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The Black Queen

Lightning Ridge, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
+61 2 6829 0980
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We did this a few years ago. The lady that owns the house full of old lamps had some one offs. She... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
svoolstra
,
Ormeau, Australia
via mobile
Closed. Now a 'pop up' art show

The Black Queen theatre show has closed and has now changed to an art gallery. The building is... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Tina M
,
Hobart, Australia
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3 Jan 2018
“Tour”
13 Jun 2016
“Closed. Now a 'pop up' art show”
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In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.A house built with 14,000 coloured bottles… Enchanting stories around the fire… A priceless collection of antique lamps… One truly enlightening experience…The multi award-winning...more
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Lightning Ridge, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
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+61 2 6829 0980
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We did this a few years ago. The lady that owns the house full of old lamps had some one offs. She tells you the history of some of the lamps then you can view them at your leisure.

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Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The Black Queen theatre show has closed and has now changed to an art gallery. The building is interesting but as most of it is a private house you don't get to see much.

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Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing art exhibition set in a unique, one of a kind gallery. We purchased some amazing pieces of art that we truly treasure and will be a life long memory of our trip to lightning ridge. Gail is an amazing artist and truly gifted....More

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Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

We visited The Black Queen's Pop Up Art Gallery for the Easter Long weekend. Gale, your Watercolour Art is simply amazing! Seeing your stunning bottle houses again, we were looking forward to enjoying your Outback Theatre & what a change! Wow! Blown Away!

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Reviewed June 8, 2015

this is an enthralling 3 act play that has a twist at the end that you wont believe they have the most beautiful lamps and stories to add to this journey

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Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were fortunate enough to be a part of the Black Queen Theatre performance on October 25. This was our second visit to the "Legacy of the Light" and again it was just as stimulating and inspiring as our first. This tourist attraction is a...More

Thank Carole P
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Gale C, Owner at The Black Queen, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2014

Hi Carole and Sybil We were so thrilled to have you both back to the Queen for her final performance. We feel like you have a part in her story and just loved seeing you both again. Warmest everything to you both Gale & Roger

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Reviewed November 25, 2014

I recently hosted first time visitors from France and at the top of my to do list of unique experiences was a visit to Lightning Ridge, particularly "the Black Queen". I visited the Black Queen some years ago and was enchanted by the story, the...More

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Gale C, Owner at The Black Queen, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2014

Hi Chris It was such a delight seeing you again and your wonderful friends from France. We loved having you all here and Thank you for your review. Warmest regards and best wishes Gale & Roger

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Reviewed November 24, 2014

This was the most amazing and inspirational experience we have had in a long time. We first visited the Black Queen Theatre in August 2013 and we thoroughly enjoyed the theatre and legacy of light show and then the next day the warmth and welcome...More

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Gale C, Owner at The Black Queen, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2014

Gerry & Robert, we feel like we made new friends and were so delighted you were able to make it to our last Legacy and Light'. We look forward to seeing you both again Our warmest regards to you Gale and Roger Collins

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Reviewed November 19, 2014

My visit to The Black Queen was totally without expectation, a friend recommended but didn't give any details. This was truly a most enthralling experience, one I am sorry, many people will be unable to participate in. Participation was key word to this experience from...More

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Gale C, Owner at The Black Queen, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2014

Mary, e are so delighted you were able to make it see 'Legacy and Light'. We love meeting you and are grateful for your review. Our warmest wished to you Gale and Roger Collins

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Reviewed November 9, 2014

The one show everyone in town said we had to see was "The Black Queen." Helen and I were school friends now aged 78. We were both enchanted by the two hour performances telling the story of two remarkable women - Its hard to hold...More

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Gale C, Owner at The Black Queen, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2014

Hi Joan We are so delighted you and Helen were able to make it see 'Legacy and Light'. We love meeting you and are grateful for your review. Our warmest wished to you Gale and Roger Collins

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Response from Roger C | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately we have to disappoint you. The last performance at the Black Queen Theatre took place at the end of October 2014 & is currently not open. Enjoy your visit to Lightning Ridge... More
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