The Museum will be closed to the public from Wednesday 23 December 2020, reopening on Thursday 7 January 2021. Wishing you all a safe and happy holiday.
All members and their guests are invited to attend Tamworth Historical Society's Annual General Meeting, Wednesday 18 November 2020. The meeting begins at 7.30pm at Calala Cottage Museum and will be followed by a delicious supper.
Tamworth High School celebrated its centenary in 2019. Ex THS teacher Ken Hall will speak on the history of the school at our monthly meeting on Wednesday 21 October, 2020. Join us at Calala Cottage Museum at 7.30pm. We will enjoy a delicious supper after the talk. All welcome. Members of the public are especially [...]
Naomi Blakey began her new job as Council Collections Officer for Museums in March this year. This is the first opportunity Naomi has had to meet everyone due to Covid 19 restrictions being in place since the day she started. Naomi will describe her background, what her role entails and what her plans are for [...]
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 guest at this month's meeting is Cameron McFarlane who will speak about the NSW Primary Schools CPR awareness programme. Mr McFarlane is a lifeguard at Gunnedah pool. "CPR can and does save lives." The general meeting commences at 7.30pm and will be followed by our guest speaker. Supper rounds off the evening, finishing about [...]
The 'History of Swimming Pools in Tamworth' is the topic for this month's guest speaker. Richard Hutt will give a detailed history of swimming pools in Tamworth ranging from Paradise to Olympic pools. Please join us, all welcome. A delicious supper follows Richard's talk. The general meeting commences at 7.30pm, with supper concluding around 9pm. [...]
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 [...]