31 August - 10 September 2023
Galvanized is the city’s festival of heritage, showcasing the best heritage experiences and events Ipswich has to offer across 11 days from 31 August – 10 September.
Be transported back in time by visiting iconic venues and historic sites and participating in open days, tours, demonstrations and workshops.
Celebrating the local First Nations heritage and culture with interactive experiences, arts, story, dance, song, bushfoods and workshops.
Relive the eras from colonial dance and music in the 1800s, the decadent 1920s to mid-century retro chic.
Join heritage workshops from leathercraft, steam punk jewellery, blacksmithing, life drawing to fibre arts in historic settings.
TALKS AND TOURS
Enjoy guided bus and walking tours with discussions that reminisce on Ipswich’s shared past, it’s Engineering past, vintage pubs and distilleries by day and at night.
Recreate, name or locate your own classic image at the Picture Ipswich Collection or build the old town in digital block building software.
EXHIBITIONS AND OPEN DAYS
Step back in time with rail, road and a recreated heritage village, or wander through artworks as Remnants of the Past.
4 Hearts Brewing Beer
Here at 4 Hearts Brewing (Pumpyard Ipswich) we are proud of our history, community and local customers. In order to show homage to our historical site of 88 Limestone Street precinct, we have collaborated with the Galvanized festival, to brew a beer specific to the historic theme of the festival.
To show our appreciation for the history of our brewery, the original “Pumpyard” and Technical Trade College designed by George Brockwell Gill for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee; we have chosen to brew a beer in the style of an English Mild.
The English Mild Ale is probably one of the oldest beer styles in England created as a low alcoholic session beer that are light-flavored, malt forward, with a refreshing finish and full mouthfeel and body.