Past Events

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H&GHS General Meeting - June 2024

June 5, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grange Uniting Church Hall
Meetings
NEWS FLASH - Dr Julie Collins announced 'Historian of the Year' at History Council of SA Award Night - 31/05/24 Dr Julie Collins is a [...]
H&GHS General Meeting - June 2024

Henley South Inland Walk

May 28, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ozone Reserve
2024 History Festival
The Henley South Inland Walk includes the expansion and development of the wider Henley South area during the early 20th century, along with the effect [...]
Henley South Inland Walk

'N'Kola Donga' F Kenneth Milne House : Beachside Bungalow

May 22, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
N’Kola Donga
2024 History Festival
Designed in 1912 by the fashionable young architect F Kenneth Milne as a seaside retreat for well-heeled retailer, Frederick George Scarfe and his wife Mary [...]
'N'Kola Donga' F Kenneth Milne House : Beachside Bungalow

Historic Temple Church Open Day

May 15, 2024    
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Henley-Fulham Uniting Temple Church
2024 History Festival
The first Henley Beach Congregational Church building was erected in 1883, but by the early 1900s a larger church was needed. In 1920 a new [...]
Historic Temple Church Open Day

Henley South Coastal Walk

May 14, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Henley Beach Hotel
2024 History Festival
The Henley South Coastal Walk includes the beginnings of Henley as an isolated coastal village and its colourful characters – to being the most desirable [...]
Henley South Coastal Walk

'N'Kola Donga' F Kenneth Milne House : Beachside Bungalow

May 11, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
N’Kola Donga
2024 History Festival
Designed in 1912 by the fashionable young architect F Kenneth Milne as a seaside retreat for well-heeled retailer, Frederick George Scarfe and his wife Mary [...]
'N'Kola Donga' F Kenneth Milne House : Beachside Bungalow

Grange Heritage Walk

May 9, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grange Hotel
2024 History Festival
Explore historic Grange on a guided walking tour. Find out how this beachside suburb began and has transformed into today’s popular seaside destination. Discover the [...]
Grange Heritage Walk

Henley Heritage Walk

May 5, 2024    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Henley Jetty
2024 History Festival
Enjoy a guided walk around Henley Beach. Find out how this seaside suburb began and has transformed into today’s vibrant location. Discover its rich history, [...]
Henley Heritage Walk

'N'Kola Donga' F Kenneth Milne House : Beachside Bungalow

May 1, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
N’Kola Donga
2024 History Festival
Designed in 1912 by the fashionable young architect F Kenneth Milne as a seaside retreat for well-heeled retailer, Frederick George Scarfe and his wife Mary [...]
'N'Kola Donga' F Kenneth Milne House : Beachside Bungalow

Combined Afternoon Tea - April 2024

April 17, 2024    
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Port Adelaide Historical Society Museum
Meetings
The Henley and Grange Historical Society will join with the Port Adelaide Historical Society for a combined afternoon tea. Come along and meet with other local history enthusiasts as [...]
Combined Afternoon Tea - April 2024

H&GHS General Meeting - March 2024

March 20, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grange Uniting Church Hall
Meetings
Come along to the Henley & Grange Historical Society's first general meeting for 2024 and enjoy a presentation by Rodney Barrington, well-known railway historian and [...]
H&GHS General Meeting - March 2024

Henley Square Christmas Market

December 23, 2023    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Henley Square
Markets
Visit the Henley & Grange Historical Society's stall at the Henley Square Christmas Market on Saturday 23 December! Chat to our friendly members about your [...]
Henley Square Christmas Market

Henley & Grange Town Hall 100th Anniversary Display

December 1, 2023 - February 26, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ngutungka West Lakes Library
Community
The Henley & Grange Town Hall 100th Anniversary celebrations continue with a display at the Ngutungka West Lakes Library!Make sure to visit this interesting display [...]
Henley & Grange Town Hall 100th Anniversary Display

The Coast: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

November 12, 2023    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grange Uniting Church Hall
Meetings
Presentation by guest speaker, Damian Moroney Come along and join us for Damian's presentation about caring for our coast. Damian worked at the Henley and [...]
The Coast: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Town Hall turns 100!

November 10, 2023    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Henley & Grange Town Hall
Community
Do you remember attending an event, movie, concert or special occasion at the Henley & Grange Town Hall? The Town Hall has been the focal [...]
Town Hall turns 100!

Introduction of European species to Reedbeds

September 20, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grange Uniting Church Hall
Meetings
Presentation by guest speaker, Philip Stott Come along and join us for Philip’s presentation about the Introduction of European species to the Adelaide Reedbeds. Philip [...]
Introduction of European species to Reedbeds

Henley & Grange Local History Presentations

August 15, 2023    
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Presentations
Marie Hagen (President) and Quenten Iskov from the Henley & Grange Historical Society gave a presentation to members of the U3A Charles Sturt (University of [...]
Henley & Grange Local History Presentations

Henley & Grange Local History Presentation

August 8, 2023    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Presentations
The Henley & Grange Historical Society gave a Local History presentation to U3A Charles Sturt (University of the Third Age), at Fulham Uniting Church as part [...]
Henley & Grange Local History Presentation

Henley & Grange Local History Presentation

August 1, 2023    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Presentations
Presentation by Marie Hagen & Quenten Iskov The Henley & Grange Historical Society gave a Local History presentation to U3A Charles Sturt (University of the [...]
Henley & Grange Local History Presentation

The Glass Harpoon

July 26, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grange Uniting Church Hall
Meetings
Presentation by guest speaker, Robert Horne Come along and join us for Robert’s presentation about his book, The Glass Harpoon, which was longlisted for the [...]
The Glass Harpoon