Where do you find an armourer, a knife maker, a stone waller, a bridle maker, a cooper, a wheelwright, a lace maker and a corn dolly all in the one place?

At the Lost Trades Fair in Bendigo!

8 ‘Bearbrassians’ ventured to Bendigo by train, to view the wares of 180 artisan makers.

There were chair makers shaving spindles, impressive boot makers and fabulous hand-made hats, wood turners and their lathes, leather plaiters, their whips and rope makers.
We were astonished by the number of people there to view this creativity and skill, so we hope that they pursue any interest and keep these lost trades alive.