Relaxing after the show … Chorale members Diane Read, Alex Berry, Georgina Graham, Stephen Upton, Caz Dingle and Justin Labinsky

August 31, 2021

A pair of carpet snakes hitched a ride around the world at historic Taabinga Homestead on Sunday afternoon.

The two reptiles caused a small stir in the audience as they slithered across the beams of the outbuilding where the South Burnett Chorale was holding a concert.

But  the 23 singers weren’t too concerned by the extra music lovers dangling overhead!

Chorale conductor Julee-Anne Bell said the theme of the concert was “If Wishing Made It So … Around The World In Sixty Minutes”, a nod to the fact overseas travel isn’t possible at the moment.

The repertoire included songs from Kenya, New Orleans, Scotland and India.

About 100 people, plus the two pythons, turned up to enjoy the music.

The human guests enjoyed afternoon tea in the grounds of Taabinga Homestead after the show.

South Burnett Chorale members Joy Harris, Ellen Hanwright and Tracey Labinsky with conductor Julee-Anne Bell, second from left
Enjoying an afternoon out were Chrissy Downman, Brisbane; Jenni Campbell, Kumbia; and Beverley Gilders, Kingaroy
Diane Doak, Belle Winters and Lois Thurnham, all from Kingaroy

Anderssons Fruit Market for quality fruits and vegetables
Position Vacant, Hobbs And Associates, Wondai - click here


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