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Diary of an Australian Outback Woman


Diary of an Australian Outback Woman

Bar 50

Within A&O Edinburgh City Hostel, 50 Blackfriars Street
The Alcove: AUG 20-28 at 11:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can

Diary of an Australian Outback Woman


Meet Australian Outback 1940's restaurant owner Sheila and journey through her life with stories, song, bush verse, photographs and mouth watering recipes.

Sheila was an Australian town girl who married an outback Australian farmer in the early 1940's. After 40 yrs of cooking for shearers, coping with the harsh outback heat, flies, droughts and floods, Sheila, at the age of 60yrs, opened a successful homestead restaurant.

Sheila's dessert trolley, laden with pavlova, creme caramel, mocha chocolate roll, mulberry pie, bowls of chocolate mousse and long stemmed glases filled with strawberry romanoff, was famous throughout the region.

Written and performed by award winning Australian family story playwright Christine Middleton. Accompanied by Tim Sheed, Australian Bush Poet and son of Sheila.

Jenny - "Just Wonderful" (Potato Shed Performing Theatre, Drysdale, Australia)

This year we have two entry methods: Free & Unticketed or Pay What You Can
Free & Unticketed: Entry to a show is first-come, first served at the venue - just turn up and then donate to the show in the collection at the end.
Pay What You Can: For these shows you can book a ticket to guarantee entry and choose your price from the Fringe Box Office, up to 30 mins before a show. After that all remaining space is free at the venue on a first-come, first-served bases. Donations for walk-ins at the end of the show.