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 2018 series is as follows:

Date Speakers



19 Feb                            Greg Lamerton                                              

 Edith Hely & WWI

19 March Don Talbot  Bells St Mall - Today & Yesterday Toowoomba
16 April  Maurice French        Toowoomba's Vanished Pubs 
21 May (1.30pm)        No meeting                           
18 June (1.30pm) Steve Towson   Visit to Australian Cultural Library
16 July (1.30pm) Peter Cullen Estates - More Than Just Land 
20 Aug (1.30pm)                                  


10 Sep   (1.30pm)                    Mark Copland                  


 Multuggerah and Aboriginal Resistance

15 October

David Krumins & Heath Martin  Toowoomba's Heritage Planning

19 November                                      

Peter Watts                                                                    


 John Watts- Eton Vale squatter

4 Dec 2018

21 Jan 2019 (7.30pm)                                

Christmas Lunch





The Society offers an occasional series of photographic exhibitions.
The 2018 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 2018. Refreshments are available to all members of the public. Tour parties are welcome.

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