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Events: August To December 2022

Discover local heritage events at Bankfoot House and Landsborough Museum.

Do you have valuable knowledge on a heritage topic that you would like to share with the community? Contact us at culturalheritage@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Title Registration Cost Location Dates and Times Description
Bankfoot House Exhibition Not required Free Bankfoot
House
Wednesday 3 August to Sunday 6 November  Bringing up the Burgess’ – Childhood at Bankfoot House
Heritage Talk
Register  Free Landsborough
Museum
Friday 2 September, 10.00-11.00am
Family history research and its impact young adult identity and wellbeing. Presented by Scott Beasley, PHD researcher and tutor for history, University of the Sunshine Coast
Horizon Festival: Songs of Gaia
Register $35 Bankfoot
House

Saturday 3 September, 5.30-7.30pm As the sun sets over Mount Tibrogargan, experience a poignant cross-cultural music performance; an ode to Gaia (Mother Earth). Songs of Gaia is the world premiere performance from Ensemble Beyond Borders, a group of musicians exploring new ways of creating music that reflects the rich cultural diversity of Australia.
Sconetime Register $8 Bankfoot
House
Thursday 8 September, 10.00-11.30am Join Sunshine Coast Foodie Martin Duncan for scrumptious freshly baked scones.
Heritage Talk
Register Free Bankfoot
House
Friday 7 October, 10.00-11.00am Flood histories of Southeast Queensland with Dr Margaret Cook.
Sunshine Coast Open House
Not required Free
Bankfoot
House

Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 October, 10.00am-3.00pm Join our special tours to learn about Bankfoot House heritage colours and archaeological findings.
Heritage Talk
Register Free Landsborough
Museum

Friday 4 November, 10.00-11.00am Fake, false and misleading news in the Australian media during World War I. Presented by Russell Phipps, Faculty of Arts and Business, University of the Sunshine Coast
Bankfoot House Exhibition Not required Free Bankfoot
House
Wednesday 9 November to Sunday 29 January Holiday with the Ferris’
Sconetime Register $8 Bankfoot
House

Thursday 8 December, 10.00-1130am Join Sunshine Coast Foodie Martin Duncan for scrumptious freshly baked scones.
Heritage Talk
Register
Free
Bankfoot
House

Friday 3 February 2023, 10.00-11.00am
The formation of the Witta Community. Hear the story - the settlement by predominantly Germanic immigrants and their influence on the future of Maleny. Presented by Dale Jacobsen, co-author of Teutoburg to Witta and Assistant Editor of Aurora, quarterly journal of the ANARE Club (Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition).

Free school visits at Bankfoot House

Bookings open for the 2023 school year. The Bankfoot House education program provides students with hands-on activities to discover what life would have been like in 1868. Activities were developed by teachers and link to the curriculum.

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Our local history

Enjoy a range of films, stories, tours, and exhibitions at heritage.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au