Kingston Avenue of Honour Commemorate & Celebrate

The centenary of the end of World War 1 on 11th November, 2018 is being commemorated in many towns throughout the Nation.  Locally the Kingston Avenue of Honour Centenary – will combine the solemnity of a commemorative service, followed by a community celebration of activities, music and fun.

The Parade

The program begins with a moving parade led by the Creswick Light Horse Troop – evoking the image of young men on horseback who found a theatre of war beyond what anyone had experienced before.

 

Commemorative Service

The solemnity of the day is acknowledged in a memorial service

 

Memorabilia

The day continues with displays and demonstrations of old crafts (know what a “Bodger” does?), memorabilia, children’s games and much more.

 

Music and Dance

Tap your toes, join in song or kick up your heels with Scottish Reels and Irish Dancing.

Win a romantic night away

You can win one night’s accommodation with breakfast basket at Creswick’s romantic getaway, Rossmore Cottage.   Rossmore is a charming miner’s cottage from the 1860’s gold rush days.   Simply register your name and email at the information tent to be in the running.  http://www.rossmorecottage.com.au

 

Sip and Sup

Your inner beast will be well cared for with food from a variety of vendors and coffee brewers

When and Where

Sunday 11th November, 2018 – Kingston Avenue of Honour, Kingston (see map http://kingstonavenueofhonour.org.au/events )

 

Mica Grange