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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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Open Doors
Family Friendly
First Nations Events
Art + History
Events for Booklovers
Rainbow History
After Dark
A Taste of the Past
From Many Places
Learn Something New
Sporting Stories
Transport Yourself
Natural History
That’s Music to My Ears
Reflecting on War Histories
North Terrace cultural precinct
Healthy History
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Adelaide City
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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
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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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Free
Adelaide East
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Guided Tour of Historic Magill Wesleyan Cemetery

Subdivision for the village of ‘Makgill' in 1838 included land for a chapel and cemetery. Early European settlers, contributors to developing…
When: Sat 22 May, 11am (approx. 60 mins)
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Adult: $5.00
Limestone Coast
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Penola Terra Rossa SACWA

The Penola Terra Rossa Branch of the CWA has portrayed some of the women who came to the region for love, work or grew, as part of a family…
When: Every day in May, 10am-4pm
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Free
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