The Queen's Baton Relay will pass through Mitchell en route to the Gold Coast for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
The Baton will travel west from Roma to Mitchell on Thursday, 8 March. The Relay in Mitchell will begin at 11am at Mitchell State School, travelling on Ann Street, Dublin Street and Elizabeth Street. Guests are invited to line the streets and watch the Queen’s Baton travel around the town, finishing on Warrego Highway at Sophia Street before travelling on to its next destination, Morven.
9.00am – 10.15am
VENUE CHANGE - Park behind Council’s Mitchell Customer Service Centre on Ann Street (opposite Mitchell Memorial Park)
Come to Mitchell’s Memorial Park from 9am to celebrate the GC2018 Queen’s Baton Relay coming to Mitchell! A morning of festivities, there will be a blade shearing demonstration, Indigenous dance, as well as drumming and school performances. Mitchell Bakery will have lamingtons to give away and Bonus Downs will be onsite with a live demonstration making billy tea and damper.
A BBQ sausage sizzle and drinks will also be available for purchase.
To view the Relay route for Mitchell, click here.pdf
This is a free community event.