History Festival blog

The History Festival blog takes you behind the scenes as we plan the event.

'Another wonderful festival! The highlight of my year'

Regular guest blogger and History Trust volunteer Helen recalls her favourite bits of the 2019 History Festival.

Another wonderful festival! The highlight of my year, and now I will look forward to next year. 2020.

Helen's top picks for the 2019 History Festival

Our wonderful volunteer Helen shares her picks of the 2019 History Festival program.

This will be the Best Ever Festival! Not sure if it can get any better. I am so looking forward to May!

That's A Wrap!

660 events later the History Festival is over for 2018! This year’s festival was the biggest and best yet.

Magical History Tour

The History Trust and SA Power Network’s Magical Bus Tour is always a festival highlight. This year’s tour began bright and early at the Sir Thomas Playford ETSA Museum for a bacon and egg breakfast.

Happy International Museums Day!

Friday 18 May marks International Museum Day for 2018. Did you know there are around 200 museums and special collections across South Australia? An incredible 47 of these museums have produced events for the History Festival in 2018.

The Future is Digital?

As museums and the heritage industry continue to be digitally focused, this allows new technological mediums to bring the past alive.

Food, Glorious Food!

Tasting Australia has officially wrapped for 2018 but never fear, the South Australian History Festival has a plethora of foodie experiences to wet your appetite.