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Convict Footprints Theatre

        ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tourism Awa ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre Production

Convict Footprints Theatre Production

‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. 2017 Program Now On Sale     –      Multi Award Winning Production MAY 13th & 14th  and 20th & 21st       SHOWS LATER IN THE YEAR TO BE CONFIRMED. Morning and afternoon shows Limited availability of 50 tickets per show Book early to avo ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre

      ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tourism Awards two ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre

        ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tourism Awa ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre

        ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tourism Awa ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre

        ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tourism Awa ...[Read More]

Convict Footprints Theatre

          ‘Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road’ tells the stories of the convicts and characters that worked and died building the road. Written by Steven Hopley and directed by Jerry Retford, the play offers an honest, touching, and at times funny, look into the intriguing history of this world-heritage listed site. Winners of NSW Central Coast Tour ...[Read More]

DLH Historical Society Inc – Heneage Finch.

Heneage Finch of Laguna – the real story. Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society Inc is pleased to welcome on Saturday 24th September Mike Hodgetts, retired quantity surveyor, resident of Pokoblin and a lifetime researcher of Heneage Finch. Mike will lead us in a discovery talk on the true story of this remarkable man, Heneage Finch. Please join us as we uncover the real history ar ...[Read More]

Heneage Finch – Finch’s Line – The Real Story…

Heneage Finch of Laguna – the real story. Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society Inc is pleased to welcome on Saturday 24th September Mike Hodgetts, retired quantity surveyor, resident of Pokoblin and a lifetime researcher of Heneage Finch. Mike will lead us in a discovery talk on the true story of this remarkable man, Heneage Finch. Please join us as we uncover the real history ar ...[Read More]

DLH Historical Society Convict site exploration

COME ALONG AND EXPLORE CONVICT SITES WITH DLHHS Inc.   In August the Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society Inc. will be leading an excursion to the two “road encampments”, formerly referred to as the “stockades”, situated above Wisemans Ferry. These encampments were used from 1827 until 1832 to house the convicts working on the construction of the Great North Road down into Wisemans ...[Read More]