AGM – Tamworth Historical Society 17 November 2021

Members and guests are invited to attend Tamworth Historical Society Inc.  Annual General Meeting on 17 November 2021. The meeting will be held at Calala Cottage Museum.  This meeting will also be the Christmas Party. COVID-19 protocols will be in place requiring check in using the QR code.  Other rules may be in place, please [...]

By | November 17th, 2021|Comments Off on AGM – Tamworth Historical Society 17 November 2021

Monthly Meeting with Guest Speaker Steve Cuneen

We will be holding a monthly meeting on Wednesday 20 October 2021. Our guest speaker will be Steve Cuneen.  His wide ranging talk is titled 'Phillip; The First Australians; The Colony; The Convicts and The Arts'. The meeting will commence at 7.30pm and conclude with a delicious supper. All welcome, members and their guests.  COVID-19 [...]

By | October 20th, 2021|Comments Off on Monthly Meeting with Guest Speaker Steve Cuneen

Monthly Talk with John Vickery – The Harbour Bridge

Our monthly meeting will feature a talk by John Vickery on the design, construction and personalities involved in the building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The meeting will start at 7.30pm, concluding about 9pm after the talk and a delicious supper. Members of the public are very welcome to attend.  (Free entry).

By | June 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Monthly Talk with John Vickery – The Harbour Bridge

When Tamworth was the Capital of England – Guest Speaker Gordon Holding

Tamworth Historical Society member, Gordon Holding, will give a talk after our monthly meeting on Wednesday 19 May 2021, enlightening us all on when Tamworth was the capital of England. Our monthly general meeting commences at 7.30pm with the talk and a delicious supper following.  The meeting usually concludes around 9pm. All welcome.  This is [...]

By | May 19th, 2021|Comments Off on When Tamworth was the Capital of England – Guest Speaker Gordon Holding

Heritage Walk During Heritage Week 2021- Peel Street Tamworth

Please join us on a fascinating stroll along Peel Street.  Your guide will be Society Life Member and historian Rod Hobbs, who will reveal little known stories and facts about many of the landmark buildings as you walk along Peel Street, passing historical sites featuring mills, murders, hangings, old schools, courts, pubs, hospitals, gasworks, blacksmiths [...]

By | May 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Heritage Walk During Heritage Week 2021- Peel Street Tamworth

Behind the Scenes at Calala Cottage Museum – Heritage Week Event Tamworth

During Heritage Week 2021, Tamworth Historical Society Inc. will present two events, the first being special tours behind the scenes at Calala Cottage Museum. Museum volunteers from Tamworth Historical Society collect and preserve a wide range of items from textiles to ceramics to diaries and furniture, musical instruments, photographs, maps, letters, agricultural implements and machinery [...]

By | April 24th, 2021|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes at Calala Cottage Museum – Heritage Week Event Tamworth

The Rise and Fall of the Britten Family – Guest Speaker Rod Hobbs

After our April monthly meeting, THS life member Rod Hobbs will present a talk about the Rise and Fall of the Britten Family of Tamworth. Meeting begins at 7.30pm with the talk commencing around 8pm, followed by a delicious supper, finishing up around 9pm. All welcome, members and their guests, members of the public.  This [...]

By | April 21st, 2021|Comments Off on The Rise and Fall of the Britten Family – Guest Speaker Rod Hobbs

Richard Hutt-March talk at Calala Cottage Museum-Ettie & Bill Grayston

Members and guests are welcome at the March monthly meeting on 17 March 2021, 7.30pm at Calala Cottage Museum. Richard Hutt will give a talk about Ettie & Bill Grayston after the general meeting. Everyone welcome. A delicious supper will be served.  Free.

By | March 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Richard Hutt-March talk at Calala Cottage Museum-Ettie & Bill Grayston

Tamworth High School Centenary 1919-2019

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 [...]

By | October 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Tamworth High School Centenary 1919-2019

Meet TRC’s Collections Officer for Museums – Naomi Blakey

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 [...]

By | September 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Meet TRC’s Collections Officer for Museums – Naomi Blakey