John O'Brien Bush Festival

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Country and Region AustraliaNew South Wales
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
Festival Contact Information

Narrandera Visitor’s Centre
Phone: +61 1800 672 392
Fax: +61 (02) 6959 2788

Festival Description

The festival features busking, bush dancing, poet’s breakfasts, and comedy shows. There’ll be get-together’s, pub sessions, luncheons and singalongs, a craft fair, an art exhibition and an Anzac tribute. There’ll be street performers and a parade. There will a touch of the Irish, evident in dance and in song. John O’Brien, the author of some of Australia’s most popular poetry. The festival celebrates the Irish-Australian connection, that is so evident in the poetry, and it celebrates the best of bush culture.

Festival Dates March 17 - 20, 2011 
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Practical Info:

  • By phone
    (61) 1800-672-392


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