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Presentation of New Vogue Dances

Presentation of New Vogue Dances

Everything old is new again. While the same comments can be heard at dances today as noted in 1943, the sentiment still reflects the differences that we as the dance community collective enjoy. Some folks love the latest, new, keep…

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,…

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…

The 1962 Worlds Dancing Championships

The 1962 Worlds Dancing Championships

This is the first time that the Worlds Professional Ballroom Dancing Championships have been held in Australia and a great deal of credit for this must be given not only to Mr Mickey Powell, President of the Australian Dancing Societc,…

Kevin Bennion

Kevin Bennion

Kevin Bennion has been dancing for 67 years and has taught hundreds of north Brisbane residents over the past 60 years. Mr Bennion was just 16 years old when he attended an end of year high school dance. I did…

Glenore Grove Brass Band

Glenore Grove Brass Band

BY THE 1850s the area known as Laidley was being cleared for sheep grazing, families started moving into the area and Laidley soon became a thriving farming area. Men and women started spreading out looking for farming land, they rode…

Townsville 150 Year celebration

Townsville 150 Year celebration

Thank you to the community for the culmination of the 150 year celebration. Many happy faces danced together over the 2 nights and raised over $2000 for the community charity. We thank you all for your support in whatever way you…

Heimdal

Heimdal

On the Sixteenth of July in 1997, the 120-year-old Danish ‘Heimdal’ hall at 62 Cleveland Road, Stones Corner, was relocated to its new home adjoining John and Irene Stephens’ Marsden property. Once on new foundations ‘Heimdal’, was soon connected to…

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