Highfields' Own - - PIONEER VILLAGE -

The High­fields Pioneer Vil­lage vol­un­teers are cel­e­brat­ing their three-day Easter Vin­tage Fes­ti­val on Easter Satur­day, Sun­day and Mon­day — April 15, 16 and 17 with the theme of the fes­ti­val be­ing Keep­ing Time.

Come and ex­pe­ri­ence ru­ral life in the Aus­tralian pioneer days and learn how to milk a cow, crack a whip or be a black­smith.

En­joy billy tea and damper made on au­then­tic camp ovens see the spec­tac­ula grand pa­rade and visit the baby an­i­mals in the nurs­ery.

There will be live music and great food — you might even en­counter the in­fa­mous bush ranger Ned Kelly!

Whether you love his­tory, you’re a vin­tage machinery buff or you are just look­ing for great en­ter­tain­ment, you will have a won­der­ful time at the Easter Vin­tage Fes­ti­val.

Want to spoil Mum this Mother’s Day and look­ing for some­where away from the hus­tle and bus­tle of the city to re­lax and en­joy her com­pany?

Treat her to some billy tea and damper for just $5 each, start­ing at 10am on Sun­day, May 14.

If you are look­ing to sup­port a great cause, get to­gether for a can­cer-free fu­ture at the High­fields Pioneer Vil­lage on Thurs­day, May 18 at 10.30am.

For just $10 each you can en­joy a lovely cup of billy tea and damper in the scenic sur­rounds of the Vil­lage com­plex.

It’s a chance to re­lax, catch up and chat while rais­ing funds for can­cer pa­tients and their fam­i­lies! This in­cludes a free ticket to the Pioneer Vil­lage. For those peo­ple who want to save time this Easter and jump the queue, tick­ets for the Easter Vin­tage Fes­ti­val are now avail­able for pur­chase on­line at www.east­er­v­in­tage­fes­ti­val.com.

So gather up your fam­ily and friends and get down to the Pioneer Vil­lage, open seven days a week from 10am to 4pm.

For more in­for­ma­tion phone 4696 6309 or visit www.high­fieldspi­oneervil­lage.com.au.


Having a great time are (from left) Claire Ram­sey, Holli Pow­ell, Amy Wil­liamson and Richard Wheel­don at the Easter Vin­tage Fes­ti­val.

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