Captain ‘Old King’ Cole Talk with the La Trobe Society

Join us for afternoon tea and a chance to hear researcher John Botham illustrate Melbourne's founding years through George Ward Cole's life and progress as a Port Phillip pioneer and Victorian patriarch

Topic:  Captain ‘Old King’ Cole: from Port Phillip Pioneer to Victorian Patriarch

Speaker:  John Botham, early Melbourne researcher, will use George Ward Cole, Port Phillip pioneer and Victorian patriarch, to illustrate life and progress in Melbourne’s founding years


Location: Mueller Hall, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne – please ensure ample time for parking

Price: $5 per person, including refreshments, payable at the door.



Bookings are essential.

Book online or email or phone (03) 9592 5616  to secure your spot.