Auburn Heritage Walk

Auburn Heritage Walk

   SATURDAY 20 MAY 2023, 1pm Our guide, Biruta Don will take us for a delightful stroll around Auburn showing the range of heritage buildings from fine Victorian, Federation and interwar dwellings, commercial and public buildings, and from industrial beginnings to...
The Printer and the Painter

The Printer and the Painter

The story of Australia’s official portrait of Queen Elizabeth II     Saturday 22 July 2023 2.00pm            Guest Speaker: Elizabeth Yewers   This story connects two Boroondara residents: printer James Beveridge and artist William Dargie. In 1954,...
Dame Nellie Melba

Dame Nellie Melba

  – an aurally illustrated talk with nine recordings, 1895 – 1926         Sunday 26th March 2023   2.00pm     Guest Speaker: Albert Isaacs    A combined event with Richmond & Burnley Historical Society       As well as some magnificent...
Kinkora Road Walk

Kinkora Road Walk

 SUNDAY 23rd April 2023, 2pm This guided history walk was oversubscribed last year so here is your opportunity if you missed out.  Our guide Elizabeth Love will explore an area of Hawthorn that was first settled by some wealthy landowners and  home to many musical,...
Hawthorn Schools Exhibition

Hawthorn Schools Exhibition

        Selected dates until 25th January 25 Inglesby Road, Camberwell Students and teachers at Rolyat Ladies College  (State Library South Australia) Discover the history of some of the lost schools of Hawthorn and some which have survived.    Wednesday 30th...
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...