Henry Lawson Festival of Arts

Thursday 06 June 2019 to Monday 10 June 2019

The Henry Lawson Festival of Arts is held on the June long weekend and celebrates Grenfell's famous son, Henry Lawson, who was born in 1867 on the Grenfell goldfield. 2019 will be the sixty second year the festival has been held.

The festival is an affordable family weekend of entertainment with something for everyone. The festival has an arts focus with national competitions and exhibitions in verse, short story, photography, art, and porcelain.

A range of other activities are also on show including street procession, market stalls, street entertainment, drama performances, car show, stationary engines, antique machinery, live music, dance, busking, concerts, children's rides, wood chop, poetry performances and recitations, and a fun run held in conjunction with the art competitions.

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