“There are people drawn to Parramatta because of heritage or who come for other reasons and we want to get those people back.” - Cr Julia Finn
Parramatta MP Geoff Lee said the area had matured into Sydney’s ”gateway” to the growing west. ”Most people do not understand that right at Sydney’s doorstep is its best-kept secret: Parramatta,” he said.
Enter into a world of chivalry, watch the knights in combat and cheer for your favourite Knights, have a go at archery, enjoy other traditional medieval activities and competitions. There will be music and merriment, Jesters, food & drink, Arts and Crafts, Full Flights’ Falconry display and the Winterfest Joust- the original ” Sport of Kings”.
Costs: Adults $15, Child $10, Family $45, Weekend passes, Pensioner & Group discounts available
When: 2 -3 July, 2011
Time: 10 am to 4 pm daily
Where: Government Farm, Parramatta Park
IT’S less Tinseltown and more out-of-town but Parramatta is fast becoming the film and television epicentre of Sydney.