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Save the Date:  

 

Saturday 4th April 2020       

Celebrating 50 years since Glenalvon house was opened for public access.       

Any members who were present on 11th April 1970 are welcome to attend.       

10.30am start. More information soon!

 

Displays at Glenalvon House:

 

February 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.
   

 

March 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.

 February 2020

 
Monday 3rd February. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm. 

 

Saturday 8th February.  Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.

 

Saturday 22nd February. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.

 

Saturday 22nd February.   Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.   

Speaker: Betty Villy.   Topic: “Over the Razorback”.   

Afternoon Tea will be provided.


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: 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.

* Tuesday 4th February - Morning tea and tour for 21 visitors.

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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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