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Lane Cove Historical Society

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June 2019

Lane Cove Historical Society ‘At the Podium’

24 June 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Please join the LCHS Tuesday, June 25th - Lane Cove Library at 7 pm for another 'At the Podium'. This month's very special guest speaker will be Denis Smith who will be showing a documentary on the Mighty Sunderland followed by a lively and insightful discussion! Enjoy a cuppa and a chat following the presentation.

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July 2019

Lane Cove Historical Society ‘At the Podium’

23 July 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

JULY 23: Richard 'Dick' Whitaker Cruising about Town—the history of the motor car in Sydney Retired Sky News Weather Chief Meteor-ologist, Dick Whitaker's other interests and publications are in mathematics, the military, the motorcar and climate, as well as social, change. In July's At the Podium, Dick Whitaker takes us through Sydney streets from 1900 through to the iconic T-Model Ford and the emergence of the middle-class motorist. Within thirty years the horse disappeared from Sydney streets to be replaced…

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August 2019

Jazz, Wine and Cheese at Carisbrook

11 August 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carisbrook Historic House, 334 Burns Bay Rd
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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$30

Delta Jazz will once again perform at Carisbrook on Sunday 11th August from 2 pm - 4 pm. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends for a fun few hours of wine, cheese, and toe-tapping jazz 🎼. You can book your tickets now at www.trybooking.com/511430

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Lane Cove Historical Society ‘At the Podium’

27 August 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

AUGUST 27: FRANK WALKER The Scandalous Freddie McEvoy The renowned and respected journalist and best-selling non-fiction writer, Frank Walker, presents his account of the notorious Freddie McEvoy. Freddie McEvoy—the Australian gent who put the meaning into 1940s 'British Suave’—socialite, sportsman, heiress hunter, scoundrel, and suspected spy, Freddie cut the rug through Britain and the U.S. with his close friend, Errol Flynn. It seems the stuff of legend, but Frank Walker reports the facts, as startling as they are.

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September 2019

The Great Lane Cove Photo Scan

15 September 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Carisbrook Historic House, 334 Burns Bay Rd
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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FREE

Calling all residents! This Festival, the Lane Cove Historical Society wants to scan your old photos. Baby Boomers! — look into those old family photo albums and take grandma's kin for an outing to Carisbrook Historic House for "The Great Lane Cove Photo-Scan". We will scan your photos for you to your own USB stick and add them to our Historical Digital Collection Gens X & Y! — so many of you who have grown up in or have raised…

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Lane Cove Historical Society ‘At the Podium’

24 September 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

SEPTEMBER 24: DR STEPHEN GAPPS The Sydney Wars Stephen Gapps is curator at the Australian National Maritime Museum. He is also an historian and his recent, provocative, book, The Sydney Wars, deals with the period 1788 until 1817. His work is the first detailed research "to see Aboriginal tactics as military tactics at all." Stephen grasps the military context of how British & Aboriginal forces developed their tactics & how the violence played out.  

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October 2019

Lane Cove Historical Society ‘At the Podium’

22 October 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

OCTOBER 22: LCHS Lane Cove History Prize Awards Night Who will win our $2,000 cheque? The best thing about this meeting is the happiness radiated from the winner! It is good to be recognised for good research into our local history. Our thanks again to the generous support given by Hyecorp Property Group who will provide the prize money for another year.

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