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Sydney Observatory East Dome Tour – Thursday 31/05/2018

The TOUR starts promptly at 12:00 midday and finishes at 01:30 pm. The Tour covers the Observatory’s newest dome and telescope about space exploration, the history of Australian astronomy and will be led by an experienced Astronomer.

Time:
We will catch the 09:52 am Ferry from Cabarita wharf, arriving at Circular Quay 10:27 am.
There will be time for a Coffee stop on the way, if one wants, before we take the leisurely walk up to the Observatory to arrive at 11:30 am to be checked off.

Cost:
$10.00 entry fee at the Door – please be sure to have the exact amount. Continue reading Sydney Observatory East Dome Tour – Thursday 31/05/2018

Old and New Heritage Tour of Sydney University – Thursday 17/05/2018

On this tour of Sydney’s oldest university you will see the Quadrangle, the Neo Gothic Anderson Stuart Building (the original site of the medical school), and the modern Sydney Law School which opened in 2009 and hopefully the Great Hall, if it is not being used, as well as the campus generally.

Continue reading Old and New Heritage Tour of Sydney University – Thursday 17/05/2018

Change of date for ‘Walk of Interest’ from Coogee to Maroubra – Friday 27/04/2018

This walk originally planned for Friday 13 April was cancelled due to the extreme heat.

It will now take place on Friday 27 April (weather permitting) with the same arrangements of meeting at Cabarita Wharf to catch the 9:08 am rivercat.

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Walk the Charles Darwin Trail to Wentworth Falls Lookout – Tuesday 08/05/2018

This walk starts in the Wilson Park near the Wentworth Falls Village and follows the Jamieson Creek to Wentworth Falls Lookout for about 2.5 km and takes about 1.5 hours to complete, as it is a bush track.

We will be following in the footsteps of Charles Darwin who walked this track in 1836 along the Jamieson Creek.

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The 29th Huntington Estate Music Festival – Saturday 17 to Sunday 18 November 2018

Some of our members are attending the 29th Huntington Estate Music Festival in Mudgee on 17 to 18 November.

We thought if others are like minded, they may wish to book and we could all meet up there. They would need to also book accommodation.

The 29th Huntington Estate Music Festival celebrates everything audiences have come to love about this event: an exclusive and exciting mix of artists from around the world and across Australia, performing favourite pieces and delicious new discoveries, all paired with glorious food and wine and a beautiful country estate. Continue reading The 29th Huntington Estate Music Festival – Saturday 17 to Sunday 18 November 2018