Kinkora Road Walk

Kinkora Road Walk

 SUNDAY 6th March 2022 This walk will explore an area of Hawthorn that was first settled by some wealthy landowners. This interesting region was home to many musical, literary and visual artists – some well-known and others less so. The walk includes a part of the...
Hawthorn City Counci and The Boroondara Amalgamation

Hawthorn City Counci and The Boroondara Amalgamation

Sunday 20th March, 2022   2.00pm Guest Speaker: Jane Nathan Jane Nathan was elected onto the Hawthorn City Council in 1987, and was Mayor of Hawthorn in 1990-91.  She has extensive experience through her enormously varied rôles and has established herself as a...
Early Chinese Market Gardens in Melbourne

Early Chinese Market Gardens in Melbourne

        Sunday 1st May 2022   2.00pm Guest Speaker: Terry Young    Hawthorn was home to a number of Chinese market gardens, notably on the Urquhart Estate, but also along the river flats. Terry Young has made a study of the Chinese market gardeners of Melbourne...
Hawthorn’s Ernest Peacock and Mustafa Kemal in 1918

Hawthorn’s Ernest Peacock and Mustafa Kemal in 1918

Sunday 15th May, 2022     2.00pm Guest Speaker: Dr Adrian Jones OAM Ernest Peacock’s substantial home, Pax, was on the corner of Riversdale and Glenferrie Roads. Dr Adrian Jones is researching  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s speech directed to the mothers of the fallen...
A Walk along Kooyongkoot

A Walk along Kooyongkoot

Sunday 26th June 2022     2.00pm   Guest Speaker: Dr Gary Presland Dr Presland is an historian, archaeologist and author, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria. He is an authority on Aboriginal history in Melbourne.  He is currently...