November Members’ Meeting

Friday 6 November 7.30pm Dr Susan Marsden Mr Hill’s History Painting: exploring the histories in Charles Hill’s painting ‘The Proclamation of South Australia at Holdfast Bay 1836’ 1836 culminated in the arrival by ship of the first official settlers and the Governor’s first proclamation. This illustrated talk will explore the histories implicit in Charles Hill’s … Continue reading November Members’ Meeting

Illness & Women’s Stories

The History Trust of South Australia:Talking History presentsHysteria: A Memoir of Illness, Strength and Women’s Stories Throughout History,with author Katerina Bryant Tuesday 13 October, 2020 at 5.30pm via Zoom Hysteria is both a memoir of author Katerina Bryant’s experience of illness and a historical account of four women whose lives have intersected with the idea of ‘hysteria’. The … Continue reading Illness & Women’s Stories

2 Oct Meeting: The E.H. Coombe Project

Friday 2 October 7.30pm Helen Hennessy and Patricia Booth The E.H. Coombe Project: Journalist, MP for the Barossa and                  Anti‐conscription champion Ephraim Henry Coombe is a significant person in the history of Gawler and the State of South Australia. He used his positions of influence to champion many social causes. These included temperance, votes … Continue reading 2 Oct Meeting: The E.H. Coombe Project

Kaurna Environment

The History Trust of South Australia:Talking History presentsKaurna Environment: Plants, Animals, Seasons, Culture & History,with guest presenters James Tylor andJack Kanya Buckskin Thursday 1 October, 2020 at 5.30pm via Zoom This presentation is a brief introduction to the local environment of the Adelaide Plains from a contemporary Indigenous Kaurna perspective. The presentation will cover indigenous plants, animals … Continue reading Kaurna Environment