George Cartwright, 13, and Elizabeth Osborn, 12, performing at the launch of Boomtown, a production celebrating Gladstone and it's people.
George Cartwright, 13, and Elizabeth Osborn, 12, performing at the launch of Boomtown, a production celebrating Gladstone and it's people. Brenda Strong

Residents urged to book their spot on the QMF bus service

RESIDENTS in the southern parts of the Gladstone region are being encouraged by Mayor Gail Sellers to book their free spot on one of the four bus services being offered by the Queensland Music Festival, so that they can attend Boomtown at the Gladstone Marina.

The largest QMF project to date, Boomtown is a musical theatre production with an original commissioned script and score, as well as a 300 strong cast from within the region.

"This is going to be an absolutely spectacular production that has involved so much of our community," Cr Sellers said.

"I thank the QMF for organising the buses and urge our rural residents to book their spot and make the most of this generous offer."

The bus services from Ubobo, Baffle Creek and Lowmead will operate on the following schedule:

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - Baffle Creek and Fingerboard Roadhouse

  • 4.00pm: Depart Baffle Creek Hardware Store
  • 5.00pm: Depart Fingerboard Roadhouse, Taunton
  • 6.00pm: Arrive Gladstone Marina
  • 8.00pm: Depart Gladstone Marina
  • 9.00pm: Returns to Fingerboard Roadhouse, Taunton
  • 10.00pm: Returns to Baffle Creek Hardware Store

Friday, July 19, 2013 - Ubobo

  • 4.45pm: Depart Ubobo General Store
  • 4.50pm: Collect at Nagoorin Primary School
  • 6.00pm: Arrive Gladstone Marina
  • 8.00pm: Depart Gladstone Marina
  • 9.10pm: Arrive Nagoorin Primary School
  • 9.15pm: Arrive Ubobo General Store

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - Lowmead and Fingerboard Roadhouse

  • 4.00pm: Depart Lowmead
  • 5.00pm: Depart Fingerboard Roadhouse, Taunton
  • 6.00pm: Arrive Gladstone Marina
  • 8.00pm: Depart Gladstone Marina
  • 9.00pm: Returns to Fingerboard Roadhouse, Taunton
  • 10.00pm: Returns to Lowmead

Sunday, July 21, 2013 - Ubobo

  • 4.45pm: Depart Ubobo General Store
  • 4.50pm: Collect at Nagoorin Primary School
  • 6.00pm: Arrive Gladstone Marina
  • 8.00pm: Depart Gladstone Marina
  • 9.10pm: Arrive Nagoorin Primary School
  • 9.15pm: Arrive Ubobo General Store

Residents are advised that there are limited tickets and bookings will be taken on a first-in basis.

Ticket holders who plan on departing from the Fingerboard Roadhouse at Taunton must contact roadhouse staff upon arrival to ensure their vehicles are parked in the all-night access section.

Bookings can be made by phoning Buslink on 4972 1670 by following the prompt to extension one and then asking for Jackie.



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