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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]