Little Historians Festival | Newstead House May 2017

Little Historians Festival


Calling all little historians, we have a day of fun just for you! Dress up and bring your imagination to Newstead House as you join in the festivities of the Little Historian Festival on Sunday 21st May 2017 from 9am – 1pm. Set in the beautiful grounds of Newstead House the Little Historians Festival will be a magical opportunity for all budding historians to experience life in early colonial days. Get your fingers dirty as you work in Kate’s garden, help Mrs Fletcher in the kitchen but be careful not to misbehave she doesn’t like any shenanigans. Or give some elbow grease at our wash day wonders as you get a taste of early colonial life at Brisbane’s oldest surviving residence Newstead House.Enjoy heritage games on the green, crafts, dancing, a penny farthing bike and more. Make a day of it and bring a picnic to Newstead Park  and enjoy the wonderful roving quintet STEAMBOAT will be performing between 9.30am – 11.30am. . This event is perfect for families with children aged 5 – 12, though all ages welcome. Together you can discover how we lived in early colonial days – pre-electricity and enjoy the grace and charm of Brisbane’s oldest surviving residence, Newstead House.

Cost is $7.50 per child and $12 per adult.

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To find out more about Brisbane’s wonderful array of regular cultural festivals, take a look at the upcoming Brisbane Festivals or our Brisbane Kids Event Calendar

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