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Saturday, 12 October 2019

1812 Overture with Band of the 1st Regiment

Time

4.30pm AEST - 8.00pm AEST

Date

Saturday, 12 October 2019

Details

BRYO members are not needed until 5.00 pm on the Saturday 12 October in the green room. Please arrive around 4.30pm to make sure we are ready.  The event itself starts midday so it might be interesting to attend earlier to see the rest of the ceremonies and venues etc.

Details of the actual event are below.

7th Brigade’s annual Open Day will be held at Gallipoli Barracks this year on Saturday the 12th October. This is a free, family friendly event for the whole community.

The day will be split into two events:

Explore the Barracks: Open to the general public
When: 1pm -6.40pm

Get up close to Army vehicles, equipment, weapons and helicopters, see military demonstrations including section attacks, attack dogs, drone flights and fitness challenges.

A highlight will be 1st Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery’s 70th Birthday celebration where M2A2 105mm Howitzer ceremonial artillery guns will fire in synchronisation with the 1812 Overture, played by the Band of the 1st Regiment and the Australian Army Band Brisbane.

Fireworks will round out the evening.

This is a free event, but registration is essential. For more info: www.ExploretheBarracks.com.au. FREE tickets will be available from Monday 16 September.

Please note: There will be no onsite parking. Members of the public are encouraged to catch public transport and walk in through the Samford Road Gate.

Venue

Gallipoli Barracks Llyod Street

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