Heritage Festival

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The Inner West Libraries Local History department in conjunction with various community organisations has organised an extensive and varied programme for Heritage Festival 2017 surrounding the theme of Having a Voice.

Below is a list of events on offer between 1 April and 30 May. Follow the links to make your booking, or call your local Inner West library for further information.

Exhibition - A History of the Loaded Dog: Celebrating Heritage Through Music
Exhibition Opening Night
Tuesday 4 April, 6pm for 6:30pm
Leichhardt Library
Book here

Walking Tour - Pastures, Pylons and Pastry with Beatrice Scheepers
Tuesday 18 April, 10am-1pm
Meet at the corner of Audley Street and New Canterbury Road, Petersham
Book here

From Cook to Connex

Wednesday 19 April, 6:30pm-8pm
St Peters Library
Book here

From Cook to Connex

Walking Tour - Cemetery Celebrities at St Stephen's
Tuesday 20 April, 10am-12pm
Book here

Tuesday 16 May, 10am-12pm
Book here

Exhibition - Having a Voice Photography Exhibition
Tuesday 20 April, 6pm-8pm
Balmain Library

Jo Henwood Illustrated Lecture: Places of Incarceration
Friday 21 April, 11am-12pm
More information - No bookings required

Historical walking tour of Lewisham
Saturday 29 April, 9.45am-12pm
Meet at Lewisham Railway Station
Book here

Dulwich Hill Cycling Days
Tuesday 2 May, 6.30pm-8pm
Emanuel Tsardoulias Community Library
Book here

Yabba: Cricket's Legendary Barracker - Richard Cashman
Wednesday 3 May, 6pm-8pm
Leichhardt Library
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Historical Walk of Marrickville: Part I
Saturday 6 May, 9.45am-12pm
Meet at Marrickville Public School
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Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church open day 
Sunday 7 May, 1pm-4pm
Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Annandale
Book here

A Versatile Brass Concert - Site and Sound Arts
Sunday 7 May, 2pm-4pm
Leichhardt Town Hall
More information - no bookings required

Our Heritage: Having a Voice
Wednesday 10 May, 10am-12pm
Pioneer's Memorial Park
Book here

St Peters: Post Industrial Playground

Wednesday 10 May, 6.30pm-8.30pm
St Peters Library
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Journey down Johnston Street
Thursday 11 May, 10am-12pm
The Crescent Mural, Annandale
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Humans of Parramtta Rd - Site and Sound Arts
Thursday 11 May, 6pm-10pm
Leichhardt Town Hall
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Parramatta Road Sign - in pavement 300

Historical Walk of Marrickville: Part 2
Saturday 13 May, 9.45am-12pm
Meet at Marrickville Golf Club
Book here

Aboriginal Heritage Film Night: Sight and Sounds Art
Saturday 13 May, 6.30pm-9.30pm
Leichhardt Town Hall
Book here

Exploring the History of Hawthorne Canal 
Sunday 14 May, 10am-12pm
Lewisham West Tram Stop
Book here

If Only Buildings Could Talk 
Wednesday 17 May, 6.30pm-8pm
Emanuel Tsardoulias Community Library
Book here

White Whales - Site and Sound Arts 
Thursday 18 May, 8pm-9.30pm Book here
Friday 19th May 8pm-9.30pm Book here
Saturday 20 May 8pm-9.30pm Book here
Sunday 21 May 8pm-9.30pm Book here 
Monday 22 May 8pm-9.30pm Book here
Tuesday 23 May 8pm-9.30pm Book here
Saturday 27 May 8pm-9.30pm Book here 
Sunday 28 May 8pm-9.30pm Book here 
Leichhardt Town Hall


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