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Gulgong Henry Lawson Heritage Festival

Sat 10 June - Mon 12 June

Gulgong Henry Lawson Heritage Festival is held on the long weekend in June each year. Market stalls, street parade lots to do.

Step back in time to the gold rush days in Gulgong.

  • Saturday, 10 June 2023 | 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
  • Sunday, 11 June 2023 | 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
  • Monday, 12 June 2023 | 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM

There will be old time games such as jacks, hopscotch, pavement art, market stalls, a parade through the streets, the cutting of Henry Lawson’s birthday cake, bush dancing, poetry and short story readings and the literary awards where poets and storytellers come from all over Australia with the hope of winning the coveted award.

To book your stall please contact Cathy
Stall costs $25
Application close 25th May 2023


Gulgong Henry Lawson Heritage Festival | Gulgong NSW | Facebook

Henry Lawson Heritage Festival 2023 Mid-Western Regional Council (nsw.gov.au)



Sat 10 June
Mon 12 June
Event Category:


Gulgong, NSW + Google Map


Local government area
Mid-Western Region
Multi-Arts, Heritage


The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

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