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Anzac Bites

The April Heritage on Sunday at Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum was titled ‘Anzac Bites’.

Postponed from the normal third Sunday to the fourth due to Easter, this meant it was only two days prior to Anzac Day. Read more about Anzac Bites >

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High Tea wraps up another year

I attended Christmas High Tea at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum this morning - as a paying guest! 33 attended at this sitting – spread through the museum rooms at tables dependant on the booking size. In my case I was in the main meeting room with a number of other groups. Read more about High Tea wraps up another year >

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Spring in the garden

Today was another great Heritage on Sunday at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum. This month the theme was ‘Spring in the Garden’ and the weather was very kind considering some in the last week. Read more about Spring in the garden >

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Whyalla Museums

Amanda pops up to Whyalla to visit Mount Laura Homestead Museum, the Whyalla Maritime Museum and the Steel Cap Gallery, that collects the history of BHP in Whyalla.   Read more about Whyalla Museums >

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Newsletter / End of year get-together

The last week has been both relaxing and busy. I had a week break from my normal activity managing a campsite on the Murray and stayed at Aldinga Beach. Read more about Newsletter / End of year get-together >

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A Musical Interlude

On Sunday I attended Heritage on Sunday at Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum. The theme was ‘A Musical Interlude’. Read more about A Musical Interlude >

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Restored vintage motors on show

Yesterday, being the third Sunday of the month, was time for one of Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum’s Heritage on Sunday events. I was only able to drop in late in the day to view this month’s focus of ‘restored vintage motors’. Read more about Restored vintage motors on show >

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Celebrating Violets

Pauline attends the launch of a new interpretive sign celebrating the violet farms in the Adelaide foothills that played an important part in not only Violet Day but also South Australia’s commercial flower industry and contribution to local tourism.    Read more about Celebrating Violets >

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What do a museum and a theatrical show have in common?

When it is the current season (the 42nd) of Scouts Shouts Youth Theatre, it is ‘history’. Read more about What do a museum and a theatrical show have in common? >

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Peterborough Print Shop Rolling On

The South Australian mid-north town of Peterborough is well known as a railway hub - the place where three railway gauges came together opening up the railways in the region and adding greatly to the ability of local farmers to get crops to ports. Read more about Peterborough Print Shop Rolling On >

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