Past Events

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Knitting through the War

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

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


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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Book launch: Pictures in My Heart


Saturday 21 March, 6-8pm

Join us for the launch of the book Pictures in My Heart

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Love a Good Yarn: knitting and crochet from Nanna to now

Temporary exhibition
Bookings are required for groups

21 March - 31 August 2015

Join us for an exhibition about knitting and crochet

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Whispered Shadows


Sunday 1 March 2015, 3pm

Shakuhachi (bamboo flute) recital by Anne Norman
A slow unfolding of spell-binding music: zen flute meditations, improvisations,
poems and original compositions.
With guest Artist:
Ryszard Pusz on percussion

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Migration Museum Knit-Off

Special event
Bookings are required for groups

Sunday 15 February 2015 1-4pm

To celebrate the first weekend of the 2015 Fringe we’re inviting crafters to come to the Migration Museum and create a knitted or crocheted piece that reflects the theme of ‘Journeys’.

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All about Al-Ahwaz

Special event

Saturday 7 February, 1-4pm

Explore the culture of Al-Ahwaz

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