Third Sunday of the Month 2.00pm, QVMAG 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, QVMAG Museum at Inveresk. Speakers include members of the Society and other historians.
The Society hosts The Examiner-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 and visitors are welcome.
Sunday, 17 February 2013 – Annual General Meeting + Guest Speaker
Frank Madill - Sanders DFC: Out of the Darkness: The story of WW2 Bomber Command as told by Lancaster Navigator, Tasmanian Max Sanders
Friday, 15 March 2013 - The Examiner-John West Memorial Lecture
Held at the University of Tasmania at Newnham
Professor Lucy Frost - The Children of Mothers in the Convict System of Van Diemen’s Land
Sunday, 19 May 2013 – Tasmanian Heritage Festival Month (Walking Tour) + Poster
Robyn Jones & Committee Members - From Albert to Victoria: Exploring the History of Cameron Street between the Albert Hall and the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery at Royal Park. Afternoon tea at ’1842′, corner of St John & Cimitiere Streets.
Sunday, 16 June 2013 - Second Pugh Day Lecture + Poster
Dr John Paull - Walking with Dr Pugh from Hobart to Launceston in 1836
Sunday, 21 July 2013
Julianne Richards - Home from War: The Newstead War Service Homes Project
Sunday, 18 August 2013
Alison Alexander - The ambitions of Jane Franklin
Sunday, 15 September 2013
Rohan Wilson - Fictionalising the Launceston Railway Riots of 1874
Sunday, 13 October 2013 + Details & Booking Form
Forth Excursion – 9.30am to 4.30pm. Hosted by the Forth Valley History Group. $27.00
Sunday, 20 October 2013
Dr Eric Ratcliff - The sinister steeples of Alexander North
Sunday, 17 November 2013
Stephen Dando-Collins - A warts and all look at Sir Henry Parkes, the Australian colossus