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January 2019

Kids Dig It! Stone Age Family Fun

January 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - January 18, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
$2.00 – $25.00

Monday 14th - Friday 18th January 2019  Break up the holiday "I'm bored" complaints and discover what life was like before iPads, computers, written text and plastic. Stone Age Family Fun will encourage kids to use the first technology and tools humans created. Get hands on with activities like: mini archaeological digs archery survival challenge - how long would you survive when you have to hunt and gather your food? Stone Age bling - jewellery has been around as long…

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February 2019

Happily Ever After – Celebrating Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’

February 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$10.00 – $15.00 200 tickets left

Happily Ever After: Celebrating Jane Austen’s 'Pride and Prejudice' by Susannah Fullerton, OAM, FRSN, Literary Lecturer, Author and Literary Tour Leader Pride and Prejudice can claim to be the world’s favourite novel. It was first published in 1813 and since then it has delighted readers around the world. In her presentation Susannah Fullerton will tell how this book first came to be written, the struggle to get it published and what the first reactions of readers were like. She will look at…

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March 2019

Abbey Trivia Night

March 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$15.00
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Calling all Trivia Tragics! Unlock your knowledge and support the Abbey Museum! Abbey Trivia is back on the 9th March 2019. Registration from 6:00pm; questions begin at 6.30pm. This is a fund-raising evening of fun for all the whole family. Cost $15 per adult; school aged children – free! Enjoy a delicious light supper, lucky door prizes and raffles. All welcome – come with a group or join a group on the night!

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April 2019

Kid’s Dig It! Roman Family Fun

April 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - April 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia

School holiday fun at the Abbey Museum. Beat the boredom bug by transporting your family into the ancient world of the Roman Empire. Learn about their military skills during drill training or decorate your own Roman shield. Try your hand at archery or dig for ancient treasures in our mini archaeological dig. There will be plenty to do to keep the whole family entertained. Archery Mini dig Shield painting Roman drill training  Paper mosaics and much more! Tickets on sale…

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May 2019

Abbey Trivia Night

May 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Abbey Hall (next to Abbey Museum), 1 – 63 The Abbey Place, Caboolture
Caboolture, QLD 4510 Australia
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$15.00 100 tickets left
Trivia

Calling all Trivia Tragics! Unlock your knowledge and support the Abbey Museum! Abbey Trivia is back on the 4th May 2019. Registration from 6:00pm; questions begin at 6.30pm. This is a fund-raising evening of fun for all the whole family. Cost $15 per adult; school aged children – free! Enjoy a delicious light supper, lucky door prizes and raffles. All welcome – come with a group or join a group on the night!

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Regency Ball

May 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$65.00

Don your Regency best and make your way to the ball Lady Edith invites you to a private ball at Assembly Rooms at the College of St Michael. Come and enjoy an amiable and diverting evening of music, dance, engaging conversation and card games. A light, but sumptuous, supper will also be provided for your dining pleasure. Dance Kaleidoscope will be on hand to supply music and dance instruction.  If you require a break from the rigours of the dancing…

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June 2019

Medieval Banquet

June 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, 1-63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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On this night of authentic medieval food and entertainment, you will be guided by the Steward of the Feast in the manners and customs expected of those attending such a prestigious event.  On entering the Great Hall, you will experience a traditional ritual of washing the hands with scented rosewater.  Once this is completed,  you are directed to your seat. Then the fun begins! Admission to the Banquet is by pre-paid tickets only (click on  Medieval Festival Tickets ).  After purchasing your ticket, our staff will…

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July 2019

‘Kid’s Dig It!’ Medieval Family Fun

July 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - July 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Medieval mania has hit the Abbey Museum with the upcoming Abbey Medieval Festival. What better way to celebrate than through a week of Medieval Family Fun at the Museum? All of your favourites will be included, like, archery, mini archaeological digs, and shield painting, along with some other workshops to keep the whole family engaged. embroidery games - skittles, battledore, and quoits brass rubbings paper crafts illuminating letters page training and much more! Tickets available through the Abbey Medieval Festival…

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Medieval Banquet

July 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

On this night of authentic medieval food and entertainment, you will be guided by the Steward of the Feast in the manners and customs expected of those attending such a prestigious event.  On entering the Great Hall, you will experience a traditional ritual of washing the hands with scented rosewater.  Once this is completed,  you are directed to your seat. Then the fun begins! Admission to the Banquet is by pre-paid tickets only (click on  Medieval Festival Tickets ).  After purchasing your ticket, our staff will…

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Medieval Tournament

July 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - July 14, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

Knights in shining armour, damsels holding their own, a medieval market place and 5 tournaments! Where else would you want to be? The Abbey Museum is proud to host their 30th Abbey Medieval Festival in 2019.  Take a walk through history and learn what was truly involved in hosting a tournament and living in the Middle Ages. Tickets available early 2019 here.

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