Inglewood Population Swells for the Weekend

The second weekend in July will see Inglewood come alive with a number of events due to kick off in town.

HovercraftOut at Coolmunda Dam, things will be a buzz with the National Hovercraft championships lifting off on a Dam now at over 90% capacity.

There are at least 45 hovercraft machines in action over the weekend and full details of the adventure can be found at

Up the road, the Modifyre event have just confirmed State Government.

It’ll be setting up just out of town in the Yelarbon State Forest from 5 – 10 July.  T

The annual event is hosted by BURN Arts, Inc –  a Brisbane-based non-profit promoting participatory arts and culture.

The 6-day event is set to include large-scale art, theme camps, performances, workshops, and music.

On Saturday evening (8 July), the local community are invited to join the festivities, as participants celebrate with a potluck dinner and bonfire.

The event is relocating to Inglewood in 2017 to allow for future growth, which is exciting for the region.  It is likely to attract several hundred people in its first year at Inglewood.

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Goondiwindi Regional Council Mayor Graeme Scheu says the events show the special nature of the region.

“it is exciting that Inglewood is able to host these unique events, and I look forward to visiting Inglewood over the July weekend to see all the action first hand.”