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A State
of Change

In 2021, the History Festival is exploring the theme of ‘change’. From political change to social change. Changing places, changing minds, changing hearts.

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1-30 MAY
2021
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City South History Exhibition

The exhibition features photographs on canvas of city south streetscapes dating back to 1860 and the early 1900s, all sourced from The City of…
When: 10-29 May: Mon to Sat 7am-4pm
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Free
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Adelaide Mosque: From the Cameleers to Contemporary Times

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Join historian Pamela Rajkowski OAM and the Imam of Adelaide Mosque for a journey through history. Learn about the cameleers' contributions to…
When: Thu 13 May, 2-4pm
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Free
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Gawler's Pendragon: George Isaacs

Dr Anne Black will speak about George Isaacs, alias 'A Pendragon', a complex colonial character. In a life that spanned two hemispheres and two…
When: Wed 19 May, 2-3.30pm
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Knuckle Bones to Techno

Tucked away in the Valley of Eden is a small chapel built in 1928, and during the History Festival, this unique building will host an intriguing…
When: Every Fri, Sat & Sun in May, 10am-3pm
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Jack and the Beanstalk at Ayers House Museum

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Tour a nineteenth-century mansion looking for story clues. Then go up to the nursery and hear a traditional English tale of cunning and courage…
When: Sat 1 May, 10.30am (approx. 75 mins)
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Adult: $15.00 Concession: $13.00 Member: $10.00 Child: $8.00 Family: $25.00
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Queer Migrations

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The University of Adelaide, RMIT, and the History Trust of South Australia are carrying out a research project funded by the Australian Research…
When: Wed 26 May, 6-7.30pm
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