MORUYA and District Historical Society

Monthly Archives: May 2018

MARDI GRAS MAYHEM WRAP UP  What an incredible exhibition! Visitor numbers and profit are the usual indicators of an event’s success. Mardi Gras Mayhem was certainly successful on both counts. However, perhaps a better measure of the exhibition’s success was the obvious pleasure felt by visitors when looking at photos that brought back so many wonderful memories of past parades. Thanks to Michel Nader we now know that the quickest way to befriend a… Read More

Featured Image: A float at the 1967 Mardi Gras Note: This is not a photo of the “wedding”. Moruya “Wedding” – Mardi Gras, January 1967 A “wedding” involving many Moruya personalities took place at the Moruya Mardi Gras in January 1967. The following is a report from “The Moruya Advertiser” of 11thJanuary 1967: The marriage of Miss Dora Cabbage (Rev. R. Grant) daughter of Mr Cabbage (Mr Ted Street) and Mrs Cabbage… Read More