CAMDEN
HISTORICAL
SOCIETY



CAMDEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY Meetings / What's On

Lively meetings featuring guest speakers and supper, are held on the second Wednesday of each month, except January, at 7.30pm at the Camden Museum. Due to Covid-19 restrictions continuing on indoor gatherings, as we begin 2022, all attendees at our Monthly General Meetings will be required to sign in using the Library QR Barcode adjacent to the door of the Museum and continue to wear masks while inside the Library/Museum complex.

As usual all Visitors are always welcome.

UPCOMING TALKS IN 2022

9th February
Clem Davis will give a talk on being a Volunteer at the Australian War Memorial.

9th March
An Evening with Max Garcia
Max is a retired Sergeant Major from the U.S. Marines and now calls Camden home. As a motivational speaker and life coach in the Macarthur District he has agreed to be our guest speaker.
The March meeting will be held in The Undercroft at Camden Civic Centre commencing at 7.30pm
Come along and hear Max speak about the amazing connection between the U.S. Marines and Camden, Australia.

13th April
Heritage Festival where members talk on the theme for this year, "Curiosity"

11th May
Jeff McGill will talk on his latest book,

8th June
Phillip Simpson will speak on his book, "Historic Towns of N.S.W.

13th July
Taylor Clarke, a Gundungurra Woman whose people people are of the Burragorang Valley Area - NAIDOC Week

10th August
AGM with a talk from our President Ian Ramsay on his recent trip to Norfolk Island

14th September
History Week Theme:
Talks from members giving interesting insights for History Week

12th October
Speaker to be advised

9th November
Speaker to be advised

14th December
Members and Guests Christmas Party

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR 2022

Camden Show, Friday 1st and Sat 2nd April 2022

The Society will once again have a stand in the Pavillion this year. We will have for sale our latest books and other information on the Societyto hand out.
This year will be the first year we will be using the TYRO EftPos machine and it will need to be taken from and returned to the Museum each day.
If you would like to help out, a volunteer sheet will be available on the Front Desk in the Museum for you to add your name sometime in March.

Heritage Festival 1st April - 31st May 2022

This year's theme is "CURIOSITY" - "Curiosity is a desire to know more about your past"

The Australian Heritage Festival is an opportunity for the community to organise events and exhibitions, gather stories and tell them, share knowledge through talks, walks and tours, and have fun bringing heritage to life.
Our General Meeting on 13th April will cover this Festival with Members and Guests speaking about family Heritage. Listening to stories and memories handed down from generation to generation. There may be an interesting past event in your family that you would like to tell the general meeting.
There will be a Volunteer sheet on the fron Desk in the Museum from the March General Meeting if you would like to put your name down as a speaker.