Southern Society Of Steampunk Steamologists Geared Up

The Great Southern Excursion VII - Horsing Around!

By: Southern Society of Steampunk Steamologists, in conjunction with the Gore Shafts & Wheels Society
30-Oct-2021, 9:30 AM To
30-Oct-2021, 4:00 PM
Gore A&P Showgrounds

Event Details

Southern Society of Steampunk Steamologists, in conjunction with the Gore Shafts & Wheels Society, please join us for an afternoon of riding in gigs, wagons, surreys, drays and carriages along with entertainment, Devonshire tea/tea duelling, shenanigans and fun and games including horse tossing, horseshoe quoits, hobby horse racing and dressage, miniature/toy horse racing games and more. Bring a picnic and your table and chairs. 

The day starts with brunch at the historic Mainholm Lodge, Tapanui (limited spaces, so booking is essential), visit Victoria's Emporium, Tapanui, before meeting at the Gore Showgrounds at 1pm.

The day concluded with a scary, pot-luck Halloween-themed dinner at groups Den in Invercargill from 6:30pm! 

The fun continues with brunch at the Ascot Park Hotel on Sunday morning from 9am, followed by promenading at the Sunday Farmers Market and a photoshoot over the road at the cemetery.