Tamworth Regional Heritage Festival – Nundle Program

Location: Nundle, NSW

Come and join us for the 2023 Tamworth Regional Heritage Festival – Nundle Program!

Details to be released in early 2023. Sample program from 2022 below.

FRIDAY 22 APRIL to SUNDAY 1 MAY, 2022

Nundle Program

Daily during the Festival

Nundle Woollen Mill Tours

Connect with Australia’s wool heritage at the award-winning Nundle Woollen Mill.  Join a Nundle Woollen Mill guide for a tour of the Mill and vintage machinery used in making a ball of wool. Marvel at the antique machinery, most of it sourced from long dormant mills and lovingly restored, working its magic to turn bales of the finest Australian merino wool into yarns.
Cost:Cost $5/per person, redeemable with purchase.
Venue: Nundle Woollen Mill, 35 Oakenville Street, Nundle
Time: Tours commence at 11.00am and 2.00pm
Enquiries and bookings:  Contact the Nundle Woollen Mill on 6769 3330.

Saturday 23rd April

Odgers and McClelland Exchange Stores Open Day

Visit the 1890s store and join co-owner Megan Trousdale in a discussion and tasting of traditional food inspired by ingredients listed in Odgers and McClelland Exchange Stores handwritten and typed invoice books.
Cost: Free of charge
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Venue: Odgers and McClelland Exchange Stores, 81 Jenkins Street, Nundle
Enquiries and bookings: Contact Odgers and McClelland Exchange Stores on 0427 693 310.

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April

Nundle’s World War 1 ANZAC Heritage

Have you every been curious about what a small community such as Nundle ,Hanging Rock ,Bowling Alley Point and Woolomin could contribute to the Allies efforts in the Great War of 1914-1918. If so then make sure you spend a little time at the Nundle Court House Museum hearing about:

  • Nundle’s own 1st Class Constable Horace William Gilchrist who enlisted ,fought with other Nundle ANZAC soldiers on Gallipoli, and died there in 1915.
  • Three local men who were given the highest honour, the Military Medal, for their bravery.
  • Nundle Public School’s staff and students knitting socks and balaclavas for the soldiers, held concerts and made jam for sale to support the war effort.
  • Gifts that were given the soldiers as they departed for the other side of the World: ‘Gay Garland’,a fine horse given to Constable Gilchrist by the Payne family of Wombramurra’ , sheepskin vests, gold mounted fountain pens, wrist watches and purses of money.

While at the Museum, make sure you see the Exhibition of WW1 Trench Art and other World War 1 memorabilia including examples of the Commemorative Peace Medals that were given to all Nundle Pubic School children at the Celebration of the Peace when World War 1 ended.

Two ANZAC Heritage Booklets will also be on sale: A life of Service: Lieutenant Horace William Gilchrist (1878-1915) and The Nundle District and the Great War 1914-1918.

Cost: $4.00 entry to the Museum

Time: Saturday 23rd April and Sunday 24th April, 12.30-3.00.

Venue: Nundle Court House Museum, Jenkins Street, Nundle.

Nundle Court House Museum Open Day

Visit the Nundle Court House Museum and view the comprehensive collection of artefacts and documents relating to the history and heritage of Nundle and district, as well as Aboriginal and Chinese memorials located in the Museum grounds. The collection is housed in one of Nundle’s spectacular heritage buildings, built by George Davidson in 1880.
Cost: Entry adults $4, children $2.
Time: Saturday and Sunday 12.30pm – 3.00pm.
Venue: Nundle Court House Museum, Jenkins Street, Nundle.
Enquiries and bookings: Contact 02 6769 3292.

Celebrate our History