On Saturday 18 March, business partners, colleagues and friends of our former Director Edith Cuffe gathered to celebrate Edith’s 30 years of service to the Abbey Museum and Abbey Medieval Festival.

The Abbey Museum’s Chairman of the Board, Paul Garcia led the official proceedings with special acknowledgements from Mark Ryan MP, Minister for Police and Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services;  Terry Young MP, Federal Member for Longman; Ali King MP, Member for Pumicestone; Cr.Brooke Savige, Moreton Bay Regional Council; Rebekah Butler, Executive Director, Museums and Galleries Queensland; Geoff Ginn, History Convenor at UQ; along with a special gift presentation by Abbey Museum Vice Chairperson Ann Baillie and volunteer graphic designer, Andrae Pilcher.

View the slideshow below.

We are honoured to have Andrew McCarthy-Wood and Jodi Muller from Join The Adventure supporting the event, capturing the speeches and activities of the day.

Moreton Daily recently shared an article on Edith’s retirement. You can read more on the ‘Changing of the Guard’ below.