Last updated on 5 November 2018
Costumes are found, dresses are made, props are assembled, the Power Point for the big screen is done, rehearsals are under way, and it's all systems go for this coming Saturday November 10, starting with music at 2 p.m. then the ballot re-enactment at 2.30 p.m. in the Cowes Cultural Centre hall, cnr Church St and Thompson Ave Cowes Phillip Island. It's free, and all are welcome. Displays and afternoon tea following the performance are also available, including the database of rates records for Phillip Island & District from 1872-1900. Simon Eddy will be on hand to help you find your ancestors on the database. Photo shows from left to right: our Argus journalist, Ashley Reed; the Assistant Land Commissioner Hodkinson, Mike Cleeland; his assistant Mr Wimble, Peter Lawrence. At the first rehearsal.