About Time: South Australia's History Festival

Welcome to About Time 2015. This event is about exploring our history in all kinds of ways - we hope you'll enjoy what is on offer this year. There are more than 500 events presented by over 320 organisers around the state.

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We hope you have a great May delving into the past, and we look forward to seeing you out and about.

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Festival Highlights

A Good Yarn

Hear, see and be involved in the true yarn about how Onkaparinga products were manufactured for more than 100 years. See five different types of weaving machines from hand shuttle... Read more

History of Craneford Wines

Go on a guided tour of our winemaking facility. Taste our 2015 vintage and our award winning wines. View our display of Craneford over the past 30+ years. Discover our icon wine... Read more

The Austral Gardens Story (1914 - 1920)

June 1914 - Austral Gardens Limited announce a grand plan for the property of the late Sir Henry Ayers. Under the management of Jack Waller, the lucerne paddocks would become an... Read more

Rail, Film and History Day

SteamRanger and the Strathalbyn and District Heritage Centre have teamed up to bring you a Rail, Film and History Day. Journey by heritage rail to Strathalbyn, enjoy historic film... Read more

Living and Working in Days Gone By

An exhibition of old photographs of the Yankalilla district, featuring old homes and people at work in bygone days. Read more

Historic Paddlesteamer Cruises

Cruise the River Murray on a 107 year-old wood-fired paddlesteamer. Cruises last approximately one hour. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If temperature is forecast to be... Read more