Forbes Heritage 2018 is coordinated by Council to build heritage awareness and education while shining a spotlight on the great work that is carried out in our community to promote our natural, built and cultural heritage.
To connect with our local heritage, learn about it, appreciate and share it, take part in the exciting program of events planned for next week.
Step straight back into time at the Forbes Historical Museum Open Day on Saturday, 5th May from 11am to 3pm. The museum has an extensive range of interesting and historical items on display.
If it’s the people in our history who excite you, the Family History Group is also opening its doors on Saturday, 5th May from 11am to 3pm. The family history rooms are a carefully curated and vast collection of facts and details about individuals, families, building and cultural heritage.
On Sunday, 6th May from 9am at the Town Hall, Council and Michael Robinson are partnering to host our own Antiques Roadshow. Bookings are essential, from the website or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Items will be appraised and onlookers can enjoy a cup of tea.
The Forbes Heritage 2018 Presentation Evening will feature the presentation of awards such as the Forbes Heritage Medal and the Forbes Heritage Volunteer of the Year. Entertainment will be by Chloe and Jason Roweth. The night will commence at 6pm on Tuesday, 8th May at the Forbes Town Hall.
Council Heritage Adviser, Graeme Hall will be the special guest for the Heritage Workshop on Wednesday, 9th May starting at noon. The workshop will include lunch as well as Graeme’s address about the Local Heritage Assistance Fund and the CBD Heritage Revival Program. RSVP by 4th May to email@example.com.
Another popular event will be the next chapter in ‘Discovering our Doctors’. Well known former local doctors, Blaise Braganza and Apollonia Lobo will be honoured as well as outstanding nurses who have served our community. To be held at the Forbes Medical Centre starting at 6.30pm on Thursday, 10th May. Bookings are essential on 6850 2300 by Wednesday, 9th May.