Third Sunday of the Month at 2pm, Queen Victoria Museum at Inveresk
Monthly meetings are held from February to November, usually on the afternoon of the third Sunday in the month, at the Meeting Room, Queen Victoria Museum at Inveresk, at 2pm unless otherwise notified. Speakers include members of the Society and other historians.
The Society hosts the John West Memorial Lecture, delivered by a prominent Australian, in March each year. The Annual General Meeting is held in February.
Below is the current schedule for these meetings. See the latest newsletter for more information on upcoming events.
Admission is free for members and $4 for visitors.
Saturday & Sunday, 10-11 February 2018 New Norfolk Excursion (fully subscribed)
Sunday, 18 February 2018 – AGM form 2018
Annual General Meeting with guest speaker John Dent, The Kings Meadows Convict Road Station
Friday, 16 March 2018 – John West Memorial Lecture
Held at the Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, University of Tasmania, Newnham at 8pm
Professor Mark McKenna, Beyond the Crown: History and Australia’s Republican Future
Sunday, 15 April 2018
Nigel Burch, Forgotten history of Beaconsfield
Saturday, 21 April 2018 Kerry Lodge Archaeological Project Open Day
Sunday, 20 May 2018 – Australian Heritage Festival Tasmania
Denis Lake, The celebrated Peddle chair
Sunday, 17 June 2018 – Seventh Pugh Day Lecture
Dr Colin Chilvers, Anaesthesia and Overseas Aid
Sunday, 15 July 2018
Dr Alison Alexander, The O’Connors of Connorville
Sunday, 19 August 2018
Steve Radford, Captain Samuel William (Bill) Barrett
Sunday, 16 September 2018
Evan Thomas, Stone tool use in Eastern Tasmania:Tracks across the lithic landscape
Sunday, 21 October 2018, 30th Birthday
Karin Le, When Multiculturalism came to Launceston
Monday, 5 November 2018 Spring Excursion to ‘Strathmore’, Nile, Deddington
Sunday, 18 November 2018, Christmas Celebration
Dr Stefan Petrow, Tasmanian Anzacs: Tasmanian soldiers and World War One