Tamworth High School 100th Anniversary 2019

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 [...]

By | July 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Tamworth High School 100th Anniversary 2019

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 [...]

By | June 19th, 2019|Comments Off on When Motoring was a Pleasure

Stories from Brisbane Street Heritage Walk

The ever popular Heritage Walk led by Tamworth Historical Society Life Member Rod Hobbs, will this year travel down Brisbane Street. There is a lot of history and stories in this street, with at least three well known buildings/organisations/schools celebrating their centenary this year. The walk starts outside Calrossy Anglican School (140 Brisbane St) at [...]

By | April 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Stories from Brisbane Street Heritage Walk

Calrossy 100th Anniversay

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 [...]

By | March 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Calrossy 100th Anniversay

Jim Hobden – History of Early Tamworth Parks & Gardens

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 [...]

By | February 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Jim Hobden – History of Early Tamworth Parks & Gardens

Show & Tell

Do you have an interesting object of cultural or historical interest to show at our next meeting? Come along and tell us the story that goes with it. Members and guests are most welcome to bring along a mysterious or significant item, a family heirloom, a part of your collection or something you have been [...]

By | July 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Show & Tell

Traversing the Kokoda Track

Join our monthly meeting in June to hear guest speaker, Richard Ponsonby, speak about his experiences while traversing the Kokoda Track in New Guinea. The meeting starts at 7.30pm.  All members and non-members are most welcome. Enjoy a delicious supper after the talk.

By | June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Traversing the Kokoda Track

Major Wayne Clarke – Hunter River Lancers

Join our monthly meeting on 16 May to hear Major Wayne Clarke talk about the history of locally based Hunter River Lancers.  Major Clarke is currently researching the Lancers in preparation for a book publication. Our meeting starts at 7.30pm, followed by the talk, finishing with a delicious supper. All welcome, members and non members.  [...]

By | May 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Major Wayne Clarke – Hunter River Lancers