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Welcome to the Home Page of the Recorder Society of North Queensland (NQRS)

The North Queensland Recorder Society was established in 1995 to bring together recorder players in the Townsville and wider North Queensland region for skills development and social playing. To find out more about the Society and membership or to contact the Society visit the ABOUT page.


28 October 2014.

NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE. All the remaining digital NQRS newsletters, covering the period back to the beginning of 2005, have been transferred from Malcolm's Website to this one. Where necessary, they have been converted to pdfs. You can download them from the table at the bottom of the NEWSLETTER page.

27 October 2014.

REMINDER! The next PLAY DAY is this coming Sunday: 2:00pm at St Joseph's School, Fryer St, North Ward. We hope you can join us for a fun day of folksongs.

The October 2014 issue of the Newsletter has been posted to the NEWSLETTER page.

31 August 2014

Heather Coleman has chosen the theme 'Folksongs - some favourites and some new' for the next Play Day on Sunday 2 November at 2:00pm. Full details here.


The Society organises various activities for small and large groups of recorder players. Visit the ACTIVITIES page to read about these, see the calendar of coming events and read about past events.


The Society publishes a quarterly Newsletter. You can download the current and previous editions of it on the NEWSLETTER page.


Visit the RESOURCES page to find out about other aspects of recorder playing in North Queensland.