Wilkin's house
Mt Bryan East

Keswick RGH
SLSA B 26285/4

Miss Mabel Marryat

SLSA   SRG 488/18/44

 

Pending Events

 

Monday 30 September

Pioneer Group Event

 

Speaker:    Tom Chapman AM

Topic:         John Darke: surveyor and explorer

Venue:       Walkerville Uniting Church, 17 Smith Street, Walkerville

Time:          12.00 for 12.15pm start; concludes 2.00pm

Cost:           Members $2  non-members $5

 

Please bring your own lunch: tea and coffee provided

 

Wednesday October 2

'John Renwick' Shipping Group Meeting

 

Venue:       Harmer House, 5 Leigh Street

Time:          10:00am to 12.00pm

 

Sunday 20 October

Junior Pioneer Event - Visit Urrbrae House

 

Venue: Urrbrae House

Walter Young Ave, Urrbrae (entrance off Fullarton Rd, near Cross Rd intersection)

Time:   1.30 – 4.00pm (Please meet at front of Urrbrae House at 1.15pm)

Cost:   Adults $10,  Juniors $5 (includes admission to house and gardens, and high tea)

 

Bookings and payment to PASA office by 8 October

 

Flyer & Booking sheet

 

 

 Events Calendar 2019

 

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 - 1:30 pm

Cost:  Admission of $6 payable on arrival at “The Grange”

(includes tour of the house and exhibitions, talk and morning tea).
Please bring your own lunch.

 

Bookings to be made through PASA Office by Tuesday 5 November

 

Wednesday 4 December

Luncheon Event

 

Speaker:        various

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

A discussion featuring short contributions from various PASA members

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

Time:  12.00pm for 12.15pm start; concludes 2.00pm

Cost:  Members $2, non-members $5

Please bring your own lunch: Christmas cake, tea and coffee provided

 

Saturday 28 December

Proclamation Day Lunch

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

Speaker: Justin Gare - Senior Objects Conservator at Artlab Australia

Topic: Sir George Strickland Kingston

Time: 12.00pm for 12.30pm start; concludes 3.30pm

Cost: Members $70, non-members $75

Includes 3 course luncheon and drink on arrival

Bookings and payments essential by 12 December




 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

Wednesday 19 June

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

 

Venue:  PASA Office, 23 - 25 Leigh Street

 

 

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

Friday 2 August

Annual Dinner

 

Speaker:  Dr Roger Irvine

Topic: :  "Colonial Settlers on the River Torrens"

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

 

Wednesday 4 September

Hooghly Shipping Group Meeting

Monday 16 September

Annual General Meeting

 

Speaker:  Heidi Ing

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

A progress report

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