Living Heritage Festival
1 Princes Highway
Arncliffe NSW 2205
4th August 2019 to 4th August 2019
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For the first time, leading historians, heritage experts and community influencers will be brought together for a fantastic day-long festival at Tempe House, Wolli Creek. 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 the Heritage Stoneworks team, along with local historical societies and craft 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.
There will also be opportunities to chat with experts about native beekeeping, heritage sustainability and how life was lived on the banks of the Cooks River. Adding to the vibrant community atmosphere is a selection artisan craft and local food stalls offering vintage fashion, upcycled goods and 'Willie the Boatman' craft beer for sale.
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