Wisemans Colonial Weekend 18/19/20 MAY 2018
May 18 - May 20
MAIN EVENT STARTS @ 10AM Wisemans Ferry Inn Hotel Grounds “Cobham Hall”
Welcome to Country ceremony, Speech by Mayor Phillip Ruddock,
Smoking ceremony Dance group “Wakagetti Indigenous Corporation” , Jake Cassar “The Bush Tucker Man”
Town Crier throughout town, Convicts roaming around town and interacting with the public and shops.
‘LIVE THEATRE” SHOW – Grounds of the Hotel –
Tickets see link on the flyer starts 5pm Sat. ..includes a spit roast dinner…
Bring your ticket along and collect your wristband from the guards house at Cobham Hall “Wisemans Inn”
2nd show at Tobruk on Sunday – same link for tickets.
7.30 BAND / BARN DANCE STARTS – FREE ENTRY – Everyone welcome!
FREE ENTRY TO THE TOWNSHIP
Men’s Shed open from 9am Saturday and Sunday – working displays, selling goods,
“Love Tokens” replicating those that the convicts had made for their loved ones they left behind.
Whip cracking show by Tobruk Sydney
Hot rods (Sunday only)
- WISEMANS FERRY INN HOTEL – 45664 301
- DEL RIO RESORT – 45664 330
- THE RETREAT – 45664 422
- NSW SKI PARK – 45664 212
- ST. ALBANS COURTHOUSE
- THE MISSIONS 1937 B&B – 0419 997 892
PLACES TO EAT
Wisemans Ferry Bowling Club “Grub on the Green”
Lunch / Dinner
Wisemans Ferry Grocer Cafe (open from 5am)
Breakfast / Lunch
Busby’s Cafe Restaurant (bookings preferred) – 45664 787
Open Friday dinner (bookings only)
Open Saturday Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner
Open Sunday Breakfast/ Lunch
Wisemans Ferry Steakhouse Bistro (Pub)
Lunch / Dinner
NSW Ski Park kiosk (River Road)
Convict Road Kiosk (main ferry)
VARIOUS STALLS AROUND ON THE DAY
Markets at the Bowlo (Saturday)
Sunshine Club Fete (Saturday)
Ferry Artists holding an exhibition “Footprints of the Past”
Various artists working on site – stalls (Pottery , felting, painting)
Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society Inc … happy to talk about the interesting history of the area.
The Great North Road – Convict Trail Project inc. – they organise excursions and walks in the local historic area
Music & bands
RFS old fire vehicles and display
Old fashioned games
Phil Vaticano Transport – 0466 599 660
Wisemans Forgotten Valley Charters – Sally Hughes 0402 598 238
We recommend that people come and stay the weekend!
COBHAM HALL MUSEUM (above the Wisemans Ferry Inn Hotel) FREE ENTRY http://www.wisemansinnhotel.com.au/