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Thursday 9 November, 2017 - 8.00pm

Speaker: Chris Long

Topic: Films from the Salvation Army's Limelight Department - Part 2

Chris Long will present the second part of his talk on early Australian films and the role played by the Salvation Army’s Limelight Department which made around 200 films in the early 1900s.

Please stay and join us for a special Christmas supper at the end of the November meeting.

Thursday 8 February, 2018 – 8.00pm

Speaker: Loreen Chambers

Topic:  Some Pioneers of Early Melbourne: From unnamed little shanty town to Colonial Capital 1835-185l

Loreen Chambers is a retired secondary teacher whose main interests are British and Australian history. She writes and lectures on Charles Joseph La Trobe’s life after his return to England. Loreen was the editor of the C. J. La Trobe Society’s journal La Trobeana from 2009 to 2015.



All meetings are held at the Balwyn Evergreen Centre, 45 Talbot Ave, Balwyn.