Buckingham Belles Miners Night, Athenaeum Hall

The Arrowtown Buckingham Belles (back, from left) are Jo Maglaras, Alice Hutchens, Ali Roberts,...
The Arrowtown Buckingham Belles (back, from left) are Jo Maglaras, Alice Hutchens, Ali Roberts, Wendy Ebsworth, Carla Spring and Paula Ryan, and (front, from left) Kerry Templer, Julie Hughes, Hayley Delport and Carolyn Crumm.
From left, Stacy McTaggart, of Arrowtown, Melody Dickinson,  of Queenstown, and Aroha Ratana,  of...
From left, Stacy McTaggart, of Arrowtown, Melody Dickinson, of Queenstown, and Aroha Ratana, of Invercargill.
Victoria Keating and Malcolm Mackay, both of Arrowtown.
Victoria Keating and Malcolm Mackay, both of Arrowtown.
Tracey Turner, Sue Arrowsmith and Melissa Hinves, all of Arrowtown.
Tracey Turner, Sue Arrowsmith and Melissa Hinves, all of Arrowtown.
Willem and Hayley Delport, Alison Futcher and Kahn Smith, all of Arrowtown.
Willem and Hayley Delport, Alison Futcher and Kahn Smith, all of Arrowtown.
"Ah Gum", Lynda Anngow (front left), of Arrowtown, and "Ah Lum", Noelene Barron, of Darfield,...
"Ah Gum", Lynda Anngow (front left), of Arrowtown, and "Ah Lum", Noelene Barron, of Darfield, with (back, from left) Malcolm Anngow, of Arrowtown, Merv Barron, of Darfield, and John Fletcher, of Dunedin. The group were all "born and bred" in Arrowtown...
Former Buckingham Belle Wendy Sneddon (left) with her husband, Alister,  of Mosgiel, and Linda...
Former Buckingham Belle Wendy Sneddon (left) with her husband, Alister, of Mosgiel, and Linda and Steve Jarvis, of Arrowtown.
Cecilia and Ezequiel Nunez, of Arrowtown.
Cecilia and Ezequiel Nunez, of Arrowtown.
Forbidden Fruit, of Invercargill, entertain the crowd.
Forbidden Fruit, of Invercargill, entertain the crowd.

A party the pioneers would have been proud of rounded out evening entertainment for the Arrowtown 150th celebrations on Sunday 21 at the Athenaeum Hall.

Miners, saloon girls, "Chinese" gold miners and the Buckingham Belles came out for the occasion, entertained by Invercargill band Forbidden Fruit.

Tracey Roxburgh was there.

Other Gold 150 Celebrations slideshows:

Gold 150 Celebration snapshots

Period costumes to the fore

Burying the time capsule

 

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