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Stable on the Strand 18th – 22nd December 2014

For five days before Christmas, Townsville’s major ocean-front area, Strand Park, will be transformed into the historic town of Bethlehem. Here you can interact with Roman soldiers, traditional craftspeople, livestock, shepherds and sheep, wise men and their camels and, of course, Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus.

The Stage will feature wonderful Christmas entertainment. Many and varied local & guest artists will thrill the audiences using a variety of media – singing, acting, story telling and mime. There will be lots of kids’ activities to keep children busy – face painting, games, dressups, carpentry, weaving, pottery and dancing.

Location: Strand Park, Townsville 

Time: Stable on the Strand is open each evening from 5:30pm to 9:30pm

Cost: It’s FREE!

Stable on the Strand Features:

  • Town of Bethlehem
  • Mater Health Services NQ Stage
  • Youth Program
  • Festival Acts
  • Hospitality
  • Town of Bethlehem

The Town of Bethlehem features the Nativity and Bethlehem scenes, all performed with live actors.

Interactive activities include:

  • The Town Square NEW!
  • Nativity Scene
  • Shepherds’ Walk
  • Caleb’s Carpentry
  • Roman Soldiers
  • Marketplace
  • Bread of Life Bakery
  • Animals
  • Puppets
  • Fishing
  • Pottery
  • Prayer Wall
  • Pastor’s Blessing

Youth Program

Attention all Youth!

Celebrate the Christmas season in style! Hit up Strand park to discover Townsville’s premier event, Stable On The Strand. Connect with youth across the city through tie dying, treasure hunts, basketball comps, photo booths and so much more. Meet at Strand Park Basketball Court, Thursday 18 to Monday 22 December, 5:30pm – 9:30pm.

For further information click on the following link

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