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February 2020

Captain James Cook: A Culture of Music and Dance

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Abbey Hall (next to Abbey Museum), 1 – 63 The Abbey Place, Caboolture
Caboolture, QLD 4510 Australia
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$10.00 – $15.00 92 tickets left
Friends Presentation - Captain Cook: A Culture of Music and Dance

Presented by Dr Heather Clarke Dr Heather Clarke will reveal the untold story of how Cook used dance to keep his sailors happy and healthy. The role of dance in cultural exchanges when he toured the South Seas, and how Lord Morton influenced these encounters. Discover how the social English country dances of the period reflected Cook’s popularity with the titles: Transit of Venus, Island of Love, South Sea, Omai, and Captain Cook’s Country Dance. Hear how the life and…

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March 2020

Abbey Trivia Night

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 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
Abbey Museum Trivia Night

Calling all Trivia enthusiasts! Unlock your knowledge, challenge your memory and support the Abbey Museum! Abbey Trivia is back on the 14th March 2020. 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 2020

Kids Dig It! – Oriental Family Fun 2020

April 14 @ 9:30 am - April 17 @ 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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The Abbey Museum is showcasing their Indian, Chinese and Japanese artefacts during a week of Oriental Family Fun. Explore these amazing cultures through hands on, fun activities for the whole family. Activities include: Hunt for artefacts in the Mini Archaeological Dig Learn the art of Archery Create a Karesansui (dry garden, also known as a Zen garden) Make a Chinese lantern Play ancient games - Pachisi (Indian ludo), Goh (Chinese game of strategy), Mokshapat (Indian snakes and ladders) Learn about…

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Secret Women’s Business: Feminine Hygiene in the Middle Ages

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Abbey Hall (next to Abbey Museum), 1 – 63 The Abbey Place, Caboolture
Caboolture, QLD 4510 Australia
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$10.00 – $15.00 100 tickets left

By Rosalie Gilbert We don’t discuss it in polite company, because it’s one of Those Things. It’s not Nice. In fact, it’s a little bit gross. Medieval women faced many challenges like modern women today, some of them quite mundane. Nothing is more mundane than the workings of the woman’s body in her natural cycle, and yet we rarely discuss it. Medieval women faced the same issues with her reproductive organs that women have always faced, and in this talk,…

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June 2020

Kids Dig It! – Medieval Family Fun Week 2020

June 29 @ 9:30 am - July 3 @ 3:00 pm

My Lords, my Ladies and gentlefolk all, medieval madness has take over the Abbey Museum. Join us on an exploration of life in the Medieval Europe, through hands on activities and crafts. Activities include: Archery - in 1252 CE, a law was passed requiring all Englishmen between 15 and 60 years old to own a bow and arrows. In 1363 CE they were obligated to practice every Sunday. Archaeological Dig - excavate for Medieval artefacts. Heraldry - create your own…

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September 2020

Kids Dig It! – Viking Family Fun 2020

September 28 @ 9:30 am - October 2 @ 3:00 pm

Viking family fun is back at the Abbey Museum.  Discover the artistic, creative and inventive side of this warrior culture through hands on activities and crafts. Activities include: Archery - practice this ancient skill Archaeological Dig - Excavate to find Viking artefacts Make a Viking longboat - the Vikings were skilled seafarers and their boats are iconic. Can you make one? Viking Runes - learn the written language of the Viking Paint a Viking Shield More activities to come.  …

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