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Hi everyone, I’m Tina. As some of you might have guessed from the title I’m from Germany, or more precisely from Bavaria. The word “dirndl”, which is mentioned above, has two meanings. It can be the Bavarian word for girl or it can refer to the traditional Bavarian costume worn by women. Read more about Dirndl Downunder >
The following article has been written for us by Daina Pocius, Heritage Coordinator at the City of Playford. Daina’s role at the City of Playford Council is to manage the local history of the area. This includes looking after the Councils heritage collection, ensuring it i Read more about Local libraries as History Festival collaborators >
In preparation for the 2016 SA History Festival, the team hit the road to bring event organisers together and get some great ideas flowing. Read more about Getting ready for the 2016 History Festival >
“It happens all over the state. Whatever, an exhibition or a photographic event, or a walk or a lecture, so many great stories revealed by About Time. And those stories tell us more about who we are.” Kate
It was in 2008 we became aware of the importance of History Week as it was then, and the opportunities it provided to check out our knowledge of South Australian History. We discovered just how addictive this thirst for knowledge can be. Read more about Two explorers in search of history >
To know more about the history festival through another perspective, Sara King, curator at National Archives of Australia, gave me her thoughts about three different events. Have a look at her eclectic choices! Read more about Sara's top picks for About Time 2015 >