Pedal is a free community arts festival celebrating cycling

Pedal rides into the Whale Mall, Queensland Museum on Saturday 29 November to support the new Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia exhibition, and to showcase the best of Queensland’s cycling community. See innovators and inventors, the latest products and services, and some of the most creative local minds in design, film, and photography.  Enjoy debates, talks and speakers from all disciplines discussing all facets of cycling from urban development to new inventions. Engage and immerse yourself in the jam-packed program with, Style Over Speed Ride, live bike art, outdoor cinema, innovator stalls, bike polo show, workshops, spoke box, craft activities and plenty more.  

Festival Details:
Date:                 Saturday 29 November 2014
Time:                 Day festival : 12pm – 6pm 
Group Ride:      5pm from the Botanical Gardens to South Bank (more info to come)
Evening event:  6pm to 10pm
Venue:               Queensland Museum and surrounding outdoor area             
Entry:                  Free         

Bike parking will be located on the Museum grassed plaza, corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Brisbane.

Things to see and do at Pedal Brisbane:

  • Photography competition and exhibition
  • Talks, “Spoke Box”, discussions, and debates
  • Workshops and Innovators market
  • Children and adults activities and games
  • Outdoor cinema
  • Film competition and showing
  • Live bike art
  • Group ride with bicycle-projector films along way

Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia

29 November 2014 to 8 June 2015
Freewheeling traces the changing shape and character of the bicycle, and its impact on Australia’s social, economic and political life. Featuring a wide range of bicycles, cycling fashion, advertisements and promotional posters, trophies and medals won by some of Australia’s most successful cyclists, and the four seater solar bike from our own Queensland State collection. Level 4, Free.  

Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia is a touring exhibition from the National Museum of Australia.

Event Details

29 November 2014, 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Queensland Museum and surrounding outdoor areas