Richmond Racecourse Walk
Richmond Community Learning Centre
Barnett Way Richmond
the area of Richmond was part of the estate of the Wurundjeri-willam clan.
Through marriage, shared beliefs and related languages,
these people were members of the Kulin nation.
Their connection to other clans extended as far away as the Murray River.
10.30am to 12 noon
Richmond Hill Walk (from Society rooms)
Isabel Simpson—Professional tour Guide
About 1.5 hours, easy walk.
Booking essential by email or phone 94271800
Volunteer Training, Society rooms.
Richmond Library (Charlotte Street entrance)
SUNDAY OCTOBER 14th 2.30pm Richmond Library
she clearly stands out as one of the nation's worst murderesses of all time.
And from an international perspective, she still ranks among the world's most prolific female killers.
was dramatically reported around the globe as 'the storyof the century'.
Even in more modern times, the story of Martha Needle continues to be widely chronicled as one of the most
mind boggling poisoning cases in the annals of crime and she remains a polarising figure in Australian history.
to exterminate all those around her who stood in the way of her personal ambitions which ultimately even included her own children.
SUNDAY 17th June 2018 - 2.30pm Society Rooms
Discover the diversity of talent of hundreds of Women Artists.
Sunday March 25th - 2.30pm Richmond Library
The Open Air School in Blackburn
Sunday May 27th - 2.30pm - Richmond Library
Associate Professor Judith Smart
History of 22 Bendigo Street - Television City = 60 Years of Television
Richmond Library - Entrance from Charlotte Street
Sunday 4th December
Train Trip to Warrnambool
Contact Daryl McMahon for bookings and costs
Phone : 03 94287686
17 July 2.30pm -4pm History of the Burnley Horticultural Gardens
2016 marks 125 Years of Horticultural Education.
Associate Professor, Don Garden, OAM - to be held in the society rooms.
Sunday June 19 2.30pm -4pm History of the Hawthorn Bridge, Ken McInnes
to be held at the Hawthorn Rowing Club, located on the south east side of the Hawthorn Bridge
Saturday 27th February: Volunteer Training orientation
Sunday May 22nd, 2.30pm - 4pm Coach Builders of Richmond Dr Jim Badger
Saturday 28th May - New Volunteers Training Day 2-4pm in the society rooms
Sunday 11th October 2.30pm -4pm - Annual General Meeting
- Guest Speaker Barbara Armstrong - TIME Detective
Sunday 13th September 1pm -3.30pm - Richmond Mystery Walk - Tour Guide: Isabel Simpson
Sunday 23rd August 2.30pm -4pm - Digitising and Saving Your Family History
Sunday 19th July 1pm - 4pm: The Boer War - research and workshop
Saturday 16th May 2pm - 4pm: Volunteer Training Day
2014 PROGRAM OF EVENTS
Sunday Feb 16, 2pm-4.30pm - Volunteers Training ( Researching the Collection)
Saturday Feb 22nd, 2pm-4-30pm - Project Meeting (Digitisation of the Richmond Rate Records)
Sunday Feb 23rd, 2pm - Bicycle Collection Tour
Sunday April 27th 2.15pm- 4pm - Richmond RSL - The Silk Road - Visit the RSL Museum and Rooms
Sunday June 29th 2.15pm-4pm - Growing Up in Richmond - Cr Phillip Vlahogiannis , Facebook - Catchng the Wave of History on Line - Panela Damokas
Sunday July 27th 2pm -4pm - Richmond Racecourse Walk & Television City - Meet at the foyer of the Amora Hotel (Cnr Bridge Rd & River St) Booking 9428 6231
Sunday August 17th 2.15pm - 4pm - Launch "Answering the Call" - commemorating 100 years since WWI - Richmond Project. Guest Speaker: David Howell - Level 3 415 Church Street Richmond.
PAST EVENTS OF THE SOCIETY
December 8th: Richmond Films and Photos - Do Your Remember When ?
November 10th: AGM and Society 40 Year Celebrations
Augiust 25th : Book Launch - Redemption on the Diamond Creek and Richmond Flat - by Allan Meiers
June 30th: Helen Hart - Founder of Women's Suffrage in Australia - by Helen Harris OAM
April 21st: Salvation Army at the Front Line - Lindsay Cox
Feb 24th : Cremorne Discovery Walk - Penny Shore
150th Anniversary of the First Flight in Australia - February 2008
Happy 150th Birthday Richmond - April 2005
Richmond 3121 - June 2005
The Corner Hotel - November 2005
Squizzy Taylor - 1921
11 Goodwood Street - 2013 Squizzy's escape tunnel discovered