Past Events

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Advanced Oral History Workshop: create audio and visual presentations

Workshop
Bookings are essential

Thursday 27 October 2016, 10am-4pm

Create audio and visual presentations with yoru oral history recordings

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Bravest of the Brave

Travelling exhibition

Monday 24 October and Wednesday 30 November 2016

Hosted by Peterborough History Rooms at Peterborough Town Hall, History SA/Veterans SA's travelling exhibition Bravest of the Brave tells the story of eight South Australian men who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their heroic deeds during the First World War (1914-1918).  

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The State of that Bed: Display and Interpretation of Textiles in the English Country House

Special event

Monday 24 October 2016, 4-6pm

Principal Textile Conservator at Artlab Australia Kristin Phillips will talk about the textiles she saw in English country houses with particular emphasis on the State Bed, whilst attending the Attingham Summer School in England last year funded by a Copland Scholarship.

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Government House Open Day

Special event

Sunday 23 October 2016, 10am - 4pm

House and gardens open to public as part of Open State, ten days of collaboration, innovation, ideas and enterprise 28-27 October 2016

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Ripples of Reflection: ARSL-SA Centenary Art Exhibition

Temporary exhibition

Saturday 22 - Sunday 30 October 2016, 10am-5pm (till 8pm on Monday 24 and Friday 28 October)

Visit RSL-SA/NT’s inaugural Art Exhibition in its Centenary year exhibited in the Drill Hall, Torrens Parade Ground, from October 22 – 30 during Veterans Health Week. “Ripples of Reflection” is an emotional and provocative journey of discovery of oneself through the eyes of emerging and professional artists that have an ADF connection.

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Boys and Their Toys

Special event

Sunday 16 October 2016, 1pm - 4pm

Our Heritage on Sunday theme this month is Boys and their Toys: planes, trains, automobiles and much more! Men, hobbies, spare time, an intriguing blend – so come and discover.

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Sunday in the Park with Chris

Special event

Sunday 16 October 2016, 10am-12 noon

Guest speaker: Chris Chardon, Principal Researcher Mt Lofty Districts Historical Society. More talking than walking in Loftia Park. Followed by lunch, details to be advised.

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Trains, Boats & Planes - Transport Festival

Special event

Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 October, 2016

Free entry for everyone to the event on both days! Steam train rides with Peronne ($3 adults), and the little blue steam train Bub (no charge). The 1950s Redhen 'rattler' railcars will be running between Port Adelaide and Adelaide station throughout the two day event. Special return fare applies - $10 per person, under 15 years no charge (accompanied by a paying Adult).

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Vietnam - Aeromedical Evacuation Display

Special event
Bookings are essential

Wednesday 12 October 2016, 10am

The opening of the display will be performed by Colonel Peter Scott DSO (former CO 3 RAR).  Join us afterwards for morning tea on the lawns outside the OR's Canteen around the pergola for light refreshments and an opportunity to visit the other exhibits housed in the galleries of the museum. Enjoy operating our interactive displays at Watson's Pier, the trenches of Amiens and the desert sands of El Alamein!

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Uleybury School Museum turns 160

Special event
Bookings are essential

Tuesday 11 October 2016, 11am-2pm

Celebrate 160 years of Uleybury School Museum.

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