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: email@example.com 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 [...]
Ken Hall and Ron Surtees will be our guest speakers on 17th July, 2019. Their talk will be about the 100th Anniversary of Tamworth High School which is being celebrated this year. Our July general meeting will commence at 7.30pm, then enjoy the talk by our guest speakers, followed by the delicious supper, with the [...]
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 [...]
Keith Stevenson talks about the history of Tamworth City Bowling Club which is celebrating its Centenary this year. Keith will talk after the monthly general meeting which begins at 7.30pm. All welcome, members and guests enjoy a delicious supper after the talk.
Rosalind Jones is the historian at Calrossy Anglican School, Tamworth, which is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year, and will be the speaker at our monthly meeting on March 20, 2019. Come along and hear how the school began, the origin of the 'Calrossy' name, the history of its Brisbane Street building, and up to [...]
From the Jim Hobden recordings library - come along to the February meeting, and listen to Jim talk about the early history of Tamworth's parks and gardens. We will also hear about Tamworth's brewers of the past. Meeting commences at 7.30 pm, followed by the talk and a delicious supper, concluding around 9 pm. All [...]