EVENTS

We are passionate about sharing the historic Rookwood Cemetery with the community. We do this by hosting commemorative events, history events, art events and workshops, and Open Days.

History Talks and Tours

Date: Upon request
Time: Upon request

Journey back 150 years with a Rookwood Cemetery Walking Tour. Visitors will discover some fascinating cemetery history and visit some significant areas and notable graves.

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HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures

Date: Saturday 7th September - 7th October 2019
Time: Sunrise - Sunset

HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures is an outdoor sculpture exhibition that steps outside the notion of mainstream galleries and typical outdoor sculpture exhibitions to showcase Rookwood as Australia's most multicultural site. 

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HIDDEN 2019 Launch Party

Date: Saturday 7 September 2019
Time: 3pm, Village Green, Hawthorne Ave, Rookwood

All welcome at the official opening of HIDDEN 2019 and announcement of the $10,000 Rookwood Sculpture Award. There will be live entertainment, food and refreshments.

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HIDDEN 2019 Photography Meet

Date: Sunday 8 September 2019
Time: 3pm
Location: Village Green, Hawthorne Avenue, Rookwood Cemetery

We invite experienced photographers, beginners and amateurs to attend a Photography Meet at Rookwood Cemetery.

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Rookwood Cemetery Open Day 2019

Date: Sunday 22 September
Time: 10:00AM to 3:00PM

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Remembrance Day

Date: Friday 9 November 2019
Time: 10am - 2pm (Ceremony 10.30am to 11.30am)

Help us commemorate those who have served for our country, through a special remembrance event, including ANZAC tours, chapel service and open-air museum.

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