Gasworks150 – Heritage150 Impact Symposium & Gasworks150 Festival: Thursday October 3rd To Sunday October 6th 2013

Heritage-Impact400pxGasworks-Festival400pxGasworks150 celebrating 150 years since the first town gas production in New Zealand in Dunedin.

Dunedin Gasworks Museum Thursday October 3rd to Sunday October 6th 2013.


3rd - 5th October 2013 Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

The symposium will bring together people with expertise and an interest in industrial heritage including archaeologists, architects, archivists, curators, engineers, historians, local government leaders, planners, sociologists, and those involved in tourism, heritage maintenance and restoration.

The keynote speaker will be Sir Neil Cossons, former head of English Heritage.


This festival will bring together the Dunedin community to celebrate the anniversary at the Gasworks Museum. The event is in its initial planning stages and will have an art and cultural focus including a celebration of dance, art and photographic exhibitions. There will be a market day and museum open days. There will be a competition for senior secondary school students in industrial Heritage research and much more. Make sure you join our mail list to be kept up to date.

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