Past Events

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Thebarton Senior College - Meet our Refugee Students

Special event
Bookings are required for groups

Tue 9-Fri 12 June, 2015 10.30am-1pm

Meet students from diverse backgrounds and learn about thier culture.

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Love a Good Yarn: knitting for a good cause

Workshop
Bookings are required for groups

Sun 31 May, 2-4pm

Come and join us at the Migration Museum for a workshop on knitting and crochet for social good. Visit our current exhibition Love a Good Yarn: knitting and crochet from Nanna to now, and knit or crochet a blanket square for a local charity (some materials provided). Enjoy a light afternoon tea and chat with fellow crafters.

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Curator's tour - 'Love a good yarn - knitting and crochet'

Guided Tour
Bookings are required for groups

Mon 18 May, 12.30 & 3.30pm

Celebrate International Museums Day on 18 May by joining a curator’s tour of our current exhibition Love a good yarn – knitting and crochet from Nanna to now.  Discover some of the gems of the Migration Museum collection, and learn about the many ways people have brought knitting and crochet to South Australia. 

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Love a Good Yarn: knitting around the world

Workshop
Bookings are required for groups

Sun 3 May, 1-4pm

Join us for an afternoon of craft and cultural traditions at a workshop on knitting and crochet from around the world. Visit our exhibition Love a good yarn: knitting and crochet from Nanna to now, then meet and learn from experts from a host of nations! Bring your enthusiasm, and crafting materials if you like. Afternoon tea provided.

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Vintage Fashion for the Modern Girl

Miscellaneous
Bookings are essential

Delve into the world of vintage fashion during this evening soirée

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Knitting through the War

Workshop
Bookings are essential

Saturday afternoons (times below)

Learn to knit 'comforts for the troops' and discover the fascinating history of knitting through the First World War. 

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Love a Good Yarn: yarn bombing workshop

Workshop
Bookings are required for groups

Sunday 12 April 2015 2-4pm

Join us for this practical workshop where you can knit, chat and learn about yarn bombing from experts, while making something to decorate our courtyard.  Very informal, afternoon tea provided.  BYO yarn, ideal opportunity to recycle those odds and ends, some materials also supplied.

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Pompom Pets & Monsters - April School Holidays

School holiday activity

11 April to 26 April 10:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday & 1:30pm - 4:30pm weekends

Create your own pompom creatures these April school holidays.

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Untold Stories - Italian Refugees

Exhibition

28 March-13 June 2015

Discover the stories of Italian Refugees who came to South Australia after the Second World War

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Harmony Day: A Taste of the World

Special event

Sunday 22 March, 2-4:30pm

Harmony Day is an opprtunity for inter-cultural understanding and solidarity through food, music, dance, language and coming together as one.

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