This event covers multiple time periods

History Alive: A Journey Through Time

Queensland’s most unique Living History Event

History Alive: A Journey Through Time

is MOVING to a new location in 2019!

Join us at the Rocklea Showgrounds on 15 & 16 June, 2019

QLHF Industrial Eras Weekend


The Industrial Eras Weekend is a re-enactors only event held at historic Fort Lytton, Brisbane. The event will include battle scenarios, blank fire, talks, workshops and demonstrations.

The event is partially catered, with breakfast and dinner provided, with members to arrange their own lunch.

Open to all QLHF members of industrial era groups

Cost: $55

QLHF Conference 18


(Please note that this event is open to members of the Queensland Living History Federation and Australian Living History Federation members only).

QLHF Conference – by re-enactors, for re-enactors. 

Conference18 is an opportunity for the Australian re-enactment community for sharing, learning, teaching, trading,  doing workshops and battles, feasting and socialising!

The Conference fee will include a Saturday night feast, with entertainment provided.

More details regarding the weekend program coming soon!


History Alive 2018


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

Visitors to History Alive: A Journey Through Time can participate in Colonial Dance workshops, Fort Lytton Guided Tours and Historical Discussions.

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

Enjoy Viking Cooking demonstrations, the pageantry of the Medieval Tournament plus the unforgettable Fort Lytton Cannon Firings.

Children haven’t been forgotten with daily Costume Competitions, Kid’s Historical Colouring Corner & a wide variety of children’s 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.

Brisbane’s best kept secret, the iconic Fort Lytton National Park, is the perfect backdrop for such a unique event

where more than 600 re-enactors and historians portray and display almost 10,000 years of history.

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: A Journey Through Time is held annually on the second weekend in June.