Tuesday – 18 June 2013
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Colonist: George Alexander Gilbert, 1815-1866: 6.30 – 8.30pm
C J La Trobe Society/ RHSV A G L Shaw lecture. Guest speaker: Dr Margaret Bowman OAM. Refreshments will be served. $25 per person. Venue: Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A’Beckett, Melbourne. Bookings by 14 June through http://www.trybooking.com/47321.
Enquiries: Ph 9326 9288, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(La Trobe Society event)
Monday – 1 July 2013
Victoria Day: 10.30am – 12pm
Victoria Day Council celebration of the 162nd anniversary of the Separation of the Port Phillip District from New South Wales. Victorian flag raising ceremony and the re-enactment of Lieutenant-Governor La Trobe's reading of the proclamation, followed by the presentation of the Victoria Day Awards. Venue: Melbourne Town Hall. Click here to visit Victoria Day Council website
Tuesday – 2 July 2013
Charles La Trobe Lecture: 6.15 for 6.30 start – 8.30pm
‘Feeding the Colony – Feeding the World’. Guest speaker: Dr Peter Sale, Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, La Trobe University. Venue: Victoria Room, AgriBio - Centre for Agribioscience, La Trobe University, Waterdale Road entrance, Bundoora. Guided tours of the AgriBio Centre and refreshments will follow the lecture. Admission free. Bookings essential, by 14 June: Ph 1300 737 133, email: email@example.com
Tuesday – 16 July 2013
Breathing New Life into Historic Properties: 6 – 7.30pm
Martin Purslow, CEO of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria), will discuss his experience of breathing new life into historic properties, both in Australia and in the United Kingdom. Refreshments. $15. Venue: Domain House (near La Trobe’s Cottage), Dallas Brooks Drive, Melbourne. Bookings Ph 9646 2112, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Friends of La Trobe’s Cottage annual lecture)
Friday – 19 July 2013
Books and Culture in La Trobe’s Melbourne: 6 – 7.30pm
An illustrated lecture highlighting the cultural foundations on which the modern-day State of Victoria is built. Guest speaker: Dr Dianne Reilly AM, co-founder of The La Trobe Society. Venue: Morgans at 401, 401 Collins Street, Melbourne. Admission free.
Bookings essential Ph 9646 2112, email: email@example.com
(Presented by The La Trobe Society for Melbourne Rare Book Week 2013)