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21st May, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

| $7.50 – $12

Calling all little historians, we have a day of fun just for you! Dress up and bring your imagination to Newstead House as you join in the festivities of the annual Little Historian Festival on Sunday 21 May 2017.

Set in the beautiful grounds of Newstead House the Little Historians Festival will be a magical opportunity for all budding historians to experience life in early colonial days.  Get your fingers dirty as you work in Kate’s garden, help Mrs Fletcher in the kitchen but be careful not to misbehave she doesn’t like any shenanigans. Or give some elbow grease at our wash day wonders as you get a taste of early colonial life at Brisbane’s oldest surviving residence Newstead House.

Enjoy heritage games on the green, crafts, dancing, penny farthing bike,  and more. Make a day of it and bring a picnic to Newstead Park.

This year the wonderful roving quintet STEAMBOAT will be performing between 9.30am – 11.30am.

This event is perfect for families with children aged 5 – 12, though all ages welcome. Together you can discover how we lived in early colonial days – pre-electricity and enjoy the grace and charm of Brisbane’s oldest surviving residence, Newstead House.