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OPEN DAY | SPANISH FLU 100 YEARS ON - Q Station

  • Q Station 1 North Head Scenic Drive Manly, NSW, 2095 Australia (map)
 
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Immerse yourself in the history of Sydney at Q Station’s community open day! In 2019 we are commemorating 100 years since the outbreak of epidemic Spanish Influenza, which resulted in the busiest time of operation at Sydney’s Quarantine Station.

10am – 4pm  /  Sunday 28th April 2019  /  Free Entry

Join a half price history tour, relax on the beautiful Quarantine Beach, explore the historic buildings and sandstone inscriptions, see the Convict Footprints show, eat some delicious food, join an art workshop with Jo Neville, and more!

Artist in Residence and Interpretive Curator Jo Neville will be running a collage workshop based on the colour palette of Q Station’s natural environment. This interactive session will allow you to create your own beautiful collage alongside Australia’s renowned paper artist.
 
10:00am:  Wharf Wander history tour (50% off!) | Visitor Centre Café opens | Food stall opens
 
11:30am: Spanish Flu 100 Years On history tour (50% off!)
 
12:00pm: Engine Room Bar opens (Anyone attending a tour can receive 10% off dining at the Engine Room Bar. Present your ticket to staff upon arrival)

12:45pm:  Colour of Country Collage workshop with Jo Neville (1.5 hour class)

2:30pm: Convict Footprints show on the heritage wharf
 
During your time here, take the opportunity to dine for a long lunch or delicious dinner at the Boilerhouse Restaurant & Bar, visit the quarantine-themed museum or book a Ghost Tour to explore the haunted buildings after dark.

Register below to attend Q Station’s Open Day, book a tour or workshop. Registration and entry is free.