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Living Heritage Festival

The forgotten crafts of the past and the heritage skills of the tomorrow

For the first time, leading historians, heritage experts and community influencers will be brought together for a fantastic festival at Tempe House.

This jam-packed, interactive festival will celebrate the forgotten crafts of the past and the heritage skills of the tomorrow. Come along with the whole family and meet diverse craft specialists and producers, engage with pop-up history talks, join in hands-on craft workshops, and watch fascinating demonstrations!

Special guests include Stephen Gapps, Paul Irish, Ian Tyrrell, Hilary Davidson, Stuart Read, Helen Davies, Paintwrights, Thorne Decorative Plasterwork, and Heritage Stoneworks along with local historical societies and guilds.

Across Discovery Point Park and Mt Olympus, enjoy history pop-ups and tours, where you can hear from local historians about the stories of the people, house and life around Tempe House from the 1830s to today’s restoration.

Food stalls and Willie the Boatman Craft Beer, markets stalls, heritage demonstrations and workshops.

Hosted by Historic Houses Association of Australia.



Tempe NSW 2044, Australia
Tempe House


Sunday 4 August 2019 from 10am to 4pm


Adult: $10.00

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