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Rookwood Cemetery Open Day 2019

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Rookwood Cemetery

East Street

Lidcombe, NSW 2141

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Our Open Day is the perfect opportunity to explore Rookwood’s history and enjoy tours, stonemasonry, kid’s activities and much more!

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Join us to Celebrate Rookwood Cemetery’s 2019 Open Day!

Our Open Day is the perfect opportunity to explore Rookwood’s history and enjoy tours, stonemasonry, kid’s activities, live entertainment, catering, HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures.

Rookwood General Cemetery

Entertainment

Parade

Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony

Sydney Acoustic Collective

Knox Pipe Band

Russian Dancers

Chinese Lion Dancers

Liverpool Brass Band

Greek Dancers

Village Green

Face Painting and Balloon Twisting

Soapstone Carving Workshops

Kids Cooking and Decorating Workshops

Kids Painting Classes

Kids Photography Workshop

Boomerang Photo booth

Your Life Workshop

HIDDEN Information

Food

Crepe & Coffee

Fresh Coffee Café

De Wafel

Softy Icecream Van

El Taco

Superior Burger

Shiso Fine

All Souls

Mark Bundy Historical Talk 10.15am – 11.00am

Warren Fahey History presentation on Rookwood Notables 11.30am – 12.30pm

Ralph Hawkins Society of Genealogy 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Elite Funerals Your Life Talk 2.00pm – 3.00pm

All Day Events

Hearse Displays

Horse & Carriage Rides

Sydney Vintage Buses

Transfers from Lidcombe St. to Hawthorne Avenue

Rookwood Catholic Cemeteries and Crematoria

All Day Events

Family searches

Live Celtic music

Kids activities – face-painting, balloons and bee education

Traditional horse and hearse display

Anzac display in Sacred Heart Chapel

Organ music in St Michaels Chapel

Funeral director stalls and hearse display

Special Events

Grave digging demonstration – 10.15am and 1.15pm

Crematorium tour – 11.00am and 2.00pm

Gardening talk – 11.00am and 2.00pm

Food

Afternoon tea

Sausage sizzle

Rookwood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium

Car Show

Food

• Gelato, Coffee, Milkshakes & Slushies Van

• Greek Street Van

• G-Dup Burgers Van Burgers

Live Entertainment

10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm – Behind the scene tours

Funeral Director Displays

Kids Jumping Castle

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Rookwood Cemetery

East Street

Lidcombe, NSW 2141

Australia

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