BOQ Proudly Presents
7th April 2018
10:00am - 9:00pm
Pet Friendly Event

About Us

Steeped in a long-standing history and heritage – Racecourse Road has been known over the years for hosting one of Brisbane’s biggest and best street festivals. Well it is back and it has a new name and brand new image.


BOQ Proudly Presents the Racecourse Road ‘Silks’ Festival

We are proud to announce BOQ Racecourse Road ‘Silks’ Festival – the next new and exciting chapter in showcasing the best that Hamilton and Ascot has to offer through our very own street festival. The ‘Silks’ Festival will enliven and transform Racecourse Road with a bold celebration of community including everything from the past right through to the future. Surrounded by some of Brisbane’s oldest and historical homes and with its traditional links to Eagle Farm Racecourse, Hamilton and Ascot will burst into life through an eclectic event program of music diversity; health and fitness; historical to contemporary; food, wine and craft beers; roving entertainment; market stalls; cheese; champagne and oysters just to name a few. With a strong focus on community and families there will even be plenty of activities for kids – big and small.

Meet the RRBG Management Committee

The Racecourse Road Business Group Management Committee proudly represents a large and growing number of local member businesses.

Racecourse Road Business Group

Management Committee

(2018 Elected Office Bearers)

Kate Peereboom


(Representing Harcourts Experience Ascot)

Linda Bywater

Secretary | Festival Chairperson

(Representing Place Ascot)

Nicole McPhee


(Representing Ascot Accounting)

Regular Committee Members

Katie Churchill

(Representing the Brisbane Racing Club)

Mark Cotterell

(Representing Mark Cotterell Master Jeweller)

Rachel Gouldson

(Representing The Flamanko Collective)

Sue Peachey

(Representing the Bank of Queensland)

Jeff Sansom

(Representing the Hamilton Hotel)

Learn More About the RRBG

The Racecourse Road Business Group is a member based organisation founded in the late 1990’s by pro-active local business owners to champion the interest of local businesses, and enrich the greater Racecourse Road experience and vibe for the whole community.

Registering as a Not for Profit Incorporated Association in 2008 allowed the group to evolve the calibre and sophistication of it’s undertakings even further – importantly giving it access to a wider array of fund raising opportunities.

This year, with the ongoing backing of the Brisbane City Council and Hamilton Ward Office, and in association with the most powerful group of corporate partners ever, the Racecourse Road Business Group is missioned to significantly ramp up value generated for it’s members; the greater community; and it’s sponsors even further, and proudly presents the BOQ Racecourse Road ‘Silks’ Festival as part of that commitment.

For further information please contact the Racecourse Road Business Group on [email protected]

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Racecourse Road Business Group is registered as the Not for Profit Incorporated Association Racecourse Road Hamilton Events Inc | IA38471 | ABN: 79 367 210 537 | [email protected]