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Convict Muster – Richmond Bicentenary Weekend 3

The Convict Muster is the third of the ‘Weekends in the Valley’ of the Richmond Bicentenary.

Explore Richmond’s convict history with talks, convict research assistance and convict history-themed music.

Convict Muster – Day 1 Theme: Richmond Police District (Saturday 10 February 2024)

Convict Muster – Day 2 Theme: Convicts (Sunday 11 February 2024)

Convict Muster – Day 3 Richmond Convict Family Reunion (Monday 12 February 2024)

Check out full program schedule (speakers, topics and events details) here

The Convict Muster will be complemented by a Heritage Farming Expo at Summerhill farm, Cambridge (10am-4pm, 10 & 11 February, tickets available on-site), highlighting the contribution of convict farm labour.

Research opportunities for convict family history are accessible during these three days.

This is a free event however registration is essential. We kindly ask that you only register for sessions you plan to attend as spots are strictly limited. If your plans change, please simply refund your registration so that others can make use of your spot.

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Feb 10 - 12 2024


10:30 am - 4:00 pm

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