Moondyne Festival

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2018 Programme

9.00

Festival commences

 

9.10

Bush Poets

Stage

9.25

Greg Hastings

Stage

9.15

Moondyne Joe & gang appear in street and harass people in and near the Colonial Village

Watch out for them at Colonial Village

9.45

Street Parade

Cheer them on

9.50

Perth Rifle & Artillery Regiment 1860

Stage

10.00

St Stephens Anglican Church Service

St Stephens Church

10.05

Festival Opening
Wecome to Country – Sharmaine Miles
Hon Darren West MLC
Mr Shane Love MLA
Cr Brian Raynor–Toodyay Shire President–Moondyne History

Stage

10.30

Perth Rifle & Artillery Regiment 1860

Stage

10.30

Moondyne Joe runs amok including interrupting the service at St Stephens Church and robbery from cafes

Watch out for them in the West End

10.30

WA Circus School Performance & Workshop

St Stephens Church & Street

10.50

Bush Poets

Stage

11.00

Kalamunda Pipe Band

Near Freemasons Hotel

11.05

Greg Hastings

Stage

11.10

Capture of Moondyne Joe

Colonial Village

11.20

Moondyne Joe’s First Trial

Stage

11.50

Perth Morris Men

Dancing in the Street

12.00

Toodyay Singers

Stage

12.45

Royal Australian Navy Band

Police Station stage

12.50

Mad Tatters Morris Dancers

Dancing in the Street

1.20

Moustache Competition - Prize Awarded

Freemason Hotel

1.30

Pioneer Bush Band – Dave & Liz Rivett

Stage

1.40

Balcony Scene and with Moondyne Joe

Freemasons Hotel

1.50

Moondyne Joe being captured

Freemasons Hotel area

1.55

Moondyne Joe’s Second Trial

Stage

2.20

Perth Morris Men

Dancing in the Street

2.30

WA Circus School Performance & Workshop

St Stephens Church & Street

2.30

Mad Tatters Morris Dancers

Dancing in the Street

2.35

Royal Australian Navy Band 

Police Station stage

3.00

Floozy Competition - Prize Awarded

Freemasons Hotel

3.20

Pioneer Bush Band – Dave & Liz Rivett

Stage

4pm

Close of Festival

 

ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE DAY

Colonial Village:

  • Jarrah Celtic Band & other musicians:  9am – 4pm. Music and dance all day at the Colonial Village. Take a seat on the straw bales or swing your partner round and round.
  • Bush Poets:  Listen to the bush ballads and poems narrating a story from the times
  • Blacksmith:  Dave will be giving demonstrations during the day  (watch out at 9.30 when Moondyne Joe steals a bridle)
  • Newcastle General Store:  go down memory lane checking out items sold in years gone by…
  • Swaggies Inn:  Meet our Swaggies and have a taste of the stew and damper
  • Newcastle Photo Room: Great fun for families…bring your kids in and have your photo taken
  • Loretta Egan Aboriginal Artist

Roaming the main street:

Town Crier (providing information of the events); Moondyne Joe and his gang, floozies, coppers, swaggies, temperance ladies, stilt walkers; escaped convict; Sherlock Holmes Society of WA, Kalamunda Pipe Band, Perth Morris Men, Mad Tatters Morris Dancers, Circus Performers and much more

In and near the main street:

  • Arts Toodyay Exhibition (CWA Hall)
  • Lions Wiggly Worm (Bendigo Bank)
  • Antique & Collectors Fair (Memorial Hall)
  • Historical Cycle Club (old Fire Station)
  • Toodyay Historical Society Display (Bendigo Bank)

In and near St Stephens Church Grounds:

  • Progressive Axemen’s Association (Log Chopping Demonstrations 10.30 to 3pm)
  • St Stephens Anglican Church Service 1860’s style on the lawn - 10am
  • Respite Centre (in the Church hall)
  • Blade Shearer: Ron the Newcastle squatter shearing his sheep
  • Barn Babes Petting Zoo
  • WA Circus School Workshops & Performances

In Duidgee Park:

take a journey on Toodyay’s famous miniature railway,
use the playground equipment and take a break, BBQ’s available for your use

  • 10th Light Horse WW1 Memorial Display
  • Humpy Camel Rides
  • Vintage & Classic Cars & Motorbikes Display
  • Clydesdale Horse & Cart Rides
  • Miniature Railway Rides

In Stirling Park:

  • West Coast Carnivals

Information Booth & Assistance:

The Moondyne information booth located at the Colonial Village.  Come and see us, or for any info out on the street see the Town Crier and the Moondyne Volunteers

Newcastle Gaol Museum:  Ask for directions at the Toodyay Visitors Centre (Piesse St)