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The Friends of J Ward Inc. would like to invite you and your partner to attend a celebration to mark 150 years since the opening of Aradale Mental Hospital.

The day will feature an official welcome, president of friends of J-Ward, Ken Ritchie, speak iconic Aradale building.

Also Friends of J Ward Inc. invite you and your partner to attend a formal dinner in the Cell Block of J Ward.

Enjoy a champagne on arrival along with delicious canapés and a two course dinner catered by Sarah’s Kitchen.

Listen to guest speakers and reminisce with former work colleagues and friends during a historic night.

You will be treated to an exclusive light show on the walls of J Ward telling the story of the iconic Aradale building.

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  • Car park
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details
  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times