History Month

What's on in Gawler throughout the month of May

The South Australia History Festival – What’s on in Gawler, May 2021.
Compiled by the Gawler Cultural Heritage Centre. All details taken from the https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/ website and correct as of 1pm Friday 09/04/2021

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Gawler Civic Centre Guided Tours.
Throughout May: Tue & Sat 10am. Library entrance, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Sam Irrgang, 8522 9267, civic.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-civic-centre-guided-tours/

Gawler: Capturing Your Memories of Willaston, South Australia.
Mon 3 May, 12-1pm, Presented by Gawler Broadcasting Association, Gawler Civic Centre, Gawler Heritage Centre, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Janette Menhennet, 0422 979 632
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-capturing-your-memories-of-willaston-south-australia/

Gawler's House of Books.
Mon 3 May, 10:30am-12pm, Presented by Helen Hennessy, Gawler Civic Centre, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Helen Hennessy, 0413 331 004, helen.hennessy@internode.on.net
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-house-of-books/

Gawler Civic Centre Guided Tours.
Throughout May: Tue & Sat 10am. Library entrance, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Sam Irrgang, 8522 9267, civic.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-civic-centre-guided-tours/

Gawler 'Our Town' Podcasts.
Every Wed in May, 10am-4pm. Presented by Gawler National Trust Museum, Gawler Branch, National Trust of SA, 59 Murray St, Gawler East, $5 per person.
Contact: Graham Tucker, 0408 083 459, tucktwo@adam.com.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-our-town-podcasts/

Ghostly Gawler with Allen.
Thu 6 May, 7.15-9.30pm. Presented by Gawler History Team, Zion Lutheran Hall, rear of 22B Cowan St, Gawler, By donation.
Contact: Brian Thom, 0412 015 990, bgthom@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/ghostly-gawler/

The German Teacher: Judy Gillett-Ferguson’s Book Launch.
Fri 7 May, 7pm. Presented by Gawler Cultural Heritage Centre, Gawler Civic Centre, 89-91 Murray Street, Gawler, FREE, books will be available for purchase.
Contact: Jacinta Weiss, 8522 9268, jacinta.weiss@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/the-german-teacher/

Gawler Civic Centre Guided Tours.
Throughout May: Tue & Sat 10am. Library entrance, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Sam Irrgang, 8522 9267, civic.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-civic-centre-guided-tours/

Not Just Tea and Scones: 80 Years of the Gawler CWA.
Mon 11am-5pm. Presented by Gawler Branch, South Australian Country Women’s Association, Institute Room (G3), Gawler Civic Centre, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler, FREE.
Contact: Pam Jahn, 0447 448 499, cwagawler@gmail.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/not-just-tea-and-scones-80-years-of-the-gawler-cwa/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. Launch:
Mon 10 May, 3.30-5pm. Presented by Gawler Environment & Heritage Association, Gawler Civic Centre, 91 Murray St, Gawler. Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. Launch: $5.00 Exhibition: FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Gawler Family History Be Connected Workshop.
Tue 11 May, 10.30am-12pm. Gawler Public Library and Gawler Cultural Heritage Centre, Heritage Research Centre, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Jacinta Weiss, 8522 9268, jacinta.weiss@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-family-history-be-connected-workshop/

Not Just Tea and Scones: 80 Years of the Gawler CWA.
Tue 11 May 9am-5pm. Presented by Gawler Branch, South Australian Country Women’s Association, Institute Room (G3), Gawler Civic Centre, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler, FREE.
Contact: Pam Jahn, 0447 448 499, cwagawler@gmail.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/not-just-tea-and-scones-80-years-of-the-gawler-cwa/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Gawler Civic Centre Guided Tours.
Throughout May: Tue & Sat 10am. Library entrance, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Sam Irrgang, 8522 9267, civic.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-civic-centre-guided-tours/

Following in the Footsteps of 'The Father of Gawler', James Martin.
Wed 12 May & Fri 28 May, 10am. Presented by Gawler Visitor Information Centre. Gawler Visitor Information Centre, 2 Lyndoch Road, Gawler. Adult: $22.00 Concession: $18.00.
Contact: Gawler Visitor Information Centre, 8522 9260, visitor.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/following-in-the-footsteps-of-the-father-of-gawler-james-martin/

Not Just Tea and Scones: 80 Years of the Gawler CWA.
Wed 12 May 9am-5pm. Presented by Gawler Branch, South Australian Country Women’s Association, Institute Room (G3), Gawler Civic Centre, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler, FREE.
Contact: Pam Jahn, 0447 448 499, cwagawler@gmail.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/not-just-tea-and-scones-80-years-of-the-gawler-cwa/

Gawler 'Our Town' Podcasts.
Every Wed in May, 10am-4pm. Presented by Gawler National Trust Museum, Gawler Branch, National Trust of SA, 59 Murray St, Gawler East, $5 per person.
Contact: Graham Tucker, 0408 083 459, tucktwo@adam.com.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-our-town-podcasts/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Not Just Tea and Scones: 80 Years of the Gawler CWA.
Thu 13 May 10am-6pm. Presented by Gawler Branch, South Australian Country Women’s Association, Institute Room (G3), Gawler Civic Centre, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler, FREE.
Contact: Pam Jahn, 0447 448 499, cwagawler@gmail.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/not-just-tea-and-scones-80-years-of-the-gawler-cwa/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Not Just Tea and Scones: 80 Years of the Gawler CWA.
Fri 14 May 9am-5pm. Presented by Gawler Branch, South Australian Country Women’s Association, Institute Room (G3), Gawler Civic Centre, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler, FREE.
Contact: Pam Jahn, 0447 448 499, cwagawler@gmail.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/not-just-tea-and-scones-80-years-of-the-gawler-cwa/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Not Just Tea and Scones: 80 Years of the Gawler CWA.
Sat 15 May 9am-12pm. Presented by Gawler Branch, South Australian Country Women’s Association, Institute Room (G3), Gawler Civic Centre, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler, FREE.
Contact: Pam Jahn, 0447 448 499, cwagawler@gmail.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/not-just-tea-and-scones-80-years-of-the-gawler-cwa/

Church of St George Open Day.
Sat 15 May, 10am-2pm. Presented by Gawler Anglicans, St George's Anglican Church, 26 Cowan St, Orleana Sq, Gawler. By donation.
Contact: Joyce Mendrik, cemetery@gawleranglicans.org
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-anglicans-church-of-st-george-open-day/

Gawler South Local Heritage Walk.
Sat 15 May, 2-4pm. Presented by Gawler Environment & Heritage Association, Hyde & Partners Medical Centre car park, 2 Seventh St, Gawler South, Per Person: $5.00 Child: FREE.
Contact: Adrian Shackley or Sue Coldbeck, 0429 004 363 or 0429 664 363, finniss@bigpond.net.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-south-local-heritage-walk/

Gawler Civic Centre Guided Tours.
Throughout May: Tue & Sat 10am. Library entrance, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Sam Irrgang, 8522 9267, civic.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-civic-centre-guided-tours/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Gawler Civic Centre Guided Tours.
Throughout May: Tue & Sat 10am. Library entrance, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Sam Irrgang, 8522 9267, civic.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-civic-centre-guided-tours/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Gawler's Pendragon: George Isaacs.
Wed 19 May, 2-3.30pm Presented by Gawler Public Library and the Gawler Cultural Heritage Centre, Cost: By donation.
Contact: Jacinta Weiss, 8522 9268, jacinta.weiss@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-pendragon-george-isaacs/

Gawler 'Our Town' Podcasts.
Every Wed in May, 10am-4pm. Presented by Gawler National Trust Museum, Gawler Branch, National Trust of SA, 59 Murray St, Gawler East, $5 per person.
Contact: Graham Tucker, 0408 083 459, tucktwo@adam.com.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-our-town-podcasts/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Caring For Your Treasures.
Thu 20 May, 10.30am Presented by Gawler Cultural Heritage Centre, Gawler Public Library, 89-91 Murray Street, Gawler, FREE.
Contact:  Jacinta Weiss, 8522 9268, jacinta.weiss@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-cultural-heritage-centre-presents-caring-for-your-treasures/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Williamstown: A Landscape of Historic Change.
Thursday 20 May, 11.30am Presented by Martin Johnson, Prince Albert Hotel, 109 Murray St, Gawler. FREE
Contact: Martin Johnson, 0467 449 292, youngandjohnson@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/williamstown-a-landscape-of-historic-change/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Gawler Civic Centre Guided Tours.
Throughout May: Tue & Sat 10am. Library entrance, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Sam Irrgang, 8522 9267, civic.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-civic-centre-guided-tours/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Gawler's Labor History Walk.
Sun 23 May, 2-3.30pm. Presented by Tony Piccolo MP, Helen Hennessy, Gawler Civic Centre , 89-91 Murray St, Gawler, FREE.
Contact: Tony Piccolo, 8522 2878, tony.piccolo@parliament.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-labor-history-walk/

Gawler’s History: A Journey With Maps. 
Exhibition: 10-24 May, during Civic Centre opening hours. FREE.
Contact: Helen Wilmore, 0416 217 391, helenp.wilmore@bigpond.com
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawlers-history-a-journey-with-maps/

Gawler Civic Centre Guided Tours.
Throughout May: Tue & Sat 10am. Library entrance, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Sam Irrgang, 8522 9267, civic.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-civic-centre-guided-tours/

Gawler 'Our Town' Podcasts.
Every Wed in May, 10am-4pm. Presented by Gawler National Trust Museum, Gawler Branch, National Trust of SA, 59 Murray St, Gawler East, $5 per person.
Contact: Graham Tucker, 0408 083 459, tucktwo@adam.com.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-our-town-podcasts/

The Haunts of Adelaide: Allen Tiller - Author Talk.
Thu 27 May, 6.30pm. Presented by Gawler Public Library at 91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Gawler Libraries, 8522 9213, librarymarketing@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/the-haunts-of-adelaide-allen-tiller-author-talk/

Following in the Footsteps of 'The Father of Gawler', James Martin.
Wed 12 May & Fri 28 May, 10am. Presented by Gawler Visitor Information Centre. Gawler Visitor Information Centre, 2 Lyndoch Road, Gawler. Adult: $22.00 Concession: $18.00.
Contact: Gawler Visitor Information Centre, 8522 9260, visitor.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/following-in-the-footsteps-of-the-father-of-gawler-james-martin/

Gawler Civic Centre Guided Tours. Throughout May: Tue & Sat 10am. Library entrance, 89-91 Murray St, Gawler. FREE.
Contact: Sam Irrgang, 8522 9267, civic.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au
For more information: https://festival.history.sa.gov.au/events/gawler-civic-centre-guided-tours/