** INACTIVE LISTING **


This page has information that is no longer active.


Gilbert Toyne's Wonderful Washing Invention



If your answer to the trivia question, "Who invented the rotary clothes hoist?" was Lance Hill, then you will have to return your prize!

Gilbert Toyne, a local Geelong farrier and wheelwright, first patented his Aeroplane Rotary Clothes Hoist in 1911, well before the Hills hoist came into being.

This play celebrates an Australian icon, its inventor, and all the rituals of washing day.

Most excitingly, the performance will take place in what was the Toyne family home in Rippleside, where an original 1923 patented clothes hoist is still in use today.

It's a wonderful piece of Australia's history.

Written and directed by Rosan Chakir.
Date
Date: Saturday 21 April 2012
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Book online here or contact the National Trust Bookings Office on 03 8663 7260 or email bookings@nattrust.com.au


Web Link: Gilbert Toyne's Wonderful Washing Invention Link opens in new browser window


** INACTIVE LISTING **


You are welcome to update this page by contacting our support team with the details using the UPDATE THIS PAGE button below.

Update This Page




Go back to previous page..

Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube Instagram
Melbourne August | Event Calendar >
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31


Featured
Faulty Towers | The Dining Experience - Kalorama
View Faulty Towers | The Dining Experience - Kalorama
FAULTY TOWERS WEEKEND GET-AWAY IN THE DANDENONGS Fancy something a little different for your | Read On..


The Music of the Mamas and the Papas
View The Music of the Mamas and the Papas
CALIFORNIA DREAMING has been touring Australia since 2014, playing to thousands of people and | Read On..


Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
View Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive attractions. Award winning | Read On..


Check Out
Books on the Rail
View Books on the Rail
FIND a book on a train, tram or bus? Pick it up and take it home with you! ​ READ it, enjoy it, then return it to a train, tram or bus for | Read On..

Recycle What?
View Recycle What?
A question that pops up all the time in this household: what are we allowed to put in the recycle bin and and what isn't? The first item that | Read On..

Mel's Pick
The SALT Foundation
View The SALT Foundation
The SALT Foundation vision is to be partnering in our small way with those on the journey to make | Read On..

Melbourne | World's Most Liveable City 2016
View Melbourne | World's Most Liveable City 2016
Melbourne has been named the world's most liveable city for the 6th year in a row (2016) achieving | Read On..

What's Hot
Trending


Newsletter
Stay in touch | Get our newsletter every Tuesday


Hot Comments