What's on in 2022

Updated 08 Sep 2022

Booking an Event
Guests are welcome to all our events

We prefer event bookings via email to events@pioneerssa.org.au but will accept them via phone or post.

Click HERE for the Event Booking Form for 1-4 people, OR click HERE for the Event Booking Form for up to 10 people.

Four Ways to Pay for an Event

i.   Pay by EFT, click HERE for the BSB and account details.

ii.  Phone Pioneers SA (08 8231 5055) during our opening hours and pay by credit card over the phone.

iii. Post a cheque to Pioneers SA, click HERE for the address details.

iv. Personally bring the cash into Pioneers SA during open hours.


December 2022

Wednesday 7 December 2022, 12 noon – 2 pm
E22-110 - 1842 Retrospective, bring packed lunch
Speakers: Pioneer members
Topic: members present 4 minute pioneers’ stories and events
Venue: Pilgrim Church Hall, 12 Flinders Street. Adelaide
Cost: members $2, guests $5

Wednesday 28 December 2022, 12 for 12.30 pm
E22-115 - Proclamation Day Lunch
Venue: Glenelg Golf Club, James Melrose Dr, Novar Gardens
Speaker: Jane Lomax Smith

Topic: TBA
Cost: $70 members, $75 non-members – payment and dietary requirements must be received by 19 December 2022

February 2022

Wed 9 Feb, 10.30am-12pm

E22-1 Same Ships - Buffalo

The Jetty Function Room, 28 Jetty Rd, Glenelg. (map link)

Presentation of the Buffalo history, voyage and passengers.

$10 member, $15 non-members. Incl. morning tea & handouts.

Max. 50 attendees subject to Covid restrictions.

RSVP by 23 Jan to samships@pioneerssa.org.au or 0409 251 185. At the time of booking, advise name, no. guests, your ancestor on the Buffalo if applicable and if joining for lunch (at own expense).

Invitation (pdf)

Wed 16 Feb, 12-2pm

E22-5 Lunch Meeting - Early schools in South Australia

Presenter Alison Hicks.

Colonel Light Gardens Uniting Church, Daw Park (map link)

Bring a packed lunch.

 

New date - Mon 21 Feb 2022, 6.30 for 7pm

E21-23 Proclamation Day Dinner & Guest Speaker

Glenelg Golf Club, James Melrose Rd, Novar Gardens SA (map link)

Speaker: Susan Marsden

Topic: The People in Charles Hill's Painting (1870) of Proclamation Day, Glenelg 1836. Places are still available if you haven't booked.  If you have booked please confirm your ability to attend.  Please make a booking or confirm your attendance for the Proclamation Day Dinner by email to events@pioneerssa.org.au  by 12 Feb 2022.

Cost: Members $65, Guests $70


March 2022

Wednesday 9 March 2022, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm
E22-10 - SameShips
Convener: Karina Hutchesson
Ship: Planter 1839
Venue: Pioneers SA, 25 Leigh Street, Adelaide
Cost: No charge – Maximum 15 people

Wednesday 16 March 2022, 9 am - 10 am
E22-15 - George French Angas Exhibition
Venue: South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide
Guide: Philip Jones
Cost: members $2 guests $5


April 2022

Wednesday 6 April 2022, 10:30 am
E22-20 - Hahndorf History Walk, meet at the Hahndorf Inn
Where: Hahndorf and environs (Self-drive to Hahndorf)
Tour Guide: Sharon Pippos, Hahndorf Walking Tours
Walk: 60 - 90 minutes
Cost: $35 includes morning tea. Maximum 30 people
Bookings close 30 March 2022

Wednesday 13 April 2022, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm
E22-25 - SameShips
Convener: Karina Hutchesson
Ship: Zebra 1838 from Altona
Venue: Pioneers SA, 25 Leigh Street, Adelaide
Cost: No charge – Maximum 15 people

 

Sunday 27 April 2022, 10 am – 12 noon (April School Holidays)
E22-30  Junior Pioneers Event
South Australia Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide

Cost: $3.00 per person incl. children (payable on booking)

Click HERE for the full details of the event


May 2022

Sun 1 May 9.30am-4.30pm, Barossa History Fair, Angaston

Pioneers SA will have a  trading table at the fair. Come along and visit and hear Judith Francis's talk at 12.30pm 

Tickets $5. Bookings via eventbrite & more information on the Barossa History Fair facebook page

 

History Month Exhibition

Exhibition - 10 to 27 May, 10 am - 3 pm (Monday to Friday)

E22-35 - Tue 10 May, 12 noon - Opening by Peter Goers
E22-36 - Tue 17 May, 12 noon - Speaker J Everett, "Pioneers, Trailblazers and Stories of Everyday"
E22-37 - Tue 24 May, 12 noon - Speaker M Smith, "My Great grandfather's Photography"
Venue: Level 3, Stafford House, 25 Leigh Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

Please note the venue change do to COVID -19 restrictions.

We are accepting bookings now, please click here HERE to make a booking for the opening or the talks.


June 2022

Wednesday 8 June 2022, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm
E22-40 - SameShips
Convener: Karina Hutchesson
Ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes 1837 & 1839
Venue: Pioneers SA, 25 Leigh Street, Adelaide
Cost: No charge - Maximum 15 people

Monday 20 June 2022, 12 noon – 2 pm
E22-45 - Lunch Meeting, bring packed lunch
Venue: Colonel Light Gardens Uniting Church, Daw Park
Speaker: Tony Ashdown
Topic: “William Wyatt - Protector of Aborigines”
Cost: members $2, guests $5


July 2022

Wednesday 6 July 2022, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm
E22-50 - SameShips
Convener: Karina Hutchesson
Ship: Royal Admiral 1838
Venue: Pioneers SA, 25 Leigh Street, Adelaide
Cost: No charge – Maximum 15 people

Friday 8 July 2022, 6.30 for 7 pm
E22-55 - Annual Dinner
Venue: Royal Coach Motor Inn, Dequetteville Terrace
Speaker: Dr Heidi Ing

Topic:  Land Orders, Agents and Auctions: "Who Selected Adelaide Town Acres in 1837"
Cost: members $75, guests $80 – payment and dietary requirements by 29 Jun 2022, Maximum 80 people


August 2022

Wednesday 10 August 2022, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm
E22-65 - SameShips
Convener: Karina Hutchesson
Ship: Lady Lilford 1839
Venue: Pioneers SA, Stafford House, 25 Leigh St, Adelaide

Cost: No charge - Maximum 15 people

Dates Monday 15 August Times 10.30 am - 2.30 pm

E22-70 - Overland Telegraph (OT) 150 Anniversary
Venue: Walkerville Uniting Church, 17 Smith Street, Walkerville
Guest Speaker: Richard Venus
Topic: “The Overland Telegraph”
Includes, short stories by seven members whose ancestors helped build the overland telegraph line, and are; Bagot, Chalmers, Knuckey, Boucaut, Warwick, Rounsevell, Todd.

New Overland Telegraph posters by members will be on display.

Demonstration of Morse Code by Laurie Wallace.

Please bring a packed lunch, coffee, tea and biscuits provided.
Cost: $5.


September 2022

Monday 19 September 2022, 7.00 pm
E22-75 - Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Speaker: Dr. Ian Moffatt
Venue: Christ Church Hall, Jeffcott Street North Adelaide
Cost: No charge

Wednesday 28 September 2022, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm
E22-80 - SameShips
Convener: Karina Hutchesson
Ship: Workshop – Help with your research of your pioneers’ ships
Venue: Pioneers SA, 25 Leigh Street, Adelaide
Cost: No charge. Maximum 15 people


October 2022

Wednesday 5 October 2022, Time 10am 

E21-85 – Junior Pioneers
Activity: Touring the Treasury Tunnels

Venue: Adina Hotel, King William Street (meet in foyer)
Cost: Adults $15, Children (under 18) & National Trust Members $10, Concession $13

 

Monday 17 October 2022, 11 am - 2 pm
E22-90 – Self Drive History Tour & Lunch
Where: Angaston, meet corner of Penrice & Agaston Roads,

at 10.45am, by equestrian statue

Lunch: Wanera Wine Bar
Cost: Tour & Lunch - members $30, guests $35

Wednesday 19 October 2022, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm
E22-95 - SameShips
Convener: Karina Hutchesson
Ship: Prince George 1838 from Hamburg
Venue: Pioneers SA, 25 Leigh Street, Adelaide

Cost: No charge. Maximum 15 people

 


November 2022

Wednesday 9 November 2022, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm
E22-100 - SameShips
Convener: Karina Hutchesson
Ship: Tam O’Shanter 1836
Venue: Pioneers SA, Stafford House, 25 Leigh St, Adelaide.
Cost: No charge – Maximum 15 people

Wednesday 16 November 2022, 12 noon - 2 pm
E22-105 - Lunch Meeting. Bring packed lunch
Speaker: Isabel Story
Topic: Maria Gandy
Venue: Hetzel Theatre, North Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: members $2 guests $5