Heritage Festival Broken Hill
The Heritage Festival is a showcase of the Nation’s history through architecture, theatre, art, music, interactive tours and displays. The 2019 festival program focuses on mining and unions includes events for all age groups, visitors, locals and reaching all sectors of the community.
Commencing with Heritage Highlights with the Town Hall Facade and Trades Hall transformed into massive canvasses as images from the City’s Outback Archives are displayed.
Other events include a Cemetery tour focusing on mining and union officials laid to rest in Broken Hill; Silverton Hotel – linked to BHP as the site where the Syndicate of Seven signed paperwork to register the Broken Hill Proprietary Company.; Penrose Park Picnic Day; Mine Tours; guided behind the scenes tour of the Trades Hall; Mining and union history brought to life through theatre and a mine march through the CBD lead by marchers with replica mine banners from the turn of the century.