Events

We warmly welcome members and friends to join us at regular events held throughout the year.   Events are advertised on Facebook one week beforehand.

MONTHLY HISTORY TALKS

The Society hosts history talks on the second Monday evening of each month.  A programme of excellent speakers is in place for 2022.    Venue:  St. Matthews Church, Stirling Square Guildford. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.   After the presentation, mingle, enjoy a light supper and get to know us better.

ANNUAL EVENTS

AUSTRALIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL April – May 

Each year we participate in the Australian Heritage Festival held in April / May, hosted by the National Trust.  Tours and events are organised around the annual theme chosen by the National Trust.   Events may include walking tours, exploring the early days of convict involvement in Guildford, or behind the scenes tours of our headquarters.

ANZAC DAY  25th April

Join us at the war memorial in Stirling Square Guildford for an ANZAC Day service commencing at 9am.  After the ANZAC Day ceremony, come to the St. Matthews Anglican Church Hall for a cup of tea and an ANZAC biscuit.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA DAY  First Monday in June

In 2022, Western Australia Day falls on Monday 6th June.  Join us for a flag raising ceremony commencing at 10am.  Guest speaker Dr. Shane Burke will speak about the first year of settlement in the Swan River region.

Location:  Grassed area behind the Colonial Gaol building, 24 Meadow Street.  Following formal proceedings,  come along for morning tea at the Mechanics Institute hall in Meadow Street Guildford.