Join guides from the Royal Perth Hospital Heritage Society on a walking tour as they unlock closed doors and share stories of the hospital’s fascinating past.
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RPH Heritage Precinct Walks
Traditional Dyeing Workshop
Explore historical dye practices for a modern world.
Mending and Patch Making Workshop
Dive into old school mending techniques with slow-fashion expert and sustainability advocate Elly Sumner. Fix and rejuvenate your clothes!
Heritage Rhyme Time
Join us at Bridgetown Public Library on Wednesday 19 April at 10.15 am for a heritage-themed rhyme time.
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.
Heritage Dress Up Day at Jarrahdale Heritage parkrun
Heritage Dress-up Day at Jarrahdale Heritage parkrun, is an opportunity to step back in time and be informed of Jarrahdale's History as we share stories of the Jarrahdale Mills, as you walk / run or volunteer on our 5K course through the trails of the Jarrahdale Heritage park.
Wrongful Conviction: Discussion Panel
Join legal academic and researcher Dr. Robert Moles, artist Sky Parra and special guests as they delve into the history of wrongful convictions in Australia.
The Private Life of a War Memorial, ANZAC Cottage
Join local history legend Anne Chapple OAM and filmmaker and writer Dawn Farnham for a behind-the-scenes talk on the making of a documentary about three generations of the Porter family women and their connection to ANZAC Cottage of Mount Hawthorn.
‘CONNECTIONS’ – Celebrating 59 years of unique and innovative design in vintage and contemporary porcelain art
Porcelain Artists of WA have for 59 years prided themselves as individual artists developing their own style of hand painted porcelain art. Catalogued vintage wildflower, acid etched, enamel, collage, metallic and mixed media contemporary pieces will be for sale.
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.
Golden Light: The Legacy and Future of Subiaco’s Historic Stained Glass
A workshop to discuss Subiaco’s rich heritage of stained glass and how you can nominate your home to be professionally photographed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tour of Ford House Est. 1896 and Devonshire Tea in Historic Barn
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.
A mix of story-telling, comedy, audience interaction, and music Freo 2323 imagines our city 300 years hence.
Boulder’s Dark History
Historic Burt Street, Boulder has a dark side!
A free walking tour of Burt Street to uncover the stories of how a simmering mixture of wealth, greed and bad feelings erupted in Boulder at the turn of the century.