Guildford Heritage Festival - Display

  • Stirling Square Stirling St Guildford Australia

This event is a free community celebration of Guildford’s historical significance to the development of Perth. The festival brings the community together to showcase the activities of local organisations working to conserve and preserve the regions heritage. Throughout the day visitors will experience a novel glimpse into, as well as an appreciation of the history, cultural activities and everyday living from a bygone era. Organisers expect to attract an attendance of 8,500 plus to the event.

The program of events includes:

Exhibits:   Swan Guildford Historical Society Inc. Royal WA Historical Society, Bassendean Historical Society. Midland Railway Workshops
Swan Antique and Collectables Fair
Children’s Festival:  heritage games, art and craft activities, face painting, balloon twisting, amusement rides
Historical re-enactments
Entertainment:   Happy Feet Dance Studio, Perth Morris Men, local musicians and dancers
Art, craft and fresh produce stalls
Vintage Fair
Vintage/Classic Car Show
Displays:  military, vintage transport, tractors, machinery, tools, working steam engines, radio and gramophones
Perth Rifle and Artillery Regiment 1860
Clydesdale horse-drawn wagon rides
Indigenous art, craft and bush tucker
Demonstrations:  fire fighting, log chopping, book binding,  lace making, spinning, wood turning  
Open home and gardens