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SARAH MADDOCK Sydney to Melbourne 125 Year Commemorative Cycling Tour

Starting on August 28, 2019 Mulga Bicycle Tours will be honouring Sarah Maddock, the first woman to cycle from Sydney to Melbourne in 1894, with a 14 day tour.

This 125th anniversary tour is the initiative of another Sarah Maddock who Googled her name and came across her namesake, which led her to research further about Sarah’s life with the aim of designing and co-hosting this fully supported ride 125 years later.

The route is a modern day version of Sarah’s 1894 achievement, as riding the Hume Highway would be more gruelling than enjoyable. Instead the ride will take in some new towns such as Cootamundra and Wagga Wagga, and in Victoria you will explore the Murray to Mountains and Great Victorian rail trails, which will give a sense of what the scenery and ambience would have been like for Sarah.

The tour will cycle through: Narellan, Bundanoon, Goulburn, Yass, Cootamundra, Wagga Wagga, Albury, Beechworth, Whitfield, Mansfield, Yea and Melbourne.

Mulga Bicycle Tours will be trading in the corsets and bloomers, for  preferred cycling attire and while the route may be slightly different the essence of celebrating the adventurous spirit of Sarah is at the heart of the ride.

BACH IN THE DARK IN BUNDANOON  – Friday 20 September 2019 

Bach in the Dark comes back to beautiful Bundanoon!

After the success of their 2018 concerts in Sydney and the north coast of NSW, Rachel is delighted to perform again with percussionist Ben Sibson – and what better place to do this than in the beautiful acoustics of Holy Trinity Church.

The program will include some renaissance dances and Bach’s third suite for solo cello playing with hand drums from around the world. Your toes will be tapping – guaranteed!

Date & Time:     Friday, 20 September 2019      6:30 pm – 7:45 pm AEST

Location:           Holy Trinity Church, 15 Church Street, Bundanoon.

General Admission:   $25


The 2019 Garden Ramble, in its 23rd year, will be in October, 2019  and bring wonderful gardens and delights for visitors to the beautiful Southern Highlands.

Eight stunning private gardens will be open from 9.30am – 4.30pm. 

The Garden Ramble Market will take place all weekend with plenty of interesting items for purchase.


The 13th annual Tango Event will be held at the hall from 7pm Friday 22-24 November, 2019.   This year the focus is on plenty of dance time with opportunities to dance during the day, as well as late into the night.


Arts Bundanoon – Music at 10

Arts Bundanoon exists to present and encourage the performing and visual arts in
Bundanoon and the broader community.

Since its inception in 2001, Arts Bundanoon has presented music recitals, concerts and
other events of a very high standard to the local communities. Ensembles and artists
presented to date include pianist Gerard Willems, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
Ensemble, Jonah & the Wailers, Trio Empyrean, The Song Company, Jane Rutter,
The Ilythian Ensemble, The Jozef Pauly Ensemble (Belgium) and many more.

Arts Bundanoon presents a Saturday morning “Music at Ten” recital series showcasing
talented young musicians as well as experienced local & visiting artists “Piano at Ten”
is on the second Saturday of each month at 10.00am.  Entry is $10.00 at the door, children under 18 free.

An afternoon and evening concert series brings professional solo musicians, ensembles
and orchestras of national and international standing to our venue.

The “home” of Arts Bundanoon is the art deco Bundanoon Soldiers Memorial Hall.
The community of Bundanoon has a brand new $70,000 grand piano housed in the Memorial Hall to replace the 7ft Kawai grand piano.  It has been made possible thanks to local fundraising, the Veolia Mulwaree Trust and Yamaha.  The piano was officially unveiled to the public with a special performance in August 2016.

For information on performances go to