The Town of Gawler’s Civic Centre is a true community facility, developed and driven by the local community, creating the pre-eminent social, cultural, heritage and business innovation centre for the region.
We encourage and welcome the wider Gawler community to discover, connect, innovate and grow with the variety of programs, events, shows and exhibitions available throughout the Gawler Civic Centre.
Autumn is packed with a huge variety of entertainment on offer for the whole family.
Our Entertainment program includes:
Friday April 28, 8.00pm
Bethany Eloise is stepping into the ruby red slippers of Judy Garland.
In the words of her daughter, Liza Minnelli, “Life is a cabaret”, and now their lives really are one!
Friday May 26, 8.00pm
The Laurel Canyon Story by The Beggars/LA Dreaming Band.
The LA Dreaming band present the music of: Fleetwood Mac, Crosby Stills and Nash, Carole King, Neil Young, Linda Ronstadt, America, The Eagles, Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Buffalo Springfield and many more great artists who were all residents in Laurel Canyon.
Saturday May 13, 9.30am – 10:30am
Our local community groups and energy professionals will lead a discussion on how to read your electricity bill, get to know more about solar, battery storage and electric vehicles and anything else energy-related.
The aim of this conversation is to inform Gawler residents about energy saving options and support their decision making process in their energy transition.
OPENS – 10 MAY 2023
Wednesdays & Fridays 9am-5pm, Thursdays 9am-6pm & Saturdays 9am-1pm
The new Heritage Gallery exhibition ‘Down the Line’ explores the themes of communication and its role in building communities. The exhibition explores the impact of the postal service, the telegraph and the telephone on the Gawler community allowing them to stay connected to each other and the wider world.
View rare early colonial letters, telegraph equipment brought to South Australia by Charles Todd and a collection of funky antique phones. Make a call using the magneto telephone and try your hand at morse code with our telegraph equipment. Hear the voices of the women of the Gawler telephone exchange as they ‘connect your call’.
This exhibition is an opportunity to understand more about the evolution of communication technologies that have been fundamental in keeping communities informed and connected.
SATURDAY MAY 20, 10:30AM
Join staff from the Gawler Cultural Heritage Centre as we discuss the best ways of looking after treasured items. Understand the role temperature, light and humidity play in the deterioration of objects.
This is a hands-on workshop, you will be shown the best way to handle, pack and care for your treasures ensuring the best possible chance of their survival for generations to come.
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89-91 Murray Street, Gawler SA 5118