Events

Jun
13
Sat
“The Dalfram Dispute” @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A movie night will be held on Saturday 13th June at 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.

The “Dalfram Dispute” is the story of the Port Kembla Waterside Worker’s Union and their fight against loading ships with pig iron destined to Japan to become bullets and bombs, and the 1938 Minister of Trade, Bob Menzies, who became eternally known as “Pig Iron Bob”.

Supper will be served.

Mar
13
Sun
Her War: Red Poppies & the White Waratah @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Mar 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Her WarCelebration/Launch – Her War, is an  exhibition about the women behind the patriotic push to support the British Empire in WW1. Objects used are re-examined for their power to persuade. Family letters and postcards often reveal the confusions and contradictions in the lives of families in small towns and villages in Wollondilly during and after this war.

The book Red Poppies and the White Waratah vividly describes the stories of our local heroines from original research.

Book Launch & Exhibition Opening by Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO at 2:00pm. Register now to attend.

Blog about the Exhibition

Download the Poster

Register to Attend – Her War Celebration & Launch 13/3/2016

 

 

Sep
5
Sat
History Week 2020 @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – Sep 13 @ 2:30 pm

Hope out of the Ashes 2020It is History Week and our new exhibition – Hope Out Of The Ashes – is ready for viewing.
This Exhibition will continue to grow before it is officially launched later in the year.