News & Events

Keep up-to-date with what is happening at The Original Gold Rush Colony, in Mogo, Batemans Bay, Eurobodalla South Coast New South Wales and beyond. News and Events for locals, visitors and travellers and interesting Gold and Australiana news and issues.

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

Dinner And Bush Dance


Red Cross Fund Raiser Celebrating 100 Years


Get Your Dancing Shoes On Celebrate with the Red Cross and enjoy a dinner and bush dance. Saturday 22nd November 2014, from 5pm - 9pm. Cost $25.00 per Adult and $12.50 children under 12 years (includes a 2 course pub style meal). Children under 5...

News Type: Events At The Colony
22 Nov 2014
Red Cross Fundraiser

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Moroccan Knights Coming To Mogo


Promotion Tour


Solid national touring since 2007 has seen Josh Rawiri spread his solo sounds to every nook and cranny of Australia, but performing with Moroccan Knights is where he lets the sparks fly. The current Moroccan Knights touring party consists of two...

News Type: Events At The Colony
27 Sep 2014
Events - Live Entertainment - Josh Rawiri

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The Old Gold Folk Club


Norwegian Fiddle At The Folk Club


The Old Gold Folk Club likes to bring interesting instruments for your delectation, and this month we've scored highly. The Hardanger fiddle, or in Norwegian, Hardangfele, is the traditional bowed stringed instrument of Norway. Modern instruments...

News Type: Events At The Colony
3 Aug 2014
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The Old Gold Folk Club


Last "Folk Club" 2014 Not To Be Missed


The Old Gold Folk Club on December 7 will not only be the last for the year, but the last for five months!  And so it's definitely one not to miss. Especially as resident band Ballyhooley will be joined by Canberra-based band Flash Company for...

News Type: Events At The Colony
7 Dec 2014
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Old Gold Folk Club


Fun At The Folk Club


Geoff Seymour reckons singing and playing music is the most fun you can have with your clothes on!

News Type: Events At The Colony
2 Nov 2014
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Mogo Gold Music Group


Enjoy Some Old Fashioned Fun


The Mogo Gold Music Group gets together the third Sunday of every month. Be part of the audience or bring along your instruments and join in. Performing a wide range of music from pop to country everyone is welcome. Admission is free of charge....

News Type: Events At The Colony
19 Oct 2014
Mogo Gold Music Group

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Old Gold Folk Club


Sea Songs And Singalongs


Why does everyone love a singalong? Turns out that's easy to answer – singing, and particularly group singing releases hormones which calm the body and mind, and provides gentle exercise to the whole cardio-vascular system. Just Google “Health...

News Type: Events At The Colony
5 Oct 2014
Ballyhooley Appearing at the Turning Wave Folk Festival joined by Andy Muir on Bouzouki September 21st  2014

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Old Gold Folk Club 7th September


Ballyhooley News - Folk Group Steps Out


Eurobodalla folk group Ballyhooley is about to step out from the cosy confines of the South Coast to try itself on the folk festival circuit.  The group already has two festival bookings:

News Type: Events At The Colony
7 Sep 2014
Events - Old Gold Folk Club - Dulcimer

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South Coast Regional Tourism Awards 2014


Gold Rush Colony Finalists in Heritage and Cultural Tourism Category


The Goldrush Colony staff are celebrating the news that we are finalists in this years South Coast Tourism Awards. Formal dress catalogues are being scoured and high heeled shoes dusted off in readiness for the awards night.

News Type: Events At The Colony
27 Aug 2014
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Mountain Bikers At The Gold Rush Colony


Shimano Resurrection MTB Riders Come to Mogo


Mogo Resurrection 2014 Mountain Bikers are getting ready for the Shimano MTB event in the Mogo State Forest. The State Forests of the Eurobodalla NSW South Coast are famous for their stunning tall eucalypts & rugged beauty.

News Type: Events At The Colony
15 Aug 2014
Events - Shimano Mogo Resurrection 2014 MTB

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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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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
13 Jul 2014
Events -Guitar Strumming Singalong

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Old Gold Folk Club July Meeting At Mogo


Fertility Rites at the Old Gold Folk Club!


The Winter Solstice is just behind us, so it's definitely time for action. Otherwise, as the ancients were convinced, the sun might just continue on its merry way, and never come back to us! To make sure that doesn't happen, the Old Gold Folk Club...

News Type: Events At The Colony
6 Jul 2014
Tim Beckett Old Gold Folk Club Guest Performer

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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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Old Gold Folk Club


Special Guest Performer Steve Wilson


The Man With The Concertina June 2014

News Type: Events At The Colony
1 Jun 2014
Steve Wilson playing his concertina

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Mogo River Of Art


Regional Koori Art On Display


The Original Gold Rush Colony is proud to be part of the Eurobodalla River of Art, celebrating the abundance of creative practitioners in the region. The conference room has been emptied to showcase the talent within the Koori Community 9am -4pm...

News Type: Events At The Colony
17 May 2014
Artisans - 21st Century Australian Dot Painting

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The Old Gold Folk Club Mogo


Now First Sunday Of Each Month!


The Old Gold Folk Club is back at The Diggers Rest Tavern on the 4th of May and will be taking place on the FIRST Sunday of each month for the remainder of this year. The Winter times are from 3.00 pm until 6.00 pm - enjoy a great Sunday folk...

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

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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
6 Apr 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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Gold Rush Tour Mogo Village Venue Map

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