Tag: music

  • ‘The Sport Of Kings’ and other news from 100 years ago – 27 November 1920

    ‘The Sport Of Kings’ and other news from 100 years ago – 27 November 1920

    Featured image: Racing at Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MORUYA SPRING RACES. Our pretty little racecourse on Wednesday was the scene of the first Spring Meeting for years under the auspices of the Moruya Race Club. The day was beautifully fine, and although […]

  • News from a century ago…..

    News from a century ago…..

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of Date 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MEDICAL – Dr. Quilter, who is absent on holidays, has arranged with Dr. Hatherell to take over his practice for a fortnight. CHASING MUSHROOMS – Immediately after the Moruya Hurdle Race had been run on Tuesday last […]

  • Moruya’s Got Talent: Posey, Maud, Eva and Molly

    Moruya’s Got Talent: Posey, Maud, Eva and Molly

    Before the invention of the gramophone and radio at the turn of the twentieth century, music was a do-it-yourself affair and a very popular form of social entertainment. Everyone was expected to be able to join in – either on an instrument or singing. Yet there was high demand for those who were genuinely musically […]