Chiltern: The town that sparked the Kelly outbreak

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

6 Apr 2019 to 7 Apr 2019

Chiltern: the town that sparked the Kelly outbreak is a commemoration of the rise of the Kelly Gang which will be held around the Star Theatre on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April 2019.

The weekend event will include a Saturday night dinner at the Vine Hotel complete with bush band and an impressive Kelly display at the Athenaeum.

The town of Chiltern played a major role in the Kelly story as it was there that Dan Kelly’s arrest warrant was issued. Speakers covering the Kelly outbreak include:

Brad Webb – Author of Ned Kelly: the iron outlaw, Noelene Allen – Author of Ellen: a women of spirit, Paul O’Keefe – Steve Harts great great nephew, Alan Crighton – Author of Far Beyond the Falls, Noeleen Lloyd – Great Heritage Group and Kelly researcher Steve Jager discussing Ned’s republic.

All proceeds raised will go towards the continue restoration or chiltern’s Athenaeum. For all enquiries visit the Chiltern Athenaeum or contact the email provided.


Disabled access available


From AU$30.00

Event Times

6 Apr 2019 to 7 Apr 2019

Once Only Event


Star Theatre Chiltern

Main Street, Chiltern, 3683

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