Image: St. Thomas’ Church, Port Macquarie, 1832-1842, by Joseph Backler. Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW. Courtesy of Port Macquarie Historical Society Inc.

The Port Macquarie Historical Society Inc. presents ‘Comings and Goings – Rituals and Remembrance’ an exhibition exploring life’s milestones and how these are celebrated and remembered.

Ceremonies and customs are an important part of life’s journey and often have a special place in our memories. This exhibition will feature christening, bridal and mourning fashions, keepsakes and photographs in order to examine how we mark the significant events in our lives.

When:    Saturday 1 September – Saturday 8 September, 9.30am-4.30pm
Where:   Port Macquarie Museum, 22 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie
Cost:      Adult $7, Concession $5, Family $15, Child $3 – includes full museum admission (pay at the door)
Contact:     pmmuseum@bigpond.com or 02 6583 1108
Hosted by: Port Macquarie Historical Society Inc.

 

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