The Society has a talk each month (except  January and December) on a topic pertinent to the history of Toowoomba and the Darling Downs.

Talks are usually held on the third Monday of each month at either 1.30pm or 7.30pm

Members and non-members are welcome to offer a monthly talk.

Admision to the talk is free to members and non-members.

Talks are  usually held at the Society’s Rooms but occasionally might be held at other venues.


2023 Talk Series

20 February: Jane Smith – St Vincent Hospital Archives (7.30pm)

20 March: 

17 April : 

15 May: 

19 June: Peter Watts – The Squatters Route – travelling between Brisbane and the Darling Downs from 1840 to 1866

17July:  1.30pm: Greg Hallam – Qld Railways during WWI

22 August: NB: Tuesday – visit to Downs Steam Railway 1pm Cost $10 inc afternoon tea

11 September: 7.30pm: Bruce Arthur – The Battle of One Tree Hill

16 October: 7.30pm: Peter Watts – Why weren’t we told? – A personal reflection on the telling of Australia’s Colonial History

20 November: 7.30pm: Margaret Turnbull – History of Empire Theatre

5 December: Noon: Xmas Lunch TB7.