The History Festival commences on April 27. From then, through to the end of May, South Australia’s can learn, engage and enjoy finding out more about the past. Pick up the program at the Willunga Courthouse during opening hours (1-4pm on Sundays) or check out https://historyfestival.sa.gov.au.
Willunga North Heritage Walk
Join us and learn about Willunga’s rich history. The newly developed Willunga North heritage guided walk enables you to explore the past through our historic buildings and heritage sites. Learn about life a colonial settlement as you walk the streets of one of the oldest towns in South Australia.
Gold coin donation appreciated.
Sunday May 12, 10am -12noon.
Meet at Courthouse Museum, 61 High Street Willunga
Book launch – Star of Greece and other shipwrecks of the Tragic Shore
The new publication The Star of Greece and other shipwrecks of the Tragic Shore will be launched by the President of the National Trust of South Australia, Mrs Deborah Morgan at the Willunga Courthouse Museum. The details of the launch are as follows:
Date: May 26
Time: 3 — 5 pm
Place: Willunga Courthouse Museum
61 High Street, Willunga
This new publication not only addresses the interest in the iconic Star of Greece shipwreck, but brings to light other less well-known maritime incidents along our coastline. Made possible by a grant through the South Australian History Trust’s Community Museums Program, this book is intended to complement A Tragic Shore, a permanent exhibition on display at the Willunga Courthouse Museum. Let us welcome you to the Courthouse Museum to celebrate this achievement.
The Star of Greece and other shipwrecks of the Tragic Shore will be available for purchase ($16.50).
Willunga’s History Presented
How did people in Willunga deal with law and order? The stories are told in the Old Courthouse. And how did the Willunga slate industry leave its mark? The Slate Museum shows what happened.
Every Sunday in May and Tuesday 7 May, 1— 4pm
Courthouse Museum, 61 High Street Willunga
Adult $5, Concession $4, Child free