GOOD FRIDAY - 19th April 2019

Gardener’s Fun Park | 10am - late

Family fun including Dodgem cars, Cha Cha, gold rush trains, mini motorbike rides and jumping castles.

Police Paddock - High Street, Beechworth.

 

Flora of Australia Exhibition | 10am - 4pm

An art show exhibiting superb paintings of Australian native flora from local and interstate botanical artists. Beechworth Botanica seeks to promote an appreciation within the community of this historically significant and beautiful art form. All artworks will be for sale. Entry by gold donation.

Memorial Hall - Ford Street, Beechworth.

Men's & Ladies' Stroke Event | 10.30am for a 11am to 12pm hit off.

Open to all golfers, with or without a handicap.

$10 per person; all proceeds will go to the Good Friday Appeal.

Afternoon Tea and raffles at the conclusion of play.
Beechworth Golf Club - Baarmutha Park, Beechworth.

Walk of Witness | 11am

Join in the reading of the Easter story. 

Starts at the Anglican Church @ Corner of Church and Ford Streets, Beechworth, and concludes at the Uniting Church @ Corner of Williams and Ford Streets, Beechworth.

RACV Cinema - The Dish | 7.30pm - 9.30pm

RACV cinema are screening Australian classics all weekend starting with The Dish. Enjoy dinner, drinks and complimentary popcorn as you watch the first man walk on the moon. 
Rated M

Bridge Road Brewers Car park, High Street, Beechworth.

EASTER SATURDAY - 20th April 2019

Beechworth Rotary Market | 9am - 4pm
The Rotary Club Market is held in the shade of the old pine trees in Queen Victoria Park, and features around 120 great stalls offering a wide range of arts and crafts, food and drinks, jewellery, clothing and bric-a-brac.

Queen Victoria Park, Beechworth.

 

Quercus Flea Market | 9am - 4pm

Checkout the monster Quercus Flea Market and Art Market selling old and new art at Quercus. Grab a bargain and visit the beautiful newly restored Quercus Hall, the first Methodist Church on the goldfields.

Corner of Ford and Church Streets, Beechworth.

Beechworth Honey Childrens Activities | From 9am, All Day

Come to the Bee Garden by Beechworth honey for a range of Fun Activities for the whole family.
Colouring in, Face Painting and Bubble blowing.

Cnr Ford and Camp Streets, Beechworth.


Bottle and Collectables Exhibition | 9am - 3:30pm

An annual display of antique bottles and collectables, sales tables and items valued.

Free entry. Town Hall, Beechworth.

RACV House Party | 10am - 10pm

To celebrate the Golden Horseshoes Festival 2019, RACV is hosting the RACV House Party. Featuring the RACV Tiny Home expert advice on solar energy and smart home technology, market stalls and a moonlight cinema. It is the perfect place to stop by for a visit during this year's festival and make yourself at home with RACV.

High Street, Beechworth.

Beechworth Honey Cooking Demonstration | 10am - 10.30am

Honey Ricotta Pancakes cooking demo and samples.
Hive Kitchen, Cnr Ford and Camp Streets, Beechworth.

Food Court |10am - 4pm
Satisfy your hunger – and every craving -
from an amazing array of food stalls and eateries in the heart of town. While you grab a bite to eat, enjoy a great program of live entertainment on the stages and on the streets throughout the day.

Ford Street, Beechworth.

Flora of Australia Exhibition | 10am - 4pm

An art show exhibiting superb paintings of Australian native flora from local and interstate botanical artists. Beechworth Botanica seeks to promote an appreciation within the community of this historically significant and beautiful art form. All artworks will be for sale. Entry by gold donation.

Memorial Hall - Ford Street, Beechworth.

Gardener’s Fun Park | 10am - late

Family fun including Dodgem cars, Cha Cha, gold rush trains, mini motorbike rides and jumping castles.

Police Paddock - High Street, Beechworth.

 

Show & Shine | 10am - 4pm
Cars from vintage, veteran and classic eras will be lining the street. View a great selection of truly magnificent vehicles of yesteryear.

Camp Street, Beechworth.

Live Music | 10.30am - 5pm

See the dedicated Music page for further information.

Ford Street, Beechworth.

Magic Kids Show | 11am - 11.30am
Dane crates magic tricks and often performs them for audiences big and small. Dane specialises in small close up magic using cards, watches and borrowed objects fro spectators. For the young at heart...everything is an illusion!

Gold coin donation. Court House - Ford Street, Beechworth.

Frank Prem | 11.30am - 12pm
Frank Prem is a local poet and author who will present two entertaining and enriching sets of spoken word poetry, on themes that reflect the vibrant heritage of Beechworth and surrounds.

Gold coin donation. Court House - Ford Street, Beechworth.

Roving Performers | 11.00am - 3.00pm

Enjoy the vast range of roving performers along Ford Street throughout the day. There will be juggling, balloon bending, community drumming and loads more! You might even learn a new trick at the Flying Fruit Fly Circus workshop (located in the alley way between the Ned Kelly Vault and the Old Historic Chinese building)!

Food Court - Ford Street, Beechworth

EASTER SATURDAY - 20th April 2019 (continued)

Gold Shoeing of the Horse | 12pm

Echoing the story of Daniel Cameron and his horse shod with shoes of real gold, this annual highlight brings the legend to life. See the real Golden Horseshoes on display inside Beechworth Gold all Easter weekend.

Front of the Start Hotel - Ford Street, Beechworth.

 

The Golden Horseshoes Parade | 1pm - 1.30pm

The Golden Horseshoes Parade is the highlight of the festival weekend and features a re-enactment of the legend of politician aspirant Daniel Cameron who led a colourful parade through the streets of Beechworth in 1855 on a horse shod with shoes of gold. Our horse and rider will once again lead the parade which features dozens of colourful floats from schools, community groups and businesses from the area.

Ford Street, Beechworth.

 

Beechworth Honey Cooking Demonstration | 1.30pm - 2pm

Kids Honey Popcorn cooking demo and samples.
Hive Kitchen, Cnr Ford and Camp Streets, Beechworth.

Ned Kelly Trial Re-Enactment | 1.45pm - 2.45 pm

Head to the historic Court House to be a part of the Ned Kelly Trial re-enactment who originally took place in 1880.

Court House - Ford Street, Beechworth.

In the Groove Community Drumming | 2pm - 3.30pm

Bee Garden, Cnr Ford and Camp Streets, Beechworth.

Montessori School Easter Bilby Pantomime | 2.30pm & 3.30pm

Interactive and educational play for primary-aged children. Children act out the classic story of the Easter Bilby taking over the job of delivering eggs from the Easter Bunny.

$5 per child / $10 per family. Old Milk Bar - Camp Street, Beechworth.


Sing for Freedom | 3pm - 4.30pm

A joyful, rousing and uplifting singing workshop with community singing leader Leanne Murphy, featuring easy-to-learn songs in 2-4 part harmony. No experience necessary, all welcome!

Gold coin donation. Court House - Ford Street, Beechworth.

RACV Cinema - Oddball | 6.30pm - 8.00pm

RACV cinema are screening Australian classics all weekend, on Saturday night settle in with Oddball. Meet Oddball who learns to protect penguins as you enjoy a variety of food and drinks for purchase. 

Rated G

Bridge Road Brewers Car park, High Street, Beechworth.

RACV Cinema - Priscilla Queen of the Desert | 8.15pm - 10.00pm

RACV cinema are screening Australian classics all weekend, on Saturday night sing along to Priscilla Queen of the Desert. There will be a variety of food and drinks available for purchase.
Rated M 

Bridge Road Brewers Car park, High Street, Beechworth.

EASTER SUNDAY - 21st April 2019

 

Easter Dawn Service | 6.30am

Sunrise service celebrating the resurrection of Christ. BYO rug/cushion and share in an early morning coffee & hot cross buns. For Easter church services, check local paper.

The Gorge Rock - Gorge Road, Beechworth.

 

RACV House Party | 10am - 10pm

To celebrate the Golden Horseshoes Festival 2019, RACV is hosting the RACV House Party. Featuring the RACV Tiny Home expert advice on solar energy and smart home technology, market stalls and a moonlight cinema. It is the perfect place to stop by for a visit during this year's festival and make yourself at home with RACV.

High Street, Beechworth.

The Ritchies' Beechworth IGA Children Easter Egg Hunt | 10am

Easter Eggs galore to be found and eaten!  Children up to 12 years are invited to join in the annual Ritchies' IGA Easter Egg hunt at Mayday Hills oval.

Mayday Hills Oval, Beechworth.

Gardener’s Fun Park | 10am - late

Family fun including Dodgem cars, Cha Cha, gold rush trains, mini motorbike rides and jumping castles.

Police Paddock - High Street, Beechworth.

Flora of Australia Exhibition | 10am - 4pm

An art show exhibiting superb paintings of Australian native flora from local and interstate botanical artists. Beechworth Botanica seeks to promote an appreciation within the community of this historically significant and beautiful art form. All artworks will be for sale. Entry by gold donation.

Memorial Hall - Ford Street, Beechworth.

 

Montessori School Easter Bilby Pantomime | 11.30am & 3.30pm

Interactive and educational play for primary-aged children. Children act out the classic story of the Easter Bilby taking over the job of delivering eggs from the Easter Bunny.

$5 per child / $10 per family. Montessori School - Gilchrist Avenue, Beechworth.

RACV Cinema - Paper Planes | 6.30pm - 8.30pm

RACV cinema are screening Australian classics all weekend, on Sunday night follow Dylan in his challenge to compete at the World Paper Plane Championships. There will be a variety of food and drinks available for purchase. 

Rated G

Bridge Road Brewers Car park, High Street, Beechworth.

Easter Monday - 22nd April 2019

 

Wooragee Easter Market | 10am - 2pm
Various market stalls, including plants, arts and craft, bric a brac and more. Also available is BBQ lunch and Devonshire tea.

Wooragee Primary School, Wooragee.

Gardener’s Fun Park | 10am - late

Family fun including Dodgem cars, Cha Cha, gold rush trains, mini motorbike rides and jumping castles.

Police Paddock - High Street, Beechworth.

Flora of Australia Exhibition | 10am - 4pm

An art show exhibiting superb paintings of Australian native flora from local and interstate botanical artists. Beechworth Botanica seeks to promote an appreciation within the community of this historically significant and beautiful art form. All artworks will be for sale. Entry by gold donation.

Memorial Hall - Ford Street, Beechworth.

 

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