An Evening of Verse Illuminated

Step into the enchanting world of poetry, illuminated by lantern light, as Tilba Walks presents "Connections: Twilight Poetry by Lantern Light Walk" during The Australian Heritage Festival 2024. This guided walk through the streets of Central Tilba, a National Trust Village on the Far South Coast of New South Wales, promises an evening of connection, heritage, and captivating local stories transformed into poetic canvases by seven talented local poets.

Event Highlights:

  • Date: April 19, 2024
  • Time:  .5.15pm (event pre-drinner aperitif before the walk.)
  • Location: Central Tilba, National Trust Village

Experience the Magic:

Embark on a guided walk through Central Tilba, soaking in the historical charm and the gentle glow of lantern light. At seven stops along the way, encounter works by seven esteemed local poets, each offering a unique interpretation of heritage and connection. Dive into the origins of ballads and explore the rich historical tapestry woven into poetic verses.


  1. Pre-Dinner Drinks: Begin the evening with pre-dinner drinks, setting the tone for a night of literary exploration.
  2. Poetic Exploration: Traverse the village streets, stopping at each poet's chosen setting. Seven stops, seven poems, each lasting seven minutes, creating a captivating experience.
  3. Dinner Reservation: Booking online: reserves a seat at the long table dinner at our local hotel, providing a chance to reflect on the evening's cultural journey amid the evening light of the village.

Celebrate Heritage:

Tilba Walks invites you to join them in celebrating the Australian Heritage Festival 2024 with a weekend away to explore all the events or a week to delve deeper into the coastal heritage of Central Tilba.

Mark Your Calendar: Save the date, April 19, 2024, for a mesmerizing evening of poetry, lanterns, and the rich heritage of Central Tilba. Come one, come all, and immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of words and history.

Discover, Connect, and Experience Heritage through Poetry by Twilight.


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