Polish Hill River Church Museum

Bungaree Shearing Shed

 

Events Calendar 2018

 

FEBRUARY 2018

Thursday 1st

Pioneer Group Meeting   

Speaker: Helen Stagg 
Topic: “Harnessing the River Murray: Stories of the people who built locks 1-9, 1915-1935”

Venue:Rigoni's Restaurant, 27 Leigh Street

Time:  11:00am to 12:30pm

This is not a luncheon meeting. 
You are welcome to purchase coffee and/or have lunch afterwards.

Gold coin donation.

MARCH 2018

Thursday 1st

Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting   

Speaker: Howard Speed
Topic:  “Early photography and photographers in colonial SA”

Venue: Payneham Community Centre, 374 Payneham Road, Payneham

(Located on the southern side of Payneham Road on the corner of Arthur Street. Ample public car parking is available at the venue. Enter car park from Payneham Road at the blue parking sign.)

Time:         12.00 for 12.30pm

Cost:          Gold coin donation

Please bring your own lunch: tea and coffee provided

APRIL 2018

Wednesday 18th

 Pub Lunch Meeting        

Speaker: Geoff Lock
Topic: “Pewter drinking vessels in colonial times”

Venue: Victoria Room, Edinburgh Hotel, Mitcham

Time: 12:00 for 12:30

MAY 2018

Tuesday 8th – Thursday 10th

May History Festival Poster Exhibition

Venue: Stafford House Basement

Time: 10am – 2pm

JUNE 2018

Thursday 7th

Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting   

Topic:  “Mabel Marryat”

Speaker: Cheryl Williss

Venue: tba

Time: tba

Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum
3 Perseverance Road
Tea Tree Gully

Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum

 

Events Calendar 2017

 

FEBRUARY  

 Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting        

Speaker: Heidi Ing

Topic: What Became of the Early Colonists and Their Descendants.


MARCH

 Meeting rescheduled to Thursday May 4th - refer below. 

APRIL

 Pub Lunch Meeting        

Speaker: Darryl Thompson
Topic: Early Eating Houses in Adelaide.

Venue: Edinburgh Hotel, Mitcham

APRIL
Visit to Government House: Conducted tour of the treasures inside
Time: 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Conducted by Anthony Hurl of Sotheby's Adelaide office.

APRIL

JUNIOR PIONEER EVENT

Guided visits to both the Adelaide Town Hall & the Old Treasury Building including its underground tunnels.

Time: Meet at the Town Hall 9:45am.  Concludes at approx 12:30pm.

MAY

 Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting        

Speaker: Margrette Kleinig

Topic: Early Colonists Sponsoring Their Families and Friends to SA.

MAY

 History Month Event: Exhibition of Pioneer Ancestor Poster Stories

JUNE

 Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting

Speaker: Lyall Kupke

Topic: “The early waves of German Emigration to SA”

JUNE Wednesday 28th

Civic Reception - to commemorate the life of King William IV and the 180th anniversary of his death

The Reception, which will be hosted by the Lord Mayor, the Right Honourable Martin Haese.

Venue: Adelaide Town Hall, Queen Adelaide Room

AUGUST

 Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting

Speaker: Mary Snarskis

Topic: “The Playfords of Drysdale”

Venue: Lyceum Club

 AUGUST

Friday 11th

 Annual Dinner

Speaker: Rob Linn

Topic: "The history of the Adelaide Club“

Venue: Adelaide Club, North terrace. 

SEPTEMBER

Monday 18th

 AGM

Speaker: The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of Adelaide Martin Haese

Topic: "The development of Local Government in Adelaide"

Venue: Christ Church, 62–72 Jeffcott Street,  North Adelaide

OCTOBER

Thursday 5th

Visit & Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Jason Shute
Topic: “The Visit of Prince Alfred to SA in 1867”

Venue:  Prince Alfred College. Kent Town  (Pirie Street, off The Parade West)

 

OCTOBER

Thursday 19th

Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting

Speaker: Jim Longmire

Topic: The Voyage of the the˜Baboo and the Lacemakers of Calais".

 

 

OCTOBER

Sunday 22nd

JUNIOR PIONEER EVENT

Visit to Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum
Theme: "The Olden Days"

Venue: Tea Tree Heritage Museum, 3 Perseverance Road, Tea Tree Gully


OCTOBER

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th

WEEKEND TRIP TO THE COPPER TRIANGLE

Visit to the Moonta and Wallaroo Mines heritage sites

DECEMBER

Thursday 7th

LUNCH Meeting

 “1837: a retrospective 180 years on.”
A round table discussion featuring short contributions from various PASA members
 
Venue: Lyceum Club - Level 1, 20-24 Leigh Street.

 

DECEMBER

Thursday 28th

Proclamation Day Lunch

Speaker: Michael Burdett, Surveyor-General of SA
Topic: “The Early Colonial Surveys: a Surveyor’s Perspective”

Venue: Glenelg Golf Club