Jenny Rotman, owner of 28 years will be giving a guided tour of the historic Ford House built in 1896 with historical information and anecdotes.
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Bridgedale House Open Day
Tender Care invites the community and visitors to the Bridgedale House Open Day on Friday 21st April. See inside the oldest building (1862) in Bridgetown and hear the stories of the past and present uses of the buildings and beautiful gardens.
St Paul’s Anglican Church Open Afternoon and Gospel Singalong with Mary Myfanwy and Daun Crozier
Immerse yourself in history in one of Bridgetown’s most beautiful buildings, which will be open for public viewing from 4pm. See magnificent sculptural pieces within the church that were created by Bridgetown’s master craftsman Gordon Holdsworth (1884-1965). Followed by a Gospel Singalong.
A Potted History – What’s in a Name?
Ever wondered what the business “Bridgetown Pottery – Restaurant” was all about? Step into our time warp and unlock the mystery of this iconic business name.
Urban Sketching at Bridgedale House, Bridgetown
Join the Bridgetown Urban Sketchers (BUSkers) on Friday 21st April at the Bridgedale House Open Day to sketch your favourite view of the historic house and beautiful grounds.
Uniting Church Open Morning
Step inside the oldest surviving Church in Bridgetown and former Methodist Church, constructed of local stone in a Federation Gothic style.
100 years of History – Country Womens Association Bridgetown Branch
Who knew that “Tea and Scones” would raise so much money over the last 100 years for community, state and international causes and how much the Country Women's Association has achieved 100 years by it's lobbying of Parliament on issues of concern to country people.
Stories from Early Bridgetown
Stories from early settlers to Bridgetown, taken from oral histories recorded over 40 years ago, will be displayed in the Bridgetown Police Station Museum. Rarely heard but not forgotten, step back in time: learn about their hardships and home-grown entertainment as they carved a life in this town.
Bridgetown History Walk
A guided History walk that delves into the history of early Bridgetown and the characters who lived here. At a special half price rate for the heritage festival.
Brierley Jigsaw Gallery Open Day
Located at the Visitor Centre, the Brierley Jigsaw Gallery has been displaying jigsaw puzzles since the 1970s. Learn about Jesse Brierley and how her love of jigsaws has brought people together around this activity. Showing the new ‘Descendants’ collection plus world's largest and smallest jigsaws.
Bridgetown Art & Craft Centre Open Days
Learn new skills at the Bridgetown Art & Craft Centre where there will be exhibitions and hands on demonstrations of spinning, tatting, Tunisian crochet, macramé, weaving and looms. Listen to stories of how the heritage arts and crafts follow the principles of recycling, sustainability and invention
Heritage Rhyme Time
Join us at Bridgetown Public Library on Wednesday 19 April at 10.15 am for a heritage-themed rhyme time.
Olde Tyme Tea in the Garden
Enjoy morning tea and lunch in the garden, served by CWA members in traditional attire using tested CWA recipes. Live music on the verandah. Open house.
Greenbushes Community Mining Heritage Festival
Explore the history of the first tin mining town of Greenbushes in Western Australia, with ambles, walks, displays and mining activity type skills competition.
Sharing our Stories: A kids’ view – growing up at Donnelly River, a WA timber mill town
A kid's eye view - growing up at the Donnelly, a WA timber mill town.