Boyup Brook Country Music Festival and Awards The Boyup Brook Country Music Festival and Awards are held at the Boyup Brook 'Music Park', Jackson Street on the third weekend in February annually. The Boyup Brook Country Music Festival is WA's largest Country Music festival and the festival has now been running for 30 years.
For further details regarding this event, please contact the Secretary of the Country Music Club, on
9765 1657 or email email@example.com.
For more information see the website at www.countrymusicwa.com.au.
Mayanup Camp Draft Every year, on the Labour Day long weekend in March, the Mayanup Campdraft Assoc. holds a camp draft at Mayanup Recreation Grounds, 15 kms south of Boyup Brook. Campdrafting is a unique Australian sport involving a horse and rider working cattle. The Mayanup Campdraft Assoc. held its first campdraft 1991 and have been successfully holding campdrafts every year since.
Visit the recreation grounds as a spectator during the event and you will be impressed by the tremendous horsemanship and courage displayed by the competitors. Contact Jo Melville mobile 0428 198803 for more information.
Rylington Ladies Day A dramatic transformation of the Rylington Park Shearing shed to host its annual Storm in a Teacup Ladies Day in Boyup Brook, WA. Over 120 women from the wool growing region attend listening to women from the area tell their stories of living in the bush as a part of this community.
Anzac Day - ANZAC Day is one of Australia’s most important national occasions, marking the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australia and New Zealand forces during the First World War.
The Returned & Services League Boyup Brook Sub-Branch extends an open invitation to everyone to attend the ANZAC Day Commemoration Services on 25th April.
The Dawn Service commences at 5.30am at the War Memorial (Abel Street), followed by a Gunfire Breakfast in the Boyup Brook Town Hall for a gold coin donation.
The Morning Service commences at 10.45am at the War Memorial. Ex-servicemen and emergency services workers and volunteers are welcome to march, please assemble at 10.15am outside the old Commonwealth Bank site located on Abel Street. Morning Tea is available on completion of the service at the Boyup Brook Town Hall.
Sandakan Memorial Service Sandakan Park, located behind the Shire office, the Sandakan Memorial Service honours prisoners of war who lost their lives in the Borneo Death Marches. The Service commences at 11am on 10th September and is organised by the Lions Club and the RSL Club and supported by the Shire of Boyup Brook. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Blackwood Marathon Relay The Blackwood Marathon Relay is held on the last Saturday of October each year. Teams in this event comprise of 5 members; a runner, a canoeist, a swimmer, an equestrian and a cyclist. The race begins in Boyup Brook with a 12km running course, and finishes in Bridgetown after journeying around 60kms through some of Western Australia’s most picturesque countryside in the Blackwood River Valley.
For more information visit www.blackwoodmarathon.org
Harvey Dickson's Rodeo Held on the last Saturday of October each year, a weekend of rodeo action, music, stalls and excitement. Camp out and be right where the action is.
For more information visit www.harveydickson.com.au
Remembrance Day Everyone is welcome to attend the wreath laying service on 11th November at 11.00am at the War Memorial (Abel Street).
Upper Blackwood Agricultural Show On the first Tuesday in November (Melbourne Cup Day), the Upper Blackwood Agricultural Society hosts the annual Agricultural Show at the Dinninup Show Grounds, 17 kms east of Boyup Brook on the Arthur River Road.
Since the first show in 1918, the ‘Dinninup Show’ has been a big social event in Boyup Brook – even the local schools close to participate in the show.
For more information visit http://www.dinninupshow.com/