LIST: Burnett markets, shows, festivals cancelled

NO MARKETS: Nanango market regulars like Memphis McKenzie from Wattlecamp were disappointed to hear the August Nanango Markets were cancelled. Picture: FILE 220722_08

As Queenslanders wait in anticipation to see if the lockdown is lifted next week for the southeast region, more Burnett events have been cancelled.

The Nanango Show Society announced on Facebook that their monthly markets at Nanango on Saturday, 7 August were cancelled.

The Murgon August markets, which were due to held on Sunday morning, have been cancelled.

The markets organisers are working on a plan to make sure they can hold the monthly markets from September onwards.

The Wondai Show Society also made a tough call this week.

The annual show set for 28 August has been cancelled.

The show society stated in a Facebook post that there would sadly be no Wondai Show this year due to covid.

“We value our aged and Indigenous population too much to risk it,” they stated.

The Kingaroy Art Gallery’s official exhibition opening on Friday, 6 August has been cancelled.

The Impressions 15 exhibition however, will still be open to the public until 28 August.

This comes after both the Kingaroy BaconFest, Blackbutt Music Festival and Blackbutt Avocado Festival announced they were cancelling their 2021 event. More details here:

The Heritage Nanango PLAYfest was set to be held on 6 to 8 August, but the competition has now been cancelled.

However, the Nanango Theatre Company will endeavour to host a night of one act plays for South Burnett entries. More details here: