What’s happening in the Shire of Broome?
Wed 23 May – Library and Information Week
Broome Public Library celebrates with National Simultaneous Storytime and the launch of Broome Beach Books for 2018. Broome Beach Books kicks off at 11am at Cable Beach then runs each Wed from 11-11.45am. National Simultaneous Storytime starts at 9am with Broome kids joining others around Australia to read the same story at the same time.
Fri 25 May – Chinatown Late Night Trading
Chinatown, 5-8pm. Paint the Town Red when Chinatown comes alive as late night trading returns with food, shopping, free street entertainment, live music and other attractions. The events are presented by Chinatown traders and the Chinatown Revitalisation Project.
Sat 26 - Sun 27 May – Airnorth Cable Beach Polo
Cable Beach. A sporting spectacular which attracts people from around Australia and the world – leading polo players, tourists, media and celebrities – beach polo is not only unique to Broome, it is rare in the world. Cable Beach is one of a select number of exotic locations to host beach polo. Proudly supported by the Shire of Broome.
Wed 30, Thur 31 May, Sat 2 Jun – Marrugeku’s Burrbgaja Yalirra – Three Short Works
Broome Civic Centre, 7pm. The Shire of Broome and internationally acclaimed contemporary dance-theatre company Marrugeku present the world premiere of Burrbgaja Yalirra – Three Short Works. From the creators of Gudirr Gudirr, Cut the Sky and Burning Daylight, Burrbgaja Yalirra (Dancing Forwards) is an evocative triple bill of new solo works exploring the challenges of reciprocity in Australia today. Tickets at www. broomeciviccentre.com.au.
Wed 30 – Thur 31 May – Staircase to the Moon Markets
Town Beach, 5pm-9pm. Browse stalls showcasing handmade products, jewellery, clothing and art. Tempt your palate with a delicious selection of food and beverages before sitting back to soak up the tunes of Broome musicians. Please note that road closures will be in place. Proudly supported by the Shire of Broome.