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Our top picks for what’s happening in The North.

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The Calendar

Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

If you’re near Townsville 25th - 27th January Charters Towers Goldfield Ashes Goldfields Sporting Complex The Charters Towers Goldfield Ashes is the largest amateur cricket carnival in the southern hemisphere and is conducted by the Charters Towers Cricket Association Incorporated. The event was recently given the status of being a Queensland Iconic Event. www.goldfieldashes.com.au

26th January Australia Day Community Events Jezzine Barracks and Strand Park Townsville City Council will host Australia Day celebrations starting at 7am at Jezzine Barracks followed

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The Wolfe Brothers

by the Great Australian Bites event from 12pm to 5pm at Strand Park. The 2020 Australia Day Flag Raising Ceremony and 2020 Great Australian Bites are presented by the Townsville City Council in partnership with the Queensland Government. www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au

30th January - 8th February MAMMA MIA! Townsville Civic Theatre Presented by Townsville Choral Society. ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. www.tcs.org.au

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1st February

29th February

The Wolfe Brothers No Sad Song Tour Dalrymple Hotel

Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour Queensland Country Bank Stadium

Australia’s favourite country-rock band is heading back to Queensland for some more headline shows. Every show is a party so book your tickets early and join the party with The Wolfe Brothers. www.tickets.oztix.com.au

Music icon Elton John, will deliver his famed songbook to spellbound audiences, on his very last tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road that has already been hailed as one of his most “energetic, dazzlingly-original and joyful celebrations”. Elton’s legendary catalogue, including beloved songs ‘Bennie and the Jets’, ‘Rocket Man’, ‘Tiny Dancer’, ‘Crocodile Rock’, ‘Philadelphia Freedom’ and more, are showcased in a musical masterpiece that is a reflective and stunning tribute to a great artist’s career. This will be your last ever chance to catch Elton live in concert. Don’t miss out. www.ticketmaster.com.au

22nd -23rd February Taylors Beach Family Fishing Tournament Progress Park, Taylor Beach A family friendly fishing tournament provided by Taylors Beach Progress Association. www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au

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DUO Issue 157 January | February 2020  

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DUO Issue 157 January | February 2020  

The Magazine of the North DUO is an elegant, intelligent publication highlighting style, home, fashion, food, travel, culture and exclusive...