The History Trust of South Australia presentsKnowing the Past: In Conversation Thursday 29 April, 2021 at 5.30pm Join us as we open South Australia's History Festival for 2021, with a special in-conversation event with Dr Jared Thomas and Dr Skye Krichauff as they examine the complexities of Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal understandings of past experiences and how different … Continue reading Knowing the Past Talk
On 7 May, the speaker is Rob George, well-known screenwriter and playwright who was involved in many films, including the telemovie, ‘Captain Johnno’, which won an International Emmy Award - and he wrote and produced the TV mini-series ‘The River Kings’ and the feature film ‘Selkie’. Rob will present A Letter from the Alice: the … Continue reading May Member’s Meeting
The History Trust of South Australia:Talking History presentsDown the rabbit hole: History and fiction writing Tuesday 20 April, 2021 at 5.30pm via Zoom Fiction writers often draw on real events and people to inspire their stories. Many writers undertake extensive historical research as part of their craft. A story about the past can be made to come … Continue reading History and fiction writing Talk
TOUR OF CARRICK HILL - March 24th 2021– by Glen Woodward On a grand tour of Carrick Hill mansion in the upper circle of Adelaide, guide Sylvia elevated our view of the world through an appreciation of the past. Words cannot do justice to the grandeur of the estate of Carrick Hill (named after the birthplace in Scotland of … Continue reading Field Trip to Carrick Hill
The History Festival program website will go live for public view on Thursday 8 April at historyfestival.sa.gov.au. There will also be a shorter Highlights Booklet without event listings in The Advertiser on Saturday 17 April.