Short, Sharp and Shiny: Ideas Incubator

Join us for a series of 30 minute workshops with experts in the field designed to help you get ready for the 2016 History Festival. Drop in for one or stay for the day. You can also discuss your ideas with History Festival staff, and get help registering your event.

These sessions are free and open to anyone interested in presenting an event for the 2016 History Festival.

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When: Monday 18 January, 9am-3.45pm
Where: History SA, Torrens Parade Ground, Victoria Drive, Adelaide
Free parking is available at Torrens Parade Ground.
Bring or buy your own lunch.
Register online:
Enquiries: History Festival Team, History SA, [email protected], 8203 9888


9am         Tea & coffee on arrival
9.15am    Introduction to the History Festival
9.45am    Running a pop-up museum
                 Pauline Cockrill, History SA
10.30am  Creating events for families
                 Michelle Mitolo, Children’s University
11.15am  Exhibitions on a budget
                 Amanda James, History SA
12noon    What makes a good tour?
                 Helen Lawry, Ayers House Museum
12.45pm  Break (BYO lunch)
1.30pm    Doing it safely: risk management planning
                 Craig Middleton, Migration Museum
2.15pm    Using social media
                 Catherine Manning, History SA
3pm         Writing a media release
                 Liz Ransom, History SA