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Tales from the MacRobertson International Air Races

March 12, 2021 - March 4, 2022
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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To celebrate Victoria’s centenary in 1934, Macpherson Robertson sponsored a great air race from England to Melbourne. There were originally 20 entrants of which only 12 arrived in Melbourne. The British winning entrants took a whisker under 3 days, the last plane to arrive took some 4 months.  The RHSV is mounting an exhibition which takes a close look at the entrants in the races (there were two races run concurrently – a speed race and a handicap race) including the most well-known entrant, the Dutch Uiver.     

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1:30 pm

The PMI’s afternoon historical book chat

October 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

This is a casual drop in session where you can bring your afternoon tea, listen and chat about the historical books that you are reading or projects that you are researching. To attend the session, please book your tickets using the try booking link below, and a Zoom link will be sent to you. If
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