Lectures in April

A selection of lectures to be presented in July and August


Turramurra North: The Landings

440 Bobbin Head Road, North Turramurra

Topics of Interest

Tuesday 11 July, 10.00-12.00. The great game between Britain and Czarist Russia (Part 2), Peter Headley

Tuesday 25 July, 10.00-12.00. Finding HMAS Sydney, Noel Phelan

Tuesday 8 August, 10.00-12.00. Mapping an empire, Tony McCurdy

Tuesday 22 August, 10.00-12.00. Bea Miles and Arthur Stace, Graham Sims

No bookings required. Convenor:  Wendy Bull, 9488 5268, thelandingsvilla@gmail.com


Lindfield Gardens

2 Ulmarra Place, Lindfield

A series of interesting talks

Thursday 27 July, 10.00-12.00. Living with Shakespeare, Heather Bentley

 Thursday 24 August, 10.00-12.00. Easter Island – Its true past, Phil Pryor

Book through the office, 9416 8466 or Marilyn Pryor 04144932015


Turramurra: Rohini Village

51-53 Rohini Avenue, Turramurra

Speakers’ program

Wednesday 12 July, 10.30-12.00. Local issues, Ku-ring-gai, Alistair Henskens

Wednesday 9 August, 10.30-12.00. Listening to prisoners, Fergus Hynes

Bookings: Patricia Johnson, 0416 013 413


St Ives Uniting Church

Corner Douglas Street and Mona Vale Road, St Ives

Science and Technology

Wednesday 19 July, 10-00-12.00. Lecture TBA, John Roberts

Wednesday 2 August, 10.00-12.00. Introduction to the history of forensic science, Ian Thompson

Wednesday 16 August, 10.00-12.00. Discussion

Wednesday 30 August 10.00-12.00. Poisonous stings, Ian Thompson and Das Dassanayake

Bookings: Doug Milne 0435 869 199, milnedk@live.com.au


Killara: Lourdes Retirement Village

95 Stanhope Road, Killara

Historical and other interesting topics

Thursday, 6 July, 10.00-12.00. Roses from the heart, Rosemary McCulloch

Thursday 3 August, 10.00-12.00. More antics at the airport help desk, Cheryl Cartwright

Bookings not required


Berowra: Community Centre

The Gully Road

Affairs of interest

Monday 31 July, 10.00-12.00. Invention of the printing press, Leader and bookings, Anne Lycett, j_alycett@optusnet.com.au

 Simply Science
Monday, 21 August, 18 September, 10.00-12.00.

Leader: Joan Scott, djscott@tpg.com.au. Bookings:  Pauline Holbrook, 0428294595, holbrookj@bigpond.com