A comedy, a romance, a ripping good yarn – The Sentimental Bloke is an icon of Australian early silent film. Set in the Sydney working class suburb of Woolloomooloo and based on the best-selling verses of C J Dennis’ 1915 book The Songs
The Port Adelaide Historical Society Biennial Dinner. Join us for dinner, the Biennial History quiz and other entetainment. 6:30 p.m. for a 7:00 p.m. start
Join Brian Samuels on a walk through the streets of historic SEMAPHORE. Gather at St Bede’s Church carpark, 6:30 sharp..
19TH CENTURY VICTORIAN MASTERPIECE! First opened for business as the National Bank of Australasia in 1863, this spectacular building was constructed to exacting standards, its architectural style is derived from Italian Renaissance and English Palladian periods. Everything, from the beautiful
Members will bring an item and will explain why they chose that particular item, where they got it, and other relevant information.
Carol LeFevre presents “A Quiet City” tracing the stories of the West Terrace Cemetery’s little-known inhabitants. I do not think that I believe in ghosts, but just for this morning, just for the time it will take to ramble through
The history of the Falie by Chris Frizel
Following the Societies Annual General Meeting, John Ward will show us some of his more interesting Time Keeping devices John Ward and Margaret Folkard are gnomonists — people who study and create sundials. It started as a hobby for Mr
In 2016 the SA Maritime Museum curated the national touring exhibition The Art of Science. It showcased exquisite artworks created on French navigator Nicolas Baudin’s voyage of 1800-1804, borrowed from the Museum of Natural History in Le Havre, Normandy. When
The Port Adelaide Historical Society is creating a pop-up museum exhibition for the South Australian History Festival. A Pop Up Museum is a temporary exhibit created by the people who show up to participate. Participants write a label for their