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March 31, 2022 - December 23, 2022
RHSV Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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This exhibition is biography imagined through the lens of a Kaleidoscope. The viewer is offered fragments of the lives represented here. There is no linear narrative. Each time the kaleidoscope turns, a different story emerges. There are repeating patterns but different emphases and new ways of seeing, new reflections, new refractions. No one story dominates and one story does not fit all.

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1:00 pm

Exploring Burke and Wills – Enigmas and Curiosities

August 23, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lancefield Mechancis’ Institute Annexe, corner High Street and The Crescent
Lancefield, VIC 3435 Australia
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A talk by David Corke for Romsey & Lancefield Districts Historical Society On 23 August 1860, Burke & Wills and their party stayed overnight in Lancefield. On 23 August 2022, documentarian and historian of this journey, David Corke, will talk about his findings and his book, Exploring Burke and Wills: Enigmas and Curiosities. This book

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5:30 pm

Hugh Anderson, historian

August 23, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$10 – $20

We are delighted that Professor Frank Bongiorno will be delivering the inaugural RHSV Hugh Anderson Lecture, a new addition to our Distinguished Lecturer series. "Hugh Anderson (1927-2017) was a scholar of formidable breadth, productivity and versatility. While it is as a folklorist that he is arguably best known both in Australia and abroad, Anderson’s prolific

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