Talks & Walks 2015 Featured

Sunday, 23 February at 3.00pm 

WALK: History of Live Theatre in St Kilda from early days to now.
Patricia Convery will take a walk along the Esplanade to visit the  many sites of former and current theatre  that have been part of the entertainment scene in St Kilda, and known personalities who have been associated with the venues.Come along and join us. Booking is essential as numbers are restricted, To book email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  The meeting place will be advised at the time of booking.

Sunday, 23 March at 3.00pm

St Kilda Library Community Room

TALK: When Hollywood Came To Melbourne
Peter Kaufmann, Film Producer and St Kilda Resident for many years, will be speaking about his years as a Film Producer as well as his time as Director of the St Kilda Festival. Peter has agree to show some clips from his latest production 'Fallout'. This feature length documentary explores the impulses of novelist Nevil Shute and his 'other career', as well as the motivation for his end-of-the-world novel 'On The Beach" . The famous film adaptation of the novel was shot in Melbourne by Hollywood director Stanley Kramer and starred Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner.

Thursday  8 May at 6.30pm  

Ecocentre, corner of Blessington & Herbert Streets St Kilda

Neil Blake and the Ecocentre and St Kilda Environment
Neil Blake OAM long standing director of the Ecocentre and Port Phillip Baykeeper will speak about his involvement  in local, open spaces and habitat management since 1985 He has developed an extensive knowledge of the regional environment and he will speak of local and natural heritage, ecologyand environmental management and design and community action.


Sunday, 10 August at 2.30pm

Ecocentre, corner of Blessington & Herbert Streets, St Kilda

Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting  will commence at 2.30pm followed at 3pm by a presentation by artist Alex Nemirovsky who created the 'Lady of St Kilda' artistic installation on the Balaclava Station Railway Bridge.

Sunday 12 October at 3pm

Holy Trinity Church, Balaclava

Dickens Street (opposite Brighton Road Primary School)

Holy Trinity Church Stained Glass

Dr Bronwyn Hughes, an acknowledged stained glass expert will talk about the windows in the church, some of which came from St Bede's, Elwood and were moved to Holy Trinity after the closure of St Bede's. Bronwyn has surveyed all the stained glass and her talk will tell us much about what the survey revealed about Holy Trinity Stained glass


ENTRY FEEMembers free, non-members $5.00
VENUE: All talks at the St Kilda Library, 150 Carlisle Street unless otherwise indicated.*
BOOKINGS: Essential for some events (eg. Walks). Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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