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...
Pre-European Culture in Boroondara

Pre-European Culture in Boroondara

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...
Valuation Day

Valuation Day

Sunday 10th July, 2022   2.00pm   Following the success of our Valuation Day in 2019, we will join with Richmond & Burnley Historical Society and the experienced valuers from Charles Leski Auction House who will be on hand to value items of interest you...
Art Deco and Modernism in Australia

Art Deco and Modernism in Australia

Sunday 21st August, 2022   2.00pm Guest Speaker: Robin Grow Robin Grow is President of the Art Deco and Modernism Society of Australia and is the author of several books on the topic, including a history of the Land Titles office (2013), and MELMO – Modernist...