Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Our banners

BMC has used a number of banners over the years.

Sketch by Jamie Carlin of banner made by him & used in the 60s. BMC is known to have participated in the 1967 & 1968 Waratah Festivals.
Waratah Spring Festivals were held between 1956 & 1973    (Jamie Carlin collection)

Today we have 2 handmade banners plus several commercial banners.

Dale Dengate made our first banner in 1968 for use at the Tuena Festival (BMC archives)

1968 banner with 1969 sash & 1971 Crabben Cullen Sapphire Safari pennant (BMC archives)

Second felt pennant that never made it on to our first banner. (Given to BMC archives by Dale Dengate 2014)

 Alex Bowker at a Singabout night at BWIU Building, between 1971 & 1980 when BMC stopped using BMIU hall (BMC Archives)

Banner at a performance of Rousebouts -
source -
The Rouseabouts the rattling good bush band - interview with Ray Grieve

Bush Music Festival banner    (BMC archives)

Chris Kempster on stage at the Hut, 1980s (BMC archives)

Banner used at an un-named event - other photos here

Heritage Ball, c.1980s  (BMC archives)

Original planning 2012 (BMC Archives)

 Banner created by Dale Dengate in 2012, & backed & quilted by Sandra Nixon
(Wayne Richmond photo)

Bob Bolton, 60th Anniversary concert (Sandra Nixon photo)

Pull-up banner


BMC's latest banner  (Sandra Nixon photo)

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