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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 2019 series is as follows:

Date Speakers



18 Feb                            Maurice French                                          Smithfield: Suburb, Homestead, Mystery
18 March TBA TBA 
15 April Peter Watts        A Little-known Frontier Conflict: James Mark & Umbercollie 1848 
20 May (1.30pm)        Caylie Jeffrey                          Under the Lino Project 
17 June (1.30pm) Lyn Hodgson   History of St James' Church Windows
15 July (1.30pm) Peter Cullen  Spanish Flu in Toowoomba 1919 
19 Aug (1.30pm)                                     Jeff Hewitt                                                              Forming Toowoomba RSL Hall & Roll of Honour
9 Sep   (1.30pm)                    TBA                                      


21 October TBA  TBA

18 November                                      




3 Dec 2019

19 Jan 2020 (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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