Australian Heritage Festival 2017: Broadsheet Tales

Stories from a 19th century print shop reveal intimate details of life in a small gold mining town and the incredible machines needed to splay it across the broadsheets. Challenge yourself to read the fine print and collect a memento while you are there!

Come and read the stories from a 19th century printing shop. Daily life from the gold fields and beyond is splayed across the broadsheets. Intimate details became the news of the day.

Come and hear the story of the typesetters, the writers and the hot and noisy printing works. Hear the story of the amazing machines; so precise and mechanically intricate. Challenge yourself to read the fine print and collect a memento while you are there.

Free event

The Federal Standard Printing Works - Planning your visit

Address:

Main Street
Chiltern 3683 VIC

Phone:
(03) 5744 1094 or call Bookings Office on (03) 9656 9889 Mon-Fri
Email:
chiltern@nattrust.com.au
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