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There’s no better time to visit…

Balingup locals have been telling people for years . . . but now QANTAS Inside Traveller has made it official! Balingup and the Blackwood River Valley has been nominated as one of the five best places in Australia to see autumn colours. Autumn is a perfect time to discover the[…]

A wonderful wetland – Schwenkes Dam

The Blackwood Basin Group is one of many community groups achieving amazing things for the environment in the Balingup region. One of their key projects has been to create a wetland haven at Schwenkes Dam in Greenbushes. Schwenkes Dam is a steep-sided water body which was created during previous mining[…]

Get Snapping

The Balingup Heights Photography Weekend Workshop is on again this May – Friday 19th to Sunday 21st, when Balingup will be ablaze with the burnished reds, oranges and golds of Autumn! This beginners level workshop, run by Seng Mah and Craig Franke from Venture Photography, is a great way to[…]

Balingup Night Markets

Balingup Friday Night Markets are back! It all happens on the lawn opposite the Balingup Visitor Centre from 5pm to 8pm. There’s a great range of stalls including food, gifts, plants and even yummy cocktails at Birdwood Park Fruit Winery. Check out their Facebook page for more details. Balingup Night[…]

More than just music….

The Nannup Music Festival is held over the WA Labour day long weekend annually and it’s much, much more than just a music festival! The streets come alive with stalls, performances and activities – there’s free and ticketed venues that operate from Friday afternoon through to Monday lunch time. It[…]

Racecourse Flora Reserve still blooming

In Spring, the Balingup Racecourse Flora Reserve becomes a blaze of colour, with an amazing abundance and diversity of wildflowers. A walk around the old racecourse last weekend revealed that there were still plenty of wildflowers in full bloom – donkey orchards abound! A feast for photographers. The old Racecourse[…]

Bridgetown Blues

  Anticipation is building for this year’s Bridgetown Blues Festival which is being held over the weekend 11th – 13th November! The atmosphere is fabulous with the Festival taking over the town for the weekend. The line up features a great range of international and up & coming artists including[…]

Golden Valley Tree Park Spring Picnic

The annual Golden Valley Tree Park Spring Picnic is being held on Saturday 15th October, 2016. A true community event which celebrates this stunning arboretum, the arts, the environment and spring. This year as always, the entertainment is diverse featuring live music, maypole dancing, pony rides, tug-o-war and a spectacular bonfire[…]