What’s On – Nannup calendar of events
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Upcoming local events

WHAT’S ON

Being located in the heart of Western Australia’s South West, Nannup is a short drive from most of the region’s popular events. Holberry House is the perfect place to come home to after a day of fun, so check our Nannup calendar of events to help plan your visit.

All year – Mountain Biking – Nannup

Every Day – Sculpture Walk

October 13 to 22 – Blooming Wild

October 18 to 21 – Cape to Cape Mountain Bike Race

November 8 to 11 – Tour of Margaret River (in Nannup)

Novemebr 16 to 18 – Margaret River Gourmet Escape

October 6-7 Prelude and the main spring festival will be held 1-5 November Festival of Country Gardens

 

Jan 27 – Leeuwin Estate Concert

Mar 2 – Music Festival

All year – Mountain Biking – Nannup

Every Day – Sculpture Walk

April 21 – Unearthed Pemberton

April 22 – Balingup Field Day

April 22 – Make smoking History Rally

May 6 – Festival of Country Gardens

May 19 – Seven Cycling Event

June 22 – Truffle Kerfuffle

All year – Mountain Biking – Nannup

Every Day – Sculpture Walk

July 13 to 22 – Cabin Fever (Margaret River)

August 22 – Nannup Flower & Garden Festival

August 22 to 26   – Cinefest Oz (Busselton)

August 25 to 26 – Balingup Medieval Carnivale

September 15  –  The Tiger Hunt

All year – Mountain Biking – Nannup

Every Day – Sculpture Walk


16 – 18 November

Margaret River Gourmet Escape

2018 STAR LINE-UP & PROGRAM ANNOUNCED!

Margaret River Gourmet Escape, described by one of our returning stars, Nigella Lawson, as an astonishing event in a magical destination is returning 16-18 November!

Not alone in her affection for the event, other returning stars include crowd-favourites Rick andJack Stein, Tetsuya WakudaJulien RoyerAshley Palmer-WattsJo BarrettMitch Orr and Guy Grossi to name a few. They’ll be joined by an impressive line-up of first-time chefs and wine experts, to host over 45 events in more than […]


27 January

Leeuwin Australia Day Long Weekend Concert

Each year Leeuwin stages a series of spectacular alfresco concerts in the picturesque grounds of the Estate as part of the Winery’s ongoing association and sponsorship of the Arts. The Leeuwin Concert series is a highlight in Australia’s social and cultural calendar. Visitors from all over Australia and abroad make the pilgrimage to the Margaret River Estate to enjoy the music of the industry’s greatest performers. Attired in anything from top hats to t-shirts, they picnic on the lawns whilst enjoying these remarkable events. […]


18 – 21 October

4 Day MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

The Cape to Cape is Australia’s largest longest running and most popular four day MTB stage race.

Plan your preparation for this event with a stay at Holberry House near Margaret River Western Australia,

It’s on this October from the 18th to the 21st and features an iconic riding experience that includes access to stunning private stunning trails, vineyard visits, brewery finishes and some of the warmest hospitality the region has to offer.

Stages range from 50 to 63 kilometres over the four-day event taking riders through unique […]

All year round 

HOLBERRY SCULPTURE WALK

A feature in the grounds are sculptures and works of art.  Several pieces have been created by community workshops, such as the one above.  View the works of talented West Australian sculpture artists in the lower gardens.  This ongoing exhibition is open during daylight hours.  Entry for visitors to the exhibition and open garden is $4.00.   

 


All year round 

MOUNTAIN BIKING IN NANNUP

Originally a road and rail line used to remove logs from the jarrah forest, today the trail is utilised by walkers and mountain bike riders.  Unlike other rail trails it is hilly in sections and becomes narrow in many places, proving challenging, but very scenic. The trail features interpretation on the old timberline heritage, beautiful flora and fauna and spectacular views to the bends in St John Brook from Sleeper Hewer’s Camp.

Beginning at either end, the trail runs from the rail bridge (over the Blackwood River) […]

Annual Event – 3rd week of AUGUST

NANNUP FLOWER & GARDEN FESTIVAL

Featuring a Floral Display in the Great Hall of Flowers, open gardens, art workshops, garden talks, weekend market stalls, and children’s activities. Musical entertainment provided, including choir performances and street theatre. The event is held in the 3rd week of August every year.

This year Horticulturist Steve Wood will be dishing up a discussion about how ‘Healthy Soil means Healthy Food’, where you’ll learn how to grow delicious, nutrient rich produce at home. Meet Steve at the Q&A sessions at the end of each day and several […]

23-27 August 

CINEFEST OZ, NANNUP

Cinefest Oz premiers feature films and events in the regions cinemas, galleries, wineries and Town Hall, making it a feast for the senses and a chance to get up close to stars and producers in the movie industry. Nannup will participate in the Community Screenings in the Town Hall each day.
More information is available from www.cinefestoz.com

See video here.

Saturday 26-Sunday 27 August 2017

BALINGUP MEDIEVAL AFFAIR

The best of medieval, mythical and mystical all on offer in Balingup.  Dress up (hire costumes available on site) and join in the atmosphere of the carnival.

WA Labour Day long weekend, 2-5 March

Nannup Music Festival

Proudly sponsored by Holberry House, The Nannup Music Festival is held annually over the WA Labour Day long weekend, over which time the streets come alive with stalls, performances and activities. The Festival, now in its 29th year, is a community-spirited event operated by a passionate and dedicated team of Staff and Committee from the not-for-profit Nannup Music Club Inc.

It is an amazing and inspiring weekend for everyone and a special place to share a festival experience and authentic good times with your […]

Saturday 22 April 2017

BALINGUP SMALL FARM FIELD DAY

The ultimate day out for those who own a small farm or semi rural property.  Animal husbandry, water testing, fashion parades, garden tips and workshops, with plenty of interesting stalls.  Gates open to the public 9am – 4.30pm at the Balingup Sports Oval. Adults $15. 

Friday 21 – Sunday 30 April 2017

 UNEARTHED PEMBERTON

The Southern Forest region invites you to discover its treasures behind the farm gate, the artists studio and local secrets.  The Festival is a showcase of the regions premier food and wine producers, culinary professionals, art, heritage and of course natural beauty.

Australian sculpture artists in the lower gardens.  This ongoing exhibition is open during daylight hours.  Entry for visitors to the exhibition and open garden is $4.00.

Friday 22 –Sunday 23 April 2017 

MAKE SMOKING HISTORY RALLY, NANNUP

Make Smoking History Rally is Round 1 of the Australian Rally Championship and is held in the plantations around Nannup during the day and on the Busselton Foreshore in the evenings.  The main street of Nannup is transformed into pit lane, providing an opportunity to get up close to the cars, teams and drivers.

Friday 22 – Sunday 24 June 2018  

TRUFFLE KERFUFFLE MANJIMUP

Truffle Kerfuffle is a unique 3 day wine and food festival held in Manjimup, 40 mins south east of Nannup. It celebrates the black truffle and Southern Forests wine and produce.

The event village is established at the picturesque Fontys Pool where you can taste and purchase regional produce and wines,  and participate in long table lunches, cooking demonstrations and truffle hunts.

Celebrity chefs for 2018 include Guy Grossi, Marianne Lumb, Scott Brannigan, Sam Aisbett, Mark Best and Bruno Loubet.

More information and […]

Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 May 2017

FESTIVAL OF COUNTRY GARDENS

Gardens are open from 9.00am to 4.00pm.  The Blackwood River Valley in WA’s South West is absolutely gorgeous in Autumn right through into Winter. Unlike destinations that are over on the coast, it feels to me as if the cosy inland Blackwood Valley towns come alive as the weather cools down and the days shorten.

Australian sculpture artists in the lower gardens.  This ongoing exhibition is open during daylight hours.  Entry for visitors to the exhibition and open garden is $4.00.

19 May 2018 

SEVEN, NANNUP

SEVEN – Trial Cycling Event – Inspired by the early versions of the Tour de France, SEVEN will take you on an epic journey that at times will seem surreal, to the point you will have to remind yourself that you are still in Western Australia.

Ride the unridden, discover the hidden. SEVEN – Trial Cycling Event may just be the toughest one day event in Australia. The route includes Arcadia, Chainsaw Ridge and The Crucible. Suited to Mountain bike riders MTB and the Cyclocross riders CX.

This event is being held in […]

15th SEPTEMBER – 9am

THE TIGER HUNT – Nannup Cycling Event

Ride WA and Middle Earth present a most magnificent off-road route through Blackwood Gorge. It is a 60km course consisting of secret tracks that wind around glacial hills and valleys to an elevation of 1300 meters. The organisers are supplying a support vehicle, halfway refreshments and a few special surprises along the way! There will be Food Options post race. Suitable for MTB, Gravel bikes and CX. The course is described as “Spectacular. Undulating to various degrees.” and features 8 categorised climbs. With a start/finish in […]

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