Projecting every night from sunset
Free Spectacular night attraction, Railway Precinct, Quorn South Australia.
Watch the Quorn Silo begin to glow at sunset and spring to life under the stars.
Enjoy this free starlit audiovisual celebration of the Flinders Ranges, the Pichi Richi Railway, local stories and heritage. Gold Winner in 2022 Australian Street Art Awards.
SHOW TIMES FOR EVERY YEAR
Below shows the time that the Story Feature is scheduled to start each night. Note that April and October have daylight saving variations. Arrive early to get a good place to watch. This schedule applies every year into the future.
April* – 6:30pm
May – 6:00pm
June – 5:45pm
July – 6:15pm
August – 6:30pm
Sept – 6:45pm
Oct* – 6:45pm
Oct – 8:15pm
Nov – 8:45pm
Dec – 9:00pm
Jan – 8:45pm
Feb – 8:30pm
March – 8:15pm
April – 7:45pm
Arrive 20 mins before show time, to get your seat or parking spot, enjoy sunset and the Curly Cue countdown leading into the show.
Starting the show each night, is an hour long sequence of Animated stories about our region co-created with regional artists and animators.
At “Show” time the Silo features these stories about the region:
“Nukunu Welcome” spoken by Nukunu Elder Doug Turner
NEW STORY commencing 22 July: “50th Anniversary of Pichi Richi Heritage Railway“
“A Step back in Time” narrated by Wendy Brown
“The Rush of Steam” narrated by Jeremy Browne
“The Secret Life of Water” narrated by Jacinta Hannigan
“Our Self-Fly Adventure” character voices by Michael Mills and Cindi Drennan
“Pithi Kawi Bush Tucker” narrated by Michelle Nightingale
“Quorn CWA and the Troop Trains of WW2” narrated by Lisa Southon
(duration of the above animated stories is approx 60 minutes)
The Show stories are followed by an exhibition of stunning photographs and artwork contributed by community members of the Flinders Ranges. This exhibition, approximately 120 minutes in duration, loops until late each night.
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Quorn Silo Light Show projects every night from sunset and the show in two parts, lasts over three hours. It is free and in a public space where you can stay in your isolation ‘bubble’. Please follow all state and federal regulations for your own health and safety.
The public toilets at the Quorn Town Park (300m west) are open each night.
Takeaway meals may be booked at the Transcontinental Hotel or Quorn Takeaway, see “Book a Meal” below. Find out more about where to stay and what is on in Quorn at the Flinders Ranges Visitor Information Centre.
Tips to enjoyment: BYO Chair, Torch, Insect repellent, Snacks, Warm clothing.
Sit in the viewing area near the Silo to hear the Story Sound.
There is a Seating area with railway sleeper seats in front of the Silo, or
you can watch from your parked car and tune in on radio 87.6. More FM info here.
Parking: for pedestrian safety, the railyard parks are always closed at night. Please park on Railway Terrace. Arrive early if you wish to watch from your car, so you will be sure to have a good viewing place with least obstructions.
Bringing your own chairs or cushions is recommended. The sleeper seats can fill up on busy nights. Bringing your own chair gives you lots of options on where to sit. Carry your chairs through the pedestrian access gate. There’s an access gate through the fence on Railway Terrace in line with the Silo, and another one located close to the station building.
Best quality sound for seated viewers, is beside the projection shed. You are also welcome to BYO FM tuner or listen through your car radio, on 87.6 FM.
Don’t go wandering along the train tracks or in areas beyond the path.
Turn your flash off when taking photos.
Dispose of rubbish thoughtfully and respect our community.
Questions, Comments, Feedback and Reviews:
Quorn Silo Light Show is an automated, unmanned installation. If you have a question, concern or issue please contact us so we can resolve it quickly for the benefit of all guests. You can also visit us to give feedback, at the at the Visitor Information Centre.
Sharing your photos and providing positive reviews is really appreciated, and you’ll find us on google places, facebook and tripadvisor. You can also provide some feedback in this survey: https://culturecounts.cc/s/quorn
Every Night: arrive at sunset, make yourself comfortable and the show will begin as the sky deepens
Need more info? The complete source of information about Quorn Silo Light Show and other Quorn attractions, is the Flinders Ranges Visitor Centre Quorn. Phone: 1800 220 980 (overseas +61 8 8620 0510)
After hours contact info, address and open times can be found here on our Contact Us page.