Castlemaine Historical Society Inc.
Forthcoming Events
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Research Repository - CHSI Opening Hours Society is open for "drop-in" research visitors to carry out research and other enquiries. Each Tuesday 9am to 3pm
CHSI General Meeting - Guest Speaker - Ken James A talk by Ken James. - Topic: "Surveying Career of W.S.Urquhart" 4-Apr-16 Mon. 7.30pm
CHSI Trash n Treasure
Held at the Former Court House ( CHSI site) at No.7 Goldsmith Crescent.
9th to 10th April 9am to 4pm
U3A Talks - No.3 - "Victorian Castlemaine" (part of a series of 5 talks held in conjunction with the local U3A). A talk by CHSI member, Peter Benson, on Castlemaine's Victorian Architectural Heritage. The talk covers the four periods of Victorian domestic architecture from Early to Late Victorian. (1850s to 1900). Held at the Former Court House ( CHSI ) Goldsmith Crescent. 20-Apr-16 1.30 to 3pm
CHSI April Executive Meeting
Monthly Executive meeting held in the CHSI office at the Former Court House.
21-Apr-16 9.30-11.30am
National Trust Heritage Festival & CHSI - "A Goldfields Tour"
A driving tour of quartz and alluvial sites around Castlemaine. A guided tour by CHSI member and geologist, Clive Willman, who will explain the techniques of gold extraction. Cost $5
30-Apr-16 2 - 4pm
Research Repository - CHSI Opening Hours
Society is open for "drop-in" research visitors to carry out research and other enquiries.
Each Tuesday 9am to 3pm
CHSI General Meeting - Guest Speaker - Ian Hockley & Annual Raffle Draw.
"Life & Times of Charles Le Suey & Family including his son's war service." A talk by CHSI member Ian Hockley. The 2016 Raffle to be drawn at this event.
2-May-16 Mon. 7.30pm
National Trust Heritage Festival & CHSI - "A Castlemaine Walk"
"Rediscovery of Early Castlemaine" - Presented by CHSI, a guided walking tour of the Gold Commissioner's Camp at Castlemaine. The walk, by Ayllene Hockley, will conclude with tea/coffee and cake at the Gov Café followed by a guided tour of the Old Castlemaine Gaol. Cost $20
11-May-16 10 to 12 noon
U3A Talks - No.4 - "The End of the Road" (part of a series 5 talks held in conjunction with the local U3A). 18-May-16 1.30 to 3pm "The End of the Road" - Castlemaine Cemeteries. A talk by CHSI member Ian Hockley
CHSI May Executive Meeting Monthly Executive meeting held in the CHSI office at the Former Court House. 19-May-16 9.30-11.30am

WALKS

Guided Walks - Town, Gold Commissioner's Camp, Cobb & Co,
Cemetery, Campbells Creek etc.  can be arranged by contacting 5472 1425

 

Should a CODE RED day be declared in the North Central Fire District,
            any Society activity on that day will be cancelled.

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