After our April monthly meeting, THS life member Rod Hobbs will present a talk about the Rise and Fall of the Britten Family of Tamworth. Meeting begins at 7.30pm with the talk commencing around 8pm, followed by a delicious supper, finishing up around 9pm. All welcome, members and their guests, members of the public. This [...]
Members and guests are welcome at the March monthly meeting on 17 March 2021, 7.30pm at Calala Cottage Museum. Richard Hutt will give a talk about Ettie & Bill Grayston after the general meeting. Everyone welcome. A delicious supper will be served. Free.
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 [...]
All members and their guests are invited to attend Tamworth Historical Society's Annual General Meeting, Wednesday 18 November 2020. The meeting begins at 7.30pm at Calala Cottage Museum and will be followed by a delicious supper.
Tamworth High School celebrated its centenary in 2019. Ex THS teacher Ken Hall will speak on the history of the school at our monthly meeting on Wednesday 21 October, 2020. Join us at Calala Cottage Museum at 7.30pm. We will enjoy a delicious supper after the talk. All welcome. Members of the public are especially [...]
August's guest speaker is Mike Cashman who will talk about our local convicts. Meeting commences at 7.30pm followed by Mike's talk, finishing with a delicious supper. It is free for members and guests. Members of the public are very welcome to attend.
It is with regret that Calala Cottage Museum Complex will be closed until further notice to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. We are considering the health of the public as well as our volunteers and supporting all efforts to 'flatten the curve'. Please contact us by phone or email as normal. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone [...]
Our Annual General Meeting will be held on 20 November 2019. It will be followed by our Christmas Party. Members and guests are very welcome to enjoy a delicious supper.
Join us at the monthly meeting when guest speaker Brian Sullivan will talk about the development of railways in Australia. A big topic including the story of how the railway arrived in West Tamworth in 1878 and how our own Calala Cottage featured in the hosting of the Governor and his party, who had travelled [...]
Our guest speaker takes a brief glimpse into the lives of some of the early families of the Nundle, Bowling Alley Point and Hanging Rock Goldfields, and reveals an interesting insight into our region’s multicultural heritage. From Ruzicka’s reef, to the short life Abel Henry Arford (1894 – 1917), to the largely forgotten Otto Kong [...]