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Wyong Town Centre Heritage Tours

Wyong, nsw

Explore the rich history of Wyong town centre!

Located on the Central Coast NSW, discover the unique heritage, stories and activities that shaped Wyong into the place we know today through a guided walking tour hosted by the Wyong Family History Group.

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Free Consultation session with a preservation expert

Burwood, nsw
Join Kate Papierniak Corben – Paper, Photographic & Textile Conservation, Disaster Recovery, Cultural Heritage and Art Authentication Specialist, who will offer one-on-one appointments to help you preserve your precious family heritage.
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Preserving your precious mementos

, nsw
Join our online workshop to learn about the processes, materials, tools and equipment used in the preservation and conservation of various artefacts.
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Author talk by Peter Grose

, nsw
Join acclaimed author Peter Grose, as he talks about his latest book “Ten Rogues”, the Unlikely Story of Convict Schemers, a Stolen Brig and an Escape from Van Diemen's Land to Chile, via Zoom on Wednesday 5 May.
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Heritage Festival Disaster Preparedness Talk

Burwood, nsw
Being prepared for emergencies makes it easy to protect yourself, the people you love and the things you value most. This talk will help you and your family plan for a variety of disasters so that you can survive and pull through successfully.
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Millicent Armstrong – Playwright & Farmer

Gunning, nsw
Readings of one act plays - At Dusk, Thomas, Penny Dreadful and the award-winning, Drought by Millicent Armstrong (1888 – 1973) featuring actors Chris Carroll, Heather Keens, Holly Ross and Dianna Nixon Produced by Music Theatre Projects Ltd as a satellite event of the Gunning Arts Festival 2021
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Preserving Cremorne: Embracing Our Heritage for the Future. An interactive talk with Elizabeth Farrelly

Cremorne, nsw
The original character of Cremorne, of tree-lined streets featuring cottages with verdant gardens, is being rapidly replaced by modern developments. Come to hear Elizabeth Farrelly, architect, author and columnist, talk about how to embrace change whilst preserving our local heritage for the future.
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Working at The Old Coal Loader

Waverton, nsw
Join former coal loading worker Bill Ryan for an evening of fascinating stories and unique insights into the late industrial history of the site. Bill's detailed first-hand accounts of his time at the coal loader and hypnotising voice are sure to enthral!
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Objects of Memory: Parramatta Female Factory Institutions Precinct bicentenary

North Parramatta, nsw

OBJECTS OF MEMORY is a special exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of the Parramatta Female Factory Institutions Precinct. Presented by the Parramatta Female Factory Precinct Inc, OBJECTS OF MEMORY explores the human experience of institutionalisation and its legacies in the present day.

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PERFORMING ARTS HERITAGE WALK & TALK

Neutral Bay, nsw
Join theatre historian Dr Carolyn Lowry OAM and theatre lovers for refreshments and a discussion of the history and legacy of loved local theatres. Then, if the weather is fine, we will walk to Doris Fitton Park via the site of the Music Hall and the restored Independent Theatre.
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20 Decades 21 Stories

Port Macquarie, nsw

20 Decades, 21 Stories is an exhibition trail to celebrate Port Macquarie's rich and unique history and the town's bicentenary year.

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Convict Stockades Tour near Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry, nsw

Walking tour of old convict dwelling remains.

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Bucketty Wall and Circuit Flat Bridge Walk

Bucketty, nsw

Join us for a walking tour of a convict built walling and bridges.

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Devines Hill Tour near Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry, nsw

Especially put on for The Australian Heritage Festival, join us for this special walking tour of a convict-built World Heritage listed road.

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EBENEZER CHURCH HERITAGE DAY

Ebenezer, nsw

This a day when you can learn more about the fascinating story of Australia’s oldest church, Ebenezer Church, about pioneers such as Andrew Johnston, the architect and builder of the church, John Grono who was a ship-builder, sea captain, explorer, sealer and a farmer.

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Strathfield Answers the Call 1914-1918

Homebush, nsw

In this exhibition you will read about some of the Strathfield locals who played their part in the momentous events of World War I. Some were highranking officers, some earned decorations for their bravery, and many – far too many – made the ultimate sacrifice.

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From Homebush to Hill 60: the Letters and Diary of Roy Richards

Homebush, nsw

Roy Richards of Homebush kept a diary and wrote home from the front line of Gallipoli and the Western Front. His three elder brothers also served. This talk will be held in conjunction with the exhibition 'Strathfield Answers the Call 1914-1918' at Strathfield Council Library & Innovation Hub.

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Wikipedia edit-a-thon: Picture This

Haymarket, nsw

Work with City Historians and experienced Wikipedia editors to increase and improve Sydney-specific Wikipedia articles with historic images sourced from the City Archives collection.

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COLONIAL CONNECTIONS: “Fernhill and the wider context of early colonial society”

Mulgoa, nsw

Three historians will present lectures:
• “Defending Country: remembering the long history of love and war on the Nepean River”: Grace Karskens
• “The Colonial Picturesque: landscapes in early Sydney”: Colleen Morris:
• “Sermons in Stones: houses and buildings in the 1840s”: James Broadbent

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Heritage Futures – The Historic Houses Property Network

Double Bay, nsw

Much of Australia’s heritage is cared for by private owners taking a shared custodial approach. Join Dr Bernadette Flynn of the Historic Houses Association to learn how the HHA network supports this quest, activating public interest and engagement with heritage.

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Small bird habitat Bushcare morning

Toongabbie, nsw

Help create the perfect habitat for small birds and plant an indigenous Kangaroo grassland plot for future 'fire-stick-farming' in this bushcare morning. This site is located on the Great West Walk travelling through the Old Toongabbie 1791 Convict Stockade Government Farm; a significant contact site.

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