THE EVENT

Hosted by the Central Hunter Business Chamber and the Hunter Multicultural Communities Inc. This family friendly event on the 9th & 10th of November 2019 will include a military parade, air show, pipe and brass bands, ethnic dancing, market stalls, food vans and more! This event is an alcohol and pet free zone. Tickets are available online or at the gate.

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THE EVENT

Hosted by the Central Hunter Business Chamber and the Hunter Multicultural Communities Inc. This family friendly event on the 9th & 10th of November 2019 will include a military parade, air show, pipe and brass bands, ethnic dancing, market stalls, food vans and more! This event is an alcohol and pet free zone. Tickets are available online or at the gate.

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THE PROGRAMME

Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of The Greta Army Camp and also the 70th Anniversary of the Greta Migrant Camp. This is a 2 day event for all to enjoy. This is an alochol and pet free event. Tickets are available online or at the gate.

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MILITARY PARADE & CULTURAL DISPLAYS

There will be a military parade, air show and pipe and brass bands.

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KIDS ZONE

Our kids zone includes a jumping castle, balloons, clowns and more!

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MARKET & FOOD STALLS

Unwind with our international food stalls and local market stores.

DAY 1 – SATURDAY 09 November 2019

Gates open at 8.30 am – Gates close at 5.30 pm.

The event will be held at Camp Road, Greta NSW 2334 (follow the signs).

Tickets are available online or at the gate.

■ 08:30 am – Gates Open

■ 08:30 am – Welcome Music and Tunes by Wine Country Music Association

■ 09.30 hrs – Military Parade and Official Opening Governor General of Australia

■ 10.15 hrs – Flyover Tiger Moth Aircraft

■ 10.30 hrs – Newcastle Greek Dance Group (Stage area)

■ 10.30 hrs – Local Brass Bands playing tunes 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s (Band Area)

■ 11.00 hrs – Hunter Folk Group (Stage Area)

■ 11.00 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display  (Vehicle Area)

■ 11.30 hrs – Lajkonik – Polish Dance Ensemble (Stage Area)

■ 12.00 hrs – Sing Australia Choir (Stage Area)

■ 12.00 hrs – Local Brass Bands playing tunes 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s (Band Area)

■ 13.00 hrs – Veselka Ukrainian Dance Group (Stage Area)

■ 13.00 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display (Vehicle Area)

■ 13.00 hrs – Scottish Bands playing (Band Area)

■ 13.30 hrs – Jautrais Paris Latvian Dance Group (Stage Area)

■ 14.00 hrs – MRH 90 Helicopter Display – Royal Australian Navy (Vehicle Area)

■ 14.00 hrs – Lajkonik – Polish Dance Ensemble (Stage Area)

■ 14.30 hrs – Hunter Folk Group (Stage Area)

■ 14.30 hrs – Scottish Bands playing (Band Area)

■ 15.30 hrs – Newcastle Greek Dance Group (Stage area)

■ 15.00 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display (Vehicle Area)

■ 15.30 hrs – Scottish Bands playing (Band Area)

■ 16.00 pm – Jautrais Paris Latvian Dance Group (Stage Area)

■ 16.30 hrs – Veselka Ukrainian Dance Group (Stage Area)

■ 17.00 hrs – Mass Scottish Pipes and Drums (Parade Area)

■ 17.30 hrs – Event Close with Tiger Moth Flyover (Parade Area)

Saturday Extras:

◾ C130 Hercules Aircraft Flyover

◾ Australian Ex Military Vehicle Collectors Society – with vehicle displays

◾ Newcastle – National Service 1951-72 Re-Enactors Unit – Drill Displays

◾ Dismounted Infantry Display from 2/17th Royal New South Wales Regiment

◾ Light Horse re-actors display

◾ Military Equipment and re-enactors on display

◾ Australian Armoured Vehicle Association – Armoured vehicle on display throughout the day

◾ Model Ships on display

◾ HMC – Hunter Multicultural onsite Museum / historical talks and displays

◾ Huge Kids Zone

◾ Hunter Valley Helicopter Rides

Broadcasting Live!

The team from 2NURFM will be broadcasting live from the event on Saturday 9th November 2019. Come down and say hi.

 

Hunter Pet Motel Logo Greta Army Camp

Enter the FREE Lucky Gate Prize’s from Hunter Pet Motel

Simple write your name and phone number on your entrance ticket and drop into the barrel at the Hunter Pet Motel site to enter the FREE multiple Lucky Gate Prizes draw to win:

Trampoline Beds, Vouchers, Dog and Cat hampers including toys and food.

Help Raise Money!

Raffles and Fund Raising conducted by:

                              

** PLEASE NOTE:

Branxton Greta Athletics Major Prize:

Compliments of Hunter Valley Helicopters will be drawn on Saturday 9th November 2019, at 16.30 hrs, and must be taken on Sunday 10th November 2019, before the close of the event. 

No exceptions, no refunds, no exchange, no rainchecks and no cash payout.

DAY 1 – SATURDAY 09 November 2019

Gates open at 8.30 am – Gates close at 5.30 pm. 

The event will be held at Camp Road, Greta NSW 2334 (follow the signs).

Tickets are available online or at the gate.

■ 08:30 am – Gates Open

■ 08:30 am – Welcome Music and Tunes by Wine Country Music Association

■ 09.30 hrs – Military Parade and Official Opening Governor General of Australia

■ 10.15 hrs – Flyover Tiger Moth Aircraft

■ 10.30 hrs – Newcastle Greek Dance Group (Stage area)

■ 10.30 hrs – Local Brass Bands playing tunes 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s (Band Area)

■ 11.00 hrs – Hunter Folk Group (Stage Area)

■ 11.00 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display  (Vehicle Area)

■ 11.30 hrs – Lajkonik – Polish Dance Ensemble (Stage Area)

■ 12.00 hrs – Sing Australia Choir (Stage Area)

■ 12.00 hrs – Local Brass Bands playing tunes 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s (Band Area)

■ 13.00 hrs – Veselka Ukrainian Dance Group (Stage Area)

■ 13.00 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display (Vehicle Area)

■ 13.00 hrs – Scottish Bands playing (Band Area)

■ 13.30 hrs – Jautrais Paris Latvian Dance Group (Stage Area)

■ 14.00 hrs – MRH 90 Helicopter Display – Royal Australian Navy (Vehicle Area)

■ 14.00 hrs – Lajkonik – Polish Dance Ensemble (Stage Area)

■ 14.30 hrs – Hunter Folk Group (Stage Area)

■ 14.30 hrs – Scottish Bands playing (Band Area)

■ 15.30 hrs – Newcastle Greek Dance Group (Stage area)

■ 15.00 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display (Vehicle Area)

■ 15.30 hrs – Scottish Bands playing (Band Area)

■ 16.00 pm – Jautrais Paris Latvian Dance Group (Stage Area)

■ 16.30 hrs – Veselka Ukrainian Dance Group (Stage Area)

■ 17.00 hrs – Mass Scottish Pipes and Drums (Parade Area)

■ 17.30 hrs – Event Close with Tiger Moth Flyover (Parade Area)

Saturday Extras:

◾ C130 Hercules Aircraft Flyover

◾ Australian Ex Military Vehicle Collectors Society – with vehicle displays

◾ Newcastle – National Service 1951-72 Re-Enactors Unit – Drill Displays

◾ Dismounted Infantry Display from 2/17th Royal New South Wales Regiment

◾ Light Horse re-actors display

◾ Military Equipment and re-enactors on display

◾ Australian Armoured Vehicle Association – Armoured vehicle on display throughout the day

◾ Model Ships on display

◾ HMC – Hunter Multicultural onsite Museum / historical talks and displays

◾ Huge Kids Zone

◾ Hunter Valley Helicopter Rides

Broadcasting live!

The amazing team from 2NURFM will be broadcasting live from the event on Saturday 9th November 2019. Come down and say hi.

 

Hunter Pet Motel Logo Greta Army Camp

Enter the FREE Lucky Gate Prize’s from Hunter Pet Motel

Simple write your name and phone number on your entrance ticket and drop into the barrel at the Hunter Pet Motel site to enter the FREE multiple Lucky Gate Prizes draw to win:

Trampoline Beds, Vouchers, Dog and Cat hampers including toys and food.

Help Raise Money!

Raffles and Fund Raising conducted by:

                              

** PLEASE NOTE:

Branxton Greta Athletics Major Prize:

Compliments of Hunter Valley Helicopters will be drawn on Saturday 9th November 2019, at 16.30 hrs, and must be taken on Sunday 10th November 2019, before the close of the event. 

No exceptions, no refunds, no exchange, no rainchecks and no cash payout.

DAY 2 – SUNDAY 10 November 2019

Gates open at 8.30 am – Gates close at 4.30 pm.

The event will be held at Camp Road, Greta NSW 2334 (follow the signs).

Tickets are available online or at the gate.

■ 08.30 hrs – Gates Open

■ 09.00 hrs – Local Brass Bands playing tunes 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s (Main Entrance)

■ 09.00 hrs – Welcome address

■ 09.15 hrs – Flyover Tiger Moth Aircraft

■ 09.30 hrs – Balkan Ethno Orchestra (Stage Area)

■ 10.30 hrs – McEwan Clan Scottish Dancers (Stage Area)

■ 11.00 hrs – Rose, Shamrock and Thistle Folk (Stage Area)

■ 11.00 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display (Vehicle Area)

■ 11.00 hrs – Local Brass Bands playing tunes 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s (Stage Area)

■ 11.30 hrs – Rock n Roll Dancers (Stage Area)

■ 12.00 hrs – Voyage of Irish Dance Group (Stage Area)

■ 12.30 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display (Vehicle Area)

■ 12.30 hrs – Local Brass Bands playing tunes 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s (Band Area)

■ 12.30 hrs – Scottish Country Dancers (Stage Area)

■ 13.00 hrs – Scottish Bands playing (Event Area)

■ 13.15 hrs – Polish Dance School (Stage Area)

■ 14.00 hrs – Balkan Ethno Orchestra (Stage Area)

■ 14.00 hrs – Scottish Bands playing (Band Area)

■ 14.30 hrs – Scottish Highland Dancers (Stage Area)

■ 15.00 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display (Vehicle Area)

■ 15.00 hrs – Rock n Roll Dancers (Stage Area)

■ 15.20 hrs – Balkan Ethno Orchestra (Stage Area)

■ 15.50 hrs – Polish Dance School (Stage Area)

■ 16.15 hrs – Mass Pipes and Drums (Parade Area)

■ 16.15 hrs – Closing Address (Parade Area)

■ 16.30 hrs – Event Close with Tiger Moth Flyover (Parade Area)

Sunday Extras:

◾ Australian Ex Military Vehicle Collectors Society – with vehicle displays

◾ Central Coast – National Service 1951-72 Re-Enactors Unit – Drill Displays

◾ Aircraft Flyovers

◾ MCMA – Classic and Historical Vehicles on display

◾ Camel Rides

◾ Military Equipment and re-enactors on display

◾ Australian Armoured Vehicle Association – Armoured vehicle on display throughout the day

◾ Model Ships on display

◾ HMC – Hunter Multicultural onsite Museum / historical talks and displays

◾ Huge Kids Zone

◾ Hunter Valley Helicopter Rides

Help Raise Money!

Raffles and Fund Raising conducted by:

                              

** PLEASE NOTE:

Branxton Greta Athletics Major Prize:

Compliments of Hunter Valley Helicopters will be drawn on Saturday 9th November 2019, at 16.30 hrs, and must be taken on Sunday 10th November 2019, before the close of the event. 

No exceptions, no refunds, no exchange, no rainchecks and no cash payout.

DAY 2 – SUNDAY 10 November 2019

Gates open at 8.30 am – Gates close at 4.30 pm.

The event will be held at Camp Road, Greta NSW 2334 (follow the signs).

Tickets are available online or at the gate.

■ 08.30 hrs – Gates Open

■ 09.00 hrs – Local Brass Bands playing tunes 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s (Main Entrance)

■ 09.00 hrs – Welcome address

■ 09.15 hrs – Flyover Tiger Moth Aircraft

■ 09.30 hrs – Balkan Ethno Orchestra (Stage Area)

■ 10.30 hrs – McEwan Clan Scottish Dancers (Stage Area)

■ 11.00 hrs – Rose, Shamrock and Thistle Folk (Stage Area)

■ 11.00 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display (Vehicle Area)

■ 11.00 hrs – Local Brass Bands playing tunes 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s (Stage Area)

■ 11.30 hrs – Rock n Roll Dancers (Stage Area)

■ 12.00 hrs – Voyage of Irish Dance Group (Stage Area)

■ 12.30 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display (Vehicle Area)

■ 12.30 hrs – Local Brass Bands playing tunes 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s (Band Area)

■ 12.30 hrs – Scottish Country Dancers (Stage Area)

■ 13.00 hrs – Scottish Bands playing (Event Area)

■ 13.15 hrs – Polish Dance School (Stage Area)

■ 14.00 hrs – Balkan Ethno Orchestra (Stage Area)

■ 14.00 hrs – Scottish Bands playing (Band Area)

■ 14.30 hrs – Scottish Highland Dancers (Stage Area)

■ 15.00 hrs – Australian Armoured Vehicle Association & Military Personnel Display (Vehicle Area)

■ 15.00 hrs – Rock n Roll Dancers (Stage Area)

■ 15.20 hrs – Balkan Ethno Orchestra (Stage Area)

■ 15.50 hrs – Polish Dance School (Stage Area)

■ 16.15 hrs – Mass Pipes and Drums (Parade Area)

■ 16.15 hrs – Closing Address (Parade Area)

■ 16.30 hrs – Event Close with Tiger Moth Flyover (Parade Area)

Sunday Extras:

◾ Australian Ex Military Vehicle Collectors Society – with vehicle displays

◾ Central Coast – National Service 1951-72 Re-Enactors Unit – Drill Displays

◾ Aircraft Flyovers

◾ MCMA – Classic and Historical Vehicles on display

◾ Camel Rides

◾ Military Equipment and re-enactors on display

◾ Australian Armoured Vehicle Association – Armoured vehicle on display throughout the day

◾ Model Ships on display

◾ HMC – Hunter Multicultural onsite Museum / historical talks and displays

◾ Huge Kids Zone

◾ Hunter Valley Helicopter Rides

Help Raise Money!

Raffles and Fund Raising conducted by:

                              

** PLEASE NOTE:

Branxton Greta Athletics Major Prize:

Compliments of Hunter Valley Helicopters will be drawn on Saturday 9th November 2019, at 16.30 hrs, and must be taken on Sunday 10th November 2019, before the close of the event. 

No exceptions, no refunds, no exchange, no rainchecks and no cash payout.

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Remembering the military contribution to our nation. The camp was also a safe haven for over 100,000 migrants between 1949 – 1960.

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We would love to hear from you! Please contact us via the details below or fill out our online contact form.

Emailevents@centralhunterbusiness.com.au

Event Address: Camp Road, Greta NSW 2334 (follow the signs) 

Tickets are available online or at the gate.   

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