9 06, 2024

Bronwyn Saunders ‘Diprotodon: A Megafauna Journey’ – Author Event

By |2024-05-24T09:25:13+09:30June 9th, 2024|, , |0 Comments

Join us for the local launch of 'Diprotodon: A Megafauna Journey' written by Bronwyn Saunders and illustrated by Andrew Plant.  Follow in the giant footsteps of Diprotodon as he finds his place in the world. Explore his Ice Age environment, his encounters with other megafauna and the challenges he faces to survive. 'Diprotodon: A Megafauna Journey' features the largest marsupial that ever lived, and could be found in the Limestone Coast area. Family friendly event with craft activity [...]

28 05, 2024

Ian Lewis – Cave Man – History Month

By |2024-05-24T09:20:47+09:30May 28th, 2024|0 Comments

Take a fascinating look at the history of discovery and interaction with the unique cave systems that twist and turn right under our city. Presented by local geologist and veteran cave diver Ian Lewis, learn about just what it looks like under our streets, buildings and backyards from those brave (or crazy!) enough to explore it. Free event - Bookings essential. Tuesday 28th May, 6.30pm Mount Gambier Library, 6 Watson Terrace, Mount Gambier   Book [...]

24 05, 2024

Church Hill Walk – History Month

By |2024-04-21T10:54:02+09:30May 24th, 2024||0 Comments

Travel along Penola Road and trace the social changes of our city over the last 150 years. From a pub with five-star stables, to a church with no pews, hear the story of the great wombat war through to the proclamation of the one-time worst night club in Australia. Tour time- 1 hour Tour follows footpaths with slight inclines. Tour departs from the Mount Gambier Library 6 Watson Terrace, Mount Gambier   Book HERE

10 05, 2024

CBD Story Walk – History Month

By |2024-04-21T10:53:10+09:30May 10th, 2024||0 Comments

Travel back in time with our fun and informative walking tour around the heart of Mount Gambier. The tour highlights stories of our local people, historic buildings and natural wonders. Tour time 1hr. Tour follows footpaths with one set of stairs. Tour can be adapted to cater for mobility restrictions. Tour departs from and returns to the Mount Gambier Library 6 Watson Terrace, Mount Gambier Book HERE

5 05, 2024

Glencoe Woolshed: Blade Shearing, Great Wealth, and Great Generosity – SA History Festival

By |2024-04-21T10:55:20+09:30May 5th, 2024|, , |0 Comments

Enjoy a guided tour, historical presentation and afternoon tea in this heritage-listed Leake Brothers woolshed. View a video on blade shearing and listen to a story of how Letitia Leake became a very wealthy heiress and used her fortune to help save the lives of thousands of Australian servicemen in WWI. Bookings required by phone or email. Event costs apply.   Presented by National Trust of SA, Glencoe Branch, Glencoe Woolshed 7 Woolshed Road, Glencoe [...]

25 04, 2024

Anzac Day Services Mount Gambier

By |2024-04-19T09:32:57+09:30April 25th, 2024|, |0 Comments

6:10am - Dawn Service Soldiers War Memorial – Vansittart Gardens, Commercial Street West 9:00am - Air Force Service Airmen's Grave at Lake Terrace Cemetery 9:00am - Boer War Service Boer War Memorial on corner of Bay Road and Lake Terrace West. 10:00am - Assembly for Street March and Mid-Morning Service  City - Town Hall to Vansittart War Memorial, Commercial Street West Assembly at Old Town Hall for 10.10am Street March and Mid-morning Service at Vansittart [...]

9 02, 2024

Cemetery Tour – Lake Terrace Cemetery Mount Gambier

By |2023-10-30T14:42:29+09:30February 9th, 2024||0 Comments

Mount Gambier Cemetery Tour Friday, February 9, 2024 Starting 7.00 pm (daylight savings time) Cost: $10.00 per person Cemeteries are fascinating places not only for genealogists and historians. What can you expect to find when you visit a cemetery? The easy answer is history. Every headstone at a cemetery has a story to tell. Lake Terrace cemetery is steeped in history. It is where many of our pioneers are buried. It was opened 152 years [...]

12 11, 2023

Cemetery Tour, Lake Terrace Mount Gambier

By |2023-10-30T13:30:36+09:30November 12th, 2023|, , |0 Comments

Mount Gambier History Group Presents to you, A Lake Terrace Cemetary History Tour.   November 12th @ 7.00 pm This tour will be visiting the headstones of service personnel who served and are either remembered or buried in Sections D, E and F.   Adults $10.00 (Bookings Essential) Book and pay online on our new website - Events | Mount Gambier History Group (mghistorygroup.com.au) Inquiries phone: 0408 819 958   (4) Facebook      

28 08, 2022

Vintage Festival | Open Day | Narracoorte Homestead

By |2022-09-05T16:32:12+09:30August 28th, 2022|, , , , |0 Comments

The inaugural 'Vintage Festival' Open Day at Narracoorte Homestead, Sunday 28 August, 2022, 10.00am - 5.00pm Your ticket includes: 1-hour tour of Narracoorte Homestead (at your booked time) 0930 - 1700 access to grounds on Sunday 28 Aug 10.00 - 5.00: access to stalls: Joe's vintage jewellery "Jill's Vintage" vintage clothing vintage vinyl leatherwork wares wrought iron wares "Hare & Thistle" homewares local produce buskers vintage photo booth (free) live art 11.45am: vintage vehicle parade and display [...]

14 09, 2018

How to start your Volcano Experience

By |2021-01-15T14:14:10+09:30September 14th, 2018|Culture & History, Family, Nature & Wildlife|0 Comments

Uncover the deep geological history of Mount Gambier with 'Volcano'. Viewers can experience the incredible story of earth, fire and water with this award winning cinematic experience. The free one-hour screening unearths the region's fascinating past along with a short-film of the Cratibul story. Have your senses wowed with this big screen cinematic experience as it weaves its way through its incredible story of how eight major eruptions created Mount Gambier. This exciting adventure takes you [...]

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