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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Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant
Event Date: 
19 Jul 2014

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. Can he really play the piano? Or is he a scoundrel? Who stole the Christmas pudding? Come along and see.

Event Date: 
25 Mar 2014

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.

Events - Christmas in July - Tree
Event Date: 
5 Jul 2014

"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 Kelly is excited about the carols. Another stranger appears. Can he really play the piano? Or is he a scoundrel? Who stole the Christmas pudding? Come along and see.

Events - Old Gold Folk Club - Tavern Sessions
Event Date: 
16 Mar 2014

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 featuring traditional and roots music. This Sunday will be hosted by members of the local “Oddy family band”, an acoustic folk band of father and sons.

Colin explains Aboiginal Art
Event Date: 
24 Feb 2014

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 from outside your own clan.

Reuben Oddy, Fiddler in Residence
Event Date: 
16 Feb 2014

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 concerts featuring olde, traditional and modern folk acts with the Oddy family hosting the evening.

Mogo Gold - Theatre Restaurant
Event Date: 
15 Feb 2014

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 February 2014. Arrive from 3.30 pm to 4.15 pm with the main meal served at 5.45 pm.

Events -Guitar Strumming Singalong
Event Date: 
13 Jul 2014

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, songs or poems, and your voices and join in the entertainment.

Events - Old Gold Folk Club - Tavern Sessions
Event Date: 
17 Nov 2013

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 EFTPOS.

Events- Josh Rawiri Ep Launch
Event Date: 
12 Jul 2013

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.

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