Talks

2021 Monthly Meetings and Guest Speakers

All talks are at the Coburg Library Meeting Room unless otherwise indicated. Please book ahead for talks and events by emailing coburghistory@gmail.com or telephoning 9350 3818.

postponed to a later date – Associate Professor David Nichols: Charles Heath – Architect of Coburg Town Hall and other local buildings and places

Wednesday 21 July, 8pm – Michael Carney and the Coburg Harriers: their 125 year history and recollections

Thursday 19 August, 8pm – Annual General Meeting of the Coburg Historical Society

Thursday 16 September, 8pm – Anne Rosenfeldt: Missionary Families Legacies in China – 1876-1948

Thursday 21 October, 8pm – Dr Douglas Wilkie: Dr Farquhar McCrae of La Rose or Wentworth House Pascoe Vale South

Saturday 13 November, 2pm – Beryl Patullo: The Will Will Rook Cemetery (Campbellfield)

Covid Safe Plan Requirements

The safety of our Members is paramount. We will communicate any changes to our Covid Safe plan as soon as practicable.

Please book ahead for talks and events by emailing coburghistory@gmail.com or
telephoning 9350 3818.

Members and visitors must wear a face mask to all meetings of the Society.
• All attendees must legibly print their name, address and telephone contact number in our attendance book.
• To enable compliance with social distancing requirements, all chairs will be placed 1.5 metres apart.
• Hand sanitizer will be provided – please sanitise your hands on entry and exit.
• Unfortunately we cannot allow attendees to share any food and drinks. Members are welcome to BYO drinks and snacks.