A Glimpse of Dame Nellie Melba
Coombe Cottage Opens
Date: Friday 4 August
Venue: meet at Coombe Cottage, 673-675 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream
Cost: $125 per person includes tour, high tea and tea or coffee
Coombe Cottage opens the doors of Melba’s family home for a glimpse into the extravagant life of this iconic diva.
The ‘Glimpse of Melba’ tour takes you through the vast oak front entrance door and into one of Australia’s greatest private collections of art. Marvel at the sumptuous music room, Melba’s own Mason and Hamlyn piano, and original chintz fabric suite from her Paris flat. See the original furnishings of her private boudoir and other deeply personal effects including personal letters from the Royal household.
Bookings essential as places are limited to a maximum of 10 people.