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Adelaide Mosque: From the Cameleers to Contemporary Times

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Join historian Pamela Rajkowski OAM and the Imam of Adelaide Mosque for a journey through history. Learn about the cameleers' contributions to...
When: (SOLD OUT) Thu 13 May, 2-4pm
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Glenelg Air-Raid Shelter Open Day

Explore the Glenelg Air-Raid Shelter! Built in 1942 as part of Adelaide's wartime communication network, the shelter now houses a display of...
When: Sun 16 May, 1-3pm
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Old Government House & Heritage Gardens Tour

Although Belair is close to the city today, it was a world away in 1860 when Old Government House was built as a vice regal summer retreat. Today...
When: Sun 23 May, 9.15am-4.15pm
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Per Person: $109.00
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Devonshire Tea at Dunluce Castle

Enjoy a guided tour of Dunluce Castle, built in 1912 for the Macully family, followed by scones and tea in the dining room. All proceeds go to...
When: Mon 10 May, 9.30am, 11.30am & 1.30pm (approx. 90 mins)
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Adult: $20.00 Child: Free
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Loxton Historical Village: A Treasure Trove of Memories

Experience what life was like in the early days of Loxton, Mallee and surrounding Riverland area. See over 45 exhibits, including original and...
When: Throughout May: Tue-Sun, 10am-4pm. Can open on Mondays by arrangement for groups.
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Adults: $12 Concession: $10 Family: $30 Child: $6 Group (15 or more): $8 per person Member: Free
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Guided Tours of St Bede's Church, Semaphore (1879 Building)

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St Bede's Church opened in April 1879, less than a year after a committee was formed to raise the funds, buy the land, and build the church.
When: Sun 16 May 16, 11am-4pm. Guided tours: Every hour between 11am and 3pm (approx. 30 mins)
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Free
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Round House Revamp!

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The Round House is offering free guided tours to History Festival patrons, showcasing the exciting changes being made as part of the revitalisation...
When: Every Sat & Sun in May, 11am-3pm
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Free
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Open Days Historic Church, Cemetery and Restored School

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Visit the historic church, built 1847, with adjoining cemetery and restored school with heritage rose garden, open 1-4pm. Talk and walk around...
When: Sun 2, 16 & 30 May, 1-4pm
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By donation
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Past, Present and Future

Take a guided tour around the historic homestead of Glenbarr and its grounds. A virtual tour is also available. Devonshire teas and refreshments...
When: 5-9 May & 19-23 May: Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm
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By donation
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Ardrossan's Jump into History 1873-2021: Ploughing through the Years

Join a guided walking tour around Ardrossan to take in our old buildings and discover their modern usage. From leadlight windows, a private residence...
When: Sat 8 May, 1.30-3.30pm & Sun 23 May, 10am-12pm
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Adult: $5.00 Child: $2.00
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Brompton Gasworks ‘Lighting the Way': Photography Workshop

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You might ‘stop to smell the roses’ but do you ‘stop to notice the bricks and mortar’? This is an opportunity to mindfully rediscover...
When: (SOLD OUT - JOIN WAITLIST) Sun 2 May, 10am (approx. 3 hrs). Light lunch provided at conclusion of event
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