The History Festival blog takes you behind the scenes as we plan the event.
To help you plan for the History Festival in May 2018, the team has put together a series of Ideas Exchange sessions and Ideas Incubator workshops.
Why not join us to find out the latest news from History Festival HQ, and to meet other event organisers and share ideas. Read more about History Festival workshops >
On 14/8 (Mon), I had my second visit to the storerooms of the Maritime Museum. I was impressed when I could see and touch the objects/artefacts for the first time, and know about the history and background of some of them. Read more about Farewell from Hilda - Part 2 >
After the first week of work, I had the first weekend in Adelaide during this internship. There are three cultural activities arranged for three weekends while I am here. Read more about Adelaide Walking Tour and a short visit to the History Trust storerooms >
In the early morning on 16 July, I travelled to Adelaide by myself, followed by the first week of internship during my stay in Adelaide, in the identity of a foreign student from Hong Kong to work in History Trust of South Australia. Read more about My first week in Adelaide >
I am Hilda and my Chinese name is Chui Hoi Tung. I come from Hong Kong and am an intern for the History Trust of South Australia, from 17 July to 25 August. Read more about Meet our new intern Hilda! >
My name is Yamini Dave, a student from the University of Adelaide and I attended the ‘Beyond the Boundary: Historic Adelaide Oval and Surrounds’ guided tour on the 31st May. Below is my personal review of the event. Read more about Beyond the Boundary: Historic Adelaide Oval and Surrounds >
On Sunday afternoon, we were treated to a wonderful opening speech, by Councillor Jeff Cook, from Minlaton. He was kind enough to let us reproduce his words here.
I was not prepared for how much I enjoyed this hands-on workshop - who knew you could pickle green beans and that sauerkraut was so easy to make?! All revelations to me! Read more about Getting Pickled with Ms Granny Skills >
Day two of the History Festival began with a University of Adelaide History & Heritage Tour. I took a few classes at the North Terrace Campus during my undergraduate studies, but had never really explored the whole site. Read more about Seeking Light at the University of Adelaide >