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Melissa Forbes accompanied by Alison Riethmuller at Jimbour

19 March 2017

Dr Melissa Forbes is an esteemed vocalist, songwriter and music educator, returning to perform at Jimbour House following her highly successful ‘Duelling Diva’s’ performance alongside pianist Alison Riethmuller in 2012.

Melissa’s voice moves seamlessly between jazz, rnb, soul and blues, and she interprets music theatre and popular standards in her own inimitable style. Alison’s skills as a pianist and accompanist are always evident through her original arrangements and empathy with any musician. Together, Melissa and Alison have performed throughout Australia and internationally, with highlights including The Brisbane Jazz Festival, Women in Voice, Brisbane Jazz Club, The Orient Express, numerous Artsworx concerts and throughout Asia and Europe.

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February 9th, 2017|

Community dazzles at cocktail fundraiser

OVARIAN cancer is not often spoken about, but members of the Dalby community are working to change that through Cocktails for a Cure.

On Saturday evening, more than 350 people flocked to Jimbour House for the second annual event, enjoying cocktails, canapes, a multi-draw raffle, auction, live music and entertainment from the master of ceremonies, Channel 7 presenter Chris Parsons.

Dr John Hooper, Associate Professor from Mater Research, was special guest speaker for a Q&A segment.

 Event organiser Edwina McVeigh said she was overwhelmed by the support.
February 7th, 2017|

Cocktails for a Cure 2017

4th February 2017

Join us for Cocktails for a Cure on Saturday 4 February 2017 at 6pm until 12.30am at Jimbour House.

The night will include Canapes, Auction, Complimentary Happy Hour (6-7pm Beer & Wine), Cash Bar, Raffles, Live Music.

All money raised is donated to Ovarian Cancer Research at the Mater Foundation.

$90 per person | this is an 18+ event.

Bus transportation is also available for $15 each return. Pick up and drop off point is Thomas Jack Park, Pratten Street Dalby. 5.45pm depart & return 11.30pm & 12.30am. Please note the bus tickets are non-refundable.

Visit FaceBook page for event updates

Contact Details: | Edwina | 0408 015 215 | cocktailsforacure@hotmail.com
December 19th, 2016|

Opera at Jimbour returns in 2017

22 July, 2017

Queensland Music Festival partners with Opera Queensland for this festival favourite, Opera at Jimbour.

Now one of Queensland’s truly iconic musical performances, Opera at Jimbour attracts audiences in their thousands to the fantastic location of Jimbour Station. Where else can you picnic with a magnificent sandstone mansion in the background, listening to opera!

In 2017, Opera at Jimbour will be a semi-staged presentation of Franz Lehár’s bubbly operetta The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe) featuring the irrepressible Emily Burke in the title role, and Australia’s favourite leading man David Hobson as Count Danilo.

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November 16th, 2016|

Angelique Duo at Jimbour House

Sun Oct 30 2016 | 2PM

The Angelique Duo with Flutist, Nicola Hayden and harpist, Sharon Matheson present a program of modern world music to both enchant audiences and to showcase unique playing techniques.

Featuring composers including Hovhaness, Brumby, Harizanos and others.

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September 14th, 2016|

Jimbour House presents Camerata’s Greatest String Hits

26th August 2016

Queensland’s chamber orchestra, Camerata of St John’s, promises an exceptional evening out for regional Queenslanders across the South-West region.

The tour will be visiting the Dalby/Jimbour area bringing a spectacular concert performance at Jimbour House.

6.15pm – Pre-concert talk | 7pm – Concert

For bookings please phone 0402 919 506 or email admin@russellpastoral.com.au

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August 16th, 2016|

Behind Jimbour House and a Roadside Picnic

Rambling Tart Blog

Entering the gates of Jimbour House is like stepping into the setting for a fairy tale.

Gone are the sun-baked fields and humble farmhouses of rural Queensland. Instead, my friend Sue and I found ourselves in a oasis of beauty and peace, where birds sang and warm wind blew through the tree tops.

Last time I showed you the front of Jimbour House and the wonderful kitchen garden. Today we’re ducking around the side of the house to explore the back.

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July 2nd, 2016|

Dalby’s Delicious and DeLIGHTful Festival

20-21st August 2016

Celebrating Multiculturalism and Inclusivity

Dalby’s Delicious and DeLIGHTful Festival is Dalby’s signature festival taking place each August.

It is a one and a half day event featuring multicultural food and all-day live entertainment ending with a spectacular lantern parade along the banks of the beautiful Myall Creek.

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July 2nd, 2016|

Local Event – Jandowae Timbertown Festival 2016

10 to 13 June 2016 | High Street, Jandowae

Jandowae is a small town of 1000 people – just 25klm north of Jimbour- but every second year, on the June Long Weekend ( as part of Queensland Week) the town transforms into a bustling hive of activity.

10 000 people are expected to attend the event travelling from near and far to ‘come celebrate our culture’, as is the theme of the Festival.

The Festival events include: Gala Art Show, Street Festival, Markets, Woodchopping, Rides, Yabby Races, Miniature Train Rides, Rodeo Extravagaza, Grand Parade, Vintage Show and Shine, Live Music, Reptile Shows, Animal Farm and so much more.

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June 4th, 2016|

High tea launches Women of Lot Feeding | Photos

The Women of Lot Feeding organisation’s inaugural high tea, held at Jimbour House on Saturday, has exceeded all expectations with over 150 delegates attending the event from areas throughout Queensland and New South Wales.

The high tea was held to launch the new organisation, which was created to establish a professional networking platform for women involved in the lot feeding industry.

Women of Lot Feeding committee member Amanda Moohen said the group’s mission is to bring together a network of passionate women within the lot feeding industry by providing inspiration, support and opportunity to pave the way for sustainable careers in the Australian lot feeding industry.

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March 9th, 2016|