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 [...]

By | September 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Royal Australian Historical Society Conference 2019 – Reception Calala Cottage Museum

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

Behind the Scenes at Calala Cottage Museum

Two special tours of Calala Cottage will be held On Friday 26 April .  The first at 9.30am and the second is at 11am. See behind the scenes into parts of the museum not usually open to the public such as the library and archives and take a peek at some of the antique clothing [...]

By | April 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes at Calala Cottage Museum

Stories from the Lookout

This is an event targeted to school children, suitable for 4-10 years of age.  Led by Tamworth Historical Society's Mike Cashman, children will enjoy talks and activities about early Tamworth history.  There will be a treasure hunt, lolly scramble, a quiz with prizes, and a free morning tea.  There will be an option of going [...]

By | April 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Stories from the Lookout

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

Christmas Party 2018

Our Christmas Party will be held at the Museum on Sunday 9 December, starting at 2pm. Family and friends of members are welcome. More details are available in the newsletter or from the office and at the November Annual General Meeting. Seasons Greetings.

By | December 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Christmas Party 2018

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 [...]

By | November 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Annual General Meeting 2018