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The Lost Trades Fair - ABC Education

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The Lost Trades Fair - 2019

Photo Credit:  Fred Kroh Lost Trades Fair 2018 Christopher is very proud to be showcasing his trade for the second year with  The Lost Trades Fair  2019. Over two days, the Kyneton Racecourse comes alive with lost and rare trades - Coopers, glass blowers, rope makers, blacksmiths, instrument makers, silversmiths, gunsmiths, toolmakers, chair makers, furniture makers and plenty more. Learn about skills with live demonstrations and have the  opportunity to purchase directly from these incredible makers.  Where? Kyneton Racecourse, Campaspe Place, Kyneton Vic 3444.  When? Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th March 2009. Tickets?  Book now Tickets numbers for 2019 will be capped and tickets day specific. More information:  http://losttrades.info  or Follow the Lost Trades on facebook:  Lost Trades Australia Lost Trades Fair 2018 Start planning your road trip, share this event with your friends and come along and see one of the most inspiring, entertaining a