Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Roaring 20s Relived at Law Ball; Speakeasy Theme Transforms Headricks' New Upper Level

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Roaring 20s Relived at Law Ball; Speakeasy Theme Transforms Headricks' New Upper Level

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Byline: Melanie Plane melanie.plane@capnews.com.au

THE glitz and glamour of the prohibition era was alive and well in Rockhampton over the weekend as the 19th Biennial Charity Law Ball transported guests back to the roaring 20s.

More than 200 people donned their finest for the Speakeasy-themed event, the first to be held at the Headricks Lane's recently completed Upper Level venue.

Central Queensland Young Lawyers Association president Robert Rooney was blown away by the entire evening and praised guests for their outfit efforts.

"We didn't have much in the way of expectations but it hit the mark on nearly every front. Good food, good venue and really good entertainment from Silky Fuzz and Speakeasy Swing Hard," Mr Rooney said.

"What we wanted to do was bring the Law Ball back to its roots a bit more and do something special and I think we did that.

"Everyone went all out for the theme, they really dressed up and looked fantastic."

In terms of the venue, Mr Rooney could not fault Headricks Lane's Upper Level. …

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