Victorian-style market at Melrose


Heritage Week will be celebrated with a Victorian-style market at Melrose House.

The market will see antique and collectable stalls, live entertainment and food from the Melrose Café.

Organisers are encouraging people to wear their best Victorian attire to be in to win a prize. The market will open from 10am to 3pm this Sunday, April 17. A gold coin is requested for entry.

The day will also have face-painting and balloon artistry provided by Flossie Balloons, house tours, costumed

photographs by John Duggan, vintage bridal gowns by Jill Alexander, vintage cars provided by

Nelson Vintage Car Club – and much more.

Entertainment schedule for the day:

11 – 11:30 AM                           Tobias Castelli Magic Show

11:30 – 12 Noon                        Storyteller:  Bridget Castle

12:00 – 12:30 PM                      The Twisty Twins

12:30 – 12:45 PM                      Nelson Bays Harmony Chorus

12:45 – 1:15 PM                        Sunshine City Stompers

1:15 – 1:30 PM                          Nelson Bays Harmony Chorus

2:00 – 3:00 PM                          Talk in Drawing Room: “Murder in Nelson” (donation requested)

3:00 – 4:00 PM                          Café High Tea (bookings essential)

3:00 – 5:00 PM                          Sunshine City Stompers

Also, don’t miss: Antics Theatre Company will be performing fabulous 15 minute excerpts from

their upcoming Theatre Royal play:  The Hound of the Baskervilles at the following times:

1:00 – 1:15 PM, 1:30 – 1:45 PM, 2:00 – 2:15 PM, 2:30 – 2:45 PM, 3:00 – 3:15 PM