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Camels, marching girls, lifesavers and clowns made their way down Vulcan Street during the Moruya Mardi Gras held during the 1960s and 1970s. The Wild Man From Bendethera frightened the children, while Lady Godiva tried to shock the crowds lining the street. The Moruya and District Historical Society presents Mardi Gras Mayhem, a photographic exhibition featuring wonderful images that capture the event’s colour and vitality. The community spirit that made the Mardi… 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