Chapters around the States invite you to join in
their planned activities as noted.
Please contact the relevant person as listed.
(Contact this site for the advertising of events – firstname.lastname@example.org )
Consider listing any projected gathering early to
avoid clashes with other events, or share
any interesting events suitable to Red hatters.
- Currently listing up to 2021 -
RED HATTERS CONVENTION
EXTRAVAGANZA OUT WEST - NSW
by the Dubbo Red Hot Flashes
Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th May 2019
Limit of 200 (to accommodate function rooms availability)
and Indemnity Forms and information available from:
Pamela Ridley, HRH Queen Playful Pam
Mob: 0432 373 518
10 Stirling Street, DUBBO NSW 2830
Non refundable deposit of $50 will secure your spot.
Balance or full payment due prior to registration closing on 31st January.
Cancellation after 28th February will incur a cost of $50 for administration.
No refund for cancellations after 31st March.
personal or Bank cheques mailed to address above
Macquarie Credit Union
Name: Red Hot Flashes
BSB: 802-126 Account No: 13602
Identification of depositor – Full name*IMPORTANT* Please confirm by email the amount and date of direct payment into Bank Account when monies have been transferred.
COACHES will pick up everyone from their nominated accommodation for all tour events, including locals. Please register your location with the organisers who will advise of arrangements. If you wish to use your own, or alternate transport to or from venues, it will be at your own expense.
TRANSPORT has been arranged by Langley’s
DIETARY needs? Please advise the organisers.
All venues are disabled friendly.
6pm-8pm: On the TERRACE at RSL Club, Brisbane Street.
Welcome, Collect Registration & Function Tickets.
A Complimentary drink on arrival
with Cocktails and Nibbles
10am: Pick up for COACH tour of the city.
PHOTO SHOOT on the steps of the Dubbo Convention Centre.
Lunch at own cost and afternoon at
your leisure - time for LLD or Retail Therapy.
MURDER MYSTERY NIGHT
7pm: Dubbo Turf Club, Yarrandale Road & Merrilea Road.
COACHES will start pick up at 6.30pm.
Be ready for some excitement and overlook Dubbo from the Turf Club. Smorgasbord dinner. Drinks at own cost. Enjoy the lights and the Mystery.
10am: COACH pick up for visit to Dubbo Regional/Japanese/Botanic/Sensory
Gardens, Windsor Parade & Coronation Drive. Lunch provided at the Gardens. Join
in the Mini Olympics – Show your Athletic Skills.
7pm: GALA DINNER in
RSL Auditorium. Drinks at own cost.
Dress code - EXTRAVAGANT!!!
COACH pick up
Dick Jeffries and the Rubba Band will entertain you EXTRAVAGANTLY!!!
9.30am: COACH pickup
for tour of the
Zoo and Farewell. Newell
Highway & Obley Road. Includes Ploughmans lunch.
** Ticket for the Zoo are valid for two day visits.
RED HAT SALE DAY – 24TH MAY
Ruby Dolls of Pine Rivers
are hosting a Sale Day of much loved Hatting items.
Items on sale will be dresses, skirts, hats, shoes, outfits, gloves, jewellery, etc.
Where: Main Hall, Kallangur RSL next to Norths Leagues & Services Club, 1347 Anzac Road, Kallangur
Entry Fee: $5.00 per person including MorningTea
Raffles : 3 tickets for $5.00
An invitation is extended for 4 other clubs to join in the selling of pre-loved items. Hiring of tables will be $5.00 per table with a limited number of tables per Club.
If your Club is interested in a stall on the day and also
for catering purposes, please contact Event Co-ordinator, Chris Baliff - 0428
by 17th May.
are invited to JOIN the BEWITCHING
BELLES of IPSWICH
as they continue to GROW OLD DISGRACEFULLY
at their MAD HATTERS TEA PARTY
to be held on SATURDAY 22ND JUNE
at Casa Mia Italian Restaurant, 43-47 Brisbane Road Newtown, Ipswich
from 11am - 2pm
Come dressed as a Red Hatter or The Mad Hatter or perhaps one of his friends
Prize for Best Dressed - Lucky Door Prizes - Fun activities
RSVP & Payment due by 8th June
Account Name: DA Cairns – BSB: 064497 Acc No:1043 6044
Reference: Surname & Chapter
For all enquiries please contact Dee Cairns: 0419485502 email@example.com
SPECIAL INVITE to QUEENS and PROSPECTIVE QUEENS
on MONDAY on 24TH JUNE
To be held at the WALLAROO TOWN HALL, Irving Street, Wallaroo
Chair Person:- Lesley Queen of Bluebells
4pm Meet and Greet: Tea & Coffee provided. Bring your own wine there are fridges to keep your wine cool for the evening. Glasses provided.
5pm: Sit down and begin Council Business
6:30pm: make our way to the Weeroona Hotel for dinner
8pm: Return to Town Hall to continue discussions with platters
TOWN HALL Cost $10:00
HOTEL MEAL AT OWN EXPENSE. Order from menu or specials.
RSVP Friday 7th June 2019 Royal name, chapter & details
Queen Crystal: firstname.lastname@example.org PH 0408 826 417
Rubies and Pearls of Kilmore
18 years of Red Hatting in Australia
on July 25, with a Rock ‘n’ Roll themed party
Wear your “poodle” skirt, bobby socks and neck scarf in Red Hat colours or come in Full Regalia.
A Tribute to ELVIS by one of Australia’s leading entertainers is included in the cost of this lunchtime event.
Venue is the Red Lion Brewery, Sydney Street, Kilmore in the newly renovated 1950s/1960s inspired dining area – “Kustom Burger”
Time: 11.30am for lunch at 12 noon followed by the Elvis tribute.
Cost: $40.00 covers a
two course lunch – Main and dessert.
Finish off with birthday cake, tea and coffee.
Drinks are at bar prices.
Notify Jan at email@example.com of any dietary requirements.
Payment must be made at time of reservation.
V & J Childs – Commonwealth bank. BSB 063-698 a/c no 10353983
Put your name on the deposit and email your details for a receipt to be sent.
Seating is limited so book early.
AUSSIE RED HAT DAY 26th JULY
Caloundra RSL - Main Stage 10.30am-2pm
As a tribute to the late Florence Slattery of Rose City Red
Hatters who was first to bring the Red Hat concept of love, laughter and
friendship to Australia, receiving her original charter 25th July 2001, and on
behalf of the ladies of Red’n Purple Ragers – and all chapters who recognise
the feat of this lovely lady who sadly she passed away in February 2018 (aged
100), while still taking a keen interest in red hatters – we INVITE YOU TO JOIN
US IN THIS ANNUAL CELEBRATION
RSL Constitution - NO HATS!! – Fascinators & Hatinators acceptable
Cost $28 includes Lunch – 2 course with alternate drops.
MAIN: Lemon & Thyme chicken breast OR Beer Battered Flathead with vegetables
SWEET: Wicked chocolate mud cake with cream OR Citrus tart with toffee shards (GF)
Raffles - $5 for 3 tickets – great prizes - Discount drinks voucher
ENTERTAINMENT BY TOTALLY CHARLIE
Please RSVP sooner rather than later. QM Julie e: firstname.lastname@example.org 0412 789957
Pre-payment by 1 July to:
Bank Tfrs: Red’n Purple Ragers, ANZ Kawana Waters BSB 014616 A/c 4848 16056
(email QM Julie re transfer code/name)
Cheques made to Red’n Purple Ragers C/- Fran Kosenko119/118 Bellflower Rd, Sippy Downs, 4556
PLEASE ADVISE ANY SPECIAL DIET REQUIREMENTS along with names
and if you would like to be placed with particular person/s, as personal seat
places will be in effect.
Free Buses will be made available, subject to numbers, for Red Hatters travelling from Kilcoy/Woodford/Blackbutt; Caboolture/Bribie Island/Morayfield; Redcliffe/Mango Hill; Brisbane (northside & possibly CBD)
DON’T MISS OUT! Start talking about it NOW! – PUT YOUR NAME DOWN TODAY!!
The Mackay Sugar Babes, QLD
invite you to a weekend of fun & friendship
The Roaring 20’s plus Pearls and Lace
themed event will be held 23 – 25 August 2019
5pm - Registration
Foyer - Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre (MECC) Alfred Street, Mackay
6pm to 10pm
Meet and Greet
Theme: Roaring 20’s
Canapes with a Cash Bar
Entertainment - Dance
Free Day - Join a Tour or Plan your own day
Tours available at own Expense
Tour 1. Pioneer Valley & Eungella
9.00 a.m. Pick up from the MECC
Short town tour then head towards the beautiful Pioneer Valley.
First stop Country Charm Garden and Gifts - Devonshire Morning Tea will be served. A little retail shopping. Then travel through the green landscape to Mirani Op Shop for a little more retail therapy and then off to Eungella on top of the mountain to enjoy the company, view and a refreshment. Lunch will be served at the famous Pinnacle Pub before heading home through the country side where a little surprise awaits you.
Then back to your Hotel by 3.30pm
Cost $75.00 includes bus tour, morning tea and lunch. Refreshments at Chalet at own cost.
Tour 2. Hibiscus Coast – Cape Hillsborough Beach
9.00 a.m. Pick up from the MECC
Short town tour then head towards the Hibiscus Coast.
Journey north of Mackay to the Leap and the Yakapari Country Craft - Devonshire Morning Tea will be served. A little retail therapy including the Sapphire Place next door will also be open. Anyone for a Gem or two?
Then take a leisurely drive through the hilly countryside to tour the small seaside community of Seaforth and then onto the famous Cape Hillsborough beach for a short stop.
Lunch will be served in the magical setting of the Old Train Station Teahouse. Sit back and take in the natural beauty of this tropical hideaway.
Enjoy some more countryside and a little surprise awaits you on the journey back to your Hotel by 3.30pm.
Cost $75.00 tour includes bus, morning tea and lunch. Refreshments at Cape Hillsborough at own cost.
Tour 3. Town and Harbour
9.00 a.m. Pick up from the MECC
Start the morning exploring the city of Mackay with its architecturally impressive buildings of which many were re-built after the great cyclone of 1918. Call into the busy Trinity Op Shop one of the amazing buildings of Mackay for a little retail therapy before partaking of Devonshire Tea at the Botanical Gardens Café.
Off for more sightseeing, crossing the Pioneer River towards the pristine beaches of Shoal Point and Eimeo before stopping for a little more retail therapy at the Bucasia Salvation Army Op Shop.
The Marina awaits you. Lunch will be served at the Yacht Club as you take in the views of the flotilla of water craft. Travel out and about the Mackay Region on your journey home and a little surprise awaits you before you head back to your Hotel by 3.30pm.
Cost $70.00 includes bus, morning tea and lunch.
Refreshments at own cost at Yacht Club.
Contact organisers for Tour forms to be returned by the 30th
Payment by the 30th July. See account details below.
6pm – till late
Dinner Party in Exhibition Hall, MECC
Theme: Pearls and Lace
11am – 2pm
Farewell Luncheon – MECC
Application for Registration & Indemnity Form and all enquiries to:
Karyn: email@example.com PH:0417764119
Mackay Sugar Babes
3 Charles Taylor St
Sarina QLD 4737
Registration is open until 30 July
Method of Payment
Direct Deposit: Bendigo Bank
Account Name: MC Maillou - BSB: 633000 - Acc No: 152430997
Reference: Full name as reference.
Cheques made payable to: MC Maillou - Mailed to address above
Refunds: Deposits are non-refundable. If you can be replaced from a waiting list, moneys paid will be refunded. However cancellations are not a guarantee of repayment.
2019 RED HAT NZ CONVENTION
The RHS Good Ship LOLLIPOP
To be held at the
20 – 22 September 2019
Hosted by: Captain Queen Likky Cooky Pot, Her Vice Queens Lady Pap Mayoress and Lady
River Song along with all the Crew
from the Welcoming Babes Chapter
DRESS CODE: Red & Purple
Cruise Retail Therapy - Friday & Satuday 2-6pm
Friday 20th - Deck Party – Casual Attire
2pm to 4pm – Registration
- Cruise Deck, Tauranga Racecourse
- Raffle Tickets on sale
6.30pm to 7pm – Mix and Mingle / Cash Bar
7pm - Move to Tables on the Main Deck
- Platters served at each table and cash bar
- Opening Speeches
8.30pm Dancing ‘til 11pm with live band
9pm Cake / Slice with Tea and Coffee
Tours leave Tauranga Racecourse 10am and return to Tauranga Racecourse by 4pm
Tour 1 – Tauranga InCider
- $40 – food at own cost - please wear comfortable shoes
- Te Puna Quarry Park, The Cidery for Lunch & Cider Tasting, The Elms Historic Mission House, Mills Reef for Wine Tasting
Tour 2 – Kiwifruit and Honey
- $40 – food included - please wear comfortable shoes
- Kiwifruit Country Tour and tasting, Comvita Tour and lunch, Hospice Op Shop
Tour 3 – RHS Good Ship Lollipop Exclusive
- $40 – harbour cruise – food at own cost in town centre
- 11am – 2 hour scenic Harbour Tour on the Kewpie - Subject to cancellation
Tour 4 – Town and Around
- Donation appreciated – food at own cost
- Greerton Op Shops, Save Mart, Tauriko / The Crossing, Bayfair, Mt Hot Pools / Shops/ Walk along beach and / or around the Mount
Non-Tour 5 – Stay Onboard
- $20 – food at own cost
- Decorate a hat or parasol of your choice
Alternatively, take advantage of the many tourist attractions in Tauranga, including the DC 3 flight, Classic Flyers and Historic Village
6.30pm Captains Table – Formal Attire
7pm: Cruise Deck Dinner and Cash Bar
Main Course – Buffet meal. Dietary requirements as requested on your registration forms
Dancing until late with live band
Sunday 22nd - Cherry Blossom Breakfast
9am Meet at venue
10.30 Guest Speaker\11.15 Convention 2020 HANDOVER
Convention 2021 Announcement
Closing and Farewells
Finishing no later than 12.30pm
COST NZ$210 plus Tour costs
Registration and Waiver & Release of Liability forms available from: firstname.lastname@example.org
Forms were to be returned with
your NZ$100 deposit per person by 15 February 2019 to:
The WB Convention 2019, C/- P O Box 70104, Fraser Cove, Tauranga, 3155
Bank Account BANK details:
WB Convention 2019 – Westpac/ Heartland 03 1903 0512108 000
Use your Chapter name as reference
Final payment due by
15 May 2019
Mail Cheque to The WB Convention 2019 – as above
Limited to 300 Attendees
This is a non-refundable event.
All Tour options must be indicated on registration form.
Confirmation of options will be sent to you prior to 15.5.2019 so payment can be made.
There is always a lot happening around the Bay of Plenty so you are advised to book early. Listed below are some options, but please feel free to find your own accommodation within your budget requirements.
Shuttle buses will be running between accommodation listed below and the racecourse Friday and Saturday nights only
Cameron Thermal Motel: 1229 Cameron Road, Tauranga 3112 Ph: +64 7 578 2859 www.cameronmotel.co.nz (1.1km)
Colonial Court Motor In: 92 Fifteenth Avenue, Tauranga 3112 Ph; +64 7 578 6796 www.cocomo.co.nz (4.7km)
Macy’s Motor Inn: Cnr 11th Ave and Edgecumbe Rd, Tauranga 3110 Ph: +64 7 5779764 www.macys.co.nz (4.9km)
The Tauranga on the Waterfront: 1 Second Avenue, Tauranga 3110 Ph: +64 7 578 7079 www.thetauranga.co.nz (7km)
Silver Birch Holiday Park: 101 Turret Road, Tauranga 3110 Ph. +64 7 578 4603 www.silverbirch.co.nz (7km)
Bennett’s Tauranga Motor Inn: 2 Fifteenth Avenue, Tauranga 3112 Ph: +64 7 578 5041 www.bennettsmotorinn.co.nz (7.5km)Ambassador Motor Inn 9 Fifteenth Avenue, Tauranga 3112 Ph: +64 7 578 5665 www.ambassador-motorinn.co.nz (7.5km)
Harbour City Motor Inn: 50 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110 Ph: +64 7 571 1438 www.taurangaharbourcity.co.nz (11km)
Hotel Armitage: 9 Willow Street, Tauranga 3110 Ph: +64 7 5789119 www.hotelarmitage.co.nz (11km)
Trinity Wharf Tauranga: 51 Dive Crescent, Tauranga 3110 Ph:
+64 7 577 8700 www.trinitywharf.co.nz (12km)
All those wanting the convention shuttle service please phone the numbers listed: 027 294 6622 or 022 0466 776
Mark your Red Hat calendars for
SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER
For a very special
CORONATION OF QUEEN DEE - QUEEN PURPLE OBSESSED (Bewitching Belles) to be held at
BROTHERS LEAGUES CLUB, IPSWICH
Details to follow.
SAVE THE DATE!
New Zealand Red Hats Convention 2020
GATHERING of the BONNIE LASSES
Friday 31 January – Sunday 2 February 2020
Dunedin, New Zealand
Hosted by The Seaside Sirens of Coastal Otago
If you have but a drop o’ Scotland in your veins, then then this is the convention for you!
The Seaside Sirens of Coastal Otago extend a warm invitation to our sister Hatters to experience Southern hospitality and celebrate the spirit of Red Hatting at the 2020 Convention to be held at landmark heritage Scenic Southern Cross Hotel. Convention limited to 160 participants.
The weekend’s programme also includes functions at several other distinctive heritage locations, all within easy walking distance of one another in the CBD. Suggestions for accommodation options within the area are attached, and rooms are being held pending direct bookings with the hotels by convention attendees.
Registration: NZD $290
Deposit: NZD $100 due by 20 June 2019.
Deposits are non-refundable but can be transferred by you to a replacement Hatter before 20 June 2019.
Balances NZD $190 PLUS chosen tour costs due by 20 October 2019.
Bank details: ANZ 06 0909 0478153 00 Acc: Bonnie Lasses 2020
Please include your surname and chapter name as reference.
Optional Saturday tours: Places will be limited, so please book early.
Harbour Cruise & Albatross Colony
City Sights & Olveston House
Taieri Gorge Railway
City Sights & Larnach Castle
Street Art Trail
Please wear your own royal name badges during the Convention.
Bring your Queen regalia and chapter banners.
For further information please contact: Queen Kaye (Lady Gadabout) Email: email@example.com
CANCELLATION POLICY: The Seaside Sirens of Coastal Otago
expressly reserve the right to amend, vary or cancel any part of the Bonnie
Lasses 2020 programme whatsoever and shall not be liable in respect to any
delays, loss, damage, sickness, additional expense or injury however caused, or
damage to or loss of property or baggage. The Seaside Sirens of Coastal Otago
will not be responsible for any alteration or delays of the external suppliers
of services detailed in the programme. A non-refundable deposit of NZD $100 per
person is required by 20 June 2019 to secure your booking. Full payment is due
20 October 2019 prior to the commencement of the Convention. Travel insurance
Note: A special room rate for convention attendees is being offered at the following hotels. To receive this rate please book with the hotels directly, and mention that you will be attending the Bonnie Lasses Convention and quote the reference number of your selected accommodation. Also advise them if car parking is required.
Scenic Southern Cross Hotel, 118 High Street, Dunedin
Landmark heritage hotel, dating from 1883, with some original features retained including the staircase and ornate mosaic floors. The building holds a Qualmark rating and the Enviro-Silver Award. Rooms and suites are of modern style and comfort, with a high standard of service. www.scenichotelgroup.co.nz
One room rate: $199/night (GST inclusive), bed & breakfast. King single, twin share, double.
Contact: 03-477-0752 Booking Reference: Bonnie Lasses Convention #559015
Scenic Hotel, 123 Princes Street, Dunedin
Companion hotel to Scenic Southern Cross, this hotel is of contemporary, award-winning design, with spacious guest rooms and modern facilities.
One room rate: $199/night (GST inclusive), bed & breakfast. King single, twin share, double.
Contact: 03-477-0752 Booking Reference: Bonnie Lasses Convention #559015
Wains Hotel, 310 Princes Street, Dunedin
Exuding bygone charm, this ornate Victorian-era hotel is classified as a Category 1 historic place. Stylishly appointed boutique accommodation with contemporary features, a gym and meeting facilities are available.
Rate: $200/night, twin share (GST inclusive), room only.
Contact: 03-477-1145 firstname.lastname@example.org Booking Reference: Bonnie Lasses Convention #60879
Distinction Dunedin Hotel, 6 Liverpool Street, Dunedin
A luxury hotel located in a heritage building within the vibrant Warehouse Precinct and CBD. Winner of the 2018 Travellers Choice Award, it offers a variety of premier accommodation with spacious, modern facilities, plus restaurant and bar, unique private dining vaults, and on-site gym.
Rate: $390/night per suite (GST inclusive) Note: 5 x family suites are available at this rate (sleep 4 adults).
Contact: 03-742-1291 email@example.com Booking Reference: Bonnie Lasses Convention #96505
Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, 30 Duke Street, North Dunedin
Easily accessible from State Highway 1, Dunedin’s only garden hotel is situated in a park-like setting, close to the botanic gardens and just minutes away from the CBD. Previously the site of New Zealand’s largest brewery the hotel design retains some of the original stonework and transformation of the historic malting kiln into a meeting room. Bedrooms feature either balconies or outdoor patios, there is complimentary car parking, a restaurant and bar. www.dunedinleisurelodge.co.nz
Note: Own transport required from here to the CBD.
Rate: $150/night, twin share (GST inclusive).
Contact: 03-477-5360 Booking Reference: Bonnie Lasses Convention #77178
Sisters with a Twist
are planning to host their
Capital Capers to be held in Canberra
12 to 15 March 2020
Details to follow
8 day “Southern Australia & Tasmania”
2nd - 10th January 2020
Departs from Melbourne, stops at Hobart, Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln, Adelaide then returns to Melbourne.
* Gift bag of cruise related goodies
* Onboard Hatter themed “Scavenger Hunt” with prizes for the winners.
* Special Coronation and Naming Ceremony event
* Optional lunch meet-ups with Hatters in port stops
* Optional Port Lincoln tour including wine and oyster tasting and koala sanctuary
* Optional shopping trip to Salamanca Market in Hobart
There are currently 100 Hatters booked! It’s going to be a HOOT!!
Download Full Cruise Information:
Pricing will depends on the cabin type and position on the ship. Prices may changeat any time, so for the current pricing check the Princess website for this cruise: –
Booking in ASAP is encouraged especially if you are travelling with your chapter and want to book rooms close together, or if you want a cabin in the cheaper or more popular areas.
Booking Your Spot on the Cruise:
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your spot.
Bookings need to go through our group booking to count towards our extra benefits, which are calculated based on the total number of cabins we have in our group booking.
The Welcoming Babes and House of Travel Mt Maunganui
INVITE You to a Fijian Encounter – 8 night cruise
P & O’s Pacific Aria
from the 25th May – 1st June 2020
departing from Auckland
This is for all Red Hatters from NZ and Australia and their Husbands / Partners / Lovers / Family / Friends
A deposit of $400.00 per person will be required upon booking. Please contact Brooke: email@example.com to discuss your cabin options and any other queries. Can also assist with transport to Auckland and comprehensive travel insurance.
Within this cruise there will be Red Hat Events happening (More to come on these events closer to the date !!)
Contact: Queen Likky Cooky Pot: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Welcoming Babes, Tauranga NZ
14TH – 16th AUGUST
SeaWorld Convention Resort, Gold Coast
SeaWorld Drive, Main Beach
Gold Coast, Queensland
A fantastic, mesmerising, absolutely fabulous Extravaganza,
not to be missed.
For all queries, Registration and Indemnity information contact Queen Michelle: email@example.com
ph 07-32797995 or 0414856419
DRESS CODE- Full Regalia, of course!
Greetings Red Hatters, it seems hard to believe that we are already half way through March 2019! Time is slipping by so fast, 514 days to our Fabulous 2020 Qld Girlfriend’s Giggle at the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, and we are counting down to a great weekend.
2nd deposits were due mid February 2019 (some still outstanding) and
the final payment is due November 2019. We still have over 80 places
available if you haven’t made up your mind yet about attending. I can
promise you that we are hoping to have a fabulous weekend of fun,
laughter, music and dancing to keep everyone bubbling and giggling. We
are especially excited about our MMM Wacky McSunday line up, so I hope
you can come along, join in the fun and frivolity at which Red Hatters
are soooo good!
Best Wishes - Queen Michelle and the Magnificent Mesmerising M’Ladies: email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 pm – 5pm SeaWorld Resort. Registration commences 2pm, followed by a meet and mingle afternoon with red hat merchandise.
5pm – 7.00pm Free time, shop at the red hat merchandisers and/or make your own way along the beach for a lovely walk.
7.00pm till 10pm Enjoy
our drinks and canapes party at the Plaza at the SeaWorld Theme Park. Theme for the evening – ‘Shawls and
The Plaza is under cover but open air. It will be cool, Queensland does have cool nights in winter! Hence the Shawls. Be outrageous, daring, and/or funky with your shawls, homemade or bought.
a. the most outrageous shawl
b. the most beautiful, homemade, crafty shawl
There will be entertainment and cocktail nibbles. Please dress warmly. Walking distance to Plaza 300 metres, mainly flat (wear suitable walking shoes). Anyone with walking problems, please advise on registration.
7.45am – 8.30am Exclusive Shark Bay Encounter with Marine Specialist. Maximum 150 guests, so get in early!
3pm Optional tours as
below. Limited spaces in each so get
your choices in early. Payment when tour
booking. Or you can spend
the day at the SeaWorld Theme Park for a special entry price of $35 for resident guests. Or do your own thing on the Gold Coast!
Various times Return to your hotel.
You will have free time to do
as you please, whether it is socializing, shopping, walking on the beach or
having a nanny nap, whatever!
9am – 4pm Red Hat Merchandisers open in the Ocean Room
Saturday Night 6pm till 10.30pm
Gather in the front of the resort for our bus ride to Movie World for our spectacular evening with the Hollywood Legends!
Dress code – Hollywood Legends OR Glitz and Glamour couture.
A 2 course meal will be provided
with fabulous entertainment. Cash Bar.
8.30am Make your way over to the Dolphin Discovery Show in the SeaWorld Theme Park. FREE! Plenty of room for everyone.
10am Morning tea available in Sea World Convention Centre.
Renowned motivational speaker, Amanda Gore.
Expect to be delighted, awestruck, tickled and amazed by Amanda who
will help you feel good about yourself and she will discuss how important it is to accept and love yourself, because it underpins
all of your behaviours.
12 noon Raffle drawing – beautiful amethyst jewellery
12.30pm 2 course meal alternate drop. Cash Bar.
2pm Entertainment by The Lovey's. Four very talented eccentric, exciting, hilarious ladies. Superb musicians, brilliantly witty lyrics,
great fun. Totally wonderful!
3 pm approx Handover
of Banner – Any chapters interested in hosting the next Qld Girlfriend’s
Red Hat Merchandise available in Ocean Room
Friday 2pm -5pm and Saturday 9am - 4pm
Sea World Resort, Sea World
Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Seaworld Reservations 1300 139 677, 07 55910083
Reception: +61 7 5591 0000
New Zealand: 0800 123 FUN
Accommodation: +61 7 55910083, ask for Reina
230 rooms have been reserved and a special deal has been negotiated with payment of one night's accommodation required on booking, with balance due 45 days from check in.
Resort/Deluxe rooms $199 per night
Premium Rooms $224 per night
A$25 per room per night to upgrade to a Queen/Queen room
A$40 per room per night for a rollaway bed in Queen/Queen room only
Complementary open air car park. Free WIFI in room.
Full Buffet breakfast in Shoreline restaurant,
$26 per person when booked with accommodation.
bonuses if staying at SeaWorld
Guest’s Extra Special $35 unlimited entry to SeaWorld Theme Park. Wander the excellent SeaWorld Marine Park at
your leisure. For SeaWorld Resort guests
only. Pay with accommodation booking.
- SeaWorld Guest’s Extra Special $75 unlimited entry to Sea World, Movie World and Wet n Wild during guests stay. There are resort transfers available to these venues. Pay with accommodation booking.
** Optional Tour Bookings **
Monies for tours and bus transfers must be paid when booking tours either on registration or later. Numbers for some tours are strictly limited to the tour capabilities capabilities. All costs are in Australian dollars.
WYNDHAM RIVER CRUISES
1. MORNING CRUISE. A lovely 1 hour morning cruise of the Gold Coast’s canals with coffee and freshly baked muffin. Departs 10am, returns 11am daily. $29 per person
2. LUNCH CRUISE. Enjoy a
delicious buffet lunch on the water - including fresh local trawler prawns.
Departs 12:00pm, returns 2:00pm daily.
$65 per person.
Bus transfer $16. www.wyndhamcruises.com.au
3. SEAWORLD WHALE WATCHING CRUISE, leaves from SeaWorld Marina.
Cost $90 per person. Maximum 125 people.
10am to 2pm. www.seaworldwhalewatch.com.au
4. HARBOUR TOWN DFO trip by organized bus company. Leave SeaWorld Resort 10am, return 3pm. Cost $18.00 bus transfer. www.harbourtowngoldcoast.com.au
5. Day trip to TAMBOURINE MOUNTAIN AND THE FAMOUS GALLERY WALK, a shopping, galleries, food and wine tasting fun day. Leave SeaWorld Resort 9am, return 3.30pm. Cost of bus transfer $30. Lunch at own cost. http://www.discovertamborine.com.au/tamborine-mountain-attractions/gallery-walk
6. Day Trip to CURRUMBIN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY. Leave SeaWorld at 9.30am and return 3pm. More information on www.currumbinsanctuary.com.au . $40 admission and $20 bus transfer cost. Lunch at own cost.
** REGISTRATION & INDEMNITY FORMS AVAILABLE FROM QUEEN MICHELLE **
Please address any queries to Queen
ph 07-32797995 or 0414856419
COST: $355.00 per Red Hatter
Deposit of $255.00 on registration - Non Refundable
Final payment of $100 due by 1st November 2019.
METHOD OF PAYMENT
1. Direct Deposit to: * NB * Please include your SURNAME on the bank deposit
Commonwealth Bank of Australia - Name of Account: Giggle 2020
Account number: 10727014 - BSB: 064173
2. Make Cheques payable to: Giggle 2020
Post Registration and Indemnity forms and cheques/ money orders to:
Queen Michelle Johnsson, 16 Maribor Street, Westlake Qld 4074
SAVE THE DATE
20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL RED HAT DAY
July 23 to 25, 2021