Ayers House Museum

Summer Festival of Phryne

Summer Festival of Phryne

To celebrate the Miss Fisher’s Costume Exhibition and everyone’s favourite 1920s detective, the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher, the Summer Festival of Phryne presents a host of events across Adelaide where you can explore the fashion, music and drama of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.   Festival events run from January 10 to the closing day of the Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries costume exhibition on February 14.

Miss Fisher’s Summer Sundays at Beaumont House


Spend a leisurely afternoon lounging on the shady lawns of Beaumont House at our 1920s garden party. Enjoy the smooth sounds of 1920s live jazz music and relax on the veranda with a champagne flute or Devonshire tea.

Sunday  7 February     12 noon to 5pm.  Beaumont House, 631 Glynburn Road, Beaumont.  Map
Tickets at the gate, no bookings required- $10 adults, children under 12 FREE.



1920s Speakeasy Pop Up Bar at Z Ward


Let’s dance the night away at our 1920s inspired speakeasy bar at historic Z Ward. This remarkable heritage-listed building will be transformed into a lounge bar complete with live jazz music. Grab your bugle beads and get flapping!  $20 per person.   SOLD OUT!

Saturday 6 February,   6pm- 11pm.  Z Ward, enter via 63 Conyngham Street, Glenside.  Map   Bookings required.


High Teas at Ayers House


Before or after your visit to Miss Fisher’s Costume Exhibition, why not enjoy a sumptuous high tea at Ayers House? Scrumptious savouries and luscious sweets will be presented in a formal dining setting- a special treat best shared with friends!  $75 per person (includes exhibition entry).

Selected dates only: February 14 available only.   At Ayers House Function Centre (adjacent to Museum).  Bookings required.


Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Marathon


Enjoy a day with Miss Fisher on the big screen. Join us for a screening of all eight episodes from the latest TV series of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries in full cinema comfort.   Full day and half day tickets available.   Tickets $18-$40. Bookings required.  Book your tickets today!

Sunday 10 January   9am-6pm. Palace Nova Cinemas, Cinema 6, 3 Cinema Place, Adelaide.  Map


Making the Music of Miss Fisher


Enjoy an exclusive evening with actor Nathan Page (Inspector Jack Robinson) and composer Greg J Walker as they demonstrate with live performance and clips on the big screen how music is used to create character and drama in Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.
Tickets $32- $45.

Thursday 21 January, 6.30-8pm  Palace Nova Cinemas, 251 Rundle Street, Adelaide.   Map    Bookings required


Fashion in Motion


Join award-winning costume designer Marion Boyce for an exploration on the big screen of the role of fashion and design in the Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries television series.   Tickets $32- $45.

Friday 29 January,  6.30-8pm   Palace Nova Cinemas, 251 Rundle Street, Adelaide.   Map   Bookings required.



For all enquiries about the Summer Festival of Phryne events, email missfisher@nullnationaltrustsa.org.au or call (08) 8223 1234.