Music & Events

 a walk from Queen Bee Cottage

  1. Milton Theatre
    Historic building seats 200 people, with excellent acoustics and great ambience. Features local Australian and overseas artists and used for live theatre and community performances.
  2. Star Hotel
    The newest live music buzz venue on the South Coast.
  3. Harvest Bar
    Live music in boutique bar with modern rustic, industrial charm that creating a vibey atmosphere.
  4. Farm to Table Fruit & Veg Market
    Every Saturday morning from 8.30am to 11.30am pickup your local grown produce at the Milton Showground – just 500m walk from Queen Bee Cottage.
  5. Milton Showground Markets
    First Saturday each month and holiday weekends at Milton Showground – just 500m walk from Queen Bee Cottage.
  6. Merry Maidens Veggies
    Providores of Certified Demeter biodynamic produce & certified organic produce. Top of town, Milton
  7. StoryFest
    Storyfest celebrates the art of storytelling in all its forms. In 2019, the festival opens with a choice of creative workshops. Friday night kicks off with a panel of award-winning Australian crime writers. Milton, June
  8. Milton Agricultural Show
    Every March for a little bit of country and a little bit of rock n roll from rodeo Battle of the Bands and U Beaut Ute and all country fair in between.
  9. Shoalhaven Timber Festival
    Highlighting the history of the timber industry and its valued past, present and future. Festival goers will get to view some of the important parts of the timber history of the Shoalhaven. Milton Showgrounds, October
  10. Om Sweet Om Yoga
    Beautiful little studio with welcoming teachers and a range of programs and courses with something for everyone just a few minutes walk from Queen Bee Cottage.
  11. Tidal Yoga
    Nurturing healthy minds, bodies and souls for toddlers to young adults through the practice of Yoga, Mindfulness, connection to self, Community and the Environment. Just a few minutes walk from Queen Bee Cottage.

And in the Queen Bee Cottage neighbourhood

  1. Harbourfeast
    Food and wine festival held annually in November in Ulladulla celebrating the outstanding food and wine producers in Milton, Ulladulla and surrounding districts.
  2. Escape ARTfest
    Experience art, music, film, fashion, sculpture, literature, photography, dance and performance – over 60 artistic events every September.
  3. Gaia Farmers Markets, Ulladulla
    Every Thursday afternoon for local organic produce
  4. Mollymook Beach Markets
    On the beach on the 5th Sunday of the month
  5. Blessing of the Fleet, Ulladulla
    Fishing is a very important element of Ulladulla’s economy and the annual Blessing of the Fleet is an honoured tradition, kept alive by the area’s descendants of the original Italian fishing community and by the proud town in general. Every Easter
  6. Cupitts Growers Market, Ulladulla
    Cupitt’s Winery hosts a monthly local produce market on the last Saturday of the month, with delicious home grown fruit, vegetables and and other produce available.


Music, events and special places to explore from The Long Weekend Retreat, Millstream


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Markets, markets, markets!! Famous Yungaburra Markets, Tumoulin just beyond Ravenshoe, Archers Creek just a few hundred metres from The Long Weekend Retreat, Innot Hot Springs, venture into the hills at Herberton, Wondecla, Atherton, Mareeba or Tolga. There is a market for every weekend, every taste. And while you are strolling the stalls make sure to look out for Farm Boys Kitchen for the BEST homemade sausage rolls and breakfast foccacios EVER !

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Windy Hill Wind Farm is a wind power station near Ravenshoe with a great little information rest area. Windy Hill has 20 wind turbines with a generating capacity of 12 MW of electricity, providing enough power for about 3,500 homes!

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Undarra Outback Rock and Blues Festival, every Easter, Undarra Volcanic National Park. Swag under the stars next to the fire or enjoy the turn of the century railway carriages that have been converted into award winning accommodation.

Related imageOpera in the Outback at Undarra. The setting is magnificent with a grand piano placed on a hard dirt-floor stage surrounded by natural bushland. Each evening the performance starts at 5.45pm, which creates a magical setting as the sunsets and the native wildlife come out to play. Every October at Undarra Volcanic National Park

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Ride the Wild Side
with July and the team at Kalunga. Explore the Hinterland and enjoy billy tea and snacks from unique horseback perspective.