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September 2014

02
September
8:00 am — 12:00 pm
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Toorale National Park Shared History Tour

Join this tour to gain a rare insight into the shared history of Toorale National Park.

02
September
10:30 am — 11:30 am
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Historical Court House Tour

Join local historian Paul Roe as he explains the history and significance of the Bourke Court House.

02
September
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm
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Bourke Cemetery Tour

Join Phil as he details the lives of some of the characters buried in the Bourke cemetery.

05
September
10:30 am — 11:30 am
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Bourke Cemetery Tour

Join Phil as he details the lives of some of the characters buried in the Bourke cemetery.

05
September
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm
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The River Story and Historical Wharf

Discover the story of the old wharves and the famous river boat journey of the Jane Eliza.

September 2015

01
September
9:00 am — 10:00 am
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Bourke Cemetery Tour

Join Paul as he details the lives of some of the characters buried in the Bourke cemetery.

02
September
September 2, 2015 8:30 am — September 3, 2015 5:00 pm
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Poets Trek

Follow the footsteps of renowned poets such as Henry Lawson, Will Ogilvie and Breaker Morant.

04
September
9:00 am — 10:00 am
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Jandra Tour

Join Paul Roe on this special one off tour on board the PV Jandra. Paul will give a special commentary highlighting the importance of the riverboat era to Bourke.

04
September
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm
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Bourke Cemetery Tour

Join Paul as he details the lives of some of the characters buried in the Bourke cemetery.

Andrew Lewis Family Farm Machinery Display

Join Andrew and his family to take a look at the collection of tractors and farm machinery that has been collected over a number of years.

September 2016

02
September
9:00 am — 10:00 am
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Morning PV Jandra Cruise

Cruise the Darling on the Paddle Vessel (PV) Jandra with Captain William Hockins and learn more about the regions rich river boat history.

02
September
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm
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Afternoon PV Jandra Cruise

Cruise the Darling on the Paddle Vessel (PV) Jandra with Captain William Hockins and learn more about the regions rich river boat history.

04
September
2:30 pm — 4:30 pm
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PV Jandra Cruise – Blues on The Boat

‘Blues on the Boat’ – a river cruise with a difference – lauded Australian writer and musician Frank Povah will be the mainstay of this ‘blues cruise’ with guest appearances from other Festival guests. – Bring a drink, pack a snack, and enjoy the blues on the famous paddleboat Jandra.

05
September
9:00 am — 10:00 am
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Morning PV Jandra Cruise

Cruise the Darling on the Paddle Vessel (PV) Jandra with Captain William Hockins and learn more about the regions rich river boat history.

Come walk with us – Indigenous Tour

Take a look at Bourke through a different lense with the local Aboriginal tour ‘come walk with us’ – a walking tour along the river and the cultural centre with insights from local Aboriginal telling their story, their way.

06
September
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
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Bourke Cemetery Tour

Join Paul as he details the lives of some of the characters buried in the Bourke cemetery.

06
September
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm
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Bourke Cemetery Tour

Join Paul as he details the lives of some of the characters buried in the Bourke cemetery.

07
September
September 7, 2016 8:00 am — September 8, 2016 2:00 pm
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Poets Trek

The Poets Trek – heading off on an intrepid journey of writing and discovery through the story-rich landscape around Bourke with writers, musicians and poets in tow. Overnighting on the banks of the Barwon River at Brewarrina – not to be missed.

September 2017

Outback Show

A stockman style show conducted by Lachie Cosser – he is a true storyteller and animal wrangler!

02
September
3:00 pm — 5:00 pm
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Blues Cruise with Frank Povah and the Captain Starlight Express

Cruise the Darling on the Paddle Vessel (PV) Jandra with Captain William Hockins and learn more about the regions rich river boat history.

03
September
September 3, 2017 8:00 am — September 4, 2017 12:00 pm
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Poets Trek

The Festival Flagship – the Annual poets Trek. This year trekkers will venture in Lawson’s footsteps to Hungerford, via Comeroo, for a campfire session. Trekkers return midday Monday. ($350/head)

Outback Show

A stockman style show conducted by Lachie Cosser – he is a true storyteller and animal wrangler.

03
September
2:30 pm — 4:30 pm
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Afternoon PV Jandra River Cruise

Cruise the Darling on the Paddle Vessel (PV) Jandra with Captain Stephen Coade and learn more about the regions rich river boat history.

Come walk with us – Indigenous Tour

Take a look at Bourke through a different lense with the local Aboriginal tour ‘come walk with us’ – a walking tour along the river and the cultural centre with insights from local Aboriginal telling their story, their way.

04
September
10:00 am — 12:00 pm
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Bourke Cemetery Tour

Join Paul as he details the lives of some of the characters buried in the Bourke cemetery.

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