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South Australia’s 2015 About Time History Month Open for Applications

logo - About Time 2015 About Time is South Australia’s history festival! Since 2011 the month of May has been a celebration of South Australia’s history which is showcased through hundreds of events ranging from talks to tours; walks to workshops; and exhibitions to special events. 2014 was a HUGE year for About Time, with over 500 events being held, but I bet 2015 will be even bigger. The team at About Time are organised folk, and have just opened their website for applications for events for next year. So if you, your group or organisation already has something planned for May 2015, you can get it listed now. Continue reading →

7th Unlock the Past Cruise: Western Australia

7th cruise - Astor ship The team at Unlock the Past are kicking 2015 off with a very special cruise, one to Western Australia. The end of 2014 marks the 100 year anniversary since Australian and NZ troops left Australian shores. They left from Albany, WA. The cruise program will have have some tie in to this occassion. In all there will be 24 talks from 5 well-known Australian presenters covering Australian military history, Irish and German topics, website searching, medical history and more. Continue reading →

On the Road Again …

Marco Polo 11.8.08 0007 I owe the title of this blog to Dick Eastman, as whenever he goes away he lets his readers know where he’s off to. That is what I’m doing in this post. Though technically it should probably be called “On the Sea Again … ” as I’m off on another cruise again, and hoping for some warmer weather. Continue reading →

Unlock the Past Heads to Scotland for Who Do You Think You Are? Live in Glasgow

 Who Do you Think You Are? Live, the world’s biggest genealogy event, is heading to Scotland in August 2014, and Australia’s Unlock the Past team will be there too. Held over three days, 29-31 August 2014, at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow in true Who Do You Think You Are? Live fashion, this will be a mighty big event. Continue reading →

Unlock the Past Cruise T-shirts Available to Order

 It’s that time again. Yes, there’s another Unlock the Past cruise not that far away, so it’s “cruise t-shirt” time again. These are not an item that we stock, so they’re not generally available. And we only order those that are required, so if you’d like to be seen sporting a snazzy (and exclusive, did I mention exclusive as you can’t get these anywhere else) Unlock the Past Cruise t-shirt send your order in now. Continue reading →