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October 2019

Hero Of Alexandria and his wondrous automaton.

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$5.00 – $30

Join the Abbey Museum Friends for their Annual Luncheon and Presentation "Hero of Alexandria and his wondrous automaton: digital experimental archaeology in action", presented by Dr Duncan Keenan-Jones. Two thousand years ago, Hero of Alexandria described the building of primitive robots called automata, in particular a mobile shrine that performed rituals such as sacrifices and libations. Hero claims that his text is a DIY guide to building such automata. During the Leverhulme-funded project Hero of Alexandria and his Theatrical Automata…

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November 2019

Abbey Trivia Night – November

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$15.00

Calling all Trivia Tragics! Unlock your knowledge and support the Abbey Museum! Abbey Trivia is back on the 9th November 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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A Victorian Christmas Fair & Open Day

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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A Victorian Christmas Fair & Open Day Saturday, 23 November 2019 10am to 3pm Immerse your good self in the festive spirit of bygone times at the Abbey Museum's Victorian Christmas Fair. Step back in time and join us for a relaxing Victorian themed family-friendly fun day! The charming Abbey grounds will be filled with splendid artisan wares and delectable goodies - perfect for all your unique Christmas gift shopping. Visit the Abbey Museum for free this day and entertain…

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A Medieval Christmas – An Evening of Gregorian Chanting

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$40.00 Sold out

Take a step back in time for a Medieval Christmas. Gregorian chant choir, Schola Cantorum, will perform a series of medieval chants and carols in the ambience of the Abbey Church. This event has become a traditional commencement to the Advent for the Abbey Museum. Not only the eyes and ears are treated to as feast but also the taste buds. The recital will be followers by a supper of delightful medieval Christmas treats. Bookings are essential as places are…

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