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August 2019

Abbey Trivia night – August

August 24 @ 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 92 tickets left
Abbey Trivia

Calling all Trivia Tragics! Unlock your knowledge and support the Abbey Museum! Abbey Trivia is back on the 24th August 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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September 2019

Picnic at Pemberley

September 7 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$2.00 – $35.00

Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy requests the pleasure of your company at A Picnic at Pemberley, in the stunning grounds of the Abbey Museum and Church to partake in an afternoon of elegance and grace. Bring a picnic lunch or pre-purchase a hamper to enjoy in the gardens. Find amusement in games such as pall-mall, the game of graces, battledore and archery. Then find a partner to dance with on the lawn, Dance Kaleidoscope will assist if you don't know the dances.…

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Masters’ Secrets Revealed: the art and science of medieval illuminated manuscripts

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$10.00 – $15.00

Have you ever looked at a beautiful medieval manuscript and wondered how the artist achieved the incredible rich and vibrant colours? Join Dr Paola Ricciardi, Senior Research Scientist, The Fitzwilliam Museum, as she discusses the science behind medieval manuscripts. Looking at the rich hue, delicate texture and palpable volume of the bishop’s blue robe in the Metz Pontifical (pictured) How is the luminous, three-dimensional effect produced? How many pigments did the artist use? Did he mix them or apply them…

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‘Kids Dig It!’ Archaeology Family Fun

September 30 @ 9:30 am - October 4 @ 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$2.00 – $25.00

Have you ever wondered what it would really be like to be an archaeologist or what they do? Come and find out at the Abbey Museum in the spring school holidays. You can dig for ancient treasures in our mini dig, restore and identify artefacts, discover about people and their lives in true archaeologist fashion (by going through their rubbish) and lots more. Craft activities will focus on Mesopotamian and Mesoamerican cultures. Activities include: Archery Mini Archaeology Dig Archaeology in…

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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 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 78 tickets left

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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