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.


2024 Talk Series

19 February: Joe Ramia – History of Toowoomba Speedway

18 March: Graham Healy – Radio on the Downs (7.30pm)

15 April :  (1.30pm): Maurice French – The Spearing of John Hills near Mount Rascal, 15 Sept    1843: Fact, Myth, and Racism’

20 May: (1.30pm): Greg Lamerton – The Australian Dictionary of Biography Project

17 June:  TBA – possibly tour of Empire Theatre (day)

15 July:  Lyn Hodgson – History of Hodgson’s pharmacies (1.30pm)

19 August:  Bev Irwin-Taylor – History of Repertory Theatre (1.30pm) [To be confirmed]

9 September:  TBA

21 October:  TBA (7.30pm)

18  November: TBA (7.30pm)

3 December: Noon: Xmas Lunch TBA