The Museum Talks are a monthly event that has the focus of a specific topic relating to The Borough of Queenscliffe; such as significant events, people and buildings. Over the years there have been some fascinating topics.
The speakers are specialists in their topic and range from authors, teachers, and historians. They are passionate and will inform and entertain. If you would like to be a presenter and have a subject that you would like to be explored, please contact us.
When: Fourth Friday of the month
Where: Point Lonsdale Community Hall, Bowen Rd, Point Lonsdale
Time: 10am for a 10.30am start
Price: $10 Non-members, $5 Members
Includes tea and coffee
Diana Allen presenting the digging stick to Professor Bourke
Next Talk: Friday 22 July 2022
Author Carole Woods OAM MA will talk about her new book including Vera Deakin’s search for missing soldiers during World Wars 1 & 2.
Vera Deakin, daughter of Australia’s second Prime Minister, had a lifelong association with Point Lonsdale. She was the founding secretary of the Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau first in Cairo in 1915 and later in London.
Please join us at the Point Lonsdale Hall for this interesting Museum Talk.
Where: Point Lonsdale Community Hall, Bowen Road, Point Lonsdale
Date: Friday 22 July
Time: Talk at 10.30am (join us for tea and coffee at 10am)
Cost: Tickets are $5 for Museum Members and $10 for non-members.
Maybe you will consider becoming a member on arrival if you are not already one and then you will be entitled to a ticket for half price!
Everyone is most welcome and off-street parking is available in the paddock adjoining the hall.