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,

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Event Date: 
26 Jan 2017

Great day out for the whole family. Come and join in the fun, Pan for Gold, bring a picnic and celebrate Australia day in the 1850s Gold Rush Era.

Take one of our 4 guided tours throughout the day including the Wood Turner and Blacksmith

10.30am, 12 noon, 1.30pm and 3pm

Activities throughout the day include:

Damper Making

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Event Date: 
16 Oct 2016

Spring is in the air. What better way to shake off the winter blues than to come along to the Diggers Rest Tavern and join in with the Mogo Gold Music Group open mic jam.

Bring your instruments, bring your backings, bring your voices, get up and have a go - or just be part of the audience and enjoy the fun and laughs.

3pm to 7pm

Food and Light refreshments available.

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Event Date: 
24 Sep 2016

Melbourne socialite, Felicity Fitzharding-Jones, is throwing a Caulfield Cup luncheon for her friends and staff at her rural retreat at Pakenham, 35 miles from the city centre.

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Event Date: 
8 Oct 2016

Josh Rawiri returns once again to The Diggers Rest Tavern at the Gold Rush Colony Mogo on Saturday 8th October 2016.

A talented guitarist Josh has his own distinctive music style - a mix
of blues, roots, rock, slide, dub/reggae. Josh is always a popular
performer with a dedicated following.

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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