10am-4pm at Tempe House and Magdalene’s Chapel on the Cooks River, Wolli Creek.
More details: www.hha.net.au/festival
The Living Heritage Festival is an all-day celebration of heritage and community in the recently restored John Verge villa and adjacent chapel and stables.
Exhibitions and Demonstrations – Pop Up Presentations – Stalls and Performances
Traditional trade skills on display in the chapel include heritage stonework, paint, stenciling and wood graining techniques. Exhibition of rare colonial fashion gowns with demonstrations by a range of craft artisans. Learn the art of quilling and join a sewing circle. Across Discovery Point Park and Mt Olympus enjoy history pop-up and tours – hear from local historians about the stories of the people, house and life around Tempe House from the 1830s to today’s restoration. Chat to the experts about native bee keeping, heritage sustainability and learn about how life was lived on the banks of the Cooks River.
Artisan and local food stalls and ‘Willie the Boatman’ craft beer for sale.
Children 12 and Under Go Free