Margaret Forrest, A Premier Position – author talk by Chris Holyday

Join local author Chris Holyday at Stirling Libraries – Karrinyup to hear about Margaret Forrest’s fascinating life! The story of Margaret's life helps to integrate Westralian and National history, as well as draws attention to the conspicuous lack of female portraits in Australian historiography.

Join local author Chris Holyday at Stirling Libraries – Karrinyup to hear about Margaret Forrest’s fascinating life! As Margaret Hamersley, she was raised in the backblocks of Australian colonial life; as Lady Forrest, she died the widow of Australia’s first Peer of the Realm. The story of Margaret’s life may help to integrate Westralian and National history, as well as draw attention to the conspicuous lack of female portraits in Australian historiography.

Chris Holyday is the author of several local history books, including the Recollections from the coast: remember old North Beach, Trigg, Watermans Bay and Marmion (2022). His new book, A Premier Position, will be available for purchase on the day. Please bring cash for book purchases.

Date: Tuesday 23 April 2024

Time: 10.00am – 11.00am

Venue: Stirling Libraries – Karrinyup, Davenport Street, Karrinyup WA 6018

Free event; bookings are essential as places are limited.

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Event Details

Address:
Davenport Street, Karrinyup, Western Australia

Stirling Libraries - Karrinyup is wheelchair accessible.

Times:

10.00am – 11.00am

Entry fees:
Free
Booking:
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Attendance limit:
Less than 50
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you need to know:
Parking is available in the Karrinyup Shopping Centre carparks.