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February/March Information

 

Save the Date:  

 

Saturday 4th April 2020        Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the handover of Glenalvon from private to public ownership. Starting at 10.30am with official welcome, followed by morning tea, there will be photographic displays of the events in 1970. All members and guest are welcome, especially anyone who was present in 1970.       

Invitation will be sent out by email and post in the next week.       

RSVP by 30th March to 0418 493 676 or president@cahs.com.au

 

Displays at Glenalvon House:

 

March 2020

 Exhibition featuring Tom Bass: Tom’s time in Minto, and the making of the statue of Mrs Elizabeth Campbell Macquarie.  A maquette of the statue is on display in the hall. Display of vintage garments and embroidered items.
   

 

April 2020

 May Clissold: Exhibition of garments made by local dressmaker May Clissold, including wedding dresses, on loan from various ladies.
Please visit Glenalvon on one of our Open Days to support the volunteers who work so hard to keep Glenalvon open.

 

March 2020

 

 
Monday 2nd March. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm. 

 

Saturday 14th March.  Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Sunday 15th March     Campbelltown District Family History Society   

Beginners Course    Campbelltown Library, Meeting Room 1    Arrive by 10.45am. 

 Course duration: 11.00am to 3.30 pm.    Cost: $10.00               

Bring your own lunch.    BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.   

To book please contact Denise Baxter at:    social@cdfhs.org.au    or phone 02 46258612.

 

Saturday 21st March.    Launch of the next Grist Mills   

"Dancing in Perfect Harmony: A story of Deb Balls, Dressmaking and brilliant photography"       

by Julie Crowley.    A social event at Glenalvon. Time: 10.30 am.   

With morning tea and a costume display to follow.

 

Saturday 28th March. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.

 

Saturday 28th March.   Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.   

Speaker: Andrew Allen.   Topic: Remembering Zillah Dredge.   

Afternoon Tea will be provided.

 

 

 April 2020

 

 
Saturday 4th April.

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the handover of Glenalvon from private to public ownership.

 

Monday 6th April. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm. 

 

Saturday 11th April.  Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.

 

Saturday 18th April - Tuesday 19th May.  The Australian Heritage Festival.   

https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/ahf/

 

Saturday 25th April. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.

 

Saturday 25th April.   Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon. 

 Speaker: To be advised.   Topic: To be advised.   

Afternoon Tea will be provided.

 

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Upcoming Activities at Glenalvon for which we need Volunteer assistance.These are not public Open Days - Booked tour groups only.

* Tour group - Tuesday 24th March morning tea and tour for 20 visitors at 10.30am.

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Glenalvon is a classic sandstone town house dating from 1830. On open mornings the property is open from 10am to 1pm and activities include tours of the house, heritage gardens, buildings and the Rural exhibition centre.

 

The contact number for Glenalvon, if you have any questions is: 02 4625 1822.

Please visit our website:  http://www.cahs.com.au/

Please also visit our shop at following link:  http://www.cahs.com.au/the-society-shop.html
We have some good titles on our shop, which may interest you.

You can visit our Glenalvon Facebook page, add your 'Like' to the page. Comments you may leave on the page will also encourage others to visit us.
https://www.facebook.com/Glenalvon-House-1594445787285883/

We also have a facebook page for our Society.
https://www.facebook.com/CAHSoc/

 

 

 

Volunteers at the Fishers Ghost Parade Day

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