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New: History Festival has a Podcast!


The History Trust has teamed up with Solstice Podcasting to give you a five-episode taste of the 2021 History Festival program.

Episode one:

In episode one, we go behind the scenes at the Between Two Worlds exhibition and learn a little about the Kaurna culture on display from Aunty Lynette Crocker.

We then join Anni Fox and Lyndell Davidge onsite at the Schmidt-Rodert Hof in historical Hahndorf.

Episode two:

This week, join Nikki Sullivan from the History Trust of South Australia and Skye Bartlett from SAMESH to hear the tales behind South Australia’s AIDS Quilt.

Then follow the queen of the walk Dr Gertrude Glossip and learn about upper North Adelaide’s queer past.

Episode three:

This week, we take a tour through the West Terrace Cemetery and talk of the drownings, capsizes, and shipwrecks that dot SA’s waterways with Lindl Lawton and Carol Lefevre.

We then head up the Horrock Highway and chat to Steve Hyde, whose private Holden collection fills a restored GMH dealership.

Episode four: 

This week, we wander through gardens that reflect the heritage and lifestyles of first and second-generation European migrants.

We then join Frances Frahn for a chat about the life and times of Holowiliena Station in the Flinders Ranges, owned by the Warwick family since 1852.

Episode five:

This week on the podcast, Paddy O’Toole from the Willunga Branch of the National Trust of South Australia regales us with tales of Willunga’s heinous past as she shows us through the old Courthouse Museum.

We then hear from Peter Lucas from the Milang Railway Museum, who tells us all about Nuggett the horse who brought goods (and royalty) along the jetty tramway to the township of Milang.

Bonus episode six!

In this special bonus episode, we take a walk with Rae Nunan and Catherine McMahon from the Estuary Care Foundation about the cultural, colonial and current tales of native oyster cultivation in the Port River ahead of their History Festival event Port Oyster Tales and Bubbles.


Listen to the latest episodes below or subscribe on your preferred podcast app.

The regional segments in this podcast are proudly supported by History Festival regional partner SA Power Networks – Empowering South Australia since 1946.