'All the Fun of the Fair' Liverpool Family History Fair 2011

Event Information

When
  • 19 Aug 2011 9:30am - 4:00pm
    20 Aug 2011 9:30am - 4:00pm
Where
  • Liverpool Regional Family History Centre, Cnr Hume Highway & Congressional Drive
  • Liverpool
  • New South Wales
Other Information
  • Cost: Free
Contact

The Family History Centre will be open from 9.30am till 4pm both days to provide assistance to anyone either beginning their family history or those who have hit a block and just need some advice.

Come along and talk to our specialists on topics such as researching your family history online. One-on-one help and advice available on both days

Friday 19 August — Day 1

10am               Heritage Scrapbooking

Bring along approximately 20 photos and learn to scrapbook. Each participant will create a small album to keep or give as a gift. (Pre booking essential – limit of 10 per session)

11.30am          Presentation:  Don’t wait until it’s too late -

                      Local resident Frank Anderson shares his family history research.

12.30pm          Show and Tell:  Bring your family history treasures to an informal round table discussion with Liverpool Library’s Heritage Collections Curator.

1.30pm            Presentation:  Relatively speaking -

                      It is important to take the time to talk to your family; aunts and uncles, parents and grandparents.            Liverpool City Library’s Family History Officer shows us why.

4pm                 Family History Fair closes

 

Saturday 20 August — Day 2

 

10am               Heritage Scrapbooking

Bring along approximately 20 photos and learn to scrapbook. Each participant will create a small album to keep or give as a gift. (Pre booking essential – limit of 10 per session)

11.30am          Presentation:  Those who served -

Learn about military research with retired Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) Peter Allen OAM.

12.30pm          Show and Tell:  Bring your family history treasures to an informal round table discussion with Liverpool Library’s Heritage Collections Curator.

1.30pm            Presentation:  Family History and Objects -

Dr Richard Reid Curator of the National Museum of Australia’s exhibition Not Just Ned:  A true history of the Irish in Australia presents a talk on Irish Family History 

 4pm                Family History Fair closes

Refreshments including sandwiches, hotdogs and drinks will be provided for a small charge on both days by the Liverpool Genealogy Society Inc. to assist with their fundraising.

 Come along and enter our family history quiz to win great prizes.

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