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Vintagecaravans.com 5th Nationals - Broken Hill, NSW
Monday 28th April to Friday 2nd May 2014
Monday 28th April
Visit to The Royal Flying Doctor Base
Hourly tours: The first tour starts at 9:00am and the last tour starts at 4:00 pm. Only 40 in each tour, cost is $5.90 per head.
Details/booking in The Royal Flying Doctor thread.
The rest of your day is free so why not drop into the Silver City Mint and Art Centre at 66 Chloride Street and see the largest canvas painting in the world. It's a Broken Hill landscape, 100 metres long by 12 metres high.
Monday Night - Auction
5.30 pm at the camp kitchen area.
Errol from SA will be your auctioneer.
Please bring along any caravan parts, collector vehicle small parts, books/collectibles or anything you want to auction off.
All money collected goes to the Royal flying doctor base in Broken Hill.
Tuesday 29th April
Visit to The School of the Air
The first of the 4 morning visits this week. Each tour starts 8:30am SHARP and as you are part of the class, you must be in the school and sitting down in the classroom by then or there will be no entry.....cost $4.40 per head.
Bookings/details in The School of the Air thread.
The rest of your day is free
Two up at the Palace Hotel, 227 Argent Street, Broken Hill.
Two up is only played on Friday nights but the Palace Hotel is having a special night for Vintage Vanners to attend and play two up. Meals are available at the Palace Hotel.
Any members wanting to play two up during the evening should book with forum moderator urkel1965 by Personal Message NOW Click Here to send PM
Wednesday 30th April
Silverton day trip, leave and return at your leisure.
Why not organize your own group to go in convoy and experience an authentic outback town together.
Wednesday Night - DVD Night
The caravan park at Broken Hill has an outdoor screen that we can show movies on.
So bring some thing along, like the 1954 movie The Long trailer Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz or a kids DVD.
Check out the white board at the camp kitchen for the starting time
Thursday 1st May
Dinner Night Out - Commencing at about 6:00-6:30pm
276 Crystal Street, Broken Hill.
Payment is to be made on arrival at the club.
3 Course Buffet Style meals $29.50/head for adults and $10/head for children under 12
Bookings are required so please contact moderator Don Ricardo by Personal Message NOW Click Here to send PM
Special dietary meals - also contact Don Ricardo by PM.
Friday 2nd May
You will need your name tag to receive a 10% discount at Bells 1950’s Milk Bar & Museum, 160 Patton Street, Broken Hill all week. IF you DON’T want to wear a name tag, it’s not compulsory, stick it in your pocket to use for your discounts.
Communal happy hour 5:00pm nightly at and around the camp kitchen (unless you prefer to have it within your group).
Forum member Dave01 and Lil have been authorized to make a DVD of the Nationals and this will be available as soon as Dave and Lil return home and find time to put it together. Price will be at cost.
Vintagecaravan.com banners will be flying in the caravan park for the week.
Details on nats memorabilia and auction night coming soon.
Caravan park has an outdoor screen - what have you got on DVD with caravans? Check the white board in the camp kitchen area for the DVD night.
Check the white board all week in caravan park camp kitchen area for updates.
It is suggested that you print this thread out just before you leave for Broken Hill so you have a record of what's on while you're there.
Don't forget to keep checking this notice and this thread for updates.
PLEASE NOTE.....IT IS NOT COMPULSORY TO ATTEND ANY OF THE ABOVE EVENTS OR WEAR A NAME TAG.
It's your holiday. If you want, just sit back and enjoy being with your fellow Vintage Vanners.
Your Admin/Moderating Team is looking forward to meeting all forum members from far and wide.
We hope you enjoy your stay in Broken Hill and have a safe trip home.
Your Moderating Team
Mark T - Firefighter - Don Ricardo - Conti - Urkel1965