Festival in full bloom

By Ashleigh Fielding | posted on September 19, 2019

THE Great Southern’s annual Bloom Festival kicks off this week with a calendar of more than 60 events lined up across the region.

The event will begin with Mulka – Place Names Katanning at Katanning Town Square this Friday from 5.30pm to 8pm.

This will include a large-scale puppet performance of Noongar storytelling, music and dance.

After all of the Bloom Festival events, the festival will wrap up on October 17 with Stories from the Keeping Place at the Gnowangerup Museum.

A Wild Paws Walk will also take place in Katanning on October 19.

A full list of events, information, competitions and prizes can be found online at greatsoutherntreasures.com.au/bloom or at local visitors centres, community resource centres and shire offices.