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Beach to Bush Festival 2012

Image Courtesy of the City of Wanneroo Website

The popular Beach to Bush Festival returns for 2012. The annual festival runs from Sunday 28th October until Sunday 25th November and comprises more than twenty fantastic community events.

Events this year will include the Beach to Bush Festival Concert, Moonlight Markets, Friday at the Flicks, EarthQuest, Dogs Breakfast 2012, Mindarie Festival, Wanneroo Show 2012, Brighton Celebration Day, Spring in the Grove, Live in the Amphitheatre 2012 and much, much more.

Organised by the City of Wanneroo, the Beach to Bush Festival includes a whole range of fun events that are mostly free and suitable for all ages.

Visit the City of Wanneroo website for full details of all these wonderful events, or read on for a selection of events.

Hoodoo Gurus

The headline act for the concert at this year's Bush to Beach Festival will be the Hoodoo Gurus. This is a free concert but tickets are essential. Go to the City of Wanneroo website to redeem your free tickets, the tickets will be automatically emailed to you and you must print them out and bring them along on the day of the event. Children under five years of age will not need a ticket.

This Beach to Bush Concert is suitable for the whole family, there will be kids' entertainment, lots of fun activities and a youth area.

Everyone who 'likes' the Beach to Bush Festival Facebook page and has a ticket to the concert will have a chance to win a 'Meet and Greet' with the Hoodoo Gurus.

The Hoodoo Gurus will perform on Saturday 17th November from 4pm till 10pm. Don't miss out on this fabulous free event get your tickets now.

Image Courtesy of the City of Wanneroo Website


Friday at the Flicks

Image Courtesy of the City of Wanneroo Website

Classic movies from the golden age of cinema will be shown every Friday at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre Theatrette.

Starting on Friday 10th August right up until Friday 19th October, great golden oldies will be shown at 2pm and again at 7.30pm. Bookings are essential as seating is limited, admission is $5.00 per person.

This screening list for the classic movies comes courtesy of the City of Wanneroo, Friday at the Flicks. Check out the website for more details.

West Side Story (1961)
Friday 10th August, 2012 at 2pm and 7.30pm
Starring Natalie Wood and George Chakiris


On the Waterfront (1954)
Friday 24th August, 2012 at 2pm and 7.30pm
Starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden and Lee J. Cobb


The Overlanders (1946)
Friday 7th September, 2012 at 2pm and 7.30pm
Starring Chips Rafferty, Daphne Campbell


The Sundowners (1960)
Friday 21st September, 2012 at 2pm and 7.30pm
Starring Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr, Peter Ustinov, Chips Rafferty


High Society (1956)
Friday 5th October, 2012 at 2pm and 7.30pm
Starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra


Them! (1954)
Friday 19th October, 2012 at 2pm and 7.30pm
Starring James Whitmore, Edmund Gwen, Joan Weldon


Moonlight Markets

Image Courtesy of the City of Wanneroo Website

The Moonlight Markets will happen once a month, from Friday 2nd November until Friday 16th November between 5.30pm and 8.30pm, as part of the Beach to Bush Festival 2012.

This free event brings together market stalls, specialty goods, fabulous food, music and family entertainment.

The Moonlight Markets are located in Brighton Town Village, Kingsbridge Amphitheatre (Corner of Kingsbridge Blvd and Connolly Drive), Butler.

Live in the Amphitheatre

Sit back, relax and enjoy a laugh at the Jacaranda Amphitheatre in Wanneroo. From Friday 9th November, 2012 till Sunday 11th November, check out three great nights of stand-up comedy and it's all free.

The comedy line-up is yet to be announced,(check the website for full details), but promises to be a great evening of fun and laughter.

Fun for all the family, the event begins at 6pm each evening and finishes at 9pm so bring a picnic dinner and have a relaxed evening under the stars.

Image Courtesy of the City of Wanneroo Website
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When: 28th October - 25th Novmber, 2012
Phone: (08) 9405 5000
Where: Wanneroo
Cost: Mostly Free
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