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The People’s Park – theatre and history come together

Eaton Gorge Theatre Company will deliver The People's Park - history and theatre come together. A 90minute promenade visiting many landmarks of one of the world's largest urban parks - Centennial Park. A myriad of historical facts, secret spots and vibrancy nestled in amongst wildlife and nature.

If statues could talk … what can we learn from the beautiful but silent guardians of Centennial Park?

Join Jane Foss Barff – one of Sydney’s first female academics (played by Juliet Scrine) for a leisurely 90 minute promenade visiting many of the landmarks of one of the world’s largest urban parks. You will learn interesting historical facts, visit some secret spots, meet some native inhabitants and enjoy the stunning scenery of this beautiful and vibrant park.

On this journey into the past you will discover:

Who lost his head?
How did a Russian cannon end up in the home of Australian Federation?
What animal can travel over land, swim in fresh and salt water and swim for 20,000 kilometres to find true love?
And was Busby really a Bore?
Please wear comfortable shoes, a sunhat and sunscreen and bring some bottled water.

Event dates

Event Details

Grand Drive, Centennial Park, New South Wales

Please meet us at Centennial Homestead.


10.30am - 12pm

Entry fees:
Adults $ 29, Concession $ 29, Members $ 25
Prebooking requiredhttps://events.humanitix.com/the-people-s-park-history-tour-2022
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities: