city over the last 150 years. From a pub with five-star stables, to a church with no pews, hear the story of the great wombat war through to the proclamation of the one-time worst night club in Australia. Tour time- 1 hour Tour follows footpaths with slight inclines. Tour departs from the Mount Gambier Library 6 Watson Terrace, Mount Gambier   Book HERE

23 05, 2024

Autumn Threads 2024

By |2024-05-21T11:55:56+09:30May 23rd, 2024|, |0 Comments

Twisted Threads Textiles Group presents Autumn Threads 2024 Locally made handcrafts for sale and exhibition Weaving and spinning demonstrations PLUS The BIG Yarn Sale   Thursday 23rd May - Saturday 25th May - 9.00am to 4.00pm Sunday 26th May - 10.00am to 2.00pm Mount Gambier City Hall - Free entry via Cave Gardens   Fundraising for Mount Gambier in home hospice care

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