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BERRIMA CELEBRATES HERITAGE FESTIVAL
BETWEEN 2--17 April Berrima village will host a number of
of events celebrating Australia's heritage. Under the auspices
of the National Trust's annual Heritage Festival there will be
demonstrations, exhibitions, children's activites, a self-guided
walk of the old inns, a writing workshop, theatre and for the
first time, a special Collectables & Memorabilia Fair held at
the National Trust's property, Harper's Mansion.
Staging these activities will be local members of the
Embroiderers Guild of NSW, the Garden History Society,
the local chapter of First Fleeters and the National Trust.
An additional attraction from outside the Highlands will be
Kim Deacon who will present a musical performance of the
amazing women in Henry Lawson's life (April 16).
On two days of the second week, during school holidays,
there will be special story telling events for 5--9 year
olds at Harper's Mansion (April 12 and 14). Based on
the National Trust's theme for 2010, 'Amazing Stories'
the children will hear tales of our ancestors, talk about
contemporary heroes and villains and have the opportunity
to visit Harper's Maze.
A first this year is the Collectables & Memorabilia Fair (April
10) to be held in the grounds of Harper's Mansion. It will be
a combination of Show and Tell: Trade and Sell. Organiser,
Eric Savage says the emphasis will be on the amateurs who
Open weekends, most
10.30am to 4.00pm.
Other times by
Hire for functions
events, weddings and
office garden parties.
Historic 1834 National Trust colonial Georgian house,
lovely strolling garden and unique maze.
National Trust shop.
Wilkinson St, Berrima
For information (02) 4877 1508 or visit
www.harpersmansion.com.au e: firstname.lastname@example.org
simply want to share the joy
their collections bring them.
'We are particularly keen
to attract young
Dr Savage, and
we'll be giving
prizes to some
of the collections
--- the collection
of the smallest
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