Past Events

2021 Windsor Anzac Day Ceremony

Sunday 25 April 2021 An Anzac Day service will be held at the Windsor Memorial Park, Lutwyche Rd Windsor, 9 am | Guest speaker will be Tim Nicholls MP – Member for Clayfield The ANZAC Day Service is registered with “Check In Qld”, so attendees can pre-register or have the code to register if there

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Sunday 15 November 2020 |  4pm Another financial year has just ended for the Society so our annual general meeting will be held on Sunday 15 November 2020 at 4pm. This year, however, due to COVID-19 regulations, our AGM will be held via ZOOM. Please refer below for the link to join the meeting. Below

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General Meeting – via ZOOM

23 August 2020 Our usual August 2020 general meeting will be held via ZOOM. Special guests, Peter Latemore and Elysha Rei will give us an update on the upgrade of the infrastructure in Wilston Village. The details required to join this on-line meeting are here: WDHS Zoom Meeting – August 2020 quarterly meeting 4:00 pm

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Notice of cancellation of 2020 ANZAC Day Service

It is with a great deal of regret and disappointment that we must announce the cancellation of our ANZAC Day Commemoration scheduled for 9.00 am, 25 April 2020. It will be the first ever ANZAC Day the Society has missed holding in our history. However, due to Government Health warnings, expert advice, other ANZAC Day

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Speaker for General (AGM) meeting November

17th November 2019 All members and non members are welcome to attend our AGM General Meeting 4pm Sunday November 17. We have a special speaker, Caylie Jeffery, who has written the book “Under the Lino”. On renovating her 1912 Milton home, Caylee discovered bankbooks and money under the lino. Her journey to find our the

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August Speaker at the Society

18th August 2019 Our August speaker will be Matthew Wengert. Matthew has researched the Spanish Flu pandemic that affected Brisbane including the Town of Windsor in 1919. 300 people died out of a population of 190,000, Brisbane’s worst natural disaster. Matthew has written a book “City in Masks” documenting this event. All are invited to

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ANZAC Day | 25 April 2019

Anzac Day Service – April 25, 2019 |  9:00 am Windsor War Memorial Park | 311 Lutwyche Road & Roblane Street | Windsor The Windsor and Districts Historical Society is honoured to once again invite all members, friends and the community to the 2019 ANZAC Day Service in Windsor Memorial Park. The service will commence

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Lanham May Fair | 4th May

4th May 2019 The Lanham May Fair in Lanham Park is back for its 11th year and will be a family-friendly day packed with activities for the young ones as well as the young at heart. Visit the Windsor and Districts Historical Society stall, view local history and browse through the books on display. Activities

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General Meeting 17th Feb – Guest Speaker Peter Collins

17th Feb 2019 Guest Speaker:  Peter Collins – former Honorary Secretary and Online Curator for the Canon Garland Memorial Society Who was Canon Garland? David John Garland (1864–1939) was an Anglican clergyman and a military chaplain in Queensland, Australia. As senior army camp chaplain in Queensland from 1914 to 1917, Garland experienced the World War

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Remembrance Day – 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

11th November 2018 | Windsor War Memorial As a special one-off historical event, on Sunday 11 November 2018 we are recognising the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One (the Great War) when the Armistice was signed. It will be held across the Road from the Windsor Chambers from 10:30 am in Windsor

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Brisbane Open House – Rosemount House, Windsor

14th October 2018 Brisbane Open House is a free event, providing residents and visitors with the rare opportunity to discover the hidden wealth of architecture, engineering and history in buildings and places around Brisbane city. Held annually in conjunction with World Architecture Day, selected buildings are opened for the public with guided and self-guided tours

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