Join the Coal Loader Tours at the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, 2 Balls Head Drive, Waverton on the 1st Saturday of each month from 10.30am to 11.30am and learn the fascinating history of the ex-industrial site and how it was transformed into a Centre for Sustainability.
Dates of tours range from Sat 6 Feb to Sat 6 Nov 2021. The tours are FREE, but you need to register to secure your spot as spaces are limited to 15 people for each group. If needed, BYO keep cup and reusable water bottle etc. Meet your volunteer guide at the main entrance.
Tours last approximately 1 hour and are suitable for ages 12 to 112 and cater for individuals, families and visitors in small groups. Large groups are requested to book into a mid-week guided tour, where you can be accommodated more easily. All physical abilities are welcome as the site is fully accessible. Please do not attend if you are suffering any COVID-19 related symptoms and keep 1.5m distance from other guests and the tour guide. Please only book if you can make it.
The Sustainability Centre runs many other events you might want to take a look at as follows.
Wed 6 Jan to Wed 7 Apr 2021 from 7am to 7.45am - Wednesday Wellness. Bookings Required. FREE to all local residents and suitable for all levels of experience. Disciplines vary each week and include yoga, strength training, Pilates, meditation and Tai Chi. No walk-ins available due to COVID-Safe restrictions.
Sun 7 Feb to Sun 6 Jun 2021 from 1pm to 8pm - Sunset Sessions at The Coal Loader - Sydney's largest public rooftop garden, join in on the first Sunday of each month at the stunning waterside pop-up bar. There's a new guest gin at every event, locally brewed beer, organic wines, plus live acoustic music; and of course, the whole event series is sustainable! All abilities, kid-friendly, dog friendly
Sat 20 Feb 2021 from 10am to 6.30pm - Australian Finska Championship - Finska is the seriously addictive outdoor log throwing game with its ancient origins in Finland. Finska is easy to learn and no prior experience is necessary. All ages are welcome to participate but there must be two players in each team. Tickets here. Please stay in touch via the event page for updates.
Sat 29 to Mon 31 May 2021 from 9am to 3pm - Claymakers Expo 2021 - Held in conjunction with the Artisans Market in the atmospheric and historic, sandstone lined tunnels below the Sustainability Centre. Monday the 31st May includes a food industry open day. For more info see give link and See here to contact Living Clay directly.
There's always something happening at Coal Loader, so no matter how far away, pop the dates in your diary and you won't miss out. Better still check out their other events, artisan markets, Aboriginal cultural tours and workshops and more, and sign up to their e-news and miss out on nothing!