What's up Broome

What's happening and what's new in Broome. Regular posts of events, tours and experiences that are #SoBroome

You know you're in Broome when you can visit Derby for the day.

Saturday, June 08, 2019
Broome people have a friendly rivalry with Derby people for many reasons. They think we stole their Boab trees and they have established an imaginary boundary just west of the Fitzroy River. According to them, anything south-west of that boundary is in the Pilbara. They’re funny that Derby mob! Australia is renowned for great rivalries. There’s Sydney versus Melbourne, West Coast Eagles versus ..

You Know You're in Broome When the Locals go Camping for Easter

Saturday, April 20, 2019
Its Easter in Broome and town is bustling. It’s the weekend Broomies have been waiting for as the unofficial start to the busy season for the town. It’s the weekend the markets begin operating on Sunday mornings as well Saturday mornings. It’s the weekend that sees a return to the markets of those market stall holders who go into hibernation over the wet season, creating a busy market vibe for ..

You Know You're in Broome When You Don't Believe the Colours

Saturday, March 02, 2019
The colours of Broome must be seen to be believed, and often aren’t believed even when seen. Broome’s palette of colours is broad and vibrant and prismatic. The light in Broome is crisp, clear and unpolluted, allowing the raw pigment to have the illusion of vibrating in the sun. The two most noted colours in Broome, the turquoise of Roebuck Bay and the paprika red of the famed pindan soil ..

Gallery Sobrane

Friday, April 20, 2018
Gallery Sobrane is situated behind Matso's in the historic Captain Gregory's building. Sobrane has become renowned for her striking street art, having painted a number of large walls in Broome. More recently Sobrane has painted walls in Queensland, Tasmania and Italy. Renowned for her depictions of birds, Sobrane has recently returned from central Australia where she experienced the extraord ..

Herbie Marshall Bardi Artist Broome

Friday, April 20, 2018
Herbert Marshall a Bardi Jowie artist from the Dampier Pensinsula north of Broome. His work features stories of his Indigenous culture and the beauty of the Australian flora and fauna. His current series of work features local landscapes around Broome where Herbie spent much of his life. His lanscapes are sweeping and expressive. Herbie is a feature artist at Moonie's Gallery (/broome-servic ..

Moonie's Art Gallery in Broome

Friday, April 20, 2018
June Djiagween (Moonie) is a Yawuru, Bardi Jawi and Ngarluma Roebourne region Who lives in Broome, June has established herself as an artist, winning The Cossack Art Award in 1995, ’96 and ’97. June Djiagween’s works traditional Aboriginal painting designs telling the sacred dreamtime and customary activities of the Yaruwu and Bardi Jawi people of Broome and the Dampier Peninsula. There are c ..

Deadly Threadly 2018

Monday, April 09, 2018
Deadly Threadly 2018 was an exhibition to showcase the collective journey of four women inspired by their environmental experiences, cultural identity and feelings of belonging connected by the common motivation to use their art practice to explore and represent something personal, a connection to inspiration, a memory, a social commentary or a desire to experiment with the common language - t ..

Opera Under The Stars®

Saturday, 31 Aug 19

Lucy and the Night Sky - Light Needs the Dark

Friday, 5 Jul 19

Joan and the Giants

Friday, 28 Jun 19

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