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.

Join the conversation: We'd love to hear your feedback about the program and the events you attend - you can join the discussion on Facebook or Twitter

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

SACWA: A History of Supporting the Community Through Cookery

The SACWA have been baking for the community since 1929; fundraising with cake stalls, blue ribbon-winning baking, support during disaster relief and caring for women and children... Read more

Mylor's Sporting History

Sport has been an important part of community life in Mylor ever since the village was gazetted in 1891. Sport was where people gathered to socialise after a hard week at work. In... Read more

WWI Family and Community Tribute

The presentation will include Alexandrina Singers, Strathalbyn and District Concert Band, Strathalbyn Players, 'in conversation' about Gallipoli 2015, acknowledgement of WWI... Read more

South West City Pub Trail

Join South West City locals, the South West City Residents Association for the South West City Pub Trail! The SW City has a multitude of beautiful historic pubs, we are spoiled... Read more

Steampunk Festival ’15

Think corsetry and top hats, steam-powered robots, HG Wells and Jules Verne with a modernistic twist! Dress in your best Steampunk finery and enjoy a weekend amongst the National... Read more

Wilpena Terrace, Walking Through Time in Kilkenny

Fancy a trip down Wilpena Terrace, Kilkenny into the 1970s, 1925 or 1943? Experience the art of local community members working with artists to revamp the area. From the stately... Read more