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.
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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 >
What a way to start the 2017 Festival - cold, wet and windy. But, as our CEO Greg says, onwards! The rain is doing nothing to dampen the HF Team's enthusiasm! Read more about Mad May Begins - Adelaide Town Hall Tour >
During November and early December the History Festival team hit the road to visit event organisers and hold a few Ideas Exchange sessions around the state.
Yorke Peninsula and Wallaroo Ideas Exchange Read more about Sharing great ideas for the 2017 History Festival >
Trying to think of an event for the next History Festival? History SA staff have done some brainstorming and we've come up with a list of 65 ideas to get the ball rolling. If you have a great event idea you’d like to add to the list, post it in the comments section below. Read more about 65 event ideas >