Discover some of Hawkesbury’s lesser known cemeteries. The Methodist Cemetery at McGraths Hill was established in the 1850s while the Old Pitt Town Cemetery is much older. Join us on this tour and discover some of the stories behind those buried in these historic cemeteries.
To complement the 'Felines and Females' exhibition, author Meg Stewart will share her memories of Norman Lindsay's special studio cats that lived at the Springwood property during the 1950s and 60s.
Tell us some of your life story. It might be a special memory, something unforgettable that happened to you or, perhaps a cherished belonging you would like to tell a story about . Simply record your story as a 2-3 minute video or share it on your Facebook page and hashtag us or come along to one of our morning teas and we will record it for you.
Hear Lieutenant Colonel David Wilson, military historian and battlefield guide, discuss the two battles of Bullecourt (April – May 1917).
Come along to this small hands-on workshop to learn how to trace your Australian World War One serviceman or woman. You will learn how to use TROVE, archives, and genealogy websites, as well as published sources to find out what your ancestor did during World War One. Limited spaces. Bookings essential.
Artists at Work is will showcase some of the district’s finest art, sculptures and ceramics in its heritage stone buildings and scenic grounds together with live music, poetry, drama, children’s activities and workshops and artisans’ market stalls.
Take a guided tour around Minjungbal Museum and Tweed Historic site by local Aboriginal guides and learn about fascinating history of the area inside the museum and surrounding areas.
Basket weaving demonstrations daily
This event will bring people of diverse faiths and cultures together to celebrate and share their faith and cultural celebrations and festivals through displays, costumes, food and performance. Come share a meal with us!
The original Mount Stromlo Water Treatment Plant was commissioned in June 1967. To celebrate 50 years, join us for a tour of the plant and gain an appreciation of how drinking water treatment has changed over time and Icon Water's response to the 2003 bushfires.
Author talks highlighting military lives of men and women from WWI and WWII, as well as heritage buildings and the history of print journalism of the Southern Downs and Border Regions. A special exhibition of the "Australian Light Horse" paintings by Ron and Jennifer Marshall.
You are invited to listen to a heritage focused talk, enjoy entertainment from local entertainers, partake in afternoon tea and view a photo display.
Christmas Island has a compelling story. Named on Christmas Day in 1643 and first settled in 1872 it has seen famine, invasions and political unrest due to its natural resources and strategic location. This has created a strong, resilient multicultural community.
Come to the launch and then explore a brand new self guided walk revealing the Busselton of yesterday!
Historic Vancouver Street comes alive with a day of gourmet food, great music and beautiful handcrafted artisan stalls. This year, Albany's strong connection with the production of wool is celebrated through a history walk, the Vintage Tweed Ride, exhibitions and craft activities.
Bring your tiny tot to the Ruth Faulkner Public Library to discover the wonderful, wild world of motherhood past and present through stories, songs, dress-ups and crafts.
This local history conference is presented in partnership with The Grove’s Community History Library to bring you the Mosman Park, Peppermint Grove and Cottesloe stories that shaped WA's communities.
This tour features some of Adelaide’s most treasured trees, both native species and introduced, and tells you something of their stories as much loved parts of the urban landscape. This walk covers the city and North Adelaide and requires a good pair of walking shoes. Bookings essential.