The Australian Garden Historical Society will host four distinguished speakers to talk about the importance of recording the history of your garden and offer practical guidance for drawing and photographing your garden
Bayside Council will host Jenny MacRitchie as she tells the remarkable story of Reginald Annabel, the daredevil dairyman. This talk opens the Sydney Airport centenary exhibition “People and Planes: a community view of Sydney Airport.”
Illuminated by candles, the house takes on a life of its own after dark… Bring the whole family along for this interactive tour of Vaucluse House.
Seminar | Bankruptcy, business and Cabinetmakers: Business Networks in Chinese-Australian Furniture Production, 1870-1930 | 20 July 2019
The Chinese Australian Historical Society are proud to present a seminar on how Chinese manufacturers operated despite such obstacles by exploring their business networks. Drawing on a variety of historic source material, especially insolvency and bankruptcy files, guest speaker Peter Gibson will reveal surprising new insights into the nature of Chinese-Australian enterprise and indeed the nature of ‘White Australia’ itself.
The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts presents a screening of The Trouble with Merle (2002), a documentary about 1930s film star Merle Oberon and her disputed heritage.