Tamworth Historical Society has organised a coach trip to mark the Bicentenary of John Oxley's expedition, 1818-2018. Commencing in Tamworth on Wednesday 3 October, the 3 day trip will travel to Wauchope via Apsley Falls on the first day, continue to Port Macquarie on the second day and return to Tamworth via Walcha on Friday [...]
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 Tangarata Vineyard, concluding at the [...]
The City of Tamworth will mark the Bicentenary of explorer John Oxley, the first European to travel across Kamilaroi lands in 1818, close to where Tamworth is now situated on the banks of the Peel River. The festival will recognise the city's history and culture in Bicentennial Park, Sunday 2 September 2018. There will be [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
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. [...]
Guest Speaker Steve Cunneen will talk about New South Wales in 1818. This is a free event, all welcome, members and guests. Our meeting will start at 7.30pm.
This month local historian Gordon Holding will talk about crime and punishment in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Starts at 7.30pm at Calala Cottage Museum. It is FREE. Come and enjoy the talk and the delicious supper. Members and guests are very welcome.
Following the next General Meeting, we will listen to a selection of recordings from the Jim Hobden collection. All welcome, members and guests, free entry, supper to follow.