What's On

Search by keyword, date, event type and/or by region to find out about history events being held across South Australia. To list an event on the calendar please complete the events form below and email to us at the History Trust.

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What's on

Miniature Magic

Special event

Sun 18 June 2017

Be charmed by room settings in miniature and amazed by their precise detail. Hear enthusiasts talk of their small obsessions.

Enjoy the afternoon as you visit 13 rooms in the Museum, 4 pavilions, blacksmith shed, police cell and laundry. Surrounded in a beautiful garden setting, take time to wander, explore and be entertained. Devonshire tea is available and our Gift Shop is a delight with unique craft.

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Ayers House After Dark

Guided Tour

Fridays 7 April, 12 & 26 May, 2 & 30 June 2017 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Step back in time to 1876. Join Butler (Mr Wilkins), Housekeeper (Mrs Galvin) and Cook (Mrs Jenkins) on this special visit to Ayers House. The Master and Lady are out for the evening and staff are ready to show you through the house as they prepare for an upcoming State Dinner. Tours are conducted by candlelight.

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The Language of Flowers

Exhibition

Tuesdays, 10 am - 2 pm; 1 December 2016 - 30 June 2017

A wide selection of floral motif exhibits curated from the Guild museum collection to showcase the variety of forms and symbolic connotations of the various embroided flowers. Alongside the museum objects are museum team members' interpretations of the Language of Flowers.

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Bay to the Battlefield

Temporary exhibition

Saturday 25 April 2015 - Sunday 11 November 2018

From the Bay to the Battlefield, is a First World War commemoration project funded by the Australian Governments ANZAC Centenary Local Grants Program. Visit sites in and around Holdfast Bay, discover large scale imagery, and read the unique stories of the men and woman who served in WW1, and once lived in Holdfast Bay.

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