For Whom The Bell Tolls
stories from Norfolk Island Cemetery
When the sound of the bell tolling was heard across the island, you knew that someone had died. The bell tolled once for each year of the person’s life.
This one and a half hour guided tour of the Cemetery will bring to life the people, events and history of Norfolk Island. Spanning over 200 years, the Norfolk Island cemetery is one of the most important and unique cemeteries in Australasia. A local guide will lead you through the gravestones and the stories, providing a unique and truly memorable experience. The only dedicated Cemetery tour on offer on the island.
|When:||Every Tuesday and Friday at 11.30am|
|Cost:||$20 or $15.00 when purchased with a Museum Pass|
|Where:||Meet at the Kingston Cemetery Gates|
The Trial Of The Fifteen
a historical drama
You are an eyewitness to a courtroom drama as fifteen extraordinary characters step on stage to expose Norfolk’s colourful and at times turbulent past.
The testimony of those on trial reveals the story of Norfolk Island – Polynesian visitation, European discovery, convict misery and the arrival of the Pitcairn Islanders. This highly successful play has been running for over ten years to more than 35,000 visitors. After the show enjoy a sherry and a chat with the actors.
|When:||Every Monday and Wednesday at 4:45pm|
|Cost:||Adults $35.00, Children under 12 $15.00|
|Where:||Ferny Lane Theatre, cnr Ferny Lane and Grassy Road, opposite the Hospital|