Go for it! Mary Quant & her legacy


This beautifully illustrated lecture which will explore the remarkable career of Mary Quant and introduce the fabulous “Mary Quant Fashion Revolutionary” exhibition on at the Bendigo Art Gallery. This lecture […]

‘The cradle of liberty’: Boston profiled


Boston, Massachusetts, United States founded in 1630 by Puritan settlers from the English town of the same name. It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution […]

East Melbourne No 2

Quest East Melbourne Hotel 48 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne

This is the second walk in our series exploring the streets and lanes of Melbourne's 'Belgravia', the delightful suburb of East Melbourne with its fine streetscapes and beautiful architecture. Tickets: […]

Looking at the Carte de Visite & Cabinet Card


This illustrated lecture tells the story of the carte de visite and (later the) larger cabinet card. They were popular of photographic formats in the second half of the 19th […]

Tale of Two Cities: Quebec City and Montreal


This beautifully illustrated lecture will delisted Quebec City offers up wonderful collection of attractions including the Château Frontenac hotel, Citadelle of Quebec and a fine ensemble of museums. Likewise Montreal […]

Populism, Democracy and Covid-19


Join us to reflect on the history of populism and democracy, as prompted by the bicentenary of Napoleon Bonaparte's death, explore Australia's populist past and consider the impact of Covid-19 […]

Inspiring Destinations with Agatha Christie


SPECIAL LOCKDOWN EVENT! Dame Agatha Christie, DBE was a much admired and celebrated English writer who achieved world wide fame for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections […]

Bucharest: ‘The Paris of the East’


SPECIAL LOCKDOWN LECTURE Bucharest founded in 1459 became the capital of Romania in 1862. It is the centre of Romanian media, culture, and art. It offers a splendid range of […]