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2019 Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk

sa 19 May 2019
Each year hundreds of walkers make the trek following the trail made by German pioneer women as they carried their fresh produce from Hahndorf to market in Adelaide 180 year ago. The Pioneer Women’s Trail was rediscovered by members of the Hahndorf and Burnside Branches of the National Trust, and
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A Distant World: Baroque Music at Ayers House Museum

sa 5 May 2019
A kaleidoscope of European music viewed from a Baroque perspective: music performed today celebrating earlier times. Ensemble Galante brings to life the colourful and diverse sounds of Germany, France, Italy, England and places further afield – all on period instruments. Vivaldi, Quantz and Purcell are amongst those to be enjoyed.
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A Games Night at Ayers House museum

sa 21 May 2019
BrainHackr and Ayers House Museum are presenting a unique one-night gaming event as part of the History Festival. Join us for an evening of games played in Ayers House, Adelaide’s finest Victorian-era home. Short games will be found throughout the halls of the home. There will also be 6 larger
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Adelaide Heritage Tours: Adelaide Lost & Found

sa 28 Apr 2019
Adelaide is a gem of nineteenth century colonial architecture. Join this guided city walk to discover more about the stories of the battles lost and won to protect our unique built heritage and the challenges of preserving it in the twenty-first century.  Starts from Bonython Hall at the University of
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Adelaide Tours – In The Steps of Stella Bowen

sa 13 May 0019
What’s the link between quiet 1890s North Adelaide and the radical world of 1920s European art and literature? Meet Stella Bowen. One of Australia’s great war artists, Bowen was a remarkable South Australian who abandoned the home she dismissed as a “queer little backwater of intellectual timidity” at the age
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Adelaide Tours – Old Treasury and Tunnels

sa 27 Jan 2019 - 26 May 2019
Journey through winding hallways and underground chambers to meet the colourful characters and deep history behind one of Adelaide’s oldest colonial buildings. From riots and floods to historic reforms the Treasury sat at the heart of South Australia’s political life – come explore its secrets and forgotten stories! Cost: Adult
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Adelaide Tours-Z Ward Behind the Walls

sa 28 Jan 2018 - 26 May 2019
Neither prison nor hospital, the “criminal ward” of the former Glenside Mental Hospital occupies a unique place in South Australia’s history. From the rare ‘Ha Ha Wall’ encircling the building to its striking 1880s polychromatic brickwork, explore the breathtaking architecture and sobering history of this important site. Duration: Approximately 75
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Adelaide Tours: City of Pubs Night Tour

sa 24 May 2019
Think Adelaide is just a city of churches? Think again! Come explore the murky past and quirky present of Adelaide’s pub scene, from thirsty colonial outposts to the sly grog shenanigans of the Six O’Clock Swill era and beyond! Place: starting from Ayers House Museum 288 North Tce, Adelaide. Cost:
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Adelaide Tours: East Terrace Promenade

sa 6 May 2019
Life was good if you were lucky enough to join the wealthy social set that hovered around the stately homes of Adelaide’s eastern border. Explore the striking mansions and forgotten stories of 19th century Adelaide on this leisurely walk down East Terrace. Book online: https://trybooking.com/NSDY Cost: Adult $15, Concession $13,
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Adelaide Tours: Hidden Stories, Small Details

sa 15 May 2019
Heritage buildings can be imposing sights, but look closer and you’ll find that sometimes the most intriguing stories from the past lie in the smaller details. This tour highlights the hidden elements and architectural Easter eggs that tell the real story behind some iconic city structures. Book online: https://trybooking.com/NSEC Cost:
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Adelaide Tours: Somerton Man Mystery (Twilight Walk)

sa 17 May 2019
On 1 December 1948 an unknown man was found dead on Somerton Beach, sparking international intrigue at the dawn of the Cold War. 69 years later, the ‘Somerton Man’ remains one of the state’s enduring mysteries. Retrace his final movements and revisit the clues that captured imaginations around the world.
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Adelaide Tours: Southwest Corner

sa 30 May 2018 - 1 May 2019
Discover the rich history behind this less-travelled corner of the city. Get to know the people, businesses and organisations who created this fascinating neighbourhood. Book online: https://trybooking.com/KJGA Cost: Adult $15, Concession $13, Member $10, Child $10 Starting point Ayers House museum , ending Centre of Whitmore Square, Adelaide
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Ardrossan Museum – The Changing Face of Ardrossan

sa 18 Apr 2019 - 19 May 2019
Ardrossan is a popular destination for holiday makers. Even in 1909, the SS *Kooringa* made return trips twice weekly from Adelaide. The Ardrossan visited then would have been quite different. How has it changed? We will endeavour to trace the changes time has made on some of the original buildings.
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Australian Heritage Tourism Conference

sa 30 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
The inaugural Australian Heritage Tourism Conference will take place in Adelaide on 30-31 May 2019, in conjunction with the South Australian Tourism Conference (27-29 May). Bringing together brilliant ideas and some of the best heritage tourism operators from across the country and around the world, this exciting new conference will
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Ayers House – After Dark

sa 3 May 2019 - 17 May 2019
Step back in time to 1876. Join Butler (Mr Wilkins), Housekeeper (Mrs Galvin) and Cook (Mrs Jenkins) on this special visit to Ayers House. The Master and Lady are out for the evening and staff are ready to show you through the house as they prepare for an upcoming State
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Ayers House Mother’s Day High Tea

sa 12 May 2019
You’re invited to take tea at Adelaide’s finest Victorian-era home on Mother’s Day. Join us in the opulent surrounds of the State Dining Room for a special treat for Mum. Cost includes entry to Ayers House Museum, and high tea. Time: 2 pm, 2:30 pm & 3 pm start times
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Beaumont House Open Day

sa 3 Feb 2019 - 1 Dec 2019
Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry in SA. The house has a distinctive Mediterranean character with an open brickwork parapet
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Beaumont House ‘Bishop Short Open Day’

sa 7 Jul 2019
Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry in SA. The house has a distinctive Mediterranean character with an open brickwork
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Beaumont House ‘Fathers Day Open Day’

sa 1 Sep 2019
Beaumont House ‘Fathers Day Open Day’ – house tours & special afternoon tea Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry
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Beaumont House ‘Industries at Beaumont House’

sa 5 May 2019
Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry in SA. The house has a distinctive Mediterranean character with an open brickwork
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Beaumont House ‘Victorian Embroidery’

sa 2 Jun 2019
Beaumont House ‘Victorian Embroidery’ display & house tours Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry in SA. The house has
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