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Halloween Historical Tour

When:
Sat 26 Oct 2019
Time:
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm AEDT
Cost:
$40
Booking:
A Must
Facilities:
Parking Available, Toilet on Site
Details:
Prize for best dressed!

History buffs and paranormal enthusiasts alike should get a spooky thrill at the St Bartholomew’s Church and Cemetery.

$40pp incl Food & Beverages
Meals included,Hot Dog / Beef Burger / Chicken Burger with chips & drink plus coffee, tea or hot choc 1pp

Program
8-8:30pm - Guest arrival
8:30-9:15pm - History talk on church and those buried there (inside Church)
9:15pm – 9:45pm - Hot food and beverages ready by Bonello Brothers catering truck (once guests are served, food to be taken inside green shed)
9:45pm – 10:45pm – Walk around gravesites
10:45pm – 11:00pm – Prize for best dressed male/female (movie pass) & guests depart.

History
The church dates back to 1841 and its cemetery contains the graves of many early settlers including explorer William Lawson. According to tour guides, there is one troublesome ghost at the site and tour participants have claimed to have been unable to move when they’ve approached his tombstone, while others have complained of nausea.
Immerse yourself in this tour as the guides recount stories about the lives of the people buried there. Lucky tour participants may even get to meet them!

Things to know
It is recommended for those aged over 12 years.
Be aware uneven ground. Recommended for mobile attendees and closed in walking shoes required
Must stay with guides at all times.
Failure to follow guides instructions will result in being asked to leave the tour
Wet weather contact Hazel 8807 0169
No photographs inside church
No alcohol permitted

What to expect
Church History
Discussion of Sightings
Gravesite tours including Claire Piper, William Lawson Esquire, Robert Crawford Junior, John Kingdon Cleeve, Blanche Weston & Family, Maria & Robert Lock, Reverend Frederick Jones , John Pond, Thomas Willmot, James (Jim) Simpson and Claire Ann Pfoeffer.

For more information and to book call Blacktown City Council's Events Team on 9839 6000.
Location:
St Bartholomews
Ponds Road,
Prospect, NSW 2147
Contact:
Events Team on
  9839 6000

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