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 Visitors Ask Where Chinatown Is.

Friday, May 24, 2019
Chinatown is situated in the north east corner of the Broome peninsula. Its squeezed between the eastern end of the airport runway and Dampier Creek, at the historic heart of Broome. It’s why Broome became, well….Broome. Chinatown Broome is unique from any other Chinatown precinct in the world. You must look beneath the surface to find its charm and history. Until recently it had not be ..

You Know You're in Broome When a 737 Interrupts your Movie

Saturday, January 19, 2019
The Sun Picture Gardens (also known as Sun Pictures) is the world's oldest picture gardens still in operation. After Broome was established, a Chinatown area emerged after the town became home to a large Asian population. The Yamsaki family opened a store on Canarvon Street in 1903, selling Asian clothing, food stuffs and other Asian goods. Their love of theatre eventually led them to devoting ..

Eleven reasons why you should not come to Broome during the wet.

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Most of the Australian population live way below the 26th parallel and observe the four traditional seasons of summer, autumn, winter and spring. However, a minority of Australians living in the north of the country have managed to classify the weather into two simple seasons. The dry season and the wet season, colloquially known as the dry and wet. People who live in the north don't lik ..

Broome 1962: An historical look at a town in transition.

Saturday, March 03, 2018
Living in Broome, you get a sense of the history and the people who shaped this unique Australian town throughout the 20th century. Names like Kennedy, Male and McDaniel can be found on old buildings, ovals and street signs. Now you can meet the people, see what they look like and hear some of their stories. 4 Corners came to Broome in 1962. Original story published by Ben Collins ABC  ..

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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