Saturday 15 April
Free Peddle Perth Joy Rides | Murray as Hay StreetsTo celebrate all the excitement taking place at the east end of the city, the Boorloo Heritage Festival’s Major Supporter, Lotterywest, will be offering FREE Peddle Perth joy rides for families. Travel from the Vintage Fire Truck in Murray Street Mall, down to the Old Central Fire Station, and then to the Perth Mint.
At each of these stops you can engage in an array of exciting activities like panning for gold at the Perth Mint or check out a behind the scenes tour of the Old Central Fire Station.
Entry to each venue is free.
Uglieland 1923 | Victoria GardensCome down to the river and join our outlandish, fabulous, death defying, fearless circus performers as they conjure you back to the ‘20's. Here you'll meet some of the real and imagined characters of 1923 and enjoy our very own silent film accompanied by the Perth City Band.
You’ll can also learn the Charleston and Black Bottom Dances. At the end of the day kick up your heels and join us on the dance floor – you can even dance with your hats on!
Early Access Tactile Tour - RPH History Unmasked! | Royal Perth Hospital MuseumVisit Royal Perth Hospital Museum to discover the origins of WA's first hospital. Explore our unique collection and learn about the Hospital's role in life-saving medical advances. Book your free tour now.
Supreme Court Open Day | Barrack Street
Explore the grand courthouse in Stirling Gardens, view heritage listed courtrooms, the Chief Justice's chambers, and inspect the cells below the building.
This is a self-guided tour where attendees will have the rare opportunity to speak with Supreme Court judges and registrars and see areas of the courthouse which are not usually open to the public.
Mo’Ju - Karla Hart Productions | Yagan Square
Yagan Square brings ARIA Award nominated Wiradjuri-Filipino musician Mo'Ju to Perth for the very first time. Their performance will be rich, distinctive, and unforgettable. Also performing earlier in the evening is local talent Flewnt and Optamus with special guest 10 year-old rap sensation Inkabee.
This event will include Indigenous themed food and drinks creating a very special one-night-only set under the stunning Boorloo city stars. Tickets are on sale for $20 each.
Sunday 16 April
Corroboree Workshop - Haka for Life | Stirling GardensHead down to Stirling Gardens to help create the Corroboree & Haka ceremony for the Indigenous ANZAC Day service. Everyone is welcome to join and learn. This ceremony will be used to welcome and show respect to traditional custodians, and to pay tribute to those who have served.
Woodworking in the Early Days of Perth - The Joy of Wood | Perth Town Hall
The Joy of Wood will be hosting an interactive display of traditional woodworking skills and techniques as used in Perth during the mid-19th century. You’ll have the opportunity to use traditional woodworking tools and will be able to watch demonstrations of woodcraft skills, such as spoon carving and traditional joinery.
Book your free ticket now.
Monday 17 to Friday 21 April
His Majesty’s Theatre Heritage Open Day | His Majesty’s TheatreExplore the new and old spaces in the historical theatre and enjoy a range of pop-up activities and entertainment including face painting, costume boxes, an interactive quiz, live music, and more!
Enjoy lunch at our Crew and King Café and Bar or sit on the new balconies and soak in the city views with beverages and light snacks.
Virtual Reality and 3D scanning in heritage projects | City of Perth Library
Look into virtual reality and photogrammetry as tools for the archiving, preservation, and restoration of heritage architecture.
This presentation/workshop demonstration will showcase Virtual Reality and 3D scans in the context of architectural development, allowing an early and precise integration of heritage elements in a design process.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own device to this talk for a more engaging and immersive experience.
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