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Forbes Heritage Festival

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Forbes Heritage Festival

Sat 30 April at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Forbes Heritage Festival will take place in beautiful Victoria Park in the heart of Forbes’ heritage district on Saturday April 30th between 10am and 2pm.

The park will transform into a scene from days past, with live demonstrations from heritage trades including blacksmiths, cheese making, woodturning and more.
Enjoy learning more about our rich heritage with displays from the Forbes Historical Society and Forbes Family History Group, and settle in for some tall tales at our Bush Telegraph stage.
Get up close and personal with some amazing vintage vehicles from the Forbes Historical Machinery Association and sample some freshly cooked, award-winning damper from the Annual CWA Damper Competition, cooked over real coals live on site!

Roving bushrangers from interactive theatre troupe Convict Footprints will set your heart racing with their daring adventures, while Swamp Dawkins Bush Band are sure to have you up and dancing.
Be sure to join us in April at the Forbes Heritage Festival for a fun-filled, free family day out.

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Sat 30 April
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:


Local government area
Forbes area
Sourced from listings, newsletters or community


Victoria Park, Forbes
Forbes, NSW Australia + Google Map


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