Third Sunday of the Month 2.00pm, 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 2.00pm 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 and visitors are welcome.
Friday, 18 March 2016 – John West Memorial Lecture
Held at the Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, University of Tasmania, Newnham at 8.00pm
Michelle Grattan – The Power of Small Voices: The Struggle for the Senate’s Centre
Sunday, 19 June 2016 – Fifth Pugh Day Lecture + Poster
John Paull and Aileen Pike, Persistence Pays: The Discovery of Dr Pugh’s Missing Journal
Sunday, 17 July 2016 + Poster
Georgia Fountoulaki – Greek Culture: Tasmanian Connections
Sunday, 21 August 2016 + Poster
Susan Aykut – Launceston’s Victorian Turkish Baths
Jill Cassidy – Oral history: What’s all the fuss about?
Margaretta Pos – My journey with colonial pioneer Elizabeth Fenton
Sunday, 16 October 2016 + Poster
Marion Sargent – Amy Sargent: An Adventurous Nurse
Friday, 18 November 2016 + Excursion form
Excursion to Chudleigh, Mole Creek & Deloraine
Sunday, 20 November 2016, Christmas Celebration + Poster
Anne Neale – The City Park Fountain: its origins uncovered, symbolism decoded, and significance established