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From: Friday, 16 Apr 2021
To: Saturday, 17 Apr 2021

As part of the Heritage Perth Weekend 2021, DADAA’s Access All Arts Program is providing Tactile Tours and Audio Description services for several events.

April 16 | 5pm – 6.30pm

Dirty Deeds Resurrected 

Presented by the City of Perth and Genrefonix

Hosted by Perth historical heavyweights, Moondyne Joe & Governor John Hampton, arch enemies back in Perth’s early days of the 1860’s. Somewhat of an ‘odd couple’, the pair will use quirky anecdotes, tales of mischief, song and crowd participation on the ‘Dirty Deeds’ Theatre Tour, to activate the veritable ‘beating heart’ of Perth, WA, that is Cathedral Square.

On this tour, you will discover; who the Governor was that took extreme pleasure in the pain of wayward early settlers, how was it that the housewives of Perth in the 1920’s were almost overcome by the scourge that the new wave of cinema presented and what was the cause of the riots outside the State Building? All this and more will be revealed in a unique, highly entertaining, theatrical tour of Cathedral Square like no other!

Suitable for ages 16+
FREE
When: Tactile Tour 5pm | Audio Description 5.45pm to 6.30pm
Venue: Starts at the Perth Town Hall (undercroft)
Bookings are essential | Contact jacqueline@dadaa.org.au or 0400111018

April 17 | 11am – 1pm

Tactile Tour of Perth’s Number One Fire Station

Wander through Perth’s Number One Fire Station and learn about 120 years of history with displays honouring the stories of Perth’s firefighting past. View the many types of appliances ranging from hand-drawn hose reels and pumps to horse-drawn steamers. DADAA’s guide will take you on a tour where you will learn aspects of the lives of firefighters through the decades. Don a firefighter’s uniform and climb into an actual working fire engine.

Suitable for all ages
FREE
When: Tactile Tours 11am – pm
VenueDFES Education and Heritage Centre, Perth’s Number One Fire Station, 25 Murray St, Perth WA 6000
Bookings are essential | Contact jacqueline@dadaa.org.au or 0400111018

DADAA respectfully acknowledges the Whadjuk and Yued people of the Noongar nation and the Southern Yamatji Peoples, the traditional owners of the lands upon which DADAA operates. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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