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Step back in time to the gold rush days for the annual Henry Lawson Festival!

Held on the June long weekend, this highly anticipated event draws people from all over to Gulgong for a weekend brimming with history + fun.

What’s in store for 2022

Throughout the weekend, enjoy old-time games such as jacks, hopscotch + pavement art, as well as bush dancing, poetry, short story readings + the literary awards, where poets and storytellers come from all over Australia with the hope of winning the coveted award.

You’ll also be able to enjoy a street parade, wheelbarrow races, a huge selection of street stalls to peruse, as well as a day at the races on Sunday! This is an action + history-packed weekend you do not want to miss! There’s also a range of exciting activities happening at the incredible Holtermann Museum, click here to find out more!

See below + click here for the full program of events.

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Henry Lawson Festival

Gulgong, NSW


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