The End Festival is a one-of-a-kind festival of music, culture, food and art held in the historic gold-mining town of Hill End. The Festival is presented by NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service with support from Bathurst Regional Council.
Tours of the historic village are available and visitors are encouraged to make a weekend of it and camp out under the stars at the nearby Village Campground or Glendora Campground.
The End Festival is a unique program of arts, culture and heritage at Hill End Historic Site. There's a lot of great things to see and do:
- Book for the Royal Hall music and cabaret shows. Friday 20 April, 6.30pm–10pm. Saturday 21 April, 7pm–10pm.
- Catch the free, live bluegrass and folk music program on The Golden Age Stage. Musicians include The Andy Golledge Band, Caitlin Harnett and That Red Head. Saturday 21 April, 11.30am–10pm. Sunday 22 April, 10.30am–3.30pm.
- Enjoy craft beer and wine from the Central West region, paired with local food offerings in The Golden Age Garden.
- Visit the Makers Market. Do a workshop, watch a demonstration or shop for great regional produce and design.
- Discover site-specific art installations throughout the village. Visit exhibitions like ‘Postcards from The End’, presented by Bathurst Regional Art Gallery.
Celebrate Hill End village and its eclectic history at The End Festival in 2018.
When - Friday 20 April 2018, 6.30pm–10.30pm. Saturday 21 April 2018, 11am–10pm. Sunday 22 April 2018, 10am–4pm.
Where - Hill End Historic Site, Clarke Street, Hill End
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