Meet Lucky, a nickname given to him on the Gold Fields in the 1850s, and discover how and why he got his name. With only a skeleton of a tent up, wooden crates which act as shelves and mainly spending most of his day away from his shelter ... could you really call this LUCKY!
Let your students hear and experience real life stories and dramatisations of how it was to live on the Gold Fields. With thousands of diggers from all kinds of backgrounds set up along the Turon River - each person had only one thing on their mind and that was to strike it RICH!
The students will learn about the different types of gold those were present and the ways of mining their claims in 1852, an era when the Military and Gold Commissioners had control of the gold fields and would carry out licence checks which were called licence hunts. Let us take your school back to the period of time between 1851 from the first public discovery of gold at Ophir to 1855 and twelve months after Eureka Stockade and the Sovereign Queen is Queen Victoria of England.
The performance will allow students to explore the influences of gold and the Australian identity, environment and heritage.
Discover how Lucky, if he truly is lucky, found a way to make ends meet and live on the fields. With funny anecdotes and authentic artefacts, this true to life excursion will definitely spark your student’s quest for knowledge.
A brilliant alternative to the Full Day show.
An affordable presentation for your school ... and there is only one way to find out ... Call 1300 860 074 or view our website to enquire or book the "Strike Me Lucky" show and let your students experience the most productive educational incursion in Australia.
Strike Me Lucky is based on a LIVE INTERACTIVE SCHOOL SHOW and SCHOOL INCURSION
Prices start from $10.00 per child.
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