2021 Archive
2021 Archive

Erin Sweetman Bio

Erin Sweetman is the pianist for Maitland Heritage Fest 2022 Piano Recital at Sun Street Studios ~ featuring the Mina Waltz a 1900’s composition by Senor Lardelli, organist for Saint Mary’s Church Maitland 1882 -1895. Ms Sweetman will also be premiering “Steam Motion” a new composition by Maitland local; Russell Thornton. …

a bit on the history of Kirkwood Produce ~ celebrating 100 years in Maitland

J. Kirkwood & Co. Pty Ltd Produce Merchants was established in 1921 by brothers James (Jim) and John (Jack) Kirkwood who opened premises at 23 Church Street Maitland. The brothers were formerly livestock agents with OK Young Product Merchants of High Street Maitland. The Kirkwood family had been involved in agriculture …

The Maitland Town Criers

As long as there has been news to share, there have been messengers to deliver it! So keep an ear out for Maitland Repertory’s Town Criers in the Grounds of St Marys12th & 13th June Read more on the history of town criers on the Loyal Company of Town Criers To …

Thank you to the Mai-Wel Group for supporting Maitland Heritage Fest 2021

Mai-Wel has been offering support services to the the Maitland area since the 1960’s when a number of Maitland-based families met and shared their concerns about the lack of recognition of the needs of their children with disability for an education and opportunities for life. This event marked the formation of …

Thankyou to Mansfield House for its support of Maitland Heritage Fest 2021

Mansfield House is the venue for our inaugural Heritage Fest Dinner and is also host to the Devonshire Tea & Mansfield House Tours. The support of Mansfield House to the festival from the very beginning is very much appreciated. Mansfield House ~ always the iconic “Jewel in the Crown” of Maitland,with …

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