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Spring Hill Alive Festival 2015

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 Oct 21st 2015 3:39pm


Spring Hill Festival

The much loved Spring Hill Alive Festival will be held on Saturday the 14th of November 2015!
 

Entry to the event is FREE all day long, and will be located in the Boundary Street precinct on Spring Hill, Brisbane.

Come along from 10am to 5pm, for a great day of community based fun for all the family.


Delivering something to please everyone, this event is a bold cultural celebration. On the program you’ll find live music, arts and craft markets, vibrant spring flower displays, great kids activities and loads of food trucks serving ever popular (and delicious) ‘street food’.

A little history about the event: The first Spring Hill Fair was held in 1973. Launched by local entrepreneur and philanthropist, the late Cecilia McNally MBE, it soon became one of Brisbane’s most popular community and charitable fund raising events.

On an unofficial note, the Spring Hill Fair really started a few years earlier when Ms McNally organised neighborhood get together’s with the aim of getting to know her neighbours and raising money for charity.

The Spring Hill Fair boast a focus on arts, crafts, local talent and bringing community together, it was a  
two-day Spring-time event that became an annual tradition for both locals and the 
greater Brisbane community.

Interestingly, Brisbane 80’s indie rock band ‘The Go-Betweens’, released their third album titled “Spring Hill Fair” back in September 1984. The band named this album after the annual event, as all of the band members had at one time or another lived in the area of Spring Hill.

Why not come along on Saturday the 14th of November and join in the celebrations! Oxygen Apartments Spring Hill are located in Leichhardt Street – perfectly positioned for attending the Spring Hill Alive.

Visit for the Spring Hill Alive Festival and then stay a few extra nights to explore our great city. Oxygen Apartments are just a short walk from the CBD and Queen Street Mall (a free bus to the CBD runs every 15 minutes Monday to Friday!), plus it’s just a 600 metre walk to Central train Station and only 17km to the Brisbane Airport.
 

See a show at QPAC, visit the South Bank Parklands, take a tour of Brisbane City Hall, hit the high-end fashion boutiques of Edward Street or enjoy a cruise down Brisbane River!  There are many activities and attractions to visit in Brisbane.  Plus, a wide range of excellent cafes, restaurants and bars.

Oxygen Apartments offer a selection of 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom apartments and penthouses for your comfort and convenience. All are self contained with well equipped kitchens, air conditioning, cable television and private balconies.

There is an outdoor heated 25m swimming pool that is perfect for laps, a sauna, spa, large and well equipped gym, wi-fi access (1GB of free access is included in every apartment in the nightly rate), Foxtel cable TV including 5 sports channels, and free secure onsite guest parking when booking at Oxygen Apartments.

For more information on the event please visit Spring Hill Alive Festival

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