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

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum — 01 February 2018 – 31 July 2018

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Friday 24 November - Sunday 25 February

Exhibition: Oh the fun we had
Whiteside Free
During the late 1800s and early 1900s, life could be tough. People faced many challenges building homes, working the land and raising families in early townships.

Wednesday 14 February

Heritage Talk - Living on Brisbane’s floodplain
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
Historian, Margaret Cook, will present a talk on floods in the Brisbane River catchment which will highlight community attitudes, politics and public planning that have all shaped Brisbane’s flood history.


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.

Wednesday 14 March

Heritage Talk: First World War Queensland military hospitals, repatriation, and the ‘Spanish Flu’ pandemic, 1918-1919
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
This talk will look at the role, service and locations of military hospitals in Queensland during and after the First World War.

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.

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.

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