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Cloudland memories

Cloudland memories

I have tapped out a few lines (phew!) to share my Cloudland memories … CLOUDLAND The Gordon Clan have a long association with Cloudland Ballroom. Around 1947, my Mother, as a single woman in her early 20’s, visited there of…

Noel Bishop Qld Dance

Noel Bishop Qld Dance

You don't have to spend too long speaking with Noel to realise you are in the presence of quiet confidence, the kind that comes from knowing your achievements and not having to flaunt them in any way. A gentleman who…

The Trocadero

The Trocadero

The Trocadero which opened in 1923 was arguably the most popular dance venue in Qld for around 25 years. With all the top champions competing at this venue and on all non-regular dance nights, the hall was booked out for months…

Luna Park Gardens 1940

Luna Park Gardens 1940

Did you know it was a woman who created the masterful gardens? Luna Park Gardens Taking Shape Even an experienced landscape gardener might pause at the difficulties at making a garden and terraces from the clay surface of Montpellier Hill,…

Ageless Community Awareness

Ageless Community Awareness

A very big thank you to the stewards and supporters who gave time to provide a friendly face to hand out some info and chat to folks who were interested in the Ageless pastime, passion or profession Enjoy for life...…

The building of Luna Park Cloudland 1939 Brisbane.

The building of Luna Park Cloudland 1939 Brisbane.

The anticipated build and opening was held up (opening August 2nd1940) due to unexpected delays with excavation, but the intent remained fast. LUNA PARK TO OPEN ON JULY 19 Cloudland Ballroom a Tribute to the Architect's  (Mr Adolphus Parry Fielder who…

Cloudland Luna Park

Cloudland Luna Park

Cloudland Luna Park was opened on the 2nd of August 1940 it is suffice to say this building was one of the most memorable for a vast range of reasons in living history for the QLD and beyond community. PreOpening…

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