Queensland’s most unique Living History Event

History Alive: A Journey Through Time

Join us at the Rocklea Showgrounds

August 2021

Explore the lives of American Civil War soldiers.
See how Vikings really lived.
Visit the 14th Century.
Watch a practice drill.
Meet WWI and WWII re-enactors.
Meet a Roman gladiator.
Cheer on your favourite knight.
See working military vehicles.
Find out how Aussie Diggers lived on the front line.
Learn how Colonial Queenslanders prepared dinner.
See a Vietnam War era battle.
Observe the grace of Renaissance fencing.
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Immerse yourself in the Regency era.
Witness a Napoleonic battle.

History Alive is a combination of activities of the Roman, Viking, Medieval, Napoleonic, Colonial, Victorian and Modern Eras that appeal to all ages!

Witness spectacular battle re-enactments of Crusader Knights, Napoleonic Cavalry, WWI & WWII or learn to fence like a Renaissance Spaniard!

Enjoy Viking Cooking demonstrations, Military Vehicles, Camps & Displays plus the magic pageantry of the Medieval Tournament & Jousting.

Children haven’t been forgotten with daily Costume Competitions, Scavenger Hunts & a wide variety of children’s immersive encampment activities.

These are but a few of the many opportunities visitors have to connect with history each year at History Alive: A Journey Through Time.

Don’t forget that we’ll be at the Rocklea Showgrounds again this year with plenty of street parking, public transport, a bigger market & loads more history to enjoy.

Come and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and aromas of times gone past at Brisbane’s most unique living history Event, History Alive!

History Alive next goes off with a bang at 10am on Saturday, 29 August 2020

at the Rocklea Showgrounds

cnr Ipswich Rd & Goburra St, Rocklea.