At the Middle Head this Saturday – walk the path to a cultural understanding
This Saturday Gordon and Elaine Syron are taking part in the event ‘Walk the path of a cultural understanding’. Gordon will be standing out at the heads where the fort is and will be showing his painting of Invasion Day with the ships and talking to people as they come past.
Exhibition of work by Gordon and Elaine
There will also be an exhibition of Elaine’s documentary photographs on dance and a slide show curated by Rebecca Raymond. Gordon’s paintings will also be on display to celebrate the new walk. The exhibition will be on at the Institute at Govenors Rd, Middle Head. Gordon and Elaine wish to thank Mel Tyas -National Parks Head Ranger of Middle Head – for her continuing support.
Information about the event
What to expect
- Meet at Bradleys Head (parking is limited but there will be a shuttle bus from Bradleys Head car park opposite Athol hall to the amphitheatre)
- 6km walk to Middle Head
- Cultural interpretation by young Tribal Warrior leaders at stop points along the way
- Hear about historic encounters, Aboriginal art and language
- Culminating in a Cultural Festival at Middle Head with dance, bush tucker and art exhibition.
Presented by Tribal Warrior partnership with National Parks and Wildlife Service and aims to share the history and contemporary life of Aboriginal Sydney. All funds raised will go towards Tribal Warrior’s training of young people towards employment in tourism.