Connections Twilight Poetry by Lantern Light Walk

An Evening of Verse Illuminated. Step into the enchanting world of poetry, illuminated by lantern light, as Tilba Walks presents "Connections: Twilight Poetry by Lantern Light Walk" during The Australian Heritage Festival 2024.

This guided walk through the streets of Central Tilba, a National Trust Village on the Far South Coast of New South Wales, promises an evening of connection, heritage, and captivating local stories transformed into poetic canvases by seven talented local poets.

Experience the Magic:

Embark on a guided walk through Central Tilba, soaking in the historical charm and the gentle glow of lantern light. At seven stops along the way, encounter works by seven esteemed local poets, each offering a unique interpretation of heritage and connection. Dive into the origins of ballads and explore the rich historical tapestry woven into poetic verses.


  1. Pre-Dinner Drinks: Begin the evening with pre-dinner drinks, setting the tone for a night of literary exploration.
  2. Poetic Exploration: Traverse the village streets, stopping at each poet’s chosen setting. Seven stops, seven poems, each lasting seven minutes, creating a captivating experience.
  3. Dinner Reservation: Booking online reserves a table at the local hotel for dinner, providing a chance to reflect on the evening’s cultural journey amid the evening light of the village.

Discover, Connect, and Experience Heritage through Poetry by Twilight.

Event date

Event Details

Central Tilba, NSW

Meet under the Tilba Talks signpost at the corner of Bate Street & Corkhill Drive, Central Tilba.


6.30pm (event pre-dinner aperitif before the walk)

Entry fees:
Adults $ 20, Concession $ 20, Members $ 20
Prebooking required
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities: