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2020 Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk

sa 18 Oct 2020
  Experience the amazing journeys taken by our early German pioneer women as they carried their produce on foot from Hahndorf to Adelaide through the Adelaide Hills. Each year hundreds of walkers make the trek following the trail made by German pioneer women as they carried their fresh produce from
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Adelaide Tours: Pennington Terrace, Colonial Gems

sa 1 Oct 2020
  From St. Peter’s Cathedral to the iconic Light’s Vision lookout at Montefiore Hill, Pennington Terrace is a jewel in North Adelaide’s crown. Join us for a gentle stroll past stately homes, striking architecture and stunning views of the city. Bookings essential! Cost: Adult: $15.00 Concession: $12.00 National Trust members
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Adelaide Tours: Somerton Man Mystery

sa 17 Oct 2020
On 1 December 1948 an unknown man was found dead on Somerton Beach, sparking international intrigue at the dawn of the Cold War. Over 70 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
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Beaumont House Open Days

sa 5 Jul 2020 - 6 Dec 2020
  Beaumont House is reopening for tours on Sunday, 5 July 2020.   Enjoy a special tour of the house and garden followed by refreshments on the veranda Take a unique tour with a different perspective of Beaumont House.       Be part of the reopening COVIDSAFE Tour of
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Beaumont House Open Garden Day

sa 27 Sep 2020
Come and enjoy the splendour of the Beaumont House garden in full bloom. Come along and discover the lovingly restored gardens. Mauve wisteria and purple wigandia in full bloom are the stars of a colourful Spring garden. Learn about the early history of these experimental gardens and visit the heritage
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Botanical Hand Stitching

sa 29 Oct 2020
Be inspired by the gardens at Stangate House and learn how to create botanical hand embroidery stitches. Open to all skill levels- beginner to advanced, basic materials supplied and further kits available for sale on the day. Bring along a pair of scissors and all other materials are supplied .
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Curtain Up – Dim the Lights Floortalks

sa 24 Oct 2020
  Curtain Up – Dim the Lights The Grand Dames of Early Theatre in Adelaide The current costume display at Ayers House Museum showcases an Adelaide theatre scene from the 1850s to the 1920s. For a peak into the dazzling theatrical world of the late 19th and early 20th century, come see five
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Monotreme Magic Art Workshop

sa 10 Dec 2020
Are you drawn to the unique beauty of our very special echidna and platypus? Share in local artist Zinia King’s love of these magestic creatures and learn to draw them in Zinia’s unique pen and watercolour style. For those who feel less confident and just want to work on their
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Spring Time Watercolour Workshop

sa 22 Oct 2020
It’s spring! Embrace the beautiful weather and join local artist Zinia King in the stunning Stangate House gardens. Learn how to sketch flowers on the go and then use Zinia’s unique pen and watercolour technique to create your own beautiful bouquet on paper. All materials and tea/treats supplied, just bring
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Stangate House Garden Tour

sa 1 Oct 2020
Join Garden Historian and Horticultural advisor to the National Trust, Merilyn Kuchel, in a ramble through the extensive gardens surrounding Stangate House in Aldgate. The garden hosts a collection of over 700 camellias, and many magnificent mature trees including the equal largest English oak tree in Australia. Learn a little
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The Australian Festival of Marmalade

sa 1 Nov 2020
Welcome to the Australian Festival of Marmalade! We are delighted to be running the Australian Marmalade Awards in 2020, marking the 5th anniversary of this wonderful community event, where this year’s Marmalade Champions will be announced and awards presented to all the competition finalists. The Australian Festival of Marmalade 11am
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The Mystery and Mystic Behind the Magic Lantern

sa 6 Nov 2020
Magic Lanterns were the earliest devices made to produce projections and have been around since the 17th century. Lanterns became extremely popular in the Victorian era as both public and private entertainment and were enjoyed by people of all ages. Discover the history of Magic Lanterns from a passionate collector
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