Celebrating Melbourne Cup in Gloucester

Several Gloucester residents got dressed up and headed out for a special luncheon to celebrate the Melbourne Cup today (November 7).

Gloucester Ladies Golf and Gloucester Bowling Club both held events,  complete with prizes and activities.

Around 70 ladies (plus a few gents) gathered at the Gloucester Country Club and around 50 people spent the day at the Gloucester Bowling and Recreational Club. 

Others enjoyed watching the race from the local pubs and cafes in town.

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