All the attractions, special guests and things to do on the day...
The Moondyne Festival is jam packed with exciting activities throughout the day in the main street of Toodyay, Colonial Village, St Stephens Church grounds, Duidgee Park & Stirling Park. Find out what's on near you.
|9.15|| Moondyne Joe & Gang appear in the street and harass people in and near the Colonial Village.
Watch out for them!!
|9.45||Street Parade Cheer them on!||Main Street|
|9.50||Perth Rifle & Artillery Regiment 1850||Stage|
|10.00||St Stephens Anglican Church Service||St Stephens Church|
|10.05|| Festival Opening
Sharmaine Miles - Welcome to Country
Hon Darren West MLC
Mr Shane Love MLA
Cr Brian Raynor - Toodyay Shire President - Moondyne History
|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 & Main Street|
|11.00||Kalamunda Pipe Band||Near Freemasons Hotel|
|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|
|12.45||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 with Moondyne Joe||Freemason's Hotel|
|1.50||Moondyne Joe is captured||Freemason's 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||Freemason's Hotel|
|3.20||Pioneer Bush Band - Dave & Liz Rivett||Stage|
|4.00||Close of Festival|
Activities Throughout The Day
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 (Stirling Terrace)
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)
Newcastle Gaol Museum
Ask for directions at the Toodyay Visitors Centre (Piesse St)
In Duidgee Park
Miniature Railway Rides: 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
In and near St Stephen's 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 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.
Print off a copy of the Moondyne Map to refer to as you’re wandering around!