Download the 2020 Registration info pack (PDF)
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2019 History Festival Report
History Trust of South Australia's travelling exhibitions
FInd our more about hiring one of the History Trust's travelling exhibitions: https://history.sa.gov.au/hire-a-travelling-exhibition/
Planning your event
65 event ideas (PDF)
Creating accessible events
Visit the Companion Card website for information about the program and how to become an affiliate
Access2 Arts is a disability-led organisation that works across all art forms to increase access and to support the professional development of artists with disability.
Arts Access Australia is is Australia’s national peak body for arts and disability.
Kids in Museums - A UK organisation working with museums nationwide to make them more welcoming for children, young people and families.
Marketing & promotion resources
How to craft the ultimate event description – from the Eventbrite blog
Writing a media release (PDF)
Direct marketing (PDF)
Poster design principles (PDF)
Evaluating your event
Event feedback template (Word)
Download and customise this template to get feedback from visitors about your events. This is for your own evaluation requirements and does not need to be returned to the History Trust. We will send out a general History Festival survey to all event organisers after the Festival.
Event organiser workshops - November 2019
Event marketing – Andrew Fotheringham & Jemma Knight, Events South Australia
Event planning made easy – Britt Burton, History Trust of SA
Event organiser workshops – November 2018
Creating exhibitions on any budget – Pauline Cockrill, History Trust of SA
Fonts for display panels handout
'Streakers, strollers, students' handout
Writing interpretive signs handout
Event marketing presentation – Miriam Ward, Clare Valley Tourism Manager
History Festival Marketing Workshop – March 2018
Setting Up a Facebook Page – Dr Kristy Kokegei History Trust of SA
Harnessing Facebook for event promotion – Dr Kristy Kokegei History Trust of SA
Extending your reach for less - Growing visitor numbers with little or no budget – Karen Sellar SA Maritime Museum (PDF)
Getting More Attention - the basics of PR and media engagement – Kyra Herzfeld Country Arts SA (PDF)
History Festival Marketing Workshop – March 2017
How to publicise your event (PDF) – Kristy Rebbeck, History Trust of South Australia
Gathering support – thinking about sponsorship (PDF) – Kylie Kerrigan, SA Power Networks
Including Indigenous Histories workshop – 2 November 2016
The South Australian Tourism Commission website offers a range of resources and tools.
Check out the Tourism Industry Council of South Australia website for resources and workshop information.
Kids in Museums (UK organisation) has some great resources on making museums welcoming for children, young people and families.
Volunteering SA&NT provides help and advice, training and devleopment and advertising of volunteering positions.
Check out the Australian Museums and Galleries Association website for a range of resources for museums, museum professionals and students.
On the Our Community website you'll find help and advice for not-for-profits, including information about insurance, grants and fundraising.
Visit the Not-for-profit Law website for information on legal issues to consider when holding an event.
Initiated by the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, OF/BY/FOR ALL is a movement, a community, and a set of tools to make community organisations stronger.