Leeuwin 400 Commemoration Event
A local working group are set to bring history to life with a special event in Augusta, to commemorate the 400-year anniversary of the mapping of Cape Leeuwin. A community day will be held on Sunday 30 October 2022 from 11.30am to 2.30pm to acknowledge the historical event with a range of activities for all ages.
The Leeuwin 400 event will include a Welcome to Country by Iszaac Webb and will see the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands attend and unveil a commemorative plaque. As well as food and coffee vans, The Anchormen sea shanty singers will perform, and a photography exhibition, community art project, face painting, rope tying and reed rope making with Undalup Association will make for an entertaining day out.
29 OCT Venue Update:
Due to weather the commemoration has been moved from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse to:
Augusta Centennial Hall
62 Allnut Terrace, Augusta
11.30am – 2.30pm
Parking is available directly at the hall and the event schedule will remain as originally planned at the new location.