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1913 Country Fair Souvenir Program

Saturday 13 April 2013, 12pm – 6pm

 

Throughout the day

  • Market stalls (homemade food and goodies, trinkets, lollies and honey)
  • Demonstrations (hat making, lace making, woodcraft, needlecraft, model ships and naval displays)
  • Australian Costumer’s Guild and Australian Great War Association members in period costume
  • Circus performers from Warehouse Circus (until 3.30pm)
  • Punch and Judy puppet shows by Puppetoodle
  • The Gramophone Man (regularly between 1pm and 5pm)
  • Music from the amazing restored Canberra carousel organ (until 4.30pm)
  • Carousel rides
  • Farmyard petting zoo
  • Photo booth – dress up for your vintage photo portrait (12 noon - 3pm)
  • Cartoon booth – dress up for your cartoon portrait with fast-draw cartoonist Andrew Hore (3pm-6pm)
  • 1913-inspired craft for kids
  • Complimentary tea and scones with the Country Women's Association

Exhibition talks

20-minute exhibition talks with the Glorious Days: Australia 1913 exhibition curators at 12.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm (meet at the exhibition entry)

Have-a-go activities

12 noon - 6pm
Woodcraft

2-3pm
Lace making, hand knitting, crochet and embroidery

3-4pm
Hat making with milliner Christine Waring

3-3.45pm
1913 kids games

4-4.30pm
Tango dancing

4-5pm
Lace making, hand knitting, crochet and embroidery

Performances and demonstrations

12 noon -12.30pm
Canberra Chordsmen

12.30-12.50pm
Wood chopping with the South East Axemen’s Association

12.50-1.10pm
Shearing with champion shearer Ian Elkins

1.10-1.40pm
Canberra roller derby

1.40-2pm
Wood chopping with the South East Axemen’s Association

2-2.30pm
Royal Australian Navy Band

2.30–2.50pm
Shearing with champion shearer Ian Elkins

2.50-3.10pm
Wood chopping with the South East Axemen’s Association

3.10-3.40pm
Tango Social Club of Canberra performance with Tángalo Quintet Band

3.40-4pm
Wood chopping with the South East Axemen’s Association

4-4.30pm
Tango dancing workshop with Tángalo Quintet Band

5-6pm
Royal Australian Navy Band

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