Coalfest -Our Heritage Festival
Event July 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The fully packed one-day event celebrating their small part of the world and all the things that have happened in the last 160 plus years.
Come in your best costume- you might walk off with a prize. Local Businesses get in on the fun and dress up too.
Our Heritage Festival incorporates a parade that kicks off the day and follows up with live entertainment. The whole area has stalls, museum tours, a walking tour (self-guided) and bus tours.
Active demonstrations of old skills- Rope making, Blacksmith Fence Building, Damper and Billy tea made over a fire, Chainsaw Art done on sight, Bobbin Lace and a local art show.
Horse Events and demonstrations, Pony and Camel Rides, Games, Competitions, Raffles, Art Show, Food Vans,. The Car Show-Sponsored by Shannons, is Ripe with Motor Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, Bikes, Caravans. and many other types of old Machinery.
It is a very Big Day that starts at 9 is and Finishes at 4 pm unless you wish to continue the fun at the local pubs with even more live music.