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Laidley Heritage Weekend

Saturday 21st April 8:00am - 3:00pm

At  Laidley Pioneer Village, Pioneer Street, Laidley & Das Neumann Haus, Patrick Street, Laidley

Cost: Free or by donation depending on venue

1300 005 872


Explore the German heritage of the Valley at Das Neumann Haus and see artefacts from pioneering days at Laidley Pioneer Village & Museum.

Plus, book now for the Who, Why, How and Where of Family Research session at Laidley Library on Saturday 21 April, 10am - 11.30am. Learn all about the early pioneers of Laildey and how to search and access records. Book at the Laidley Library P: 5462 0351. 

Das Neumann Haus

ENTRY IS FREE, 9am-3pm Saturday and Sunday

 - Experience the German heritage of the Lockyer Valley

 - FREE entry to the house museum - explore and see what life was like for the German migrants in the late 1800s

 - Delicious homemade treats from Annie's Place Coffee Shoppe


  • Market stalls
  • Music by Vintage Gold
  • Museum open with FREE entry
  • Horse and carriage rides 9am – 1pm*


  • Children's show with Memphis Moovers
  • Music by Vintage Gold
  • Face painting
  • Jumping castle
  • Highland dancing
  • Clydesdale display
  • Gem display and fossicking for the kids
  • Lockyer Valley Circus Arts workshops
  • Children’s activities

Laidley Pioneer Village Museum

Established on 24th September 1972 Cnr Drayton and Pioneer Streets Laidley

ENTRY by donation, 8am-3pm Saturday and Sunday


  • Musicians breakfast from 8am
  • Light Horse Troop static display
  • Face painting
  • Ipswich Small Engines display
  • Vintage car and motorcycle display
  • Working blacksmith
  • Vintage hay baler and corn husker operating
  • Sheep shearing
  • The Range Carriage Club event/activities
  • Ipswich Small Engines
  • Spinners and Weavers display
  • Lockyer Valley Circus Arts Workshops
  • Lockyer Valley Highland Dancers, 12pm and 1pm
  • The Aussie Adventures Show with The Kangagang at 11am and 12.30pm


  • Musicians Breakfast from 8am
  • Horse and carriage rides 9am – 1pm* - $3 per seat
  • Entertainment from 10am
  • Ipswich Small Engines display
  • Vintage car rides and display
  • Light Horse Troop static display
  • Spinners and Weavers display
  • And more for families to see and do

*cost applies


So head to Laidley for the weekend and celebrate the Heritage of the Valley with us.

**Program subject to change

Horse drawn carriage rides

Horse drawn carriage rides

Spinners and Weavers, Laidley Pioneer Village & Museum

Spinners and Weavers, Laidley Pioneer Village & Museum

Sheep Shearing

Sheep Shearing - it still happens in the Lockyer Valley!

2018-04-21 08:00:00
2018-04-21 15:00:00

Visitor Centre

Lake Apex Visitor Information 
Centre (Gatton)

Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre
34 Lake Apex Drive
Gatton 4343

Phone: +61 7 5466 3426

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday
8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday and Sunday
8.30am - 4.30pm

We are closed Christmas Day,
Boxing Day and Good Friday.

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