Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail

Preserving the people, traditions and heritage that built the Bathurst region. 

Bathurst will celebrate over 200 years of its rich history, paying homage to the trades and traditions that have helped shape the region, at the 
Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April 2021. 

Rare and lost trades and crafts will be showcased over the weekend at Australia’s oldest inland European settlement. Blacksmithing, saddlery, dry stone walling, whip cracking and making, glass artistry, lace making, tapestry, embroidery, carpentry and joinery, cigar box guitar making and violin making are among many unique talents to be demonstrated by local and guest artisans.

Don’t forget to book early bird tickets online before the event for a discounted rate. 

Artisans and Workshops

So many artisan trades on display that you will need two days to experience them all across the wonderful host heritage venues.


Get a taste for the upcoming 2021 event with this look back over the Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail from previous years.

Discover Heritage

Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail showcases the destination’s heritage along with the old trades and crafts which literally built Bathurst.


The event takes place at two amazing heritage venues, the Agricultural Research Station & Bathurst Showground. A FREE shuttle bus service courtesy of Bathurst Tours will operate between the two venues every half an hour.

Book Tickets

Early bird tickets available online are only $15. Children under 16 years are free.
Or purchase your ticket on the day from either venue or Bathurst Visitor Information Centre for $20.