2018 LCHS MONTHLY MEETINGS: 4TH TUESDAY 

7PM LANE COVE LIBRARY

SUPPER IS SERVED AFTERWARDS

ENQUIRIES: 0418 276 365

 

  • 27th February 2018 Malcolm Sainty AM – “Biographical Database Australia”
  • 27th March Andrew Tink – “Australia 1901 – 2001”

 

This month’s guest speaker is the well-known author and political identity Andrew Tink. Andrew will be discussing his acclaimed book: “Australia 1901 – 2001 a narrative history”. A century that made us as Australians cry, laugh and beam with pride. Truly a book worth reading and a talk not to be missed. Join us for an insightful night and a cup of tea to follow at Lane Cove Library 7 pm Tuesday, March 27.

  • 24th April Jane Eales – Secrets, Spies & Spotted Dogs

 

Author Jane Eales will relay a remarkable story about the quest to uncover her mysterious birth-mother and the part she played in WWII. 7pm, Lane Cove Library – supper afterwards.

  • 22nd May ARCHAEOLOGY SPECIAL

University of Sydney Guest speakers Dr. James Flexner, Pamela Chauvel and Amelia O’Donnell will focus on the excavations at Triabunna and Maria Island that research working class and childhood archaeology in Tasmania. LCHS Friends will dig up supper afterward.  7 pm, Lane Cove Library

 

  • 26th June AVOID THE PITFALLS WHEN TRACING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY

Join us in June and be intrigued by this month’s guest speaker Heather Garnsey who is the Executive Officer at SAG (Society of Australian Genealogists). How does one begin to trace their family tree and make their ancestors come to life?  How do you become that detective that finds the stories of the people you are researching? Find out how, and more importantly, how to avoid the pitfalls!     7 pm Lane Cove Library Tuesday

  • 24th July THE HISTORY OF THE STATE LIBRARY OF NSW

Join us in July, not only will you learn all about the State Library of NSW but you will be surprised by the remarkable treasures that lie within.  7 pm Lane Cove Library Tuesday the 24th

  • 28th August AGM plus a film called ARCTIC BROTHERHOOD

The Lane Cove Historical Society will be holding their AGM at their general meeting on Tuesday 28th August at 7 pm at Lane Cove Library. After the AGM there will be a screening of “Arctic Brotherhood”, a riveting and professional film documenting the story of Soviet and British aviators who jointly defended the Soviet Polar region using their Hawker Hurricane II aircraft. Come along and hear about how a Lane Cove local was part of this mission. Denis Smith will introduce the film and there will be discussion and supper afterward.