Yarra Street History Walk

Yarra Street History Walk

Yarra Street History Walk Join us for a history walk along one of Hawthorn’s oldest streets and hear about the area’s rich early history. Learn from our guide Elizabeth Love about the diverse people who lived there including a horse cab driver,...
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

SUNDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 4 PM Letters to The Editor What can we discover about our history simply by scrolling through the digitized newspapers at TROVE, the online research portal run by the National Library of Australia? Plenty it seems, from quirky entreaties, to...

2020 EVENTS

2020 EVENTS Our events for the remainder of 2020 will be on-line. But keep an eye out for some interesting and fun activities via this website and our Facebook page.  
Yarra Street History Walk

Yarra Street History Walk

Yarra Street History Walk Join us for a history walk along one of Hawthorn’s oldest streets and hear about the area’s rich early history. Learn from our guide Elizabeth Love about the diverse people who lived there including a horse cab driver,...
The people and changes at Tay Creggan

The people and changes at Tay Creggan

A rare opportunity to see the magnificent heritage listed building, Tay Creggan, and hear from former Strathcona BGGS teacher about the people and changes to this building since architect Guy Purchas commenced building in 1893. 30 Yarra Street, Hawthorn Sunday 9th...
CONVICT ERA POTTERS

CONVICT ERA POTTERS

Sunday 17th November 2.30 pm CONVICT ERA POTTERS – Guest speaker Greg Hill As Melbourne’s inner suburbs developed, so too did the establishment of industries that started manufacturing items locally. Richmond and Hawthorn’s geology provided amazing early...