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).
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.
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.
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).
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!