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 Mystery of the Hansom Cab  

Interview with Lucy Sussex

Thursday, 16 July at 6.30pm
at St Kilda Library, 150 Carlisle Street


Carmel Shute will be speaking to Lucy Sussex about her book Fergus Hume and the Mystery of the Hansom Cab. Based on a Victorian blockbuster written by Fergus Hume that outsold the first Sherlock Holmes book worldwide. It’s about a high society killing that ends in St Kilda.

Charnwood demolition  

Lost Mansions of St Kilda

Saturday, 25th July at 10.00am
at Linden, 26 Acland Street


Between 1850 and 1890 the sleepy seaside area of St Kilda was transformed into a suburb of grand mansions for the wealthy. Sadly most are now gone. Join Peter Johnson to re-discover some of the forgotten glories from this period.

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May Robson   

AGM + Talk: the actress May Robson

Sunday 9th August at 2.30pm at the St Kilda Library Community Room


Stephen Rattle will introduce us to the Australian actress May Robson. May had a long acting career and in the 1930"s she was the oldest actress to be nominated for an Academy Award.

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