Events

Apr
21
Sat
The Valley of Dispossession @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

To celebrate the National Trust Heritage Week, the Museum is organising an event named The Valley of Dispossession.

At about 11:00am, guest speaker Taylor Clark will describe the loss of country experienced by the original Gundungorra people.

This will be followed by a showing of the Flooding of Burragorang Valley film.

Entry is a gold coin donation. Refreshments will be provided.

Register here

Aug
1
Wed
August is Family History Month @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm

201808 Family History week

Do you have ancestors that came from the Wollondilly area?

If so, we are offering a free research fee for the month of August.

Come and enjoy our resources! (Fee still applies to photocopying material.)

Sep
1
Sat
History Week 2018 @ Cemetery Tours-Book now
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm

History Week 2018 was announced on 3 August 2018 by The History Council of NSW with the theme  Life and Death. Life’s defining moments and the impact of death on communities across time being explored.

2018 History Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During this week The Oaks Historical Society will be conducting a program called Peeps at Pioneers and organising visits to local cemeteries.

There will be a limit of 20 people per group. Bookings are essential.

Date and TimePioneers atAddressCoordinated byBookings
Wednesday,
September 5
10:30am - 11:30am
St Mark's
Anglican Church
Cemetery
7 Menangle St
Picton
Betty VillyBooking
Saturday
September 8
10:00am - 11:00am
Wollondilly
Heritage Centre
for morning tea
43 Edward St
The Oaks
The Oaks
Historical
Society
Booking
Saturday
September 8
11:00am - 12:00pm
St Matthew's
Anglican Church
Old Oaks Road
The Oaks
Sue DavisBooking
Saturday
September 8
12:00pm - 1:00pm
St Aloysius
Catholic
Cemetery
Cnr Timothy Lacey Lane
& Silverdale Road
The Oaks
Trish HillBooking
Saturday
September 8
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Glenmore Uniting
Church Cemetery
Moores Way
Glenmore
Marlane FairfaxBooking

 

Nov
11
Sun
ARMISTICE DAY CENTENARY COMMEMORATION @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A COMMEMORATION OF THE CENTENARY OF THE ARMISTICE OF WORLD WAR I

ECHOES OF THE GREAT WAR

A dramatic performance by The Oaks Historical Society and drama actors from letters and diaries written by local service men and their families during WW1

THE FABRIC OF WAR

A display of textile art from Macarthur Textile Network and friends which tell their own and other stories from WW1 in fabric,  paper and paint

THE MUSIC OF WAR

A performance by Picton Harmony from songs written in WW1

A free event

At the Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum on 11th November 2018 at  2pm

Followed by refreshments

Postcard May the God of Battles

 

 

 

Aug
30
Fri
History Week in Wollondilly @ The View Room, Picton Library
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm

The Oaks, Picton and Appin Historical Societies present HISTORY WEEK IN WOLLONDILLY

Memory & Landscape Exhibition – Online Street Name Database

The Surveyor General, Narelle Underwood, will launch History Week in Wollondilly

Friday 30 August, 6pm in the View Room, Picton Library

Free bookings at library.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au or phone 4677 8300

The exhibition will be open daily from Saturday 31 August to Friday 6 September from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Cost is Free

The event is supported by similar displays at the Wollondilly Heritage Centre, The Oaks and Appin Historical Societies and The Old Appin Inn.

History Week Poster

Feb
8
Sat
Seniors Weekend @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – Feb 9 @ 4:00 pm

Free entry for Seniors to the Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum at The Oaks to celebrate Seniors Festival. Tea and coffee will be available. Contact Trish for more information.