What’s On

Upcoming RHSV Events

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Events of the RHSV are covered in What’s on in History News and other Victorian History in our Events Calendar.

  • 8 August –Exhibition Opening & Lecture – The Australian Red Cross in the Great War – To be opened by Mrs Elizabeth Chernov, continuing the Australian vice-regal tradition of support for the Red Cross. Special guest Mr Adam Bandt MP, Federal Member for Melbourne. Read More… To be followed at 6.15 by the annual Augustus Wolskel Memorial Lecture to be delivered by Dr Bart Ziino 
  •  9 August – CONFERENCE -The Other Face of War: Victorians and the Home Front – A full day conference to be opened by the Hon Ted Baillieu MLA, featuring twelve academic and public historians will offer intriguing new research perspectives on the Victorian home front. Download Conference Programme

Regular RHSV Events

Exhibitions: A series of temporary exhibitions are held each year at the Society. Exhibitions are open Monday to Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Group bookings are essential – see the Exhibitions page.

Lectures: Each month between February and November, lectures are held at the RHSV. Speakers address a wide range of subjects relating to Victorian, Local and Family history.  For more information visit the Lectures page. Podcasts of lectures in MP3 format are made where possible – see the Podcasts Page.

Tours: The RHSV conducts introductory tours of its collections for schools, affiliated societies and other community groups. For more information Contact Us.