Mary Poppins Festival

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Country and Region AustraliaQueensland
Type of Festival Drama, Music
Location of Festival Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
Festival Contact Information

Maryborough Fraser Island Visitor Information Centre
Phone: +61 1800 214 789, or +61 07 4190 5742

Festival Description

The festival acquires its name from the fact that Pamela Travers, the author of Mary Poppins was born in Maryborough. The proud citzens set aside the festival to celebrate their connection to the world renowned nanny. This is the only Mary Poppins festival in the world. The celebrations include — art, culture and merryment for everyone. You can expect theatre, music, puppetry, circus, magic, workshops and more… You can enjoy seeing people dressed as characters in the iconic tale involved in street races. This is the perfect family festival.

Festival Dates June 24 - July 1, 2012
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  • Mary Poppins is on her way, by Rhianna Blacker (The Daily Examiner, June 15, 2011)


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