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Back to St Bartholomew's Day 2019

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by Gary Brown (subscribe)
I am a freelance writer and photographer from Sydney who has now had five books published on fishing. I also write for the NSW Fishing Monthly, Visit the Shire, Fisho App & Tackle Tactics. I also like to travel and experience new things to do.
Hear the town crier ring in the start of the open day
It's that time of the year again when the Town Crier will be out at the 2019 Back to St Bartholomew's Day at the St Bartholomew's Church at Ponds Road, Prospect.

Image courtesy of The Friends of St Bartholomew's.

The Open Day, hosted by The Friends of St Bartholomew's and supported by Blacktown City Council, will be held on the 6 April 2019 from 9am to 3pm.

At 10am, there will be an Official Opening and the guest speaker will be Jill Finch, President of Friends of St Bartholomew's: Presentation on the history of St Bartholomew's Church and Cemetery.

If you don't have any transport, don't worry as there will be a free shuttle bus from Blacktown City Council Carpark at Flushcombe Road, Blacktown from 9am or you can drive yourself and park onsite for free.

Image courtesy of The Friends of St Bartholomew's.

There will be heaps to do during the day:

Town Crier.

NSW Corps of Marines will give drill demonstrations.

The troops on parade inspection. Image courtesy of the Friends of St Bartholomews.
Wandering Minstrels

Historical displays on Church and Cemetery history.

St Bartholomew's cemetery records available for family history research.

Image courtesy of The Friends of St Bartholomew's.

Self-guided cemetery tours.

Demonstration of simple conservation work done on graves.

Local historical societies trade tables.

Gavin in Coon hat. Image courtesy of the Friends of St Bartholomews.

Refreshments and variety stalls.

Image courtesy of The Friends of St Bartholomew's.

Not only will you have a great time at Back to St Bartholomew's Day, but you will also be able to learn more about the history that surrounds the St Bartholomew's Church.
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Why? An open day not to be missed and a great place to explore
When: 9am to 3pm
Phone: 02 9621 8225 and 02 9622 8309
Where: St Bartholomew’s Church at Ponds Road, Prospect
Cost: Entry $6 pp, under 12 free
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