Behind the Scenes at Calala Cottage Museum – Heritage Week Event Tamworth

During Heritage Week 2021, Tamworth Historical Society Inc. will present two events, the first being special tours behind the scenes at Calala Cottage Museum. Museum volunteers from Tamworth Historical Society collect and preserve a wide range of items from textiles to ceramics to diaries and furniture, musical instruments, photographs, maps, letters, agricultural implements and machinery [...]

Tamworth Historical Society – Ian McFaul’s Photo Collection of Goonoo Goonoo Garden

Please join us for the monthly meeting 7.30pm, 17 February 2021, at Calala Cottage Museum. Melinda Gill will present a slide presentation of Ian McFaul's photo collection of Goonoo Goonoo's garden and architecture.  Mr McFaul was a former gardener of Goonoo Goonoo's 7 acres of garden. All members and their guests - members of the [...]

Royal Australian Historical Society Conference 2019 – Reception Calala Cottage Museum

The Royal Australian Historical Society Conference will be held in Tamworth from 13th to 15th September, 2019. Tamworth Historical Society Inc will host the pre-conference reception at Calala Cottage on Friday 13th September, from 5.30pm to 7.00pm. We hope many of you will join us for this event. A link to the full conference program [...]

When Motoring was a Pleasure

Our guest speaker at the June general meeting will be Simon Kelleher.  He will be talking about 'When Motoring was a Pleasure - History of Cars in Australia. Come along and share your story about the first car in your family. The meeting commences at 7.30pm, with general business, then Simon Kelleher's talk, followed by [...]

Annual General Meeting 2018

All members are invited to attend our next meeting on 21st November 2018.  This will be our Annual General Meeting. Members and guests are welcome, starting at 7.30pm, followed by a delicious supper.   Please note in your diaries, our Christmas Party will not be held tonight following the Annual General Meeting as it will [...]

John Oxley Re-enactment Walk

This walk is one of the events marking 200 years since the explorer John Oxley travelled over Kamilaroi lands and crossed what is now known as the Peel River, near the present day city of Tamworth. To mark the bicentenary of this event, a re-enactment walk will start at the Tangaratta Vineyard, Old Winton Road, [...]

Tamworth 200 Years Exhibition

An exhibition in the Community Space at Ray Walsh House, Peel Street Tamworth. From 3 August to 7 September 2018. Tamworth 200 Years Exhibition. This event is one of a series of events to mark 200 years since explorer John Oxley passed through Kamilaroi Lands, crossing the river near what is now Tamworth.