Fremantle Studies Day 2015

Fremantle history buffs may be interested in the upcoming Fremantle Studies Day on Sunday 25 October 2015.

Four lively presentations exploring aspects of the suburban-city centre relationship from the 19thC till the present in the heritage listed Hilton Hall, 2/34 Paget Street, Hilton


Our program of events includes our famously delicious Afternoon Tea, served in the hall’s spacious café style foyer.

Session One
The Legacy of Creating Something New
Two speakers explore how two of Fremantle’s modest utopian visions, the
Garden Suburb of Hilton and the former 19thC beachside summer paradise of
South Beach, have fared since their separate beginnings.
‘Houses of Hilton’, by Mary Ann Goodlich
‘Bright, Breezy, Bracing South Beach: the History of a Seaside Playground’
by Jillian Barteaux

Session Two
Preserving Fremantle’s History and Heritage
Two speakers present their individual perspectives on conservation projects in Fremantle
‘The Prehistory of Conservation in Fremantle, Revisited’ by Robin McKellar Campbell
‘Exit stage right: Looking at the Deckchair Theatre collection’, by Kristy Bizzaca

Sunday 25th October 2015, 12.30pm for a 1.00pm start
Hilton Hall, 2/34 Paget Street, Hilton
Cost $15.00 Members $18.00 Non Members (join on the day for a member discount)
Bookings are Essential – Please contact Pam Harris
E: Ph: 94336639

For further details on the speakers and presentations, download the flier.