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Pine Rivers Heritage Museum is proud to present a host of workshops to suit everyone.

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum — 01 April 2018 – 30 September 2018

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Friday 2 March - Sunday 27 May

Exhibition: The Final 100 Days
10.00am - 4.00pm Whiteside Free
The Final 100 Days explores the grueling end of the First World War.

Tuesday 3 April - Sunday 15 April

Activity: GOMA Kids on Tour - Me, Myselfie and I
10.00am - 4.00am Whiteside Free
Me, Myselfie and I invites young visitors to explore representation of the self and consider different ways of creating their own portraits.

Wednesday 4 April

Workshop: Knitting for Victory - Learn to knit class
9.00am - 12.30pm Whiteside
In this workshop Kate Jefferay, from My Aunty Anna, will teach participants how to knit simple squares using basic stitches such as knit and purl.

Thursday 5 April

Workshop: Forget Me Not Keepsake
9.00am - 12.30pm Whiteside
In this workshop Kate Jefferay, from My Aunty Anna, will teach participants simple stitches to create a small keepsake cushion.

Friday 6 April

Workshop: Make your own diary
10.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
In this workshop we will investigate traditional methods of book binding to create our own diary.

Wednesday 11 April

Heritage Talk: Anzac Centenary voices from a community in north-east Brisbane
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
Historian Elizabeth Nunn will discuss her current research following on from her recent publication, From the Beehive to the Hornet’s Nest: The impact of the First World War on a small farming community.

Tuesday 24 April

Heritage Talk: War, Technology and Remembrance - the First World War German tank Mephisto and the 26th Battalion
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
The evolution of armoured vehicles is a fascinating story.


Wednesday 9 May

Heritage Talk: Dawdling to Dayboro
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
The line from Brisbane to Dayboro was one of those wonderful scenic railways for which Queensland Rail was once renowned.

Friday 18 May

Heritage Talk: The Western Front 8 August 1918 “The black day of the German Army” - The Battle of Amiens and the ‘Amiens’
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
The Battle of Amiens was a major turning point in the war on the Western Front.

Friday 1 June - Sunday 26 August

Exhibition: Showtime!
10.00am - 4.00pm Whiteside Free
Loved by generations, local shows continue to be a highlight of the annual calendar. Showtime! takes a look at the essence of this eternal crowd pleaser.

Wednesday 13 June

Heritage Talk: Lost Brisbane - A story without an ending
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
In 2013, the Royal Historical Society of Queensland was asked to compile a book of photographs and historical text, of places in Brisbane and surrounding areas which had disappeared or had been materially altered.

Wednesday 11 July

Heritage Talk: A Fishy Look at Bribie Island
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
Bribie Island has a long and diverse history of fishing, both recreational and commercial, which involved many early pioneer families and businesses.

Wednesday 8 August

Heritage Talks: Behind the plate-glass shopfront - working in Brisbane’s late-19th century drapery stores
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
This talk will examine the history of the drapery trade in Brisbane.

Wednesday 12 September

Heritage Talk: The evolution of Boggo Road Prison
10.00am - 11.30am Whiteside Free
This entertaining presentation is from Steven Gage, President of the Boggo Road Gaol Historical Society, supported by Mick Kindness.

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