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North Queensland Festival and Theatre Programmes Archive

This is a selection of original and mainly excellent condition festival and theatre programmes, from 1913 to the late 1960s, for shows and entertainments that took place in Townsville, Charters Towers and other North Queensland towns. The items in this collection were found among the Ron Store papers and have been archived separately.

Archive Location: 423R

Detailed Listing

NQF/1/ Souvenir Programme of the Jubilee Carnival: Held in Commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Foundation of Townsville. T. Willmett & Sons (1913)

NQF/2/ Order of Service for use by the Citizens of Townsville gathered to Render Thanks to Almighty God on the occasion of the Cessation of Hostilities with Germany. Willmetts Print. [undated; 1918?]

NQF/3/ Camoomilli, The Glamourous Barrier Reef. Compiled and printed by T. Willmett & Sons for H.K. McDonald [193?]; front cover missing

NQF/4/ Townsville North Queensland: Complete Jubilee Year Guide. Tourist Publicity, Brisbane [1951] 

NQF/5/ Vacuum Oil Company Pty. Ltd., 1952 Mobil Quest: Townsville Recital Stars of Mobil Quest, Wintergarden [1952]; 2 copies

NQF/6/ The World-Famous Italian Tenor Luigi Infantino: At the Piano - Nino Rosso. Australian Tour 1955 [1955]

NQF/7/ State High School Townsville Opera Club Presents "The Yeomen of the Guard" (undated); State High School Townsville Opera Club Presents "The Gondoliers"(undated)

NQF/8/ The Blackthorn Dramatic Society presents: "The Mikado" (1964), "Captain Starlight" (1965); and "The Gondoliers" (1966);

NQF/9/ Australian Broadcasting Commission presents Queensland Symphony Orchestra in the Second Concert of the 1966 Celebrity Concert Series. Rowan Morcom Pty. Ltd., Brisbane [1966]

NQF/10/ The Townsville Choral & Orchestral Society proudly presents Carousel. S. & V. Strange, Townsville [1965] 

NQF/11/ Seventh Annual North Queensland Drama Festival of One-Act Plays (Sponsored by St. James' Players). Souvenir Programme. D.W. Hastings & Sons, Townsville [1966] 

NQF/12/ Eighth Annual North Queensland Drama Festival of One Act Plays (Sponsored by St. James' Players) . Souvenir Programme. D.W. Hastings & Sons, Townsville [1967] 

NQF/13/ Townsville Centenary Service of Thanksgiving and Re-Dedication. Townsville and District Ministers' Fraternal [1964] 

NQF/14/ Rossini's Barber of Seville With Principal Singers of the Elizabethan Trust Opera Company: 1966 Country Tour. Arts Council of Australia (Queensland Division) [1966] 

NQF/15/ The Ann Roberts School of Dancing presents: "Let's Go Dancing" (1963); "Centenary Capers" (1964); and "Come, Dance Your Blues Away" [1966]

NQF/16/ All Souls' School and St.Gabriel's School Charters Towers present: "Iolanthe". D.J. MacDonald, Charters Towers [1964]; and 'Ruddigore". D.J. MacDonald, Charters Towers [1965]

NQF/17/ The College Players Present Gilbert and Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore": Summer Tour, 1965 [1965]

NQF/18/ Programme: Youth Spectacular: Wintergarden Theatre, Townsville, October 14th, 1966; and Your Souvenir of Personal Messages and Photos in a Gallery of Your Youth Spectacular Stars

NQF/19/ The Arts Council of Australia Qld Division presents: A Taste of Honey: A love story with a difference by Shelagh Delaney. Mirror Newspapers Ltd., Brisbane [1967]

NQF/20/ Programme: Townsville Centenary Combined State Primary Schools Concert to be held in the Wintergarden Theatre on Thursday, 26th November, 1964. Krickers Print, Townsville [1964]

NQF/21/ Australian Broadcasting Commission presents The First Concert of the 1967 Recital Series: Abbey Simon Pianist. Rowan Morcom Pty. Ltd., Brisbane [1967]

NQF/22/ Lillian Bensted's Orchestra (undated)

NQF/23/ The Brisbane City Council presents Civic Concert, City Hall, Brisbane, Friday, 4th March, 1955 [1955]

NQF/24/ T.I.P. present Cinderella, December 8,10,11 [1965]



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