Treat your mum or that someone special in your life to a high tea with a difference on Mother's Day.
Bonegilla Migrant Experience is hosting Mother’s Day High Tea and Self-guided Music Tour, a spectacular selection of afternoon treats followed by a tour around the beautiful historic grounds, discovering hidden musicians performing songs inspired by the true shared stories of migrants.
Team Leader Bonegilla Migrant Experience, Shelley Knight, said the event was a great chance for people to enjoy the culture of the historical site while being treated to a delicious high tea and live music.
"The historic grounds here offer a beautiful backdrop to the music we will have playing as people make their way around the site," she said.
"You can really be swept away by the natural acoustics of the buildings.
"Visitors will enjoy a specially curated selection of music inspired by the true shared stories of migrants, immigrants and refugees."
The day starts with a selection of high tea favourites with views overlooking the historic grounds of Block 19, the last remaining block of the original migrant camp.
Then make your way around the site on a self-guided tour accompanied by the sound of live music.
The event will run from 2pm to 4pm and features a moving program that will be highlighted by a curated short film presenting archival footage and images of the original migrant camp and its residents.
Choose your experience:
High tea, seated inside + glass of sparkling wine on arrival + self-guided music tour + admission to site.
$45 per person
High tea, seated outside + self-guided music tour + admission to site
Note: Alcohol will not be served at outside tables.
$35 per person
Self-guided music tour only + admission to site
$9 per person
Bookings are required, phone Bonegilla Migrant Experience on (02) 6020 6912 or email email@example.com.
The event is part of the National Trust’s 2023 Australian Heritage Festival.