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Randwick & District Historical Society Inc.

Founded in 1957 by Nell Pillars

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Randwick and District Historical Society Inc. has unique collections of historical material about the City of Randwick built up over 60 years by dedicated volunteers. Visitors and researchers are welcome and items from the Society's Museum are on display. Volunteers are on hand to assist and conducted tours can be arranged.

Little Pattie Exhibition
You, your family and friends are invited to join Australian icon Little Pattie to the launch of Pop Into Randwick, an exhibition celebrating our City’s musical heritage. From Stompin’ Shoes to vinyl albums and iconic Selina’s posters, this exhibition will feature items rarely available to the public and allow you to get up close and personal with Randwick’s musical heritage. We hope you join us for the launch by legend of the Australian music scene, Little Pattie, and Councillor Kathy Neilson. Light refreshments will be provided.

When: Saturday 2 September 2017 12.00 – 2.00pm
Where: Level 1, Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre 669-673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra 2035
RSVP: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Phone: 9093 6400
Email: contactus@randwick.nsw.gov.au

The exhibition will run between 2 September – 31 October 2017, during library opening hours. Print out a copy the Pop Into Randwick poster here.

Opening Hours
Phone & email
Tuesdays: 1.30pm to 4.00pm
Thursdays: 10.30am to 4.00pm  
Saturdays: 10.30am to 4.00pm  
Level 2,Lionel Bowen Library Building,
669 Anzac Pde, Maroubra NSW 2035  
(Lift access only to Level 2)
(02) 9349 3572

Postal Address:       PO Box 430 Randwick NSW 2031

Research Fees:
Research can be undertaken at $A20 per hour plus cost of certificates, photocopies and return airmail postage. Please send your research request and initial payment of $A20.00 plus SAE. Please include return mail address. Fees also apply for copying. Full details appear on the About Us page.

Saturday History Talks:
On the third Saturday afternoon of each month in February and from April to November at 1pm, a guest speaker gives a talk on an interesting historical subject. Everyone is welcome. A gold coin donation for afternoon tea. Phone: (02) 9093 6400 for bookings.

The talks are usually held in the Vonnie Young Auditorium on Level One of the Bowen Library Building, 669 Anzac Pde Maroubra NSW 2035. (Signs on the day will direct you to the correct level if the venue is changed). Lift access is available.

Macquarie Watchtower, La Perouse; Coogee the Glorius Poster; and Captain Cook Statue, Randwick

New Coast Hospital Trained Nurses who served in World War I

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