Experience a Vintage Christmas at Bankfoot House
Presented by Bankfoot House and The Drama Merchant, The Radioplay Hour: Pinocchio will perform this delightful story of the boy with a wooden heart on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th between 11am & 1pm.
‘Audiences both young and old will be captivated with The Drama Merchants presentation of this family classic, written in 1883 by Carlo Callodi, as it performed as an old time radio play complete with Musical interludes, LIVE sound effects with a little audience participation!
If you enjoyed last years presentation of The Radioplay Hour: A Christmas Carol, then you will enjoy this little treat!
Ticket for Two: $22.50
Family or Group of 4: $40.00
Each show will have an intimate audience of 40 and run for 45minutes
Images from last years show -
The Radioplay Hour: A Christmas Carol
Address: 1998 Old Gympie Rd, Glass House Mountains QLD 4518
Take a wander through the grounds of Bankfoot House Heritage Precinct and view the outbuildings, displays and "Christmas at Bankfoot House" Exhibition.
Friday 4.12.2020 to Sunday 31.1.2021
The three generations of Bankfoot House were all very musical. The Grigor family owned a piano as documented in photographs contained in our collection. Clementina Burgess (nee Grigor) was well known as a fine pianist so too were her daughters Mary and Ellie, who were often called on to play at local dances and town events.
The Bankfoot House team has carefully selected objects from our stored collection to exhibit over the festive season including some Christmas sheet music that belonged to Mary and Ellie.
View the exhibition in the Mary Grigor Centre every Friday, Saturday and/ or Sunday 10am-3pm.
The Bankfoot House collection is made up of over 6500 objects that belonged to the Grigor, Burgess and Ferris families.
The collection contains objects large and small; from the timber bullock wagon down to pieces as small as a thimble. Each of these objects were used and loved by the family and tell the tale of life here at Bankfoot House.
Like all family homes, Bankfoot House was the setting for many celebrations and family gatherings, and no time was quite as special at Bankfoot as Christmas.
Click on image to watch ‘Stories from the Red Couch’ as Ann Podobnik shares tales of festive cheer from Bankfoot House.