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Cultural Bridges: Celebrating four decades of Pako Festa

Geelong, vic

Celebrate four decades of Victoria's largest free multicultural street party, Pako Festa through an archive of photographs, objects and stories.

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Up Close with the Collection: In the Anzac Spirit

Geelong, vic

An exclusive behind the scenes tour of the National Wool Museum Anzac Collection.

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Dennys Lascelles Woolstore Architecture Tour

Geelong, vic

Join us for guided tour through the bluestone jewel box that is home to the National Wool Museum.

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Geelong Gallery: 128-year history

Geelong, vic

Drop-in for a special guided tour facilitated by Gallery Volunteer Guides and delve into the rich 128-year history of Geelong Gallery, one of the oldest regional art galleries in Australia.

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History Alive! Geelong Eastern Cemetery Tour

East Geelong, vic

Take a guided walking tour into the past at the Geelong Eastern Cemetery.

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The Heights Heritage Home & Garden Open Day

Newtown, vic

Prefabricated in Hamburg, Germany, the Heights was erected in 1854 and is the largest dwelling of its kind in Victoria.

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Barwon Grange Open Day

Newtown, vic

The only surviving example of the many fashionable river front residences built along the Barwon River during the 1850s and 1860s for the wealthy of Geelong.

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Avro Anson Restoration Project

Werribee, vic

Come and take a guided tour of the restoration of an Avro Anson, our latest project at the B-24 Liberator Memorial Australia museum in Werribee. Learn how the Anson's history connects us to Australia's World War II aviation history.

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Hume and Hovell Expedition Termination

Werribee, vic

At this event we will be discussing the termination point of the Hume and Hovell expedition of 1824-5 with particular emphasis on the three days prior to reaching Port Phillip and the first three days of their return journey.

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Queenscliffe Historical Museum Talk: Exploring William Buckley through the eye of the artist David Beaumont

Point Lonsdale, vic

Visitors to the historic towns of Queenscliff/Point Lonsdale will enjoy a one-hour talk from local renowned artist David Beaumont on his exploration of ‘wild white man’ William Buckley (1776-1856) through the artist’s eye. Visitors can mingle with Museum members at morning tea and visit the Museum.

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A Different Game

Meredith, vic

A unique look into the early history of Australian football in Meredith and it’s surrounding areas, and it’s immersion within those local communities. Local greats include the first player to play 300 games, Geelong and South Melbourne star Peter “The Great” Burns.

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Nine and a half things you did not know about Harry Houdini

Melton, vic

Join magician and historian Dr Jo Clyne and historian Dr David Waldron as they explore through magic Harry Houdini's life and fateful 1910 Australian trip.

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Old Laverton School Open Day

Altona Meadows, vic

Visit the restored Old Laverton School, taking in the history of the historic site as an early school building and rural outpost of the developing city in Melbourne’s west in the late 1880s.

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Barwon Park Open Day

Winchelsea, vic

Barwon Park is an authentic bluestone mansion and stables set in a sweeping rural landscape.

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Ballan Heritage and Connections

Ballan, vic

Come and see a display on the history and heritage of the old Ballan Shire.

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Pier Revue Exhibition

Altona, vic

The Altona Pier Revue Exhibition features the heritage of Altona Pier through contemporary works.

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Altona Homestead Guided Tour

Altona, vic

The Altona Homestead provides visitors of all ages the opportunity to take a step back to the time of our early settlers to the region of Altona.

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Balancing the past, present and future of Williamstown Botanic Gardens

Altona, vic

Established in 1860, the Williamstown Botanic Garden was one of Melbourne's first public gardens. Together we will explore what it takes to maintain it.

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William Cooper- An Aboriginal Life Story presentation by Bain Atwood

Altona, vic

William Cooper's passionate struggle against the dispossession of Aboriginal people and the denial of their rights and his heroic fight for them to become citizens in their own country has been widely commemorated and celebrated.

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Hidden Histories – South Kingsville and Spotswood

Altona, vic

Hidden Histories is a short film created as part of Better Places – Spotswood and South Kingsville. Celebrating stories of this unique area captured through listening to and filming locals to the area. This beautifully filmed little gem reminds us how a small local area can have a distinctive style and feel. Screening at the Digital Lounge at the Altona Civic Centre.

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Black Powder Mill Open Day

Cairnlea, vic

See where gunpowder was made, hear how firearms changed the world, learn the history of gunpowder and the the importance of fireworks in Asian cultures.

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