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Open Weekend at Carisbrook March 20th and 21st

Carisbrook Historic House 334 Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove, NSW

Join us in March for the next Open Weekend at Carisbrook Historic House. The House will be open between 10am and 4pm on Saturday the 20th and 21st, but the kitchen closes at 3.30pm. Pop in and say hello to our volunteers who will be waiting for you with lots of hand sanitiser! You can […]

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Lane Cove Historical Society proudly presents ‘At the Podium’ March 23rd

Lane Cove Library

Join us Tuesday night 7pm March 23 at Lane Cove Library for the first meeting of 2021 (and 2020!). We are excited to have guest speaker Prof Paul Ashton speaking about how Sydney grew to be known as 'The Accidental City'. Professor Paul Ashton is Professor of Public History at UTS. He is a specialist […]

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Open Weekend at Carisbrook April 17th and 18th

Carisbrook Historic House 334 Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove, NSW

After the deluge in March which forced us to cancel the open weekend, we have our fingers and toes crossed that the sun will shine on us in April! Carisbrook Historic House will be open to the public from 10am until 4pm on both days, with the kitchen closing at 3.30pm. Please join us for […]

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At the Podium with Penny Ransby-Smith

Lane Cove Library

Dream of Margaret River Penny Ransby Smith Please join the Lane Cove Historical Society for the April 'At the Podium'. Our guest speaker this month is Penny Ransby-Smith  a local historian who won the Lane Cove History Prize in 2018. After a professional career as an accountant, she turned to researching family history. She is the […]

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Ian Burnet guest speaker ‘At the Podium’ Lane Cove Historical Society

Lane Cove Library 1 Library Place, Lane Cove, NSW

  The guest speaker for the May meeting of the Lane Cove Historical Society will be Ian Burnet. Ian has spent thirty years, living, working and travelling in Indonesia and South East Asia generally. He is fascinated by the diverse history and culture of the region. This is reflected in his books, including The Tasman Map: […]

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Devonshire Open Weekend at Carisbrook Historic House

Carisbrook Historic House 334 Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove, NSW

We are having the next open Weekend at Carisbrook on the 19th and 20th June Carisbrook will be open from 10am - 4pm to the general public, during this time they will be able to have a very tasty homemade scone or cake with tea or coffee. Audio tours of the house will also be […]

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Lane Cove Historical Society proudly presents ‘At the Podium’ June 22nd

Lane Cove Library 1 Library Place, Lane Cove, NSW

Please join us tonight for a very interesting talk by Vicken Babkenian, entitled: Armenia, Australia & the Great War  Vicken Babkenian is an independent researcher for the Australian Institute for Holocaust and  Genocide Studies.  He has co-authored a volume with Prof. Peter Stanley, "Armenia, Australia and the Great War" - shortlisted for 2 major Australian literary awards. His […]

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***CANCELLED***July 4 “In the Swing” with Delta Jazz”

Carisbrook Historic House 334 Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove, NSW

We regret to say this event is now cancelled due to the Covid-19 restrictions. Thank you to everyone who bought tickets your refund is being processed. GET BACK IN THE SWING WITH DELTA JAZZ THIS WINTER AT CARISBROOK HISTORIC HOUSE! Celebrate the Fourth of July Independence Day, with an American-themed afternoon performance from Delta Jazz! […]

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Devonshire Tea Open Weekend at Carisbrook

Carisbrook Historic House 334 Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove, NSW

Join the volunteers Saturday July 17th & Sunday July 18th between 10am - 4pm. You can take an audio-visual tour of Carisbrook Historic House and/or enjoy a Devonshire Tea or coffee and cake relaxing in the courtyard or strolling through the beautiful gardens. Use your imagination to be transported back to the Victorian Era when life was different and arguably […]

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At The Podium with Graeme Payne

Lane Cove Library 1 Library Place, Lane Cove, NSW

Please join us for the next "At the Podium" which will be July 27 at Lane Cove Library 7pm. We are excited that our guest speaker will be Graeme Payne. Graeme is a local poet and historian in Lane Cove, and he served for a time as president of the Lane Cove Historical Society. He […]

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Devonshire tea Open Weekend at Carisbrook Historic House

Carisbrook Historic House 334 Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove, NSW

We would love to see you at the March Devonshire Tea Weekend at Carisbrook on the 19th & 20th March between 10am - 4pm. Opening will of course depend on the current Covid restrictions.  We will have Devonshire Teas available as well as a wide range of other baked delights. Carisbrook will also be open […]

At the Podium with John Walsh – Topic: The Lady on the $20 note – Mary Reibey

Lane Cove Library 1 Library Place, Lane Cove, NSW

John Walsh is a doctor who trained in surgery and orthopaedics before setting up his medico-legal practice. He has written about medicine, though he is also interested in Australian history more broadly. He has researched and written A Brief History of Australian Banknotes, in which he traces the emergence of our currency system. In researching […]

‘At the Podium’ with Ian Burnet: Topic – The Remarkable life of Joseph Conrad

Lane Cove Library 1 Library Place, Lane Cove, NSW

26th April:  Ian Burnet: Joseph Conrad’s Eastern Voyages: Tales of Singapore and an East Borneo River. Ian Burnet is the author of five books related to Maritime History and the Indonesian Archipelago. In this talk he will discuss the remarkable life of Joseph Conrad, sailor and distinguished novelist, who wandered extensively through the “mysterious East” […]

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Devonshire Tea Open Weekend at Carisbrook Historic House

Carisbrook Historic House 334 Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove, NSW

'Carisbrook Historic House will be open on Saturday and Sunday the 21st and 22nd May from 10am until 4pm. Carisbrook is located at 334 Burns Bay Road Lane Cove, and there is plenty of parking at the end of Waterview Drive. This weekend will provide the opportunity for you to enjoy delicious homemade treats as […]

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