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February 2019

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

February 23 @ 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

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 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$15.00

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 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

Kids Dig It! Roman Family Fun

April 8 @ 9:30 am - April 12 @ 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
$2.00 – $25.00
Kids Dig It!

School holiday family fun at the Abbey Museum. Beat the boredom bug by transporting your family into the ancient world of the Roman Empire. This is an empire to that not only ruled all of Italy but a lot of Europe, England and even some of Egypt. 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…

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Hildegard of Bingen – Friend’s Presentation

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$10.00 – $15.00

Join Dr Carmel Bendon as she invites you into the fascinating life of Hildegard of Bingen – from the scientific and natural history worldview of the period, her monastic life, and her role as a female visionary. "Born in Germany’s Rhineland in 1098, Hildegard was not only a prominent religious figure of her day but also – as her considerable writings and works demonstrate – an expert on natural science, medicine and herbal treatments, cosmology, poetry and music. Further testament to…

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May 2019

Abbey Open Day & Second-hand Book Sale (Fair)

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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Books, books and more books! The world is falling in love with books again, realising the learning and leisure potential to be found in the leaves of a 'livre'. Read them, refer to them, look at the words or the pictures, use them as a door stop or a lounge room ornaments, surrounding yourself with books is truly to everyone's benefit. So ditch the digital and invest in your intellect. Come and find a huge variety, no genre too small,…

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Abbey Trivia Night

May 11 @ 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
Abbey Trivia

Calling all Trivia Tragics! Unlock your knowledge and support the Abbey Museum! Abbey Trivia is back on the 11th 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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June 2019

Medieval Banquet

June 29 @ 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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Enjoy an immersive evening of entertainment, mouth-watering delights and an enchanting atmosphere at the Abbey Medieval Banquet. The evening of authentic medieval food and entertainment begins with the traditional ritual of hand washing with scented rosewater. Our Lord Steward will guide you through the manners and customs of medieval banquet dining, while our friendly volunteer servers deliver heavenly dishes of medieval food to share. Under the protection Staraya Ladoga, the guard of our banquet hall, spend the night feasting, drinking and…

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July 2019

‘Kids Dig It!’ Medieval Family Fun

July 1 @ 9:30 am - July 5 @ 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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  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, including: embroidery games - skittles, battledore, and quoits brass rubbings paper crafts illuminating letters page training and much more! Tickets available here through the…

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Medieval Banquet

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

Enjoy an immersive evening of entertainment, mouth-watering delights and an enchanting atmosphere at the Abbey Medieval Banquet. The evening of authentic medieval food and entertainment begins with the traditional ritual of hand washing with scented rosewater. Our Lord Steward will guide you through the manners and customs of medieval banquet dining, while our friendly volunteer servers deliver heavenly dishes of medieval food to share. Under the protection Staraya Ladoga, the guard of our banquet hall, spend the night feasting, drinking and…

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Medieval Tournament

July 13 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 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? This 2 day tournament allows visitors to experience life in the Middle Ages, specifically 600 to 1600AD in Europe and the Middle East. The Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology together with re-enactors, jousters, performers, food vendors and merchants deliver one of Australia’s premier living history events. Take a stroll through the market place to find all you need to furnish…

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