Past Events

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Vale Park and North Walkerville Virtual Tour presentation

Special event

Wednesday 15 November 2017, 7.30PM sharp

Virtual Tour of Vale Park and North Walkerville by local historian Lyn OGrady.

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Stars of Christmas Past

Special event

Wednesday 15 to Sunday 19 November 2017 10am-2pm daily

Santa Claus, Rudolph, King Wenceslas, Dickens, Saint Lucia, guess the rest ???

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150th Anniversary of the Visit of His Royal Highness Prince Alfred

Special event
Bookings are essential

Sunday 12 November 2017, 11.30 am - 2.30 pm

The Victoriana Society of South Australia invites you to attend an event to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the visit of His Royal Highness Prince Alfred the Duke of Edinburgh to Adelaide. Step back in time and join us for a luncheon at the Adelaide Town Hall. Enjoy re-enactments of toasts, speeches and musical performances from the Prince's actual visit as well as a fascinating visual presentation by renowned author Stephen Measday. Members of the Victoriana Society will be dressed in period costume bringing the era to life.

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How To Do An Oral History Interview

Workshop
Bookings are essential

6 November, 2017, 10 am - 3.30 pm

Learn how to plan and record professional interviews. Workshops introduce participants to the practice and methods of doing an oral history interview and provide equipment training on digital recorders.

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Fundraising Garden Party for the Mary Mackillop Museum Redevelopment Project

Special event
Bookings are essential

Sunday 29 October 2017, 2-5pm

Enjoy entertainment and fund raising activities throughout the afternoon in St Joseph's Convent Gardens. Afternoon tea will be served.

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Fidler & Webb Exhibition

Exhibition

15 - 27 October, 2017 Weekdays 10 am - 4 pm; Weekend 10 am - 3 pm; Thursday 19th October 10 am - 8 pm

An exhibition displaying 150 years of the history of Fidler & Webb. Established in 1858 the store 'grew and prospered with the district'. The display also includes information on the lives of the founders Caleb Fidler and Samuel Titus Webb.

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Government House Open Day

Special event

Sunday, 8 October 2017 10 am - 4 pm

His excellency the Governor and Mrs Le invite you to Government House to view the public rooms, learn about the current workings of the House and explore the gardens.

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Advanced Oral History Workshop

Workshop

5 October 2017; 10 am - 4 pm

Create audio and visual presentations with your oral history recordings.

Members/Students/Concession Card Holders $60

Register online using the link on this page: oralhistoryaustraliasant.org.au/featured/advanced-oral-history-workshop

Are your oral history recordings sitting in an archive, not being used? Have you ever wanted to make use of the recordings for displays or presentations? If so, this workshop is for you.

This hands-on workshop will teach you how to:

- Use audio editing software to edit your interviews

- Create audio clips with added sound effects for use in a range of settings, such as displays in a community centre, library or museum

- Use audio clips and photographs to create a visual presentation.

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Spring in the Garden

Special event

Sunday 17 September 2017, 1-4 pm

Spring is in the air, a lovely time of the year to visit our beautiful gardens. Take time to visit 13 rooms in the Museum, 4 pavilions, working blacksmith, police cell and laundry. Live music, sausage sizzle, Devonshire tea and plants for sale. Gift shop is open and stocked with unique craft. Enjoy wandering and exploring this unique historical site.

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Spring in the Garden

Special event

Sunday 17th September 2017, 1-4pm

Butterflies, bees, flowers, fragrance - come and enjoy! Spring is in the air, a lovely time of the year to visit our beautiful gardens. Take time to visit 13 rooms in the Museum, 4 pavilions, working blacksmith, police cell and laundry. Live music, sausage sizzle, Devonshire tea and plants for sale. Gift shop is stocked with unique craft. Enjoy wandering and exploring this unique historical site.

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