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Vogue Theatre (1939) History Tour

Cinema played an important part in Adelaide society during WWII. The iconic Vogue Theatre opened within weeks of the outbreak of war. This beautiful...
When: Wed 12 May, 7-8.30pm; Sat 22 & Wed 26 May, 10.30am-12pm
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Adelaide City
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Queen's Theatre: Past, Present and Future

The historic Queen's Theatre, the oldest purpose built theatre on mainland Australia, will again welcome History Festival guests for a peep behind...
When: Sat 29 May, 2-3.30pm
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Free
Adelaide West
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Lighting the Way: Brompton Gasworks Paste-Ups

Revisit the state heritage-listed Brompton Gasworks and its role in ‘lighting the way' for Adelaide in this self-guided street exhibition of...
When: Street exhibition: throughout May. Launch: Sat 1 May, 10.30am (approx. 60 mins)
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Free
Riverland
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Bonney Theatre Replica on Display

Miniature artist Joy Engleson has spent over six years and nearly 7,000 hours making a replica model of Barmera’s Bonney Theatre...
When: Contact Barmera Library for dates and times
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Free
Adelaide City
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Adelaide Tours: Heritage Reborn

This tour explores sites around the city where heritage places have been carefully adapted to new purposes, often with a funky twist. Discover...
When: Thu 20 May, 10am (approx. 90 mins)
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Adult: $15.00 Concession: $13.00 Member: $10.00 Child: $10.00
Adelaide East
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Z Ward: Behind The Walls

Neither prison nor hospital, the ‘criminal ward’ of the former Glenside Mental Hospital occupies a unique place in South Australia's history.
When: (BOOKED OUT) Sat 1 & Sun 23 May, 2pm (approx. 90 mins)
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Adult: $15.00 Concession: $13.00 Member: $10.00 Child: $10.00
Adelaide City
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Discovering the Destitute Asylum Walking Tour

The Destitute Asylum housed Adelaide’s poor from 1850-1918, but most of it was demolished before 1950. The Migration Museum occupies the last...
When: Sun 30 May, 11am, 12pm & 1pm (45 min. tours)
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Per Person: $10.00
Murray River, Lakes & Coorong
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High Tea at Glenroy Homestead

The building of Glenroy Homestead commenced in the late 1880s and completed in 1910, during the reigns of Queen Victoria and King Edward VII.
When: Sat 8, 15, 22 & 29 May, 3.30pm for service from 4-5.30pm
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Adult: $25.00
Adelaide City
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Academy Series: Restoration of the North Adelaide Baptist Church

Have a look behind the scenes to see the progress of the North Adelaide Baptist Church restoration. Explore areas that are often off-limits to...
When: Mon 17 & 24 May, 10am (approx. 60 mins)
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Adult: $15.00 Concession: $13.00 Member: $10.00 Child: $10.00
Adelaide South
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Open Doors at Unley Uniting Church

Unley Uniting Church has stood on the corner of Edmund Avenue and Unley Road since 1898. As the 'invisible' church on Unley Road, take the opportunity...
When: Sun 23 May, 2-4pm
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