Cockburn ConversationsCity of Cockburn

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Cockburn Conversations

Join the Historical Society of Cockburn, The Cockburn Restoration Club and Cockburn libraries as they share the stories and conversations of early Cockburn pioneers through displays, discussion panels and conversations.

The Azelia Ley Homestead Museum precinct Manning Park in Hamilton Hill will open every Sunday of the Festival with volunteers on hand from the Historical Society of Cockburn and the Cockburn Restoration Club to show visitors through the extensive City of Cockburn heritage Collections.

The opening times will be from 1.30pm – 4.30pm. Entry is by gold coin donation.

While in Manning Park take a look at the Davilak ruins which are visual reminder of the extensive Manning Family homestead before it was destroyed by fire in the 1960’s.

Wednesday April 12 and 19 during the school holidays will see the Azelia Ley Homestead Museum precinct open for visitors between 10am – 1pm. Entry by gold coin donation.

Cockburn libraries have a number of local oral histories, publications and authors on their shelves or via the History website. The libraries will host a heritage evening in May with a panel of local long-term residents discussing their lives and Cockburn. Please visit the Cockburn Libraries website for details.

Event dates

Event Details

2 Azelia Road, Spearwood, Western Australia

Located on Azelia Road in Manning Park, Hamilton Hill, the old homestead on the north-western end of the park opposite Manning Lake.


Sundays 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Wednesdays 10am - 1pm

Entry fees:
By donation
Attendance limit:
Onsite facilities: