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2019
March 2019
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    External Tour - Wednesday 27 March 2019 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Ralph's Millers Point walking tour

    Location: Starts at Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Ralph Hawkins   Bookings essential: $25 members, $35 non-members

    Walk in the steps of the convict stonemasons, millers, sea captains and merchants of Millers Point. See the history and hear the stories of Sydney’s colourful past. Walk starts with a lecture at Richmond Villa. Limit 15.

May 2019
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    External Tour - Wednesday 08 May 2019 10:00am - 02:00pm
    Parramatta heritage walking tour

    Location: Leaves from Parramatta wharf

    Tour guide: Ralph Hawkins   Bookings essential: $40 members, $55 non-members

    Hear about the history and people as you walk through the open spaces of Parramatta, along the river, through the domain, through St John's Cemetery and back to Parramatta Railway Station. Bring own lunch, water, sunscreen, hat, camera and walking shoes.

    This event has been cancelled.

August 2019
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    External Tour - Wednesday 07 August 2019 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Tour of Rookwood Cemetery

    Tour guides: Ralph Hawkins (SAG) and Loraine Punch (Friends of Rookwood)

    Rookwood Cemetery, Lidcombe  Bookings essential: $35 members, $50 non-members (Bookings close Sat 3 August 10am)

    A guided tour of Rookwood Cemetery from the comfort of a minibus, combined with short walks and talks. Hear about the history of the cemetery, how to find gravestones and stories of the people buried there.

    NB The minibus will pick up passengers at Lidcombe train station at 10.15am and return them to the station after the tour. Those who choose to meet at the cemetery will be given instructions about where to meet.

    As a bus hire is involved, there will be no refunds if you cancel with less than 48 hours’ notice.

October 2019
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    External Tour - Wednesday 23 October 2019 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Waverley Cemetery Tour

    External tour: Meet at St Thomas & Trafalgar Streets, Bronte 

    Bookings essential: $25 members, $30 non-members

    Enjoy a walk through this magnificent cemetery, visiting monuments of politicians, murder victims, authors, poets and criminals; including Dorothea Mackellar and Henry Lawson, Sir Francis Forbes, the magnificent Irish Monument to the 1789 rebellion and Nosey Bob, the State’s executioner! Not suitable for people with mobility issues. Limit 15