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A State
of Change

In 2021, the History Festival is exploring the theme of ‘change’. From political change to social change. Changing places, changing minds, changing hearts.

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1-30 MAY
2021
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First Nations Events
A Taste of the Past
After Dark
Art + History
Events for Booklovers
Learn Something New
Healthy History
Open Doors
Natural History
Rainbow History
From Many Places
Transport Yourself
Sporting Stories
Reflecting on War Histories
That’s Music to My Ears
North Terrace cultural precinct
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City South History Exhibition

The exhibition features photographs on canvas of city south streetscapes dating back to 1860 and the early 1900s, all sourced from The City of…
When: 10-29 May: Mon to Sat 7am-4pm
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Free
Barossa
Bookings Essential Wheelchair Access Full Toilet Facilities

Gawler's Pendragon: George Isaacs

Dr Anne Black will speak about George Isaacs, alias 'A Pendragon', a complex colonial character. In a life that spanned two hemispheres and two…
When: Wed 19 May, 2-3.30pm
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By donation
Barossa
Family Friendly Partial Wheelchair Access Toilets

Knuckle Bones to Techno

Tucked away in the Valley of Eden is a small chapel built in 1928, and during the History Festival, this unique building will host an intriguing…
When: Every Fri, Sat & Sun in May, 10am-3pm
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By donation
Adelaide City
Family Friendly Companion Card accepted Bookings Essential Full Toilet Facilities Partial Wheelchair Access

Jack and the Beanstalk at Ayers House Museum

Tour a nineteenth-century mansion looking for story clues. Then go up to the nursery and hear a traditional English tale of cunning and courage…
When: Sat 1 May, 10.30am (approx. 75 mins)
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Adult: $15.00 Concession: $13.00 Member: $10.00 Child: $8.00 Family: $25.00
Adelaide City
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Queer Migrations

The University of Adelaide, RMIT, and the History Trust of South Australia are carrying out a research project funded by the Australian Research…
When: Wed 26 May, 6-7.30pm
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