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August 2017

  Proclamation of Thames Goldfields 1867
  This will include a dawn blessing, then at 12.30pm a street parade along Pollen Street (from Willoughby Street and from Cochrane Street) meeting at Thames Civic Centre at 12.45pm for the official opening of the 150th Anniversary of Thames Goldfields. This will include a Karakia, words from The Mayor, Performance of the winning song from the Songwriters' Competition, and a Performance by School Children.

Venue: Thames Civic Centre, Mary Street, Thames
Price: N/a
Contact: Diane Connors  Ph: 021 1770746

1st August
to Tuesday
31st July
All Day  Thames 150th Anniversary Original Song Contest
  Original Song Contest for Thames’ 150th Celebration. This contest is for a composition that is musically and lyrically attractive, historically significant, and will promote Thames’ 150th celebrations. A recording session follows for the winner. Entry forms available from: Dave Greenslade, 07-8675282 and from

Venue: Tba
Price: Free
Contact: Dave Greenslade  Ph: 07-8675282

1st August
to Saturday
31st March
11am - 3pm  The Treasury Photography Exhibition
  "Growing with Gold" - A photographic display of Thames from the earliest gold mining days ....This will be open for public viewing on the days The Treasury is open - Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11.00am until 3.00pm, and running for several months

Venue: The Meeting Room, The Treasury, Queen Street, Thames
Price: Gold coin donation
Contact: Miriam Heberley  Ph: 07.8675069

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