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How curious is a sewing machine!

Deloraine, tas

Sewing is making a comeback. Our young people are making and mending as part of the recycle, reuse mantra. Learn about the history of the sewing machine and how this generation is looking back at grandmas sewing box and creating their own.

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Haberfield Curios – why the name Haberfield?

Haberfield, nsw

A self-guided walking tour along Ramsay Street in Haberfield to learn about the origin of the name Haberfield.

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Searching Dark Skies: Ken Beames and the Linden Observatory

Woodford, nsw

Searching dark skies: the history of the life and work of Ken Beames, engineer, astronomer and builder of the Linden Observatory and its impressive 24-inch reflector telescope.

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National Archaeology Week 15-21 May 2022

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Want to learn more about Australia's past, from more than 65,000 years ago to today? National Archaeology Week is hosting an exciting nationwide program of events. Come and meet real archaeologists, take part in archaeological digs and tours, and join special lectures and workshops – and much more!

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Revealing the Past

Willunga, sa

Interact with Archaeologists and Historians to learn how we can interpret artefacts to understand the past.

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Discover the beauty of the Waverley Estate

Waverley, nsw

Discover the historic Waverley Estate, where a Victorian mansion, turned hospital, is nestled amongst beautiful gardens. Explore an interactive tour and gather with friends or your children for a picnic.

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Parramatta North Heritage Day 2022

North Parramatta, nsw

Acknowledging our past, present and future, Parramatta North Heritage Day returns to the precinct on Sunday 29 May as part of the Australian Heritage Festival.

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Celebrating Ballarats Architectural Decorative Glass

Ballarat, VIC, vic

Victorian to Art Deco Glass. Observe beautiful examples of leadlight entries and windows from the warmth of your car while you drive a planned route. Residents will be encouraged to light their leadlights from dusk till 10pm.

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Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice

Devonport, tas

During the entire month of May, Home Hill will be decorated with the eclectic creative works of international competition chef, champion cake decorator, textile artist, porcelain sculptor and painter, Barbara Porter.

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National Archaeology Week 15-21 May 2022

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Want to learn more about Australia's past, from more than 65,000 years ago to today? National Archaeology Week is hosting an exciting nationwide program of events. Come and meet real archaeologists, take part in archaeological digs and tours, and join special lectures and workshops – and much more!

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How The Other Half Lives

Nile, tas

Ever wondered how the other half live? We contrast the lives of the family of the house with the lives of those who made it all possible.

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9 Squadron Rathmines

Rathmines, nsw

We remember 9 Squadron. A 9 Squadron plane and all crew were lost with HMAS Sydney in November 1941. In March 1942 Tommy Pickering of 9 Squadron lost his life at Rathmines.

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Discover Mulgoa by Bus – Two Hidden Houses

Mulgoa, nsw

Walk the grounds of historic Fairlight, a substantial Victorian house and impressive barn surrounded by old fig trees, and The Cottage, home to Edward Cox before he built Fernhill, creating a landscape between The Cottage, Fernhill and St. Thomas Church virtually unaltered since the 1850s.

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Port Kembla History Tour

Coniston, nsw

This Tour offers you an opportunity to travel back in time and discover the history, heritage, and cultures of a true coastal treasure – Port Kembla.

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Blue Mile History Walking Tour

Wollongong, nsw

This Tour is a 2.5 – 3 hour walking tour of the Blue Mile – starting at Flagstaff Hill and concluding at the Old Courthouse – with a 30-minute refreshment break.

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WWW. Weird Wonderful Wollongong: Online photographic exhibition

Online, national nsw

This exhibition showcases the wonderful and at times weird side of life in the city of Wollongong. It highlights the sense of fun and willingness of locals to try anything. The photographs have been selected from the Illawarra Images Collection of Wollongong City Libraries.

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Rose Seidler House Open House

Wahroonga, nsw

Explore the historic, Rose Seilder House.

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Bowral’s Splendid Glebe Lands – A Discovery Tour of the Golden Victorian Age

Bowral, nsw

Discover the forgotten world of Bowral’s golden Victorian age as we explore Bowral’s Glebe lands.

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Behind the Scenes of The Cremorne Orpheum Theatre

Cremorne, nsw

The Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace, affectionately known as ‘The Orpheum’, is a prized jewel in Sydney’s crown. For almost a century, this beautiful Art Deco theatre has opened its doors to theatre lovers of film and stage. Now The Orpheum footlights will shine directly on itself.

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Making Good: Convict Artisans in Exile

Parramatta, nsw

Making Good explores the lives of convict artisans who used their skills to transform their place of exile into a thriving modern settlement.

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Guided Tours of Fairfield City’s Vintage Village

Smithfield, nsw

Please join us during the Australian Heritage Festival 2022 for “Curiosity” a guided tour of the Fairfield City Vintage Village

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