Feeding the Troops


Australians remembering soldiers past and present today may may think of guns and bombs, of troops a long way from loved ones.

We’re less likely to think of one of the great factors in morale and military success: the food.

And while nutrition knowledge and packing technology has changed greatly in a century, the value of a hearty meal to a frontline soldier remains unchanged.

Movie Night Sept 5th- ‘Chocolat’ postponed!

Movie night postponed! This event has been postponed due to the dreaded lurgy moving through our ranks… get well soon vollies!
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Pure Melt will be joining us at the Museum as part of our movie showing night to really ramp up the chocolate vibe, chocolate tasting and their marvellous range of chocolates will be for sale… There will also be hot chocolate tastings by Mark Bullivant, a pure chocolate experience…dark, white, light, mint… come and find your favorite.
Join us on the verandah for a warm and cosy evening with an indulgent twist.
Don’t forget to BYO food wine and/or nibbles, and maybe a croched knee rug if it looks chilly… or make one during the flick?…

Saturday September 5th, 6.30pm at Bangalow Museum, $10 per head. Bookings essential 66872183yummoNEWS FLASH !! There has been a giant horde of chocolate from local producers, Australia and abroad accumulating at the museum over the weeks of the Chocolate Rocks! exhibition… so it has been decided to raffle it all off to one lucky punter! $2 per ticket on the night, bring a shopping trolley in case you’re the lucky one…

Chocolate Rocks

From July to September we are having an exhibition on all things chocolate! chocolate curls

There will be a guided tasting session, July 14th, with Alison
Campbell from Love Byron Bay Chocolate, who will also introduce an expert to teach the making of the perfect Rocky Road on the 20th of August.

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    Plus there will be a special Wine and Choccie tasting evening 30th July at Bangalow Heritage House – a practical demonstration of how to blend the best of both worlds.        -followed closely on September the 5th by a showing of the great French Film Chocolat…with a drinking chocolate tasting session, supplied by Mark Bullivant.  BYO wine or nibbles… Chocolat- the movie

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The fascinating history and origins of this revered foodstuff will be on display at Heritage House.




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