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Wisemans Colonial Weekend 18/19/20 MAY 2018

May 19 - May 21

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Wisemans Colonial Weekend
Wisemans Colonial Weekend 18/19/20 May 2018

Wisemans Colonial Weekend 18/19/20 May 2018

MAIN EVENT STARTS SATURDAY 19TH MAY @ 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 – The Woman of Wisemans @ The Retreat @ Wisemans, Old Northern Road, Wisemans
Tickets see link on the flyer below – starts 5pm Sat. ..tickets also for sale on the day at the Convict Footprints stand.
Tobruk Show visit the same online link ….

FREE ENTRY TO THE TOWNSHIP

 

 

FIREWORKS at 7.00pm

Aerial display only…. please be aware you are unable to sit near the fireworks they are held in a restricted area.  They are able to viewed from all areas within town.

BUSH BAND

Ozimaid band @ 8.00pm….no charge – at the pub grounds.

Best dressed competition being judged just before the bush band starts…

 

ACCOMODATION SUGGESTIONS

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 WEEKEND

Markets at the Bowlo (Sunday)

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

https://www.facebook.com/ConvictTrail/

Music & bands

RFS old fire vehicles and display

Shuttle bus

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/

 

Venue

Old NOrthern Road
Old Northern Road
Wisemans Ferry, NSW 2775 Australia
+ Google Map
Phone:
0429017000
Website:
www.wffv.org.au