The Gathering


In response to COVID-19 and in line with the Queensland Government’s direction on non-essential gatherings, The Gathering has been CANCELLED. For more information please visit The Gathering website​.

One of Queensland’s largest Celtic festivals returns to the City of Ipswich this May. The Gathering brings the wider community together in celebration of Celtic music, culture and performance featuring:

  • Queensland Pipe Band Spectacular
  • Traditional, modern folk and choral music
  • Highland Dancing performances & workshops
  • Markets, international food, traditional fare and much more

Visitors can also sample Haggis, learn how to play the bagpipes and even participate in the strong man style Highland games.

Bring the whole clan along and discover Celtic heritage and historic Ipswich at The Gathering.

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Event details




Ipswich Turf Club

Early Bird Tickets from $10


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