The City of Perth will be alive with people this weekend for the 10th annual Heritage Perth Weekend. The annual Heritage Perth Weekend is a celebration of the history and heritage of the City of Perth, the people, the places, the cultures and customs. Now in its 10th anniversary year, Heritage Perth Weekend formerly known as Perth Heritage Days brings the City’s history and heritage alive on 20 and 21 October through exhibitions, walks, talks and activities – in some of Perth’s most iconic locations and some you may never have known existed.
Saturday Only Events
- Kids getting ready for the Pokémon GO scavenger hunt -Thanks to Niantic, the City of Perth will come alive with extra Pokémon to be discovered amongst some of Perth’s most iconic heritage sites.
Grab your smartphone and Poké Balls to make sure you catch them all whilst discovering the history and heritage of Perth. Collect your scavenger hunt map from our Poké Centre, located in the undercroft of the Perth Town Hall from 10 am to 4 pm. Head over to our Facebook page for more details. SATURDAY | TIME: 10am–4pm | LOCATION: Perth Town Hall undercroft | BOOKINGS: Not required
Saturday and Sunday Events
- Kids playing traditional children’s games.
Kids – do you know how to play knucklebones? Do you know the rules for hopscotch? Come along and try some traditional children’s games at the Old Observatory on Saturday or Cathedral Square on Saturday and Sunday.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY LOCATION: 11am–2.30pm (Sat), Old Observatory, Havelock St, West Perth 10am–4pm (Sat and Sun), Cathedral Square, St Georges Tce, Perth BOOKINGS: Not required
Sunday Only Events
- Cute kids at the DFES Heritage and Education Centre to promo the Open Day on Sunday 21st.
Open Day at DFES Heritage & Education Centre Sunday 21st, 10 am – 3 pm Heritage displays, Vintage Appliance displays.
Dress ups and interactive activities including sitting in a modern fire truck Vintage Fire Truck rides Vintage Fire Truck demonstrations and activities Salvation Army Sausage Sizzle (small charge) WAFES Concert Band lunchtime concert Demonstrations by DFES operational groups.
- Ivan King who will be taking backstage tours of His Majesty’s
His Majesty’s Theatre Grand Tours Book a grand historical backstage tour with Museum of Performing Arts curator Ivan King OAM and view the current exhibition Top Silk and On Your Toes in the Museum. Tour duration is two hours. Bookings required. SUNDAY | TIME: 10.30am and 1.30pm | LOCATION: 825 Hay St, Perth BOOKINGS: His Majesty’s Theatre stage door: 9265 9000 (bookings open 8 October)