Pioneer Daughter

Peppermint Grove, wa

Author and self-publisher, Gillian Lilleyman will talk about her latest history book titled 'Pioneer Daughter'. We will hear about Fanny Brockman and the beginnings of cave tourism in the Margaret River region of WA.

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Ales and Tales : A Malty-Cultural Journey

Fremantle, wa

Join legends of the West Australian Brewing industry for an evening of Heritage Tale and Ales. Alongside some tasty ales, look back at the history of brewing in West Australia, life in the early days at the Old Swan Brewery and explore how craft brewing has grown in WA. Finish with a karma keg.

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Oral History Morning

Mullewa, wa

Join three Mullewa locals; Pat Mills, Kevin Merritt and Clem Keeffe for a special oral history morning with Dr Nancy Broad in celebration of the Australian Heritage Festival as they share their unique connections to Mullewa’s “people, places and the past”.

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Noongar Country: Wetland Glimpses

Rockingham, wa

To celebrate the Australian Heritage Festival, Rockingham Central Library is delighted to welcome the WA Inspired Art Quilters and their collection of quilts for a month long exhibition.

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Noongar Country: Wetland Glimpses – Official Opening

Rockingham, wa

Join us as we welcome the WA Inspired Art Quilters and we officially open their exhibition at the Rockingham Central Library

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Library up-late-Noongar Country: Wetland Glimpses

Rockingham, wa

Experience Rockingham Central Library after dark as we open the library for this special evening talk presented by the WA Inspired Art Quilters

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From Hooves to Highways: The Motor Car in Western Australia

Perth, wa

In 1905, a small group of Perth’s early motorists - movers and shakers, gathered to form the Automobile Club of Western Australia. The Club had a grand vision: to foster ‘automobilism’ in Western Australia, and lay the foundation for the evolution of motoring. The path was neither easy nor direct.

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Shaping history into fiction

Perth, wa
Dianne Wolfer on the research and creation of the World War I story, 'In the Lamplight'. Award winning author Dianne Wolfer discusses how she combined research, archival photographs, telegrams and letters with imaginative storytelling to craft the historical narrative.
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Our History on the Airwaves

Ardross, wa

Capital Radio 101.7 FM & Capital Digital in association with AGELINK THEATRE and THEATRE 180 heralds the re-birth of Radio Drama with the production and broadcast of celebrated history plays by Jenny Davis OAM

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Join Jook Joint Jug Band at the Historic National Hotel

Fremantle, wa
An afternoon of toe tapping music from bygone eras when Jug Bands, playing improvised and acoustic instruments ruled. Join Jook Joint Band at the National Hotel Fremantle for a fun filled musical experience.
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WA State Heritage & History Conference – Handle with Care

, wa

The 2019 Western Australian State Heritage and History Conference will be held at the Westin Hotel 29th & 30th April, situated in the heart of the Hibernian Place with the theme 'Handle with Care'.

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Free Entry Sundays at East Perth Cemeteries

East Perth, wa

Explore the cemeteries and Gothic church at this heritage site and delve into Perth of yesteryear. Wander the cemeteries and rediscover stories of both tragedy and love. Over 10,000 people were buried here from 1829. Enjoy free entry weekends to National Trust Properties in WA during the festival.

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Old Observatory Architectural Tours

West Perth, wa

Join us at the Old Observatory for a presentation and guided tour by Dr Ingrid van Bremen.

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No 1 Pump Station

Free Entry Weekends at No.1 Pump Station

Mundaring, wa

Visit No.1 Pump Station at the foot of Mundaring Weir and learn about CY O’Connor’s audacious scheme to pump water 560km inland to the goldfields.

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Wandering Through Belmont History: Special Event Walking Tour

Belmont, wa

Belmont Museum invites you to explore the Swan River foreshore within the City of Belmont, with award winning heritage team 'Two Feet & a Heartbeat' walking tours. Wander by the river and discover the hidden history and Aboriginal heritage of this beautiful walking trail.

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Walking Wooroloo

Wooroloo, wa

Wooroloo! Have you ever wondered about the history of this place with the amazing name? Join us for a guided walk around the townsite that has been home to sawmills, TB patients, and dancing horses.

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Free Entry Weekends at Central Greenough

Greenough, wa

Explore the government and law offices, churches, school and stores that serviced a local, thriving agricultural community in the 1860s.

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An Evening at The Homestead

Carnamah, wa

A special evening and deluxe long-table dinner to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the historic Macpherson Homestead, which was built in 1869.

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Linking the Gingin Railway Station and its history with the Midland

Gingin, wa

The 2019 Gingin Railway Station Heritage Festival Event will take you back in time and tell you the story of the station and its history. Numerous displays, entertainment, stalls and a family friendly event to boot.

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Free Entry Weekends at Mangowine

Nungarin, wa

Mangowine is a powerful reminder of an isolated lifestyle and offers beautiful views over the Wheatbelt.

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Free Entry Weekends at Warden Finnerty’s Residence

Coolgardie, wa

Explore Warden Finnerty's Residence, built by timber magnate, Robert Bunning, for Coolgardie's first Resident Magistrate and Mining Warden, John Michael Finnerty. Stop in as you travel along the 650km Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail.

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