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Channel 9 Adelaide 1959 to now

Channel Nine Adelaide 1959 to Now Exhibition | 9 Apr – 19 Jun 2016

[ April 9, 2016 to June 19, 2016. ]

Come on a journey as Adelaide City Council takes you back to the beginnings of Channel 9 in South Australia in 1959. Reminisce at some of the iconic shows that went to air –Adelaide Tonight, The Channel Niners, Here’s Humphrey or the Country and Western Hour – and the personalities on our screens – Lionel Williams, […]

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Rail in War | National Railway Museum | 16 May – 13 Jun 2016

[ May 16, 2016 to June 13, 2016. ]
Come and see the significant part railways played in Australia’s war effort.
From the transport of war equipment, to troop trains transporting soldiers and nurses; railways played a significant part in Australia’s war effort. The National Railway Museum is hosting the Workshops Railway Museum travelling exhibition Railways 1914-18, which complements their latest exhibit South Australian Railways and the World […]

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Carclew Open House | North Adelaide | 21 May 2016

[ May 21, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Take a tour of historic Carclew House, Saturday 21 May
As part of South Australia’s History Festival, Carclew will be swinging open its doors and welcoming visitors in to see its treasures.

Carclew House is steeped in history. It was built in 1897 and transformed into a youth arts organisation in 1971.

Visitors are invited to come and […]

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Ended: WIN tickets to Adelaide Youth Orchestra’s Play Time | 5 Jun 2016

WIN Tickets to join the Adelaide Youth Sinfonia in an interactive concert.
Dance, sing and mix it up with the Adelaide Youth Sinfonia in an interactive 50-minute concert for children aged one to four. Hosted by the Adelaide Youth Orchestra at the Grainger Studio on Sunday 5th June, Orchestra Play Time features short pieces of orchestral […]

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Adelaide Wind Orchestra | Fables | 21 May 2016

[ May 21, 2016; 8:00 pm; ]
The Adelaide Wind Orchestra presents a night of magical tales, Saturday 21 May at Concordia College.

Come and hear the Adelaide Wind Orchestra bring magical stories of The Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen and Aesop come to life.
This majestic concert will bring all your childhood fables to life through music including:

Rumpelstilzchen
Pied Piper of Hamelin
Ugly Duckling
Tortoise and the Hare
Lion […]

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Beach Clean Up | Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign | 21 May 2016

[ May 21, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Help clean up Australia’s coastline on Sat 21st May at Glenelg Beach!
Sea Shepherd Australia is a non-profit conservation organisation whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. Sea Shepherd Australia uses innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document and […]

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National Families Week |15 – 21 May 2016

[ May 15, 2016 9:00 am to May 21, 2016 8:00 am. ]
National Families Week is Australia’s annual celebration of families.
National Families Week is a time to celebrate with your family, make contact with your extended family and friends, and share in the enjoyment of family activities within the wider community. It is a time to celebrate the meaning of family and to make the most of […]

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Falling Bombs and Floating Cards | Review | May 2016

Looking for a place to take nine 11 year old boys as part of a ‘Mystery Tour’ for my son’s birthday, I checked out the SA History Festival website (here) to see if there were any low cost events that might appeal and would fit into our day of adventure. Well, I found the perfect one!
During May, The […]

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Shields: power and protection in Aboriginal Australia | South Australian Museum | May 2016

[ March 24, 2016 to May 22, 2016. ]
Come on a journey with Jack Buckskin, Kaurna and Narrunga man, and discover the power of Aboriginal shields as symbols of cultural survival, regeneration and continuity.
The South Australian Museum’s exhibition Shields: Power and protection in Aboriginal Australia is a fascinating exploration of the role of shields in Aboriginal culture and history. Shields are not only […]

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Falling Bombs and Floating Cards | History Festival | 7-8 & 21-22 May 2016

Join the oldest magic club in Australia, in their underground club rooms for some history, some nostalgia and a magic show.
A rare opportunity to look behind the scenes of this most secretive of performing arts. Look behind the smoke and mirrors and tour Australia’s only Magic club rooms.
Falling Bombs and Floating Cards is part of […]

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Hands Across the Sand | Glenelg | 21 May 2016

[ May 21, 2016; 11:00 am; ]
It is time again to join hands at Glenelg Beach and say NO to risky deepsea drilling in our Great Australian Bight and YES to clean energy and a low carbon economy.
BP along with other mining giants are planning on drilling for oil in the Great Australian Bight late 2016.

It is time we send a […]

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South Australia’s History Festival | 1 – 31 May 2016

[ May 1, 2016 to May 31, 2016. ]
South Australia’s History Festival is happening again in 2016!
The History Festival is all about South Australian history. From 1 to 31 May, thousands of people will explore our history through events which range from walks to websites, talks to tours, and exhibitions to special events.

Have you ever wanted to see inside Glenside Hospital’s infamous Z […]

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The Carpe idiotus Fun Show | Something on Saturday | 21 May 2016

[ May 21, 2016; 6:00 pm; ]

The Carpe idiotus Fun Show by Water Closet Production presented by Adelaide Festival Centre.

Carpe Idiotus brings together a visual feast and heap of fun songs in a zany, crazy production full of visual theatre, crazy songs and sketch comedy that will leave you totally gobsmacked!
Hilarious and bizarre, you’ll see a giant silver slinky monster that is […]

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