Upcoming Coal River Events

Please find below our forthcoming events for April in co-operation with Heritage Week 2008


Event 1: Opening of Coal River Precinct: Interpretations Exhibition and Walking Tour Launch.
An art exhibition of local and invited artists interpreting the Coal River Precinct running from Friday 4 – 20 April 2008. Exhibition opening and launch of the Coal River Precinct Walk brochure on Friday 4 April at 7pm.

When: 4 April 2008
Where: John Paynter Gallery, the lockup, 90 Hunter Street Newcastle
Time: 7 pm


Event 2: Experience living history: Coal River Precinct Walk
Accompany members of the Newcastle University Coal River Working Party who developed the concept of the Coal River Heritage Park, recently nominated for National Heritage listing.

When: Sunday 6th April 2008
Time: 2 PM – 4 PM
Where: Meet at the lockup, 90 Hunter Street

Event 3:

Forum: Newcastle: Our Place, Past Present and Future


Professor Peter Spearritt, Centre for Applied History and Heritage, University of Queensland, on “Celebrate your Port City: how to avoid becoming yet another Darling Harbour.”

Professor Steffen Lehmann, School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Newcastle on “Heritage and Globalisation.”

Gionni di Gravio, Archivist, University of Newcastle and Chair of the University ‘s Coal River Working Party on “Creating a Novocastrian Renaissance.”

When: Thursday 17 April 7- 9 pm
Where: Newcastle City Hall, Hunter Room

For further enquiries:
Margaret Henry 49 61 1063 Mob 044 671 1066 or marghenry@westnet.com.au
Ann Hardy 49509135 Mob 0438509139
or ann-hardy@hotmail.com

Full Program of Local Events: National Trust Heritage Festival 2008

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