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 There is a Cyclone Warning and the Locals go Surfing

Saturday, January 26, 2019
Cyclones are no laughing matter, as they pose a serious risk to life and property. However as they build in intensity from tropical lows to full blown cyclones they also pose a serious opportunity for Broome's Cylcone Surfers. Cable Beach is one of the best beaches in the world with its 22km of pristine white sand. Named after the telegraph cable layed between Broome and Java in 1889, i ..

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 ..

Pigram Brothers to Play Live for New Years Eve in Broome 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018
The internationall acclaimed Pigram Brothers have become the iconic sounds of Broome. Their unique musical style was inspired from the and is a tribute to the pearling days of Broome's past. Their influence on Australian music is significant with collaborations with Paul Kelly, Alex Lloyd, Shane Howard and Jimmy Barnes to name a few. In 2006 Steven and Alan were inducted into the Western ..

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 ..

Wil Thomas on the Essence of Broome

Sunday, April 15, 2018
Wil Thomas is a long time local of Broome. He has many talents including musician, blacksmith, sculptor, artisan, historian, tour guide and heart breaker. We caught up with Wil at Broome's Saturday morning Couthouse Markets to find out his "essence of Broome" Wil is a great raconteur and operates the Broome Historical Walker Tours. Tours mentioned by Wil Wil Thomas's Broome Hist ..

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 ..

The Gubinge Tree

Sunday, April 01, 2018
These guys were picking gubinge in the car park of the Broome Surf Club and asked if I would include them in some footage I was taking around Cable Beach. They were keen to tell us about the gubinge tree. Bush tucker researchers say the gubinge industry is about to take off, with the fruit tipped to be one of the next big 'superfoods' to gain international attention. Gubinge is labelled  ..

A Walk on Cable Beach

Sunday, March 18, 2018
Cable Beach Broome, any Saturday afternoon mid March. People, dogs and families, visitors and locals alike are out enjoying the best beach in the world. So good, #SoBroome. ..

Opera Under The Stars®

Saturday, 31 Aug 19

St Mary’s College Music Night

Sunday, 12 May 19

Joan and the Giants

Friday, 28 Jun 19

Airnorth Cable Beach Polo Tournament Day 2

Sunday, 19 May 19

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