SA History Festival: Paddock to Stadium - Pioneers of Adelaide Oval

SA History Festival: Paddock to Stadium - Pioneers of Adelaide Oval

Wednesday, 23 May, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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SA History Festival 2018

Paddock to Stadium - Pioneers of Adelaide Oval

The journey of Adelaide Oval from paddock to world class facility is scattered with colourful characters that contributed to a unique and varied history. Join us for a light-hearted look at some of these pioneers’ unique talents and the ventures that contributed to the Oval’s development since 1872. Find out who mined for gold nuggets on the centre pitch, how an Englishman became the curator, how green and gold came to be Australia’s playing colours and other fascinating insights into some of the quirks and oddities of Adelaide Oval. Drink on arrival included.

Date: Wednesday, 23 May

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Venue: Adelaide Oval

Price: $20 per person (bookings essential)

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