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The Bunker – H5 Halloween Haunted House
By ATDW Database

Contact: wheeler.nic@gmail.com
Venue: 121 Elizabeth Street, Kensington Victoria
Date(s): From Tue 22 Oct 13 To Sat 02 Nov 13
During the Cold War, governments built secret bunkers, strong enough to withstand a nuclear attack to carry out scientific experiments. Few people knew their location, or what sort of experiments took place inside.

One such bunker fell victim to sabotage - its officials on the outside, assassinated. Its science teams, experiments and secrets, sealed inside. Until now.

Be part of the first exploration crew to investigate the strange occurrences and history behind The Bunker in this... Read more

Toodyay Bush Poetry Festival
By ATDW Database

Contact: 9361 3770 or vicepres@wabushpoets.asn.au
Venue: Toodyay Western Australia
Date(s): From Fri 01 Nov 13 To Sun 03 Nov 13
Bush Poetry at its best - Toodyay Festivals Inc, together with WA Bush Poets and Yarnspinners Association bring you the inaugural Toodyay Bush Poetry Festival, incorporating the 2013 WA Bush Poetry Championships.

The three day festival will incorporate workshops on Friday, a Bush Dance on Saturday night, Bush Poets Brekky and Poet's Brawl on Sunday, and the Bush Poetry Championships on both Saturday and Sunday.

. www.wabushpoets.asn.au Read more

Pentecost Pro Big Barra Fishing Tournament
By ATDW Database

Contact: 9161 4322 or reservations@hvstation.com.au
Venue: Kununurra Western Australia
Date(s): From Fri 25 Oct 13 To Sat 26 Oct 13
Local anglers are gearing up for the first annual Pentecost Pro Big Barra Fishing Tournament at Home Valley Station. With a huge prize pool to be won, live nightly entertainment and hearty outback fare; the Pentecost Pro is set to become a yearly end-of-season highlight on the local calendar. With the Pentecost River teaming with Barramundi at this time of year, locals will vie for the elusive Barramundi over two action-packed days, lured by a first prize win of AUD5,000. Anglers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to compete for the chance to hook themselves one of the many generous prizes provided by local businesses. Entry for the competition is now open. Anglers will need to bring their own fishing equipment and competitors with boats are welcome to dock at Home Valley Station's ... Read more

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community Fair
By ATDW Database

Contact: 9021 4990 or secretary@kalgoorlie-boulderfair.asn.au
Venue: Kalgoorlie Western Australia
Date(s): From Fri 04 Apr 14 To Sat 05 Apr 14
The 59th Kalgoorlie Boulder Community Fair will take place in April 2014. Once again the Kalgoorlie Boulder Fair Society has been working hard throughout the year organising some fantastic events for over the weekend.

This will be an extremely exciting event, with bigger and better exhibitors and lots more entertainment. Of course, there will be the fireworks on Saturday night and sideshow alley will be back, bigger and better than ever before.

Tickets will go on sale four weeks pr... Read more

Heart of Gold Festival
By ATDW Database

Contact: admin@artgold.net.au
Venue: Various locations around Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie Western Australia
Date(s): From Sat 17 May 14 To Sun 25 May 14
The Heart of Gold Festival is a week long annual celebration of Arts and Culture in the Goldfields that highlights the huge variety of events taking place in the community every day. Kalgoorlie Boulder is rich in arts and cultural based activities and the groups and organisations involved should be highly commended for their time and dedication. The festival is being run by Artgold. For more information on the festival or becoming a member of Artgold please visit the website.. www.artgold.net.au Read more

Ghost Writer
By ATDW Database

Contact: 9255 3336 or tickets@harbourtheatre.org.au
Venue: Fremantle Western Australia
Date(s): Fri 29 Nov 13
Being dead has never been so funny! Bringing together a great ensemble, Harbour Theatre and award-winning directors Peter Kirkwood and Nicola Bond have teamed up for Ghost Writer, a comedy "whodunit" by David Tristram, author of The Secret Lives of Henry and Alice and The Opposite Sex.Edward Pinfold (played by writer, film-maker and actor Christopher Kenworthy) was once a promising young playwright. Since the tragic death a year ago of his actress wife, Ruby (Meredith Hunter), he has lost the ability to write. In fact, he has lost the ability to do almost anything but drink. Unable to face the emptiness of his own home, he has moved into the attic room of one of his oldest actor friends, Alex (Andy Markland). Join the story on the first anniversary of Ruby's death. A night of surprises, ... Read more

Beverley Tractor Pull
By ATDW Database

Contact: 3919 0959 or admin@tractorpullwa.com
Venue: Beverley Western Australia
Date(s): Sat 02 Nov 13
The Western Australia Tractor Pull Association Inc, run a tractor pull and dirt drag event out at the small town of Beverley.

This is a fun family day out in the country. The day starts with the dirt drags, followed by the tractors. Dirt drag entries are from four year old kids on peewees up to open adult bikes and quads.

The racecourse venue has a large undercover grand stand, hot food and a licenced bar on the day.. www.tractorpullwa.com Read more

Barbagallo Fiat Lancia Car Day 2013
By ATDW Database

Contact: webmaster@fiatlancia.org.au
Venue: Fremantle Western Australia
Date(s): Sun 24 Nov 13
Barbagallo Fiat Lancia Car Day is an annual display event celebrating the history of Fiat and Lancia to the present day and giving the general public the opportunity to see well-preserved examples of Italian design spanning nearly one hundred years. This year's display will feature around 50 cars. Models on show are expected to range from vintage Fiat and Lancia tourers, iconic designs such as the original Fiat 500 (voted the World's Sexiest Car by Top Gear), family and sports cars from the 1950s to the 1980s, rally-bred vehicles such as the Fiat 131 Abarth and Lancia Delta Integrale, through to models available today, such as the new 500 convertible. This event will attract hundreds of people, plus its central location will see significant pedestrian traffic throughout the day. It is ... Read more

Beaconsfield Festival of Golden Words
By ATDW Database

Contact: festivalofgoldenwords@gmail.com
Venue: Tamar Valley, Beaconsfield Tasmania
Date(s): From Fri 14 Mar 14 To Sun 16 Mar 14
Beaconsfield in the West Tamar and became famous Australia-wide in 2006 because of a disaster at the town’s iconic gold mine. In 2012, that mine closed.But did that closure faze the people of the West Tamar? No way! The West Tamar is home to some very resilient and creative people.Beaconsfield, which once had 300 gold mines and the richest lode in Australia, is named after Lord Beaconsfield – Benjamin Disraeli, former British prime minister and a hugely successful novelist in his day. With that literary background as a springboard, the people of the West Tamar decided to mine the natural and human resources of their valley. And they struck cultural gold, as they found the community crowding round to support the annual Festival of Golden Words. And what a Festival it’s going to be! ‘I’ll be... Read more

SunSmart Karri Valley Triathlon
By ATDW Database

Contact: contact@stadiumtriclub.com
Venue: Pemberton Western Australia
Date(s): Sat 29 Mar 14
Held at the picturesque Karri Valley Resort, this iconic event showcases the beauty of Western Australia's south west!The clean, fresh waters of Lake Beedelup provide a great start to the race - you won't have better swim conditions in a triathlon! You'll then be challenged by the undulating bike course under the canopy of the Karri forest. And during the run leg you'll soak up the majestic views and natural charm of the Karri Valley Resort. At the end of an action packed day you are invited to continue the fun at the Awards Dinner by the lake.Both long course and short course races can be completed individually or in a team, so have some fun with your friends or take on a solo challenge!Long course: Swim 1.5 kilometres, Bike 60 kilometres, Run 12 kilometres.Short course: Swim 0.5 kilometr... Read more

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