Events At The Colony

Watch this space for your invitation to attend special events held at the Original Gold Rush Colony in Mogo on the NSW South Coast Australia. Heritage Days, where you get a chance to really experience the Australian Gold Rush Days and dress up in 1850s costume, are one specialty event you don't want to miss - fun for all the family.

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Ballyhooly Poster
Event Date: 
6 Mar 2016


Local folk band Ballyhooley are playing at the 50th National Folk Festival at Easter 2016. They are doing a free concert as a taster for the National Folk Festival at the Diggers' Rest Tavern at the Original Gold Rush Colony, Mogo on 6 March, 2016 from 4:30pm -7:00pm.

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Makin' Whoopee with Harem Scarem
Event Date: 
21 Feb 2016

The Mogo Gold Music Group had another great evening in January where lots of fun and laughter was had by both audience and performers.  We are looking forward to the  Sunday 21st February 2016 evening, 3 - 7pm,  at the Diggers Rest Tavern.  Admission is free. Drinks available from the bar, food available from the kitchen.  There is no ATM or BYO.

Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant
Event Date: 
18 Jul 2015

"Matrimonial Mayhem At Mogo"

Voted 1882 Wedding of the Year.
Wedding Reception.
Three Course Dinner.
Well stocked Bar.
What could go wrong!!!!


Join the fun in The Diggers Rest Tavern at the Original Gold Rush Colony Mogo for the wedding of the century (19th Century).

Mogo Gold Music Group
Event Date: 
16 Aug 2015

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.

Please note the Diggers Rest Tavern is a licenced venue. No BYO and No ATM available,

Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant
Event Date: 
11 Jul 2015

"Matrimonial Mayhem At Mogo"

Voted 1882 Wedding of the Year.
Wedding Reception.
Three Course Dinner.
Well stocked Bar.
What could go wrong!!!!


Join the fun in The Diggers Rest Tavern at the Original Gold Rush Colony Mogo for the wedding of the century (19th Century).

Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant
Event Date: 
4 Jul 2015

"Matrimonial Mayhem at Mogo"

Voted 1882 Wedding of the Year.
Wedding Reception.
Three Course Dinner.
Well stocked Bar.
What could go wrong!!!!

Join the fun in The Diggers Rest Tavern at the Original Gold Rush Colony Mogo for the wedding of the century (19th Century).

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Event Date: 
7 Jan 2015

The Original Gold Rush Colony (formerly known as Old Mogo Town) is honoured to give the use of The Diggers Rest Tavern as the venue for the Memorial Service for Malcolm Prior. 

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Event Date: 
7 Dec 2014

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 the occasion.

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Event Date: 
2 Nov 2014

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

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