2019 Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk

sa 19 May 2019
This British colony was less than three years old when the ‘Zebra’ arrived with Lutheran refugees from Prussia who were eager to build new lives free from persecution. Captain of the ‘Zebra’, Dirk Meinertz Hahn, helped fifty-four families to find land in the picturesque Onkaparinga Valley near Mount Barker. Within
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Adelaide Tours – ZWard Behind the walls

sa 3 Nov 2018 - 17 Feb 2019
Go behind the walls of the notorious Z Ward at the former Glenside Mental Hospital.  For almost 90 years it was home to those classified as “criminally insane” on the overlapping edges of criminality and mental illness.  This guided tour explores the architecture and social history of this remarkable building.
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Beaumont House Open Day

sa 4 Nov 2018 - 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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