Live History presents ‘Her Story’

a dramatised tour about one convict woman’s life within the Cascades Female Factory in 1833

When: Saturday 26 October 2019

Tour starts: 10.30am and lasts about 50 minutes

The tour leaves from the Visitor Centre of the Cascades Female Factory,

16 Degraves Street, South Hobart.

Please meet there 10 to 15 minutes before the start time.

Tickets: $25 Adults, $15 Children (under 12 years)

Booking and pre-payment required:

Enquiries: Sandra 6225 0499 or Dianne 0409 140 657

Please Note: Site entry tickets, to tour the rest of the historic site following the performance, may be purchased separately at the Visitor Centre.

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Colonial Dance on Saturday 9th November, 7.00pm


The Superintendent and Matron of The Queen’s Orphan Schools invite you to a Colonial Dance.

* Music and dance instruction by Tasmanian Heritage Fiddle Ensemble. No partner required.
* Prizes for best colonial costumes but dressing up is optional.
* Please bring a small plate of supper to share.
* Cash bar and Silent Auction.

This event is fundraising for 4 new Rowan Gillespie statues to commemorate convict women at the Cascades Female Factory and children at The Queen's Orphan Schools.

Bookings now available through Trybooking

Ticket price: will be $25 per person but if you book a table for 8 or more people tickets will be $20 per person. $5 for children under 18.


New Town High School Hall
6 Midwood St, New Town, TAS 7008

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