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National Trust Heritage Festival 2015 at Whiteman Park

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by Vanessa (subscribe)
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This year's National Trust Heritage Festival commemorates the centenary of ANZACs and Australia's Indigenous past.

Under the banner of Conflict and Compassion, this year's festival will feature a diverse range of interactive talks, tours, exhibitions and events across WA, with a selection of activities at Whiteman Park.

There will be a special focus on Whiteman Park's transport heritage collections, and as part of the festivities visitors can collect a free set of 2015 souvenir cards from each of the transport heritage groups within the Park.

Highlights of this year's programme include:

Tours

  • Behind the Scenes Tours at Revolutions Transport Museum

    Every Sunday at 11.00am and 1.30pm

    Donation

    Bookings are essential on 9209 6000.

  • Carbarn Tour

    Sunday 26 April

    Every 30 minutes starting at 11.00am

    Included in fare

  • Whiteman Explorer Bus Tours

    Every Monday

    11.00am and 1.00pm

    Free

  • Bus Workshop Tours

    Every Tuesday

    10.00am

    Free

  • Motor Museum Exchange

    Friday 24 April and 8 May

    10.30am and 1.00pm

    All tickets $5.00

    Come and learn about three unique vehicles: The XJS Jaguar, the WWII Charcoal Gas Producer and the 1923 Rugby Ute. From redesigning the car body to overcoming petrol rationing, their stories are fascinating, much like the Museum!

    No booking required.

  • Motor Museum

    Saturday 25 April

    10.00am 4.00pm

    Special offer: Enjoy half price entry to the Motor Museum of WA on ANZAC Day, lest we forget.

    Exhibitions

  • Revolutions Transport Museum

    Daily

    Free

    Come along andsee the "Metro 81" Leyland Tiger bus and the Wunderlich Horse Head on display at the Museum.

  • Tractor Parade

    Every Wednesday and Sunday

    A parade of restored vintage tractors from the Tractor Museum chugs its way up to Revolutions Transport Museum, then returns through the Village Mall. The parade departs at 12.30pm on Wednesdays and 1.15pm on Sundays.

    Volunteering

  • Perth Electric Tramway Society

    Every Wednesday

    9.00am 3.00pm

    Find out more about volunteering with the Perth Electric Tramway Society.

    For more information on any of the above events please visit www.whitemanpark.com.au and www.nationaltrust.org.au

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    When: Sunday 19 April - Sunday 17 May
    Where: Whiteman Park.
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