2016 Waltzing Matilda Day
The programme for the 2016 Waltzing Matilda Day, was held in Winton on Wednesday 6th April is was follows:
WALTZING MATILDA DAY
*Official opening of Waltzing Matilda
Day by Cr Judy Sale
* All present sang Waltzing Matilda, the Winton Way
*Australia Through Poetry with guest Russell Plunkett
*A guided tour of the Winton District Historical Society displays, with
local Wintonites showing us the old telephone exchange and some early vehicles
*Try your hand at spinning local Winton wool
*Illustrated public talk in the Sarah Riley Theatrette on
Banjo's Winton in 1895
* Educational snake show and bush poetry with Ron Pearce
* Have a go at Whip Cracking. Whips supplied or bring your own. An educational
show where the audience is invited to learn how to crack a whip.
Time to have
a good look around Winton.
Visitor Information Centre on 1300 665 115 can provide tour ideas, look after
accommodation and offer good old fashioned bush information.
See also http://www.thewesterner.com.au/?p=4248