COLONIAL CONNECTIONS: “Fernhill and the wider context of early colonial society”
Three historians will present lectures:
• “Defending Country: remembering the long history of love and war on the Nepean River”: Grace Karskens
• “The Colonial Picturesque: landscapes in early Sydney”: Colleen Morris:
• “Sermons in Stones: houses and buildings in the 1840s”: James Broadbent
“Fernhill and the wider context of early colonial society”
Lectures by three eminent historians
Hosted by the Friends of Fernhill and Mulgoa Valley Inc., and under the auspices of National Trust Heritage Festival “Our Heritage for the Future”.
Lectures will be held in the Edmund Rice Function & Retreat Centre at Winbourne, 1315 Mulgoa Road, Mulgoa, on Sunday 16th May 2021.
9:30 am (morning tea) for 10 am commencement of lectures.
Lunch will be provided as part of the registration fee.
The lectures will end at 3.00pm, followed by an optional visit by registrants to Fernhill, with afternoon tea, courtesy of Greater Sydney Parklands.
Tickets (includes morning tea upon arrival and lunch): $120
Booking is essential, please click here to buy your tickets.
NB Numbers for the event are COVID restricted to 100 attendees. Tickets are non-refundable and available strictly on a first come-first served basis