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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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The Inaugural Food Experience Market | Keswick | 22 May 2016

[ May 22, 2016; 8:30 am; ]
Support the Little Heroes Foundation at the Inaugural Food Experience Market.
This market showcases some of the amazing food and produce available in Adelaide. The winners of the worlds greatest BBQers, ‘The Smoking Joint’, will be serving their award winning meat while special celebrity Chef Jean-Claude de Toulouse will be running cooking classes which will add […]

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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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CultureSpace: Bhutanese | Migration Museum | 22 May 2016

[ May 22, 2016; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Explore the Bhutanese culture and community at the Migration Museum.
An exploration of culture and community at the Migration Museum. Drop in and experience the diverse and exciting cultures of the people who call South Australia home. Enjoy various activities and displays. Each month will celebrate the vibrancy of a different community group.
Come to the Migration […]

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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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History Day | Adelaide Gaol | 22 May 2016


Get a taste of history at the Adelaide Gaol.
The Adelaide Gaol will be hosting it’s Annual History Day with a slight twist! Prepare for history to be recreated as you wander through one of the oldest public buildings in Adelaide. The Gaol will be full of people dressed in period costume to recreate 175 years ago […]

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Steam Train Day | Prospect | 22 May 2016

[ May 22, 2016; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
The Steam Train Day is open to the general public, with all proceeds going to St Helen’s Park Kindergarten.
There are miniature steam trains that everyone can ride on, with a sausage sizzle and cake. So head along and take your friends and family.

Totally covered footwear is required to ride on the trains.

For more information and all enquiries […]

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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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