Manual labour isn’t for everyone. And as we’ve further and further away from the industry that laid the foundation for cities around Australia, we’ve lost touch with trades that many made a living out of.
A definite highlight will be checking out sixth-generation cooper George Smithwick of Benalla. Whose family made barrels for the Abbotsford Brewing Company which kept many a Victorian’s thirst quenched before Carlton & United Breweries came together.
Kyneton Lost Trades Fair happens on March 9 and 10 at Kyneton Racecourse.
More info at losttrades.info.
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