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West Fest Heritage Festival. Credit: Bahram Mia

What's on - Bringing heritage to life!

Attend events, exhibitions, and workshops held by us and our network of industry partners.

Sydney Open SLM
Sydney Open 6-8 November 2020 - Sydney Living Museums

Friday, 6 November 2020

This year, Sydney Open is going digital, offering you a selection of curated online experiences around the key themes of City, Garden and Home.

Photo credit: Sydney Living Museums

History Week
History Week 5 – 13 September 2020

Friday, 4 September 2020

History Week is the annual, state-wide celebration of History organised by the History Council of New South Wales.
Launched on Friday 4 September at the NSW Premier’s History Awards, an event run in partnership with the State Library of NSW. A further feature event of History Week is the Annual History Lecture and Awards planned for the night of 8 September 2020. Overall, there will be close to 100 events being staged throughout NSW in History Week 2020.

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NSW Shipwrecks Stories

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Respected NSW diver, author and filmmaker Max Gleeson is currently undertaking filming work at the ss Catterthun 1895 shipwreck at Seal Rocks, NSW.

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24 June 2020 Event: Mark Dunn's new book, The Convict Valley.

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Better Read Than Dead Event: Historian and Heritage Council of NSW Member, Mark Dunn has a new book out, The Convict Valley. It's an impeccably researched history that uncovers the rich and troubled colonial past behind the prosperous vineyards of today’s Hunter Valley. Mark appears in-conversation with fellow historian Paul Irish. Register Now.