Monthly Lecture Series | Exhibitions | Tombstone Tours | Other Events | Carnival of Flowers

Monthly Lecture Series

The Society offers a monthly program of historical lectures from February to November inclusive. The lectures are held on the third Monday of the month at the Society s rooms, 49 Lindsay St, Toowoomba, starting at 7.30pm, unless otherwise indicated. The lectures are open to non-members. Supper is served. Summaries of the lectures are published in the Society s monthly newsletter. The 2017 series is as follows:

Date Speakers Topic
20 Feb John Grant-Thompson  Toowoomba's Role in Moon History 
20 March Maurice French  Roller Skating in Toowoomba
10 April (1.30pm)
Greg Hallam     
150 Years or Toowoomba Railway History
15 May (1.30pm)        Bryce Barker                            Archaeology of Qld Native Police Camps
19 June (1.30pm) Greg Lamerton  From Messines to Milne Bay 
17 July (1.30pm) TBA TBA 
21 Aug (1.30pm)                 

Stephanie Keays                                             

Toowoomba's architecture
11 September  (1.30pm)                     Adrian Allen                  


Constructing the Japanese Gardens 
16 October TBA  TBA

20 November 

4 December                                      


Annual General Meeting


05 December  (12 noon)  Chrismas Lunch   TBA


The Society offers an occasional series of photographic exhibitions.
The 2016 exhibition has yet to be arranged.

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Tombstone Tours

Regrettably, the Society has discontinued offering of regular Tombstone Tours in April and September each yea

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Other Events


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Carnival of Flowers Week

The Society conducts a stall in the grounds of its premises on the edge of Queen s Park Gardens during Carnival week  September 2016. Refreshments are available to all members of the public. Tour parties are welcome.

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