Make history come alive with the SA History Festival this May
This month the Playford Library is bringing history to life with the SA History Festival, with three events, including the immersive Uleybury School Museum experience.
Step back in time and discover what it was like at the Uleybury School Museum in 1856 when the inkwell and slate were a staple requirement for students.
This year, students from Swallowcliffe Primary school, in collaboration with Children’s University, will serve as junior tour guides.
The tours will run from 4.30pm to 5.30pm and will include a sneak peek into the classrooms of 1856.
The museum is fully furnished with photos and memorabilia and the tour provides a glimpse of school life in the late 1800s. More events during the month included a seminar with renowned historian Dr Susan Marsden, who discussed how the SA Housing Trust transformed farmland into a thriving metropolis - the City of Tomorrow, Elizabeth.
To book into these events or find others during History Month, click here or contact the Playford Library (8256 0334). To teach is to learn twice (Uleybury Museum tour)
Tuesday 23 May
4.30pm to 5.30pm
Uleybury School Museum
Cornishman’s Hill Road One Tree Hill Business, charity and sentiment: how the South Australian Housing Trust made Adelaide’s northern suburbs
Monday 8 May
10.30am to 11.30am
Stretton Centre Growing your family tree Friday 26 May10am-2pmCivic Centre Library (Local History Area)