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News & Events - Gold Rush Colony Mogo, South Coast NSW & Beyond Date

Music Hall Theatre Restaurant


Fundraiser For Lark's After D'Arc


Christmas In July Production It's July 1880 in Mogo. Dan and Florence Murphy are putting on a Christmas Dinner for the Miners. Alas, all sorts of things go wrong. Strange characters arrive. A murder is planned. Father Kelly is excited about the...

News Type: Events At The Colony
26 Jul 2014
Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant

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Christmas In July Music Hall Melodrama


Mogo Gold Theatre Restaurant


It's July 1880 in Mogo. Dan and Florence Murphy are putting on a Christmas Dinner for the Miners. Alas, all sorts of things go wrong. Strange characters arrive. A murder is planned. Father Kelly is excited about the carols. Another stranger appears...

News Type: Events At The Colony
19 Jul 2014
Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant

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Music Hall Melodrama


Mogo Gold Theatre Restaurant


Fundraiser For The House With No Steps

News Type: Events At The Colony
12 Jul 2014
Events - Christmas In July Tree

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Mogo Gold Theatre Restaurant


Fundraiser For Eurobodalla Support Group Ovarian Cancer Australia


"I'm Dreamin' Of A Lost Christmas" - Music Hall/Melodrama It's July 1880 in Mogo. Dan and Florence Murphy are putting on a Christmas Dinner for the Miners. Alas, all sorts of things go wrong. Strange characters arrive. A murder is planned. Father...

News Type: Events At The Colony
5 Jul 2014
Events - Christmas in July - Tree

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The Old Gold Folk Club


New Dates At The Diggers Rest Tavern


About a year ago, local folkies were sitting around, yet again lamenting the lack of a local folk club.  But this time we decided to do something about it.  But where?  A folk club needs a "just right" venue—warm, quiet, encouraging,...

News Type: Events At The Colony
4 May 2014
The Old Gold Folk Club

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'Allo 'Allo Theatre


Melodrama Actors Spread Their Wings


Many of the actors enjoyed by the theatre restaurant crowd at The Diggers Rest  have been cast in The Bay Theatre Players current production of 'Allo 'Allo. These include Jeremy Kemp, Janet Kohler-Bond and Dzintra Spaile. It is directed by...

News Type: Mogo & Beyond
29 Mar 2014
Community Member - Maureen Nathan

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Old Gold Folk Club


Update For Folk Club Supporters


The Old Gold Folk Club will be taking a break during the month of April 2014 but will be back on the first Sunday of every month, starting Sunday 4th May from 4.00 pm until 7.00 pm.

News Type: Events At The Colony
25 Mar 2014
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The Old Gold Folk Club


Folk Music At The Gold Rush Colony Mogo


Sunday March 16 is a free concert hosted by the Old Gold Folk Club in the Diggers Rest Traven at the Original Gold Rush Colony Mogo. An afternoon of local musicians entertaining the crowd is planned from 4pm to 7pm, with the monthly concerts...

News Type: Events At The Colony
16 Mar 2014
Events - Old Gold Folk Club - Tavern Sessions

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Fund Raiser Success


Dolphins Art


Jan and Ross Stocker of Narooma are now the proud owners of The Two Dolphins, Colin's work on Intermarriage.

News Type: Town Criers News
24 Feb 2014
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Flanagan's Wake Epilogue


Raffle Winner


At the end of the final performance of The Wake of Joe Flanagan, Colin took centre stage to explain the stories behind his two pieces of Aboriginal Art, about the wise whale that explains the duties of a man in a family, and the need to seek a bride...

News Type: Events At The Colony
24 Feb 2014
Colin explains Aboiginal Art

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The Old Gold Folk Club


Free Concert at Mogo - NSW South Coast Folk


Sunday February 16 is another free concert hosted by the Old Gold folk club in the Diggers Rest Tavern at the Original Gold Rush Colony, Mogo. An afternoon of local musicians entertaining the crowd is planned from 4pm to 7pm, with the monthly...

News Type: Events At The Colony
16 Feb 2014
Reuben Oddy, Fiddler in Residence

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Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant


House With No Steps Fundraising Event


The Wake Of Joseph Flanagan Come and join the mourners at 'The Wake of Joseph Flanagan'. Enjoy a great theatre melodrama and sing-a-long to some rousing Irish songs whilst dining on a scrumptious 2 course meal. The performance is on Saturday 15th...

News Type: Events At The Colony
15 Feb 2014
Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant

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Braidwood Auction - MONA Country Manor House Estate


Antique & Clearing Auction - Historical Braidwood NSW Property


Don't miss this Grand local Auction to be held in the historic Arulean Goldfields town of Braidwood, approximately halfway between Canberra ACT & Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast. Viewing 9AM, Auction starts at 11AM - enter via the main Kings...

News Type: Mogo & Beyond
24 Nov 2013
events - mona bridge

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Old Gold Folk Club


Next Meet Is Sunday 17th November


The Old Gold Folk Club have changed dates. They have moved to the third Sunday of each month. The next Old Gold Folk club  Sunday afternoon, 17th November 4pm to 7pm. Admission is free, bar service and light refreshments are available - but No...

News Type: Events At The Colony
17 Nov 2013
Events - Old Gold Folk Club - Tavern Sessions

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Larks After D'Arc


Sing-a-long Afternoons At The Goldrush Colony Mogo


Come and join the Larks After D'Arc in The Diggers Rest Tavern and enjoy an afternoon of old fashioned fun. Music sheets are provided so don't worry if you're not famililar with some of the songs. Free Admission. Bring along your instruments, tunes...

News Type: Events At The Colony
10 Nov 2013
Events -Guitar Strumming Singalong

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South Coast Tourism Awards 2013


Gold Rush Colony Finalists For Excellence In Tourism


The South Coast Tourism Awards are the principle tourism event on the South Coast of NSW and celebrate the very best of the best in our industry. This year will be the 17th South Coast Tourism Awards. The Awards will be presented at a gala...

News Type: Town Criers News
28 Aug 2013
Logo 2013 Finalist

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Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant


Moruya Hospital Auxilliary Fundraising Event


The Wake of Joseph Flanagan Come and join the mourners at 'The Wake of Joseph Flanagan'.Enjoy a great theatre melodrama and sing-a-long to some rousing Irish songs whilst dining on a scrumptious 2 course meal.

News Type: Mogo & Beyond
27 Jul 2013
Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant

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Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant


Ovarian Cancer Fundraising Event


The Wake of Joseph Flanagan Come and join the mourners at 'The Wake of Joseph Flanagan'.Enjoy a great theatre melodrama and sing-a-long to some rousing Irish songs whilst dining on a scrumptious 2 course meal.

News Type: Mogo & Beyond
20 Jul 2013
Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant

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Moroccan Knights


EP Launch Tour at The Diggers Rest Tavern


Moroccan Knights With Josh Rawiri - Australian Tour The Gold Rush Colony is happy the Moroccan Knights have chosen to return to the Diggers Rest Tavern on Friday 12th July from 7.30pm to 10pm.

News Type: Events At The Colony
12 Jul 2013
Events- Josh Rawiri Ep Launch

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Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant


Melodrama At It's Best


The Wake Of Joseph Flanagan Come and join the mourners at 'The Wake of Joseph Flanagan'. Enjoy a great theatre melodrama and sing-a-long to some rousing Irish songs whilst dining on a scrumptious 2 course meal.

News Type: Events At The Colony
6 Jul 2013
Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant

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Silent Film Classic Screening


For The Term Of His Natural Life


Hurry and get you tickets for this historical event kindly hosted by the Churchill family. On May 21, 1983 (30 years ago) the original Batemans Bay Picture Theatre closed with a final screening - the 1920s Australian classic "For The Term Of His...

News Type: Mogo & Beyond
21 May 2013
Anniversary Screening

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Narooma Oyster Festival


6th Festival Celebrating South Coast Oysters


On the first weekend of May each year, the NSW South Coast holiday town of Narooma, hosts a festival celebrating the wonderful Sydney Rock Oysters that are farmed in the Wagonga Inlet and other estuaries.

News Type: Mogo & Beyond
4 May 2013
News - Narooma Oyster Festival

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Monster Guitars Tour Comes To Mogo


Mark Easton And Adam Hole - Duelling Guitars At Mogo


Adam Hole And Mark Easton Monster Guitars Tour The Original Gold Rush Colony Mogo is excited to be welcoming Mark Easton And Adam Hole on the Monster Guitars Tour. Exciting stuff - duelling guitars and scorching slide riffs. They are both slide...

News Type: Events At The Colony
24 Feb 2013
MonsterGuitarsOrigGoldRMogo24022013.jpg

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Mystique of Gold Continues


Gold Is Making a Comeback


Adam Creighton in The Weekend Australian  Inquirer pg 19 writes as an Economics Correspondent.

News Type: Other Gold Related News
9 Feb 2013
Gold Bars & Money

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Live Entertainment At The Original Gold Rush Colony


Moroccan Knights With Josh Rawiri - East Coast Tour


Josh Rawiri Returns With The Moroccan Knights The Original Gold Rush Colony is delighted to be welcoming back the very talented Josh Rawiri with his band The Moroccan Knights to kick off our 2013 Diggers Rest Tavern Music Events. Josh and his band...

News Type: Events At The Colony
19 Jan 2013
Moroccan Knights East Coast Tour

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Gold Rush Tour Mogo Village Venue Map

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