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Fri 25 Apr 2014, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sat 26 Apr 2014, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 27 Apr 2014, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Founders Heritage Park, 87 Atawhai Dr, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Park Entry: $2.00
  • Experience Entry: $5.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Gordonandpenny

A living history experience of trench warfare & life in war time, displays, children's activities, street performances & poetry readings.

From the moment you enter Founder's Heritage Park, experience total First World War immersion.

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of First World War trenches with a working field kitchen, bunk room and first aid room.

See a reconstruction of Tapawera Training Camp, complete with drill and kit inspections.

Witness a conscientious objector as he stands up to officialdom for his beliefs.

Hear street performances of original songs highlighting mothers, daughters and sisters waving their men off to war and surviving without them.

Join the' Resistance Challenge' and try the 'Uncrackable Code Competition'. Guards demand ID papers so make sure you have your 'Lest We Forget ID papers' to hand!

Children's fete, 'Walls of Remembrance' static displays, storyboards, multi-media projection, live poetry readings and much, much more.