Monday, October 8, 2012

Gilbert & Sullivan! October 13th & 14th!

Get along to the gloriously wonderful goldfields and wend your way to the beautiful wee town of Dunolly where you will find a fabulous time awaiting you!

Dunolly Gilbert & Sullivan Festival - 2012
October 13th and 14th

Souvenir Programmes
On sale. $4 $2.

Saturday 12th    -

The Thought of Royal Dignity Elates Me
 Grand Opening   Town
Crier calls the people.

Locals in costume. Queen Victoria

The Queen’s speech
God save our Gracious Queen,

 10.30 am.
The Grand Parade
Queen Victoria cuts ribbon to open.

G & S characters –  local
children in costume. Pipe Band etc.
Audience to line the street along Broadway.

“Merrily Ring the Luncheon Bell”
Local venues open
 Gordon Gardens  10am – 2pm
 Savoy Gardens   1pm

Modified Rapture”
English country fair on the Village Green.
 Carnival atmosphere in the
Food stalls
Wooden skittles. 
Egg and spoon race
Organised games for children.

12 noon. Saturday
 “That’s so Like a Band
  Luncheon entertainment in the
Gordon Gardens.
  Brass bands play a medley of
music by Sullivan.

Revellers can picnic in the gardens or patronise venues in

1pm  Saturday
 “Here’s a man of Jollity” 
The Puppet show.
  St John’s Church Hall.

Gold coin donation

Saturday 13th October
3pm  - 6pm
“The People’s Pirates
At the Savoy Gardens.  
 Family fun. (good for

Taste of Gold, coffee stalls.
  $10 adult $5 children.

6pm  Dinner
  Now to the Banquet we press...

Food and vendors to be organised by local food sellers.  

8pm.  “The
Gilbert & Sullivan Story”
Town Hall.
The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Society present a “Cook’s tour “of Gilbert &
Admission charge $15.00 adult. $10 child.

A two hour show with short interval.
 Telling the story of Gilbert
& Sullivan with background information about the operas and songs to
Finish at 10pm.
Supper in Town Hall after the show

SUNDAY  14th October 2012

8am -2pm
Here’s a Howdy-Do”

Fine produce by local farmers and producers.
The famous Dunolly Traders Market
 in Broadway.

Trial by Jury
Court house.
 Performed by talented local thespians.

$5 ticket.

1pm.  Sunday 14th
 “I have a song to
 The People’s concert.
 Uniting Church.

The people’s sing-a-long.
One hour  Gold coin admission
 The Dunolly Festival Children’s Choir
and locals performers.
Calling all bathroom singers. 

2pm.  “That’s so Like a Band
  In the Savoy Gardens.

Orchestra play medley of music by Sullivan.
Taste of Gold.     
Food and wine.
SES, fire brigade etc.
Coffee van

3pm Sunday    
At the Savoy Gardens
Savoy Opera Company of Melbourne present the full production of the
fairy operetta.

“Fickle moment, Prithee Stay”
 goodbye to all.
$15.00 adult. $5.00 children
  finish at 6pm


  1. Thank you for changing the settings. Have a wonderful time, and please tell us how it went.

  2. I certainly will do !
    And thanks again for the reminder!