Visit the Supreme Court of WA on their rare open day, where Judges will present throughout the day. Journey through exclusive areas of the courthouse such as exploring the grand 117-year-old courthouse in Stirling Gardens, inspecting cells below the building and viewing heritage-listed courtrooms and the Chief of Justice Chambers. The Supreme Court of Western Australia will open its door to public on Sunday, 18 April between 11 am to 3 pm.
Book a guided walk with Eddie Marcus for an entertaining spin on his Gothic Perth tour. Journey through amazing medieval architecture buildings, listening and laughing with Eddie. Discover how second-guessing God’s favorite architectural style got tangled with race and colonialism. Gather around for those who have a sense of humor and a soft spot for history. The tour embarks from the Old Boys School, St Georges Terrace at 2pm. Book now.
For all the environmentalists, enjoy the Secret Gardens Trilogy and discover the secrets cherished amongst the City’s parks and gardens. Located at Harold Boas Garden, 1pm – 2pm, this event will be part three of the Trilogy. Harold Boas Garden is enriched with strong architectural history and is named after the visionary architect, town planner and former United Nations and City of Perth Councilor, Harold Boas.
Explore the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) nyinalanginy | the gathering exhibition, bringing together the voices of First Nations artists from Australia, Māori artists from New Zealand and Australian South Sea artists. You can view the exhibition for free and book onto the Guest Curator talk at 2pm, book now
The Old Law Court Museum’s “The Women Should Have a Voice” exhibition explores the social justice legacy of Edith Cowan. This year is the 100th year anniversary of Cowan admittance into the Australian Parliament as well as being the first woman to achieve this. The exhibition is open from 10am-4pm, no booking required. There will also be crafty children’s activity, Build the Old Court House.
West Perth Local have organized a ‘Now and Then, West Perth’ guided tour. The two-hour long tour starts at 9 am, embarking from the Cavania Café, 1218 Hay Street West Perth. Journey through the past heritage hot spots as well as some of the best local food houses in between the tour for breaks and discussions. No booking required, grab some breakfast and a coffee from the Café before starting the tour.
Stay updated and tick off your Heritage Perth Weekend bucket list with a printed program delivered with the West Australian Newspaper on April 7th.