Our end of year get-together will take the form of a picnic in the Darling Gardens on 12 December at 6:00 pm. Bring a bottle or plate to share.
CHS is pleased to welcome Dr. Méthot, Professor of History at the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta. With her particular area of expertise being bigamy, she is involved in a larger network of international scholars on this subject. After several months as a Visiting Professor at Macquarie University, Dr. Méthot will spend January […]
The first of our general meetings of the year will be held on Monday 20 February at 7:30 pm. We will be reporting on recent events and activities, and discussing our projects for 2023. It is not too early to start thinking about a guest speaker for our August AGM, or even the route for […]
We hold meetings on the third Monday of every second month. These are mainly practical working meetings to report on activities and plan new ones. Non-members are welcome to attend. VENUE TO BE ADVISED
Our bi-monthly meeting will be held on 19 June via Zoom. Members have been sent the link. If you are not a member but would be interested to attend, write to us from the Contact Us page to request an invitation.This is a 'working' meeting when we will discuss our plans and projects.
Our AGM will be held on Monday 21 August at the Yorkshire Stingo Hotel. The guest speaker will be Judy Maddigan, the first woman Speaker of the Victorian Legislative Assembly. Her topic is Victoria: the last State to allow women to vote and stand for State Parliament. Judy has been a member of the History […]
Our next 'working meeting' will be held on Monday 16 October at 7:30 pm. We will report on activities and discuss plans. The meeting will be held online utilising Zoom. Members will be sent the Zoom link and the meeting papers over the weekend 14-15 October. Non-members are very welcome to attend - just email […]
Our annual history walk will be held on Saturday 11 November starting at 2 pm. More details will be added soon, but in the meantime make sure it is in your diary.
This year's History Walk - 'A Collingwood Corner' - will look at the area bounded by Victoria Parade, Smith Street, Cambridge Street and Peel Street. This area was settled and subdivided early in the history of Melbourne's colonisation, has seen many changes over the years, and in the last decade has seen a dramatic transformation […]
Our first meeting for 2024 will be held on Monday 19 February at 7:30 pm at Collingwood Library, 11 Stanton Street Abbotsford. Our main topic for discussion will be planning our activities and projects for this year. Non-members are welcome to attend.