The Shared Story of Stirk Cottage is the story of the Stirk family. Frederick and Elizabeth Stirk with their baby emigrated from England in 1875, came to Kalamunda in 1881 and started to build this Cottage for their growing family. There is a booklet telling the story of their lives and the cottage.
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Historical Story of Trains in the Perth Hills
"The Historical Story of Trains in the Perth Hills" is the Heritage Festival Shared Stories in the Kalamunda History Village. The Railway Station buildings and the Locomotive G118 and its Flatbed are part of the original Kalamunda Station on the Upper Darling Range Railway.
Join us for high tea in the beautiful Perth foothills at the heritage listed writers’ centre, Katharine’s Place. Explore the writer’s home and garden, learn about objects from the heritage collection and discover Katharine’s story with Dr Nathan Hobby.
Woodbridge tour with INSPIRE Writers in Residence
Poets Nandi Chinna and Scott-Patrick Mitchell will take guests on a tour of the historic house and grounds to talk about their experiences as INSPIRE Writers in Residence at Woodbridge. Lunch will follow the tour in the on-site cafe, Riverside at Woodbridge.
Woodbridge at War
Woodbridge is one of Perth's most valued heritage places and has a rich collection of stories about the people who lived there.
Local History Talk – Excavation and restoration of a Chinese jacket
Hear the incredible story of a rare 1890s wool jacket recovered from the Chinese Cemetery in East Perth before the site was redeveloped. Join us to see the jacket and learn about its journey from excavation to conservation.
City of Belmont Rewind: Troops, Trades and Trains
Do you know about the significance of railways in Western Australia throughout World War II? Join professional historian Philippa Rogers for an overview of the role railways in Western Australia played during World War II.
In April, create an air-dry clay pot and discover Belmont's local pottery history.
Historia: Pot Holes, Cheese and Beams
Have a go at building a bridge in this month's Historia and discover some fascinating local history along the way.
City of Belmont Local History Photographic Competition
Enjoy the beautiful photographic entries of the City of Belmont Local History Photographic Competition and cast your vote for the People's Choice Award.
LEGO® Club: Build Historical Belmont
Discover Belmont's history and build some of its iconic historical buildings in this LEGO® Club.
Travelling Through Time Exhibition
Travelling Through Time is Belmont Museum's latest temporary exhibition installation. Come and explore the many ways people and animals have travelled through this area in the past to the present day.
City of Belmont Rewind: History of a River
Come join Historian Richard Offen as he delves into the depths of the Swan River's history.
City of Belmont Rewind: Heroes, Villains and Vagabonds
Come and learn about some of Perth's historic heroes, villains and vagabonds with historian Richard Offen.
Through the Eyes of Alice – Tales of Murder and Mayhem
Three course meal, performance and lantern-lit tour of the 121 year old, heritage-listed hotel.
Parkerville Heritage Pub Walk (Self Guided)
Take a heritage walk around historic Parkerville, gazetted in 1895. The walk is approximately 2.5km, starting and finishing at the heritage listed, 121 year old Parkerville Tavern.
Step Back in Time
Step Back in Time by taking a walk down Devon Road in Bassendean! These houses can't talk but their unique architecture and gardens speak volumes of an early 20th century streetscape.
Francis Bird 1845-1937: Immigrant, entrepreneur, architect, and gentleman
Trace the life of Francis Bird, 1845-1937. Its significance is that it has, as its focus, a member of the middle classes.
Tale of the Talking Machine
Learn about the invention and the history of the Phonograph and the Gramophone, their arrival in Western Australia, and hear some rare early Western Australian recordings.
Gibbs of Cannington – the people, the land, the streets
William Lacey Gibbs owned a larged portion of Cannington in the late 19th century. A talk by Greg Gibbs will uncover some of the history of this extended family and the part they played in the growth of the area through to the present day.
ANZAC Sunset Service at Peninsula Farm
The National Trust of Western Australia and Peninsula Farm volunteers invite you to the annual ANZAC Sunset Service from 5.00 pm.