What's on in Beechworth / at The Old Piory

Ned Kelly Weekend

7th to 9th August 2015

The Ned Kelly Weekend commemorates the anniversary of the committal hearing of the bushranger at the Beechworth Courthouse in August 1880. The 2015 weekend will mark the 135 anniversary since the committal hearing took place and 35 years since the filming of the most accurate depictions of the Kelly story, Australian mini series the last outlaw. The cast of the hit series will team up once again this year with the organisers of the weekend with historical reenactments and explore the stories.

Throughout of the weekend the township of Beechworth will step back in time and will bring the Ned Kelly story alive with events that will include:

- Walking tours of Beechworth
- Story telling
- Ned Kelly Vault
- Dinner with the stars
- Reenactments
- Childresn activities including treasure hunts, pony rides and biscuit making
- Live music

 

 

 

The Old Priory Guest House - Beechworth

Nestled amongst the grandeur of old world gardens, bathed in an atmosphere created by man’s quest for gold, stands The Old Priory – unique, almost willing you inside with it’s faint charm and hidden mystique.

The Old Priory welcomes you to a unique and wonderful experience linked directly to the Gold Era of The North East in which an atmosphere of learning and enchantment are sure to both overwhelm and intrigue you.

Centrally located on 3 acres in historic Beechworth, overlooking the famous Beechworth Gorge. The Old Priory is an ideal base for an in-depth study of Beechworth and of North East Victoria, including the Snowfields.

Clean, comfortable share facilities, wholesome country cooking, study, sporting and recreational amenities accompanied by detailed education programs and students worksheets make it an ideal School Camp facility.

Our deluxe ensuite miner’s cottages offer a Bed and Breakfast escape and our self – contained unit gives the flexibility for a family holiday.