The History Festival blog takes you behind the scenes as we plan the event.
Today's the day!
Thanks to the 324 wonderful event organisers, we have a record 514 events in the History Festival program this year! And this evening, the program will be revealed. Read more about New program launch tonight >
Social media seems to divide people a bit - not everyone uses it, and many people aren't sure how to make the best use of it, so we invited our Ideas Exchange participants to share their tips. We'd love to hear your thoughts and tips, too!
Using social media Read more about Top Tips - Using Social Media >
Attracting families to our events seems to be high on the priority list for many people, so we asked our Ideas Exchange participants for their thoughts. This is what they came up with. What other tips do you have?
Kids’ activities Read more about Top Tips - Kids' Activities >
At the Ideas Exchange, we invited people to share the great ideas they had for events - but probably wouldn't be able to present themselves. What's your dream History Festival event?
Great ideas – events I’d like to go to Read more about Top Tips - Events I'd like to go to >
These are the top tips from our event organisers in relation to creating exhibitions and displays. Do you have any tips you'd like to add?
Creating exhibitions and displays Read more about Top Tips - Creating Exhibitions and Displays >
At our event organisers' Ideas Exchange we asked people for their top tips on the topic of 'Bringing in the Crowds', and this is what they said - we'd love you to add your thoughts, too! Read more about Top Tips - Bringing in the Crowds >
Mark your diary! Sunday 18 May is International Museum Day - a date set aside by UNESCO to recognise the importance of museums in our world. Events are being held around South Australia to celebrate the date. Read more about International Museum Day - Sunday 18 May >
John is another one of our wonderful volunteers here at History SA. Check out John's top picks for this year's History Festival, and don't forget to say hi if you see him out and about during May!
Our latest blog post comes from Meagan Cox, Heritage Officer (Promotions) Adelaide City Council. She's sharing the inside story on the preparations that are underway for some great events. Read more about Explore the City of Great Buildings >