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Top 10 things to do in Bunbury this week
Top 10 things to do in Bunbury this week

1. Judith Lucy
Perth-born comedian Judith Lucy is back in WA as part of her Nothing Fancy tour and performs at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on Friday night. With more than 20 years of stand-up experience, Lucy is a household name in Australia and her dry, self-deprecating style of humour has had audiences across the nation in stitches. For more information or to book tickets see

2. Brian Letton
South Australian country crooner Brian Letton plays a one off show at the Soccerdrome on Parade Road this Sunday. With a career spanning more than 25 years and 20 albums, Letton is one of Australia’s premier country acts. The show begins at 2.30pm – tickets cost $22 for adults and $5 for children. Buy tickets at the door or call Jeanette on 9795 3965 to book.

3. Emperors
Perth indie rockers Emperors invade the Prince of Wales Hotel for a free show tonight. The band has received extensive play time on national radio station Triple J with Be Ready When I Say Go, the standout single on 2012 debut album Stay Frosty. Support act Super Best Friends kick off the night’s entertainment at 9pm.

4. Movie Night
As part of its 10th birthday celebrations the Chefs’ Long Table Lunch is thanking the South West for its ongoing support with a free movie night on Friday. Hotel Transylvania will screen at 7.30pm at the giant Chefs’ Long Table Lunch Marquee on the Pat Usher Foreshore opposite BREC. Food and refreshments will be on sale. are available for purchase but bring your own blanket or low back chair. Gates open at 6.30pm.

5. Speedway
Petrol heads can head down to the Quit Collie Speedway track on Saturday night for a healthy dose of adrenaline pumping action. Engines start revving at 6pm. Tickets cost $20 for adults. Admission for pensioners and children is $10 while a family pass costs $40.

6. Farmers Market
Pick up some of the freshest and most delicious produce the South West has to offer at the Boyanup and Districts Farmers Market at Memorial Park on Saturday. Running from 8am to 12pm, this monthly event is always abuzz with local farmers and producers peddling their wares amid a bustling family friendly atmosphere. Seafood, beef, fresh fruit and vegetables and a range of jams and preserves are just a few of the things on offer.

7. Heritage Centre
The monthly South Rail and Heritage Centre open day falls on Saturday and provides an opportunity to check out historical locomotives from the steam and early diesel eras. Also on display is agricultural machinery, railway implements and old stationary engines. Entry is by gold coin donation. A lunch van and barbecue are on hand to provide food and drinks.

8. Dalyellup Dockers
Registrations for Dalyellup Dockers Football Club are now open and can be made in person at the Dalyellup Sports Pavilion on Saturday between 9am and 10.30am. Registrations are for Auskick, juniors between Year 4 and Year 12 and AFL Masters (over 35s). The registration forms are also available to download from

9. Playing for Keeps
When an injury forces professional soccer player George (Gerard Butler) off the field for good, his life begins to unravel around him. While trying to land a job with a sports network, George takes over coaching his son’s soccer team in a bid to win back the faith and respect of his family and estranged wife (Jessica Biel). Things become complicated when George starts meeting the parents of the kids in his soccer team, all of whom seem to have their own troubling agendas. Playing for Keeps opens at Bunbury Grand Cinemas on Thursday.

10. Arts Martial
Pop rockers Arts Martial are back in town for a gig at the Prince of Wales Hotel tomorrow night. The popular Perth band always puts on a good show and is worth checking out for fans new and old alike.

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