Wilkin's house
Mt Bryan East

Keswick RGH
SLSA B 26285/4

Miss Mabel Marryat

SLSA   SRG 488/18/44

 

Pending Events

 

Wednesday 3 July

Pioneer Group Event

 

Speaker:  Jim Everett              

Topic: :  “The Pioneers Memorialised in the Kent Town Uniting Church - a guided tour.”

Venue:  Kent Town Uniting Church

Time:  1:30 pm – 2.30 pm

Cost:  Members $5, Non-members $5 Payable on the day.

FULLY BOOKED

 

Wednesday 19 June

Shipping Group - Descendants of Pioneers who arrived on the Eden - 24 June 1838

 

Venue:  PASA Office, 23 - 25 Leigh Street

Time:  10:00  am to 12:00 pm

 

Friday 2 August

Annual Dinner

 

Speaker:  Dr Roger Irvine

Topic: :  "Colonial Settlers on the River Torrens"

Venue:  Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, South Tce., Adelaide

Time:  6:30 for 6:45 pm

Cost:  Members $77  Non-members $80

3 course dinner with drink on arrival.

Bookings & payment by 23 July please.

 

 

 Events Calendar 2019

 

Monday 16 September

Annual General Meeting

 

Speaker:  Heidi Ing

Topic: :  "An Analysis of the Grandchildren of South Australia's First Fleet" Progress Report

Venue:  Christ Church Parish Hall, Jeffcott St, North Adelaide

Time: Registration - 7:00 pm, AGM commences - 7:15pm
            Optional tour  6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:  No charge

Supper provided

 

Sunday 20 October

Junior Pioneer Event

 

Details to follow

Venue:  

Time

Cost:  

 

Wednesday 30 & Thursday 31 October

PASA 2 Day Visit to Fleurieu Peninsula

 

Members interested  in participating should contact the PASA office for further information

 

Click for Fleurieu Visit Flyer

 

Wednesday 13 November

Visit to The Grange - Home of Capt Charles Sturt

 

 

Venue:  "The Grange" 39D Jetty Street, Grange Portriat Of Charles Sturt

Time:  11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Cost:  $6 payable on arrival.  arrival - includes tour of the house and exhibitions, talk and morning tea.

Bookings Required - limited numbers.

 

Wednesday 4 December

Luncheon Event

 

Speaker:        various

Topic: :  "1839: A Retrospective 180 Years On"

Venue:  tba

Time

Cost:  

 

 




 Past Events Calendar 2019

Wednesday 6 February

Pioneer Group Event

Speaker:  Ron Featherston          

Topic:  “1840 – the Foundations of the Irish in SA”

Venue:  Walkerville Uniting Church Hall

 

Wednesday 3 April

Pub Lunch

Venue:  Victoria Room, Edinburgh Hotel

Speaker:  Rhondda Harris

Topic: :  "True Crime in Adelaide - stories from the journal of the first Governor of the Adelaide Gaol”

 

Monday 15 April

Junior Pioneers Event

“Roaming Rundle Mall” – a guided tour with Glen Woodward

 

Wednesday 8 May

Pioneer Group Event

 

Venue:  Pilgrim Uniting Church Hall, 12 Flinders Street, Adelaide

Speaker:  Brian Stace & Bill Othams

Topic: :  “The Passengers on the Coromandel 1837

Time:  12.00 - 2.00pm

Cost:  Members $2, Non-members $2

BYO lunch: Tea & coffee provided

Sunday 19 May, Monday 20 May & Tuesday 21 May

 

Pioneer Poster Exhibition

Venue:  Basement, Stafford House, 23-25 Leigh Street, Adelaide

 

Sunday 19 May, Monday 20 May

Pioneer Photo Scanfest

Venue:  Basement, Stafford House, 23-25 Leigh Street, Adelaide

 

Wednesday 5 June

Pioneer Group Event

(Joint event with the Campbelltown Historical Society)

Speaker:  Paul Blackman              

Topic: :  “Music in the Colonial Period”

Venue:  Lochend House, Campbelltown

 

Past Events Calendar 2018

Thursday 1 February

Pioneer Group Presentation

Speaker: Helen Stagg 
Topic: “Harnessing the River Murray: Stories of the people who built locks 1-9, 1915-1935”

 Monday 16 April

Junior Pioneer Event

Visit to the Adelaide Planetarium

Venue:      UniSA Mawson Lakes Campus

Wednesday 18 April

Pub Lunch

Venue:      Victoria Room, Edinburgh Hotel, 7 High Street, Mitcham

Speaker:   Professor Philip Payton

Topic:        “Where are the Golden Streets? The rise and fall of Premier John Verran 

Tuesday 8, Wednesday 9, Thursday 10 May

History Festival Event: Exhibition of Pioneer Ancestor Poster stories

Venue:      Mothers Union Meeting Room, Stafford House, 23-25 Leigh Street

 

Wednesday 6 June

Pioneer Group Presentation, Lunch and Museum Visit

Venue:      Keswick Barracks, Anzac Highway, Keswick.

Speaker:   Cheryl Williss

Topic:        “Miss Mabel Marryat MBE; Welfare and War Worker”

 Wednesday 1 August

 Pioneer Group Event 

Venue:   Rigoni's Restaurant, 27 Leigh Street, Adelaide

Speaker:   Pam Rajkowski OAM

Topic:     “Elder’s Innovation: Camels and Afghans, from Bikaner to Beltana”

 Friday 17th August

 Annual Dinner

 Venue: Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, South Terrace, Adelaide

Speaker: Geoff Lock

Topic:  “Pewter drinking vessels used in colonial times”

Monday 27 August

 GUIDED TOUR OF QUEEN ADELAIDE EXHIBITION

Venue: Art Gallery of South Australia.

Guided Tour

Tuesday 4 Sept

 VISIT TO STANGATE HOUSE, ALDGATE

 Location: Meeting with the Mt Barker branch of the National Trust

Includes a house and garden tour.

Thursday 6 September 

VISIT TO GOVERNMENT HOUSE

 The tour features the historic furniture of the House.

Monday 17 September

Annual General Meeting

 Venue: Christ Church Parish Hall, Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide

(Optional tour of the historic church from 6.30pm – 7.00pm.)

Speaker: Michael Smith

Topic:  “The Recently Discovered Photography of Robert Fraser”

Wednesday 10 October

Colonial Era Fashion Parade presented by the Victoriana Society of SA Inc

Venue:  Clarence Park Community Centre,

Narrator:  Jayne Kayder 

Sunday 21 October 

Junior Pioneers Event:
“Military on Parade; defending the coastline of the Colony in the 1800s”

Venue:  Fort Glanville, 359 Military Road, Semaphore Park

Weekend of 27-28 October

History Weekend at Burra

PASA trip to Burra and Mt Bryan East.

Sunday 25 November

Day visit to Walkerville to celebrate 180th anniversary of founding of Walkerville

Time:         Guided walk to local historic sites

                  Lunch at “Nest Bistro”

Speaker:          Lyn O’Grady

Wednesday 5 December

PASA Luncheon Event

Topic:  “1838: A Retrospective 180 Years On”

A discussion featuring short contributions from various PASA members

Venue:  Pilgrim Uniting Church Hall

Friday 28 December

Proclamation Day Lunch

Venue:  Glenelg Golf Club, James Melrose Drive, Novar Gardens

Speaker:  Robert Kirk

Topic:  “Dr John Woodforde: Surgeon on the Rapid

 

Past Events Calendar 2017

 

APRIL

JUNIOR PIONEER EVENT

Guided visits to both the Adelaide Town Hall & the Old Treasury Building including its underground tunnels.

Time: Meet at the Town Hall 9:45am.  Concludes at approx 12:30pm.

MAY

 Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting        

Speaker: Margrette Kleinig

Topic: Early Colonists Sponsoring Their Families and Friends to SA.

MAY

 History Month Event: Exhibition of Pioneer Ancestor Poster Stories

JUNE

 Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting

Speaker: Lyall Kupke

Topic: “The early waves of German Emigration to SA”

JUNE Wednesday 28th

Civic Reception - to commemorate the life of King William IV and the 180th anniversary of his death

The Reception, which will be hosted by the Lord Mayor, the Right Honourable Martin Haese.

Venue: Adelaide Town Hall, Queen Adelaide Room

AUGUST

 Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting

Speaker: Mary Snarskis

Topic: “The Playfords of Drysdale”

Venue: Lyceum Club

 AUGUST

Friday 11th

 Annual Dinner

Speaker: Rob Linn

Topic: "The history of the Adelaide Club“

Venue: Adelaide Club, North terrace. 

SEPTEMBER

Monday 18th

 AGM

Speaker: The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of Adelaide Martin Haese

Topic: "The development of Local Government in Adelaide"

Venue: Christ Church, 62–72 Jeffcott Street,  North Adelaide

OCTOBER

Thursday 5th

Visit & Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Jason Shute
Topic: “The Visit of Prince Alfred to SA in 1867”

Venue:  Prince Alfred College. Kent Town  (Pirie Street, off The Parade West)

OCTOBER

Thursday 19th

Pioneer Group Luncheon Meeting

Speaker: Jim Longmire

Topic: The Voyage of the the˜Baboo and the Lacemakers of Calais".

OCTOBER

Sunday 22nd

JUNIOR PIONEER EVENT

Visit to Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum
Theme: "The Olden Days"

Venue: Tea Tree Heritage Museum, 3 Perseverance Road, Tea Tree Gully

OCTOBER

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th

WEEKEND TRIP TO THE COPPER TRIANGLE

Visit to the Moonta and Wallaroo Mines heritage sites

DECEMBER

Thursday 7th

LUNCH Meeting

 “1837: a retrospective 180 years on.”
A round table discussion featuring short contributions from various PASA members
 
Venue: Lyceum Club - Level 1, 20-24 Leigh Street.

 DECEMBER

Thursday 28th

Proclamation Day Lunch

Speaker: Michael Burdett, Surveyor-General of SA
Topic: “The Early Colonial Surveys: a Surveyor’s Perspective”

Venue: Glenelg Golf Club