Our 'what's on' calendar is the place to find out about cultural, heritage and historical events happening across the greater Brisbane area. You can view events by 'list' or calendar by 'month' view. 'List' view offers a snapshot of what events are coming up. Please use the 'month' view to look into the future.
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Moreton Bay penal colony was established by the British Government to “…reinstate transportation as an object of real terror to all classes of society”. It succeeded. Life in Irons: Brisbane’s Convict Stories provides a vivid insight into daily life in the settlement using original documents, personal accounts, historical objects and contemporary art, brought to life with immersive new technologies. Life in convict Brisbane was unrelentingly harsh for the 3,000 men and women imprisoned here from its founding in 1824 to…Find out more »
Back by popular demand, join us in one of our monthly Drawing the Body events. Expect body builders, burlesque performers and acrobats in our popular MoB Makers: Drawing the Body series. This life drawing series with a twist sees athletes and performers of all shapes and sizes pose and share their stories as inspiration for sketching. Facilitated by artist and designer Leigh Buchanan, this monthly event will give you an insight into the diverse physical and creative pursuits of Brisbane’s…Find out more »
Join Logan’s Local Heritage Specialist and hear stories about Logan Diggers through the lithographic illustrations of war artist Will Dyson. Image: Will Dyson (1880-1938), The Cookers near Villers-Bretonneux (from Australia at War series), 1918, lithograph on paper. Collection Queensland Art Gallery, gift of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia.Find out more »
Windsor & Districts Historical Society invites you to attend their Remembrance Day ceremony, commemorating 100th Anniversary of the Signing of the Armistice. Morning Tea is available afterwards at the Windsor Council Chambers. Available for sale will be a reproduction edition of ‘Souvenir of the Great War’ edited by William Jolly, complete with photographs of the Windsor War Effort including lists of volunteers and casualties. Image: Anzac Day ceremony 2018 Windsor War Memorial. Courtesy BLHNFind out more »
The mutiny and fate of the HMQS Gunboat Gayundah scuttled at Woody Point and the QGSY Lucinda the luxurious Queensland Government yacht. This talk will be given by Richard Lancaster, local journalist, author, columnist, film producer and art curator from Redcliffe. He is the president of a crew of energetic Redcliffe locals called the Gayundah Preservation Society Inc, who are working to save what is left of the Gayundah. The Gayundah lies at the foot of the cliffs at Woody Point on the Redcliffe Peninsula and is…Find out more »