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Activities for Members

For reports and photos of past years’ activities, use the drop-down arrow.

Spring 2019 - Autumn 2020

Sunday 8 September: ‘Pastimes for Rainy Days - home entertainment before 1960’                         

2pm at St John’s Presbyterian Church Hall, Arrowtown. $5 entry

Members will bring old items of entertainment. We’ll finish with a singalong and afternoon tea.

Tuesday 15 October: Women Mean Business

Lakes District Museum, 6.30pm

Dr Catherine Bishop will discuss her book on colonial businesswomen,

which includes some local women.

Arranged in collaboration with the Museum.

Sunday 20 October: Gathering of Old Wheels

2pm at Thurlby Domain, Speargrass Flat, with a short trip from there.

Owners of old vehicles (or other wheels) are invited to bring them and information about them.

There will be a small entry charge.

Sunday 24 November: AGM, Distribution of Queenstown Courier 102, and other items TBA

2pm at St Margaret’s Church Hall, Frankton.

February or March: Trip to be arranged

Sunday 26 April: ‘People From Our Past’

2pm at St John’s Presbyterian CHurch Hall, Arrowtown. Entry charge TBA

Six monologues will take us into the lives of people of the district from early colonial times.


Sunday 24 May: Launch of Queenstown Courier 103 and other items TBA