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Rail Museum Open Day

Valley Heights, nsw

Experience the rare 1914 Roundhouse, and discover stunning exhibits showcasing over 100 years of railway history: locomotives, carriages, model layouts, artworks & more!
Enjoy a 20 minute ride on a heritage Steam Train. Café, shop and disabled toilets are onsite.

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Rail Museum Open Day – Teddy Bears’ Day Out

Valley Heights, nsw

Children with a Teddy Bear admitted free - when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.
Experience the rare 1914 Roundhouse, and discover stunning exhibits showcasing over 100 years of railway history: locomotives, carriages, model layouts, artworks & more!
Enjoy a 20-minute ride on a heritage Steam Tram. Café, shop and disabled toilets are onsite.

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J. J. Paine Trophy

South Windsor, nsw

The J. J. Paine Trophy celebrates the first golf played in Windsor at Gosper's Paddock in 1905. Research suggests the practice area and adjacent land at nearby Rum Corps Barracks Golf Course is Gosper's Paddock.

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Food Bowl Farming Exhibition

Windsor, nsw

This exhibition traces the cultural history of food production in the Hawkesbury since 1794. We look at the lives of diverse migrant farmers, patterns of land use and cultivation, their buildings, tools and technology, and the influence of cultural tradition and ethnicity on local farming.

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Woodford Academy Early Harvest Festival

Woodford, nsw

On Saturday 21 April 2018 the Woodford Academy Management Committee will host an Early Harvest Festival in the grounds of the Blue Mountains Oldest building.

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‘Correspondence : The Woodford Files 1940-50’ an exhibition by Vivienne Dadour

Woodford, nsw

‘Correspondence : The Woodford Files 1940-50’ is a research based art project by Vivienne Dadour.

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Bella Vista Farm Shaped by Cultural Diversity

Bella Vista, nsw

Once called Elizabeth Macarthur’s Seven Hills Farm, this heritage property and its human history reflects the cultural diversity that helped shape our Australian Identity from Indigenous occupation through European settlement and including the contributions of the industrious Chinese.

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Dutch Australian Heritage Exhibition

Smithfield, nsw

On view: Aspects of Dutch migration post -1945; Dutch maps of 17th Century maritime exploration; Maquette of the centre of Amsterdam; Famous Dutch painters records; Reference Library and Dutch Clubs’ archives; KLM promotional material and Australian history; Records of Delta Project (1953 floods).

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Exhibition – Cabramatta : Fabric Capital of Sydney

Cabramatta, nsw

From a simple sundress to an extravagant bridal gown, people from all over Sydney and beyond flock to Cabramatta for that special piece of material. This exhibition examines the families, the shops and the love of fabrics that are interwoven into Cabramatta's history.

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Masonic School Walk

Baulkham Hills, nsw

The Masonic School was the home for 2200 children aged 5 to 17 years between 1922 and 1973. It was the only Masonic School in Australia. See the buildings and hear the stories of the children's everyday life.

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Liverpool Heritage Ride #2: Brickmakers and Cowpastures

Liverpool, nsw

Join us for an easy-paced bike ride in Sydney's historic south-west. Mainly on off-road bike paths, BikeLiverpool runs these (heritage social rides biannually. And a bicycle is the perfect pace at which to take in your surrounds. Join us at 9 am on Sunday, 22 April from Liverpool Railway Station.

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Colonial Liverpool Bus Tour

Liverpool, nsw

Learn about the First Macquarie Town with a guided bus tour of three of Liverpool's Colonial gems. Collingwood (Bunker's Cottage) c1810, St Luke's Anglican Church c1819 & the former State Hospital (Benevolent Asylum) c1822. The latter two building are attributed to convict architect Francis Greenway

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Having a Voice – The Parramatta Female Factory

Camden, nsw

Anne Matthews, a Volunteer at the Parramatta Heritage Centre, will present a history of the Parramatta Female Factory through the lives of the many women who went through the precinct.

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Camden – Our Stories, Old and New

Camden, nsw

Camden Library, Camden Historical Society & Camden Area Family History Service invite visitors to view our photographic and historic objects displays. A children's story time will introduce ideas of heritage and culture.

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Art in the Park – Mrs Macquarie’s Flowers

Parramatta, nsw

Celebrate the 160th anniversary of the World Heritage listed People’s Park by putting yourself in the frame with this fun felted artwork at the historic Dairy Cottage. This community art installation celebrates the contribution of Mrs Macquarie to the development of the original parkland gardens.

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Experiment & Survival in Colonial Parramatta

Parramatta Park, nsw

This exclusive tour explores the World Heritage listed Old Government House and Domain, including the rarely viewed Dairy Cottage (built 1798). Seat of government and site of the Government Farm, Parramatta was central to the survival of the fledgling colony. Lunch at Lachlan’s Restaurant included

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Tales from the East: Mother India and Colonial New South Wales

Parramatta, nsw

Tales from the East focuses on the relationship between India and colonial Australia, which began in 1788 with the arrival of the First Fleet.

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“Different Cultures – Many Stories from Mays Hill Cemetery”

Mays Hill, nsw

Follow Judith Dunn as she takes you on a guided tour of this historic cemetery and hear some fascinating tales of people from the many different cultures who are buried within. Who were these people? Where did they come from, and why? What happened to them ?

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First Friday of the Month Tour of Parramatta Female Factory

North Parramatta, nsw

Experience the world of Parramatta Female Factory (1818-1848); take an exclusive historian led tour this iconic National Heritage site and be enthralled as you walk in the footsteps of the convict women and hear the rarely told stories of stone masons, matrons, magistrates, maternity and mayhem!

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Art in the Park – Aboriginal Weaving Workshop

Parramatta, nsw

Julie Webb and Corina Norman, proud traditional custodians from the Dharug nation share their culture and story whilst passing on weaving techniques as passed on to them. Participants will contribute to an art installation making up the clan groups of the Sydney region onto a knowledge tree.

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Art in the Park – In the Footsteps of Caley

Parramatta, nsw

Join a relaxing workshop for beginners where you will learn the fundamentals of botanical illustration. The focus will be on sketching the native flora of Parramatta Park, following in the footsteps of George Caley, a significant colonial botanist. All materials are provided.

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