History Festival logo
Download the 2017 History Festival logo:
Adding images to your event
You can upload up to four images to your event listing (1 feature image + 3 additional images). If you missed uploading them during the registration process, email them to: email@example.com
Size: feature image must be landscape. At least 500 KB file size
Planning your event
65 event ideas (blog post)
Focus programs for 2017 (PDF)
'Doing it Safely': Risk Management Planning (PDF) - presentation by Craig Middleton from History Festival workshop 18 Jan 2016
Getting the word out
History Festival poster templates coming soon
How to publicise your event (PDF) - Kristy Rebbeck's presentation from the March 2017 marketing workshop
Gathering support - thinking about sponsorship (PDF) - Kylie Kerrigan, SA Power Networks, presentation from the March 2017 marketing workshop
Event media management - Penny Gordon's presentation from the History Festival Ideas Exchange 14/11/2015
Writing a media release (PDF)
History Festival media release template (Word 390KB)
Direct marketing (PDF)
Poster design principles (PDF)
Including Indigenous Histories workshop - 3 November 2016
Evaluating your event
Feedback survey template: Download and customise this template to get feedback from visitors about your events. This is for your own evaluation requirements and does not need to be returned to History SA. We will send out a general History Festival survey to all event organisers after the Festival.
Event feedback template (Word)
This Family events evaluation template (Word) was provided by Michelle from Children's University Adelaide at our Northern Adelaide Ideas Exchange. Feel free to add your organisation's logo and make changes to suit your event.
2016 History Festival Report
Workshop resources - 18 January 2016
Pop-up Museums - Pauline Cockrill, History SA
How to create a pop-up museum - help sheet (PDF)
Pop-up museum label template (PDF)
Pop-up museum planning template (PDF)
Running a pop-up museum - presentation (PDF)
Creating events for families - Michelle Mitolo, Children's University
Event planning for children and families - template (Word)
Learning destination visit diary (PDF)
Visit the South Australian Community History website and find information on a wide range of topics relevant to the practice of history, running museums, collections management and conservation.
Check out the Museums Australia website for a range of resources for museums, museum professionals and students.
On the Our Community website you'll find community resources and information about grants and fundraising.