Tagged: Sesquicentenary

Leighton Gardens set to re-open for Sesquicentenary finale

November 18, 2013Posted in: Community, Events

As the year slowly draws to a close, so to do our Sesquicentenary – or 150th birthday celebrations – of both Bowral and Moss Vale. Moss Vale’s final birthday gift will come in the form of the refurbished Leighton Gardens to be officially re-opened by the Mayor and local members Pru Goward and Stephen Jones...

Kites aloft for Sesquicentenary

August 29, 2013Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to wave good-bye to winter and celebrate the latest Sesquicentenary event by flying a kite at Eridge Park this Saturday. “The Kite Flying Family Fun Day is a great chance to shake off those winter blues and partake in another 150th birthday event celebrating the settlement of Moss Vale...

Council to host free public art workshop

August 22, 2013Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting all interested community members to attend a free workshop on public art. The seminar, entitled “The Winds of Change Workshop – how does public art happen?” will explore the process and challenges of designing, making and installing the recently unveiled Winds of Change public art project on Moss Vale Road...

Church and cemetery tours to reveal local history

July 26, 2013Posted in: Events

Attention all local history buffs! As part Sesquicentenary celebrations of Bowral and Moss Vale, Wingecarribee Shire Council will conduct tours of local churches and cemeteries in the two towns. Many of the early pioneers of the region, including members of the Throsby family, are buried in cemeteries throughout the Highlands. The day-long tours are a...

Time to frock up for Mayoral Winter Ball

June 18, 2013Posted in: Events

Moss Vale and Bowral’s Sesquicentenary celebrations move out of the cold next month as celebrations move indoors for the Mayoral Winter Ball. To be held on Saturday 6 July at the Gibraltar Hotel, the black tie event will serve as a fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Australia. “The Mayoral Winter Ball marks the mid-year point for our sesquicentenary celebrations,”...