Back to the 40s – Big Band and Dance

Festivals and Celebrations

15 Aug 2020

‘Back to the 40s’ will celebrate Cloncurry, and the Outback’s, unique role as a military base of operations during World War 2. Cloncurry was an important base and refuelling stop for United States B-17 Flying Fortresses, Dutch forces evacuating Java, and Australian forces. The event will showcase this history through a 1940s Big Band and dance in the wartime era Shire Hall to launch the military history trail. The trail will be a legacy of the event and provide an ongoing draw card for tourists to visit Cloncurry and the Outback, exploring the unique history of the region.


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Event Times

15 Aug 2020

Once Only Event


Cloncurry Shire Hall

Scarr Street, Cloncurry, 4824

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