Swinging Into Action

24 Mar 2023
Queensland Museum Tropics, Townsville

Swinging Into Action is a one-of-a-kind event that will take you back in time for an adults only evening combining swing dancing nostalgia with 1940s wartime history.

Meet two special guests – award-winning cinematographer David Brill and The Australian War Memorial curator Daniel Eisenberg and see Australia's first ever Academy Award® for the documentary, Kokoda Front Line!

  • Discover the Action! Film & War exhibit with small group exhibition tours with David and Daniel
  • Learn about the making of Kokoda Front Line! with David
  • Live performances by the 1RAR Band
  • Professional swing dancing demonstration and lesson, ready to swing the rest of the evening away
  • Come along in 1940s garb and walk the red carpet
  • Enjoy themed food
Presented by Museum of Tropical Queensland