Ron Isherwood and John Killick, former inmates of Pentridge Prison, offer first-hand accounts of life behind the bluestones at Pentridge Prison.
Beginning in the former Warders Residence, be guided through the prison grounds, and hear the stories of life behind bars and daring escape attempts.
The 90-minute journey includes an hour inside the maximum security unit H-Division, with a 30-minute Q&A session with Ron and John offering deeper insights.
Narrated by an experienced National Trust Guide who shares the sites complex history, coupled with Ron’s and John’s personal narratives, this tour brings Pentridge’s history to life, providing a unique and engaging perspective on the prison’s past.
The tour will be followed by the launch of Ron Isherwood’s book ‘Born into a Lie of Crime’, in the Warders Building. Copies of John Killick’s recent book ‘Outlaw’ will also be available for purchase. Visitors will also have a chance to explore the free exhibition ‘Shantaram: The Journey from Punishment to Peace’ in Warder’s Upstairs.