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  • bankfoot house
    Stories come to life at Bankfoot House in July
    • Wednesday 12 June 2019
    Remember the stories your grandparents told you? How they took you back in time? Re-live your memories through shared stories in the latest exhibition at Bankfoot House.
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    Backward Glance - Pubs and beer
    • Wednesday 05 June 2019
    Craft beer is a growing trend and the Sunshine Coast is home to what are now considered some of the best craft beer breweries in Australia.
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    Backward Glance – Maleny Show Time
    • Thursday 30 May 2019
    Agricultural shows have been part of Australian culture since 1822. They are strongly connected to local communities through educational, competitive, social and cultural experiences. This week the Maleny Agricultural Show will open its gates to welcome locals and visitors as agricultural life is celebrated and shared on Friday, May 30 and Saturday, June 1.
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    Backward Glance – Lights, Action, Greasepaint
    • Thursday 23 May 2019
    Theatre is one of the most remarkable mediums of performance. It’s a collaborative art that brings diverse people together, working harmoniously to stage performances.
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    Bankfoot House recognised at national awards
    • Wednesday 22 May 2019
    Bankfoot House, the Coast’s heritage listed House Museum, continues to attract national industry recognition, taking home a Highly Commended award at the prestigious 2019 Museums and Galleries National Awards in Alice Springs, NT last night.
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    Backward Glance – Fancy dress memories
    • Wednesday 15 May 2019
    Many Sunshine Coast residents have fond memories of fancy dress balls.
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    Backward Glance – Bettie Clark’s Diary, A Mother’s Love
    • Thursday 09 May 2019
    It’s a very humbling insight to the past when the voices of our pioneers are brought to life through their own words in a diary.
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    Backward Glance - The Rich History of St. Peter's Church
    • Thursday 02 May 2019
    The commercial centre of Maroochydore began forming in 1903 when Thomas O’Connor, a government surveyor, bought the land selected by William Pettigrew from the Union Bank.
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    Backward Glance – On the home front
    • Wednesday 24 April 2019
    2019 marks 80 years since the beginning of World War II (1939-1945), its impact was felt around the world, even in small towns on the Sunshine Coast.
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    Backward Glance – Fishing, camping and caravanning through the years
    • Wednesday 17 April 2019
    Queenslanders love venturing into the great outdoors and with the 2019 South Queensland Caravan, Camping and Fishing Expo coming to town, it’s a great opportunity for us to reflect on how things have changed.