Interview with Lucy Sussex
Thursday, 16 July at 6.30pm
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.
Lost Mansions of St Kilda
Saturday, 25th July at 10.00am
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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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.
ENTRY FEE: Members free, non-members $5