Anglesea & District Historical Society

Program for 2015

Meetings are held on the first Sunday of every even month at 2pm at Anglesea's History House, 5a McMillan St (Entrance 4, Melway 514:E7). Outings are held on the odd months. Highlighted dates indicate upcoming changes from normal. Visitors are very welcome. Please check back for any program changes.

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Date Event Program
Jan - Sorry - No outing or meeting in January.
But History House (The Anglesea Museum) is open on Sundays in January, 2-4pm.
Sun 1 Feb Meeting Wreck of the Joseph Scammel. Dramatic presentation by Carleen Thoernberg.
Wed 4 Feb 10am Outing "Love, Desire & Riches: The Fashion of Weddings" - exhibition at Barwon Park Mansion, 105 Inverleigh Road, Winchelsea.
Meet at History House at 10.00am. We will car pool.
BYO lunch or purchase at the tea rooms at Barwon Park
Entry fees: General Public Admission: Adult $15, Concession $12; National Trust Members: Adult $10, Concession $7.
Wed 4 Mar
Outing Winchelsea Aboriginal Collection & Heritage Drive. Details.
Sun 22 Mar   Community Precinct Open Day. Details:
Sun 12 Apr 2pm
not 5 Apr
Meeting Ray and Veronica Shaw: Running a butchers shop in Anglesea in the 1980s.
Plus: Remembering Gallipoli. Details (PDF 747kB)
Thu 7 May 10:00am Outing Historic Germantown (Now Grovedale). Leave History House 10.00am by bus, $10. BYO lunch, morning tea provided. Return approx 2:30pm. Guide: Historian, June Winter. Bookings essential: Jan Morris 0448 526 311. Flyer (PDF 2MB).
Sun 14 Jun 2pm Meeting Geoff Lewtas: Anglesea property since WW2.
Sun 28 Jun 2pm Outing Hymns and their history. Flyer (PDF 1.6MB)
At the Uniting Church, Murch Cres.
Thu 16 Jul Meeting Winter Feast Meeting combined with Family History Group. Mick Robinson: Geelong Heritage Centre records.
Sun 2 Aug 2pm Meeting The History of Tea Drinking, accompanied by 'High Tea'.
Wed 16 Sep 10am Outing Visit CFA and hear the history of Anglesea Fire Station. Terry McKnight. Meet at Fire Station 10am. Morning tea provided.
Sun 4 Oct 2pm AGM &
Annual General Meeting. Notice & Details.
Speaker: George Carman, Geologist: 'Daintree's Search for a Forest'.
18-25 Oct History Week Check local papers and web for events.
Historic tours of Anglesea: Sun 18 and Tue 20 Oct, 10am, 12noon & 2pm. Mini-bus with guide leaves from History House. $10 adults, $5 children.
Sun 29 Nov 11am.
not 12 Nov
Outing Combined outing with Family History Group: Geelong Eastern Cemetery for a drama-filled tour 11am-1pm. $15. Limited numbers in tour so bookings essential: Jan Morris 5263-3085. BYO lunch or purchase in Geelong.
Sun 6 Dec 2pm Meeting Christmas break-up. Readings from Dickens and others. Visitors welcome!

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Updated 11 Nov 2015