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Get the most out of being amongst the makers by heading to the main arena for fun and informative demonstrations and presentation from experts in their field - some might say a ‘masterclass’ in trades. There are also some fun things to watch amongst the program to keep you entertained.
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10am ­: Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony

11am ­: Whip Cracking Demonstration

12pm ­: Spoon Carving Race

1pm ­: Little Tradies Activities

2pm ­: Whip Cracking Demonstration

3pm ­: Fly Fishing Rod Casting Demonstration


10am ­: Whip Cracking Demonstration

11am ­: Ropemaking Demonstration

12am ­: Traditional Tug-of-War

1pm ­: Little Tradies Activities

2pm ­: Archery Demonstration

3pm ­: Whip Cracking Demonstration

Little Tradies - things to do 

Hobby Horse Race, Egg + Spoon Race, Potato Sack Race, Gum Boot Throw.  

Wooden Toy making with Schloss Toys

Dip your own beeswax candles with Fiona the Candlestick Maker

Carriage Rides on the Cobb + Co Carriage  

Lost + Found - Lost Trades Treasure Hunt 

Traditional Puppet Show performance with Prof Wallace Puppets

Demonstrations throughout each day


Over 100 individual artisan demonstrations each day including:

Blacksmiths Team Strike Listen for the Blacksmiths Whistle for Timing - Twice Daily

Wheelwights - Hot Wheel Tyring Demonstration - Twice Daily 

Cuttlefish Casting at Silversmiths, Bronze Bell Casting, Steambending,

Forging, Clay Pot Wheel Throwing, 

Heavy Horse Machinery Demonstrations 

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. 

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