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The History of Indigenous Incarceration at Fremantle Prison

Fremantle, wa

Join a guided tour to uncover the legacy of Indigenous incarceration at ‘Walyalup’, a story of sadness and survival. Life inside the Prison was difficult for many, but for Indigenous inmates, there were often additional challenges.

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The Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Floor Talk

Fremantle, wa

Join Heritage Conservation Manager Luke Donegan as he discusses the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property, including Western Australia’s only World Heritage listed building, Fremantle Prison.

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Behind the Scenes: Fremantle Prison Collection

Fremantle, wa

Join Assistant Curator Eleanor Lambert on an exclusive behind the scenes look at the curatorial work spaces of Fremantle Prison’s museum collection.

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Convict History Tour

Fremantle, wa

Step back in time on a guided tour and discover the fascinating convict history of Fremantle Prison, Western Australia’s only World Heritage listed building. Find out why almost 10,000 men were transported, how they built their own prison and helped to shape the future of WA.

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Women’s Voices in Samson House

Fremantle, wa

Enjoy a look inside Samson House, the home of a family that arrived in Western Australia at the start of European settlement now filled with treasures from three generations. Hear about some of the remarkable women who were born or married into the Samson family.

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Noongar camps in and around Fremantle by Dr Denise Cook

Fremantle, wa

Until the 1950s many Noongar people lived in camps throughout the Perth metropolitan area. Locations were on the fringes of suburbs, often close to earlier, traditional campsites. These camps are an important part of our shared history but remain relatively unknown in the wider community.

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Mrs Samsons of Fremantle

Fremantle, wa

Discover the voices of the early Mrs Samsons, wives of merchants in the early days of the colony. View artefacts in the Fanny Samson Cottage Musuem relating to this WA business dating form 1829 and the Samson merchants, including recently discovered letters.

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Voices from the Fremantle Round House

Fremantle, wa

Hear individual stories of prisoners, warders and the authorities recounted by the volunteer guides in the Fremantle Round House - WA's oldest surviving public building, purpose built as a gaol in 1832. Try the pillories for size, ring the curfew bell and see the cannon being fired at 1pm.

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Fremantle Sailing Club Open Day

South Fremantle, wa

Come to the FSC's open day, a free event offering families the chance to explore the club and its offerings with lots of activities.

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Fremantle’s Secret Submarine Base Floor Talk

Fremantle, wa

During World War II Fremantle became an important international submarine base, hosting over 170 Allied submarines. Join a floor talk which includes an opportunity to view photos of these fascinating vessels.

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Unsung Australian Classics

Palmyra, wa

Come and discover the historical voices of Australia through songs, historical inspired costumes and portraits, photos and social artefacts of daily life relating to the City of Melville and its surrounds.

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The Azelia Ley Museum ‘Voices of the Women’

Spearwood, wa

On Mother's Day, the Museum’s Vintage Vehicle & Market Garden Machinery Day and Patchwork in the Park launches the new display in the Wagonhouse featuring local schools' histories and early migrant domestic machinery.

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History Mystery Family Fun Day

, wa

During the school holidays come for family fun History Mystery tours and activity sheets.

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Stories of the Past, Voices of the Future

Peppermint Grove, wa

This local history conference is presented in partnership with The Grove’s Community History Library to bring you the Mosman Park, Peppermint Grove and Cottesloe stories that shaped WA's communities.

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The Long Road to Emancipation

Alfred Cove, wa

Hear international award winning lace maker Olwyn Scott recount women's social history through the ages by means of her prize winning bobbin lace panorama, proving the bobbin to be mightier than the pen!

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A Voice in Fashion

Alfred Cove, wa

Valerie Cavill, textile collector, historian and founder of the Guild's Textile Collection, relates social and cultural history through bags and purses. Using examples from her personal collection and the Guild's Collection she explores their uses and construction.

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Magic, Mystery and Power of Beads – Alfred Cove

Alfred Cove, wa

Valerie Cavill, textile collector, historian and founder of the Guild's Textile Collection relates social and economic history through beads from seeds to crystal, using examples from her personal collection and the Guild's.

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Wireless Hill Open Day

ARDROSS, wa

Celebrate International Museum Day at Wireless Hill. Visit the Museum to view The Wire: A History of Morse Code and meet the Morscodians Fraternity of WA. Come and discover this unique, heritage listed site.

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Tales of the Terrace: the changing face of Bay View Tce

Claremont, wa

Hear secret stories of the past and present Bay View Terrace shops on a short guided walk through the Claremont town centre.

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Musical Moments: Gallop House Open Day

Dalkeith, wa

This event focuses on a voice of a different kind - the voice of music. The Music Mill, a music making machine, will delight you whether you are young, or young at heart.

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Gumnuts, Gold and Gossip with Diane Pope and Anthea Harris

Nedlands, wa

‘Uncovering May Gibbs’ is Diane Pope’s next production at Enderslea Farm.

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