Meetings

Meetings

Welcome to St. George Historical Society Meetings page!

Next Meeting: Saturday 20th May 2017

Venue: Rockdale Library Meeting rooms, 3rd Floor
Princes Highway, Rockdale

Our guest speaker this month is Leonie Bell, winner of 2016 Ron Rathbone Prize. Leonie will be telling us about the Rockdale Opera Company. Did you know that Rockdale was one of only a few council areas that supported an opera company? Join us to hear about the members many successful productions, the famous, or to be famous, singers who sang in them,the conductors and the orchestra players, the hard work and dedication of the members over the years that kept the Rockdale company going when other companies faded away.

Let’s have another great meeting!


WE WELCOME VISITORS TO OUR MEETINGS. Hear the talk, stay for a cuppa and chat!

A gold coin donation for afternoon tea would be appreciated.


Future Meetings

22 Apr 2017 Dr Catherine Bishop “Minding Her Own Business : Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney”
20 May 2017 Leonie Bell (Winner 2016 Ron Rathbone Prize) “Rockdale Opera Company”
17 Jun 2017 Alan Powditch “Centenary of Brighton Le Sands Public School”
15 Jul 2017 Annual General Meeting
19 Aug 2017 Pauline Curby “Independant Minds” Centenary of St George Girls High School
16 Sep 2017 Therese Murray “1956: The Year that Rocked Kingsgrove”
21 Oct 2017 Kirsten Broderick (Local Studies Librarian) – topic to be advised
18 Nov 2017 Glen Op Den Brouw (Liverpool and District Historical Society) “Frank Hagney – Local Hero”