Check out the intricate tree jumpers at the Southern Downs Jumpers and Jazz Festival.
Check out the intricate tree jumpers at the Southern Downs Jumpers and Jazz Festival. Leanne Ryan

Visit Warwick's woolly wonderland this weekend

LOVERS of soft wool and softer tunes are encouraged to jump in Jumpers and Jazz, at Warwick.

It started Thursday, with a huge list of events planed for the first weekend.

Saturday starts with the full day of live music at the Downtown Jazz Stage, from 9.30am to 4pm, in front of the Warwick Town Hall in Palmerin St. 

Click here for a full gig guide. 

Wander along the main street and view the festival's iconic tree jumpers, made by local craft and community groups, schools and businesses.

The Warwick Art Gallery Garden, on Albion St, will host an artisan market from 9.30am to 2.30, where the public can purchase hand-made goodies from the makers themselves.

The tree jumper competition winners will be announced at the market.

Guided tours, taking in the tree jumper displays, will depart the art gallery from 2pm and 3pm.

St Mark's Parish Hall, at the corner of Grafton and Albion Sts will host a pop-up art gallery.

Lovers of old-fashioned travel are invited to take a ride on the Southern Downs Steam Railway, departing from the Lyons St station, at 10am.

It will take a trip out to Hendon. Period dress is optional, but welcome.

As the sun sets head to Killarney Showgrounds for the town's bonfire night.

Check out the fantastical fiery dragons, dinosaurs and crocodiles at this winter party, featuring a famous fire drum exhibition, giant bonfires, fireworks, country rock music and food stalls.

These are just a selection of the hundreds of events held in the Southern Downs over the next two weeks.

Click here for full program.



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