40 Degrees South

History Week

An annual, state-wide celebration of history. This year's theme is ‘Life and Death’.

1 - 9 September

NSW History Week is the annual, state-wide celebration of history organised by the History Council of New South Wales. This year's theme is ‘Life and Death’.

LIFE AND DEATH IN PARADISE - THE BOUNTY MUTINEERS AND THEIR DESCENDANTS ON PITCAIRN ISLAND

Dr Nigel Erskine, Head of Research at the Australian National Maritime Museum will talk about the unlikely evolution of a society spawned from the infamous Bounty mutiny of 1789.

Wednesday 5 September 6pm – 7.30pm
Free

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SONGS OF LIFE AND DEATH AT SEA

Join the Australian National Maritime Museum’s own ‘pirate band’ The Mutineers and renowned sea shanty singers 40 Degrees South for a night of songs about life and death at sea.

Thursday 6 September, 6-8pm
$10 members/concession/students, $15 general public

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a.	Mutiny on the Bounty (The Mutineers turning Lieutenant Bligh and part of the officers and crew adrift from His Majesty's Ship the Bounty), 1790 by Robert Dodd. Collection: National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

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