For our 2021 season the Blackheath History Forum is going back to live, face-to-face events. We are, however, ready to move online should it be necessary. We are also planning to record as many of the talks as possible. Recordings will be posted after the live talks to our YouTube channel.

Regular sessions start at 4pm at Blackheath Public School Hall (corner Leichardt St & Great Western Highway). Entry $6. Afternoon tea from 3.30pm (drink/cake $3 ea.). Please note that in addition to our regular program, this year there are also some book launches that will be held at Gardner’s Inn with a start time of 4pm.

For full details check out the 2021 program page.

The Blackheath History Forum is open to anyone interested in understanding Australian history in both its national and global contexts.  Our aim is to highlight ‘the past in the present’.

Our past speakers have included many of Australia’s leading historians, including Henry Reynolds, Judith Brett, Jenny Hocking, Stuart MacIntyre, Mark McKenna, and Humphrey McQueen. We’ve also hosted writers with strong historical interests like Tom Keneally, Paul Kelly, and Don Watson.

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We look forward to meeting you at our next forum event.

Best wishes,

The Blackheath History Forum Committee


Image: Waratah head portrait 2. Doug Becker. CC BY-SA 2.0.

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