BHP Family Day

Sat 6 Jun 2015
10:00am - 01:00pm

This year marks the 100th anniversary of steelmaking in Newcastle.

On 2 June 1915 Governor-General Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson officially opened the Broken Hill Propriety Co Ltd (BHP) Steelworks. This marked the beginning of an industry that defined our city until the closure of BHP on 30 September 1999.

Come along to a family fun day to celebrate the past, present and future of steel making in Newcastle.

Sign the BHP Memory Wall, meet blacksmiths, join in a trivia game, make craft and be entertained!

10am - 1pm : Knights School - fun and safe medieval sword fighting for kids!

10am - 1pm : Craft activities, armour and weapons display

11am  : BHP Trivia Game. Win prizes!

12pm : Cake cutting

No need to book - just drop in!


  • FREE event FREE


Newcastle Museum
6 Workshop Way