It’s All About Hats

I myself have 12 hats, and each one represents a different personality. Why just be yourself?

Margaret Atwood

Do you know the difference between a cloche and a toque?
What did women do to their cloches to show that they were single and ready to mingle?
Why did the extravagant Edwardian confections featuring feathers, ribbons and flowers fall out of favour?
Where were collapsible top hats worn?
Who made the Pillbox famous?

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A Land of Flooding Rains

Floods are an intrinsic part of Moruya’s history and future. Our history is full of dramatic accounts of floods and from the early 1900s we have remarkable images illustrating the havoc these floods wrought on the district.

This exciting exhibition, focussing on a century of major flooding between the 1860s and the 1860s, combines historic images of flooding from as early as the 1920s, text from memoirs, anecdotes and newspaper articles from as early as 1860 and video of recent flooding. Appropriate artefacts and hopefully elements of newly digitised oral histories will be featured.

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