Fridays @ Bankfoot House 2021

Fridays @ Bankfoot House (F@BH) are a series of workshops, talks and events held in the Mary Grigor Centre on the first Friday of every month. Enquires phone 5420 8600.

  • William Smith Burgess Bill Spikes - Curators floor talk

    Imagine keeping your bills for 50 years! William Smith Burgess did and what a legacy he has left.  Let Curators; Carita Robinson and Gabriella McLay share with you the stories they discovered about William Smith, Bankfoot House and the local region when the undertook research on the Bill Spikes. A special guided tour of Bankfoot House Heritage Precinct focused on the life of William Smith Burgess will follow.

    Location Date and Time Registration 
    Bankfoot House
    Heritage Precinct

    Friday 6 August, 10.00-11.30am 
    CANCELLED

    Morning tea will be served. Free event. Limited spaces. Registration essential.

  • The Yarn Spinner

    Celebrate Father’s Day at Bankfoot House this year with The Drama Merchant as he presents the Yarn Spinner. The Australian bushman is famous for telling a tale and his amusing stories of life in the bush captivates audiences young and old. Bankfoot House will set the stage as we follow the Swagman on this storytelling adventure.  

    Location Date and Time Tickets 
    Bankfoot House
    Heritage Precinct

    Friday 3 September, 11.00am 
    Tickets

     

  • Art on the Sunshine Coast and Workshop with Libby Derham

    Join Sunshine Coast Council’s Art Collection Curator, Nina Shadforth as she shares some highlights from the collection and leads a conversation about art on the Sunshine Coast.

    Location Event Date and Time
    Bankfoot House
    Heritage Precinct

    Art on the
    Sunshine Coast
    Friday 1 October,
    10.00am-11.30am

    A post talk workshop is a rare opportunity to join local artist, Libby for a day of Plein Air watercolour painting. Learn how to interpret the landscape in the 4-hour workshop. 

    Location Event Date and Time Registration 
    Bankfoot House
    Heritage Precinct

    Plein Air workshop
    with Libby Derham 
    Friday 1 October,
    11.00am-3.00pm
    Register

    All materials included. $75.00, limited availability.


  • Photography @ Bankfoot House

    Join local photographer Barry Alsop as he shares his photos of Bankfoot House. Learn tips and tricks to capture the best photos with your own camera or phone.

    Location Date and Time Registration 
    Bankfoot House
    Heritage Precinct

    Friday 5 November, 10.00-11.30am 
    Register

    Registration essential. 

  • The Radioplay Hour: Miracle on 34th Street

    Be delighted this Christmas as the Drama Merchant presents the family classic; Miracle on 34th Street.

    Join in the fun, help create sound effects and sing along with the Motet trio as they bring to life Christmas carols from days gone by.

    Free guided tours of Bankfoot House available 4.00pm-5.30pm.

    Live music from 5.30pm, Radio drama from 6.00pm

    Location Date and Time Tickets 
    Bankfoot House
    Heritage Precinct

    Friday 3 December, 4.00-7.00pm 
    Tickets

    Food vans and refreshments available.