Grenfell celebrate the 150th birthday of Henry Lawson

Grenfell celebrated the 150th year since the birth of Henry Lawson last Saturday evening with a birthday party at the Grenfell Hub which was well attended by members of the community.

Grenfell's iconic Henry Lawson head.

Grenfell's iconic Henry Lawson head.

Festival Patron Kathleen Smith with Tourism officer Claire McCann lighting Henry's birthday cake candles.

Festival Patron Kathleen Smith with Tourism officer Claire McCann lighting Henry's birthday cake candles.

Jenny Hetherington and Colin Woods enjoying the celerations.

Jenny Hetherington and Colin Woods enjoying the celerations.

Grenfell's Kathleen Smith cuts Henry's mammoth 150th birthday cake.

Grenfell's Kathleen Smith cuts Henry's mammoth 150th birthday cake.

Henry Lawson Festival Patron Kathleen Smith addresses the large crowd.

Henry Lawson Festival Patron Kathleen Smith addresses the large crowd.

Henry was thrilled to receive flowers and a card for his birthday.

Henry was thrilled to receive flowers and a card for his birthday.

Local youth wishing Henry a happy birthday.

Local youth wishing Henry a happy birthday.

Entertainment for the party was provided by talented musician Brent Cartwright of Grenfell.

Entertainment for the party was provided by talented musician Brent Cartwright of Grenfell.

Former Grenfellian Geoffrey Graham is a wonderful Henry impersonator.

Former Grenfellian Geoffrey Graham is a wonderful Henry impersonator.

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