What’s On?

We warmly welcome the public to join us at regular events held throughout the year including:


Please Note:  Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all monthly speaker meetings for 2020 have been CANCELLED until further notice. 

We invite you to a series of presentations from February to November, held on the second Monday evening of the month.  Venue:  Mechanics Institute,  5 Meadow Street Guildford.  Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.   Cost:  $5 per person.  Mingle, enjoy a glass of wine, and stay for a light supper after the presentation.  View the 2020 program of guest speakers here.  2020 Guest Speakers.  These events are also advertised on Facebook one week beforehand.


Australian Heritage Festival April – May 2020

Each year we participate in the Australian Heritage Festival, hosted by the National Trust.  This year we are conducting a series of guided walking tours in Guildford, exploring the dark side of convict sites and tales around the town.  Please note:  Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all tours and events at the Guildford Heritage Precinct have been SUSPENDED. 20th March 2020.

ANZAC DAY  25th April

Please note:  Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 ANZAC Day memorial service will NOT be held.  20th March 2020

Join us for the ANZAC Day service commencing at 9am at the Guildford war memorial in Stirling Square.  After formal proceedings, come for a cup of tea and an ANZAC biscuit.  Location:  Mechanics Institute,  just opposite Stirling Square.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA DAY – First Monday in June

Please note:  Western Australia Day celebrations for 2020 have been CANCELLED, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Come along to celebrate Western Australia Day as we hold a flag raising ceremony commencing at 10am, followed by a guest speaker presenting on what makes Western Australia special to them.  Location: Grassed area at the back of the Colonial Gaol in Meadow Street.  After the ceremony we adjourn for morning tea in the Mechanics Institute.