News and Events at the Warrandyte Historical Society

New Aboriginal Exhibit & Open Afternoon

New Aboriginal Exhibit & Open Afternoon

Join us on Sunday 28 April 2024, from 1:30pm - 4:30pm for an Open Afternoon at the Old Post Office Museum, 111 Yarra Street, Warrandyte to help celebrate the Warrandyte Historical Society’s exciting new Aboriginal Room exhibit. The new displays explore the connection...

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2023 AGM and Bev Hanson Garden Talk

2023 AGM and Bev Hanson Garden Talk

Join us on Sunday 27 August 2023, in the Warrandyte Neighbourhood House Hall, rear of 168 Yarra Street, Warrandyte 2pm Warrandyte Historical Society AGM - Come along, hear about the past year and consider joining the Committee 2:45pm Presentation by Bev Hanson...

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National Trust Heritage Festival – Shared Stories

National Trust Heritage Festival – Shared Stories

Gems amongst the Gold Warrandyte has a special place in Victoria’s history not only due to its rich gold past, but also because of its indigenous and art history. There are many stories of individuals within the community, some well-known and others perhaps not, who...

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Every Warrandyte Diary ever!

Every Warrandyte Diary ever!

With thanks to a Public Record Office Victoria grant for the scanning of editions from 1970-2014, and to the assistance of the team at the Warrandyte Diary all editions of the Warrandyte Diary from Edition 1, December 1970, to the current edition are now accessible...

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Foundation Stone Presentation

Foundation Stone Presentation

On Sunday 15 May James Charlwood of Cathedral Stone presented the talk "Foundation Stone" for the Society. This was recorded and edited by 42K Media and can be viewed here.

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River of Mists

River of Mists

Warrandyte's beautiful Yarra and native wildlife. Photography by Bill McAuley ~ Denis Illing ~ Bill Sandel Available Now from Quinton's IGA and Warrandyte Post Office for only $35

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Exhibition – Stars of Warrandyte

Exhibition – Stars of Warrandyte

‘Stars of Warrandyte’was the theme for the 2019 festival and the inspiration for the latest exhibit at the museum. It features both past and present ‘stars’- those residents who have made a difference to the community, the township and beyond over the decades. ...

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2018 End of Year Celebration – 9 December

2018 End of Year Celebration – 9 December

Once again we look forward to the opportunity for members, families and friends to mingle and chat and celebrate another year of wonderful Warrandyte history.  The time is 3pm, the day is Sunday 9th December and it’s a BYO goodies and any special drinks. Tea and...

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War Heritage Roadshow

War Heritage Roadshow

Do you have wartime artefacts at home? Do you know their significance or how to care for them? Learn from Australia's top preservation experts about how to keep your family's wartime heritage items safe in your home for future generations to enjoy, and bring your...

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2018 Exhibition – The Streets of Our Town

2018 Exhibition – The Streets of Our Town

Opening 17 March 2018. Open Weekends 1:30-4:30pm, at the Old Post Office Museum FREE ENTRY Stories behind street names in Warrandyte  What’s in a Warrandyte street name? A lot of history is the answer. If you browse a street map of Warrandyte you’ll find names that...

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2016 End of Year Celebration – 2 December

2016 End of Year Celebration – 2 December

Join us for our end-of-year event to be held in the evening of Friday 2 December at the museum. Please put the date in your diary. It will be the last event of our birthday year so the Committee is hoping for a good turn-out for a final 70s style celebration. Come...

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Early Days of the Warrandyte Diary

Early Days of the Warrandyte Diary

On Thursday 20 October over 40 people settled in to the Balcony Room at the Grand Hotel to hear about the early days of the Warrandyte Diary by Cliff Green and Jock Macneish. The Warrandyte Diary has played a pivotal role in the history of Warrandyte. It started in...

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