forgotten type tours

Tour group in Burnett Lane, 19 September 2020

Bring out the casual social heritage researcher in you!

Discover building names, "ghost signs" and other text remnants that uncover the hidden history of Brisbane's heritage buildings with Forgotten Type's passionate guide, Elliott Bledsoe.

Come and see the architectural treasure hidden in plain sight. Go on a 'treasure hunt' for ghost signs and other labels on buildings along the tour.

Includes a guided search online for the history of the buildings using your mobile device. We make it easy to enjoy history in a local, relevant, accessible way.

Looking up to the sky over old buildings, Burnett Lane, Brisbane

Forgotten Type tours: Burnett Lane (Tour Finished)

Discover building names, “ghost signs” and other text remnants that uncover the hidden history of Brisbane’s heritage buildings. Come and see the architectural treasure hidden in plain sight.…

old signage on buildings in Brisbane city

Forgotten Type views: City Rooftops 26/09/2020 (Tour Finished)

Join us for a special Brisbane Open Forgotten Type tour of the city rooftops. Come and see the architectural treasure hidden in plain sight. Discover building names, “ghost…

Institute of Modern Art building Fortitude Valley

Forgotten Type Tours: Fortitude Valley 10/10/2020 (Tour Finished)

Newly developed for Brisbane Open, welcome to the Fortitude Valley Forgotten Type tour. Walk Fortitude Valley with Elliott Bledsoe, our Forgotten Type expert, discovering building names, “ghost signs”…

Old typeface on historical building

Forgotten Type Tours: Woolloongabba 17/10/2020

Discover building names, “ghost signs” and other text remnants that uncover the hidden history of Brisbane’s heritage buildings. Come and see the architectural treasure hidden in plain sight.…

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