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

John Oxley Re-enactment Walk

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 Tangaratta Vineyard, Old Winton Road, [...]

By | September 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on John Oxley Re-enactment Walk

Bicentenary Festival City of Tamworth

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 [...]

By | September 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Bicentenary Festival City of Tamworth

Tamworth 200 Years Exhibition

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.

By | August 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Tamworth 200 Years Exhibition

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