ARMY MUSEUM OCTOBER SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMS

Dear all

For those of you who will be looking after children or grandchildren during the upcoming school holidays, here are some great ideas to keep them entertained. The Fremantle Army Museum has some fabulous programs for the budding archaeologist or historian.

See attached flier for details on the programs and how to book.

Thanks, Anne

Holiday Activities FLYER

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September Meeting

Dear all

Our September meeting is just over a fortnight away. It is a very special opportunity to get inside the recently restored Mediterranean Shipping Company Building – also known as the Dalgety Building.

MSC are opening this beautiful landmark as a special favour for FHS members. It is a very busy workplace and so access is being given on the morning of Saturday 16 September.

Please note the change in time from the newsletter AND also note the building will be locked behind us as we enter so don’t be late or you will miss out.

Saturday 16 September; arrive at the main reception doors at 11 Cliff St by 9.50am for a 10.00am start.

MSC are keen to get numbers as well so please RSVP to Greg Luke (gregsueluke@bigpond.com) with numbers attending no later than Thursday 7 September.

This a great opportunity – I hope you are able to make it.

Kind regards, Anne


Secretary of the Fremantle History Society
Anne Brake
website: fhs.org.au
facebook: facebook.com/fremantlehistorysociety

Art Tour at Fremantle Prison

Come along to an Art Tour at Fremantle Prison on Tuesday 28 February at 5pm. Please note that some of the content is quite graphic in nature and includes prisoner graffiti. On the other hand, much of the art is spectacular and executed by prisoners who were very talented artists. The Art Tour provides a fascinating insight into the psychology and emotional wellbeing or otherwise of the prisoners who spent time inside.The tour will go for one hour and will not involve stairs. Matthew, who is a great guide will take us to visit the art murals in the exercise yards, plus talk about the conservation project involving the restoration of the solitary confinement block, plus show you through the Main Cell Block. Please meet at the entrance to the prison.

Photograph courtesy Fremantle History Centre Image No. LH005161

 

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Fremantle History Society Christmas Function 2016

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SYDNEY, NSW. COPY OF A CHARCOAL DRAWING OF TROOPS LEAVING THE FERRY AND BOARDING THE TRANSPORT ILE DE FRANCE BY RAN OFFICIAL ARTIST FRANK NORTON.

Fremantle History Society Christmas Function 2016

JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL EVENT

AND ENJOY SOME CHRISTMAS CHEER 

Frank Norton: Painter and Collector

See more details here

 Photograph courtesy Australian War Memorial www.awm.gov.au/collection/007645

2016 Fremantle Studies Day

 

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The Fremantle History Society invites you to join us

on Sunday 30th October between 1 and 5pm
at THE WA ARMY MUSEUM, Burt Street Fremantle

for four new papers which consider special places and themes in Fremantle’s history, leaving us with important questions to ponder.
Enjoy stimulating papers, good company and our legendary afternoon tea.
Registrations open at 1pm for a 1-30pm start

Price: $20 members, $25 non members

Bookings: secretary.fhs@gmail.com, phone contact 0438 445 141,

WWW: http://www.fhs.org.au FACEBOOK:/fremantlehistorysociety

Please see further information regarding speakers on the flier.

Photograph Courtesy of Fremantle City Library History Centre, Print No. 2834

Fremantle Studies Day 2015

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Fremantle History Society presents Fremantle Studies Day 2015 on Sunday 25th October 2015.

Four lively presentations exploring aspects of the suburban-city centre relationship from the 19th C till the present in the heritage listed Hilton Hall, 2/34 Paget Street, Hilton.

Our program of events includes our famously delicious Afternoon Tea, served in the hall’s spacious café style foyer.

See the flyer below for further information.

Fremantle Studies Day 2015

 

Visit to Garden Island

Amazing day on Garden Island with Dr Shane Burke guiding the group around the Captain James Stirling's first settlement in 1829. Thanks to the Stirling Naval Base for allowing access to the island and to Able Seaman Ian Strike for sharing his knowledge of the island and base. Thanks also to Dr Shane Burke for giving us his time and in depth knowledge and to Jennifer Dudley and Jenny Patterson for organising the visit.
Amazing day on Garden Island with Dr Shane Burke guiding the group around the Captain James Stirling’s first settlement in 1829. Thanks to the Stirling Naval Base for allowing access to the island and to Able Seaman Ian Strike for sharing his knowledge of the island and base. Thanks also to Dr Shane Burke for giving us his time and in depth knowledge and to Jennifer Dudley and Jenny Patterson for organising the visit.

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