On the grapevine

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Beer Barons or Bankrupts?

A new book published about the early brewers in South Australia with the help of a History SA South Australian History Fund grant 

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Bravest of the Brave is now in Port Lincoln

History SA/Veterans SA’s travelling exhibition Bravest of the Brave, which tells the moving stories of the eight South Australians awarded the Victoria Cross in World War I, is now in Port Lincoln.

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National Railway Museum is 50!

National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide launches exciting program of events to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

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Grants Announced for Community Museums

Key South Australian community museums are about to receive a funding boost, with $150,000 in grants being allocated this week. Read more about Grants Announced for Community Museums >

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Workshop inspires About Time event organisers

History SA holds workshop to help with tips and tricks re organising a great event for next year's About Time history festival  

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BoB heads for the Hills

The Bravest of the Brave touring exhibition is now in Stirling where more WWI treasures have been resurfacing courtesy of the Mount Lofty Districts Historical Society 

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Community groups win $428,675 in Heritage Grants

A total of $428,675 has been awarded to 78 community groups throughout Australia in the National Library of Australia's 2012 Community Heritage Grants program.This year’s awards went to a variety of groups from around the country including 11 South Australian organisations. 

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Old Highercombe Hotel Museum officially receives their Accreditation

Old Highercombe Hotel Museum officially received their Accreditation certificate last week at a morning tea celebrating their achievement.

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Reunion of Solway descendants on Kangaroo Island

175th anniversary reunion of the descendants of the passengers on the Solway who arrived on Kangaroo Island 16 October 1837, some of the first German settlers in South Australia

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New book on life of William Cade, founding conductor of ASO

A biography of William Cade (1883-1957), the founding conductor of Adelaide Symphony Orchestra was launched last week at the Grainger Studio in Hindley Street, the home of the ASO.

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