Do you have an interesting object of cultural or historical interest to share? Bring along a mysterious or significant item, a family heirloom, a part of your collection or something you have been using forever. Come along and tell us the story that goes with it. Share with us how you got the item and […]
Raffle Prize Winners have been Drawn SATURDAY 11th May 2019 First Prize: RUTH BROOKS 2 Nights Accommodation for two People at Bermagui Motor Inn Second Prize: LEANNE MANNING Coffee and Freshly Baked Strudel for two People at Eurolicious Café Third Prize: ELSIE WILLS Book, Death in the Year of Peace, 1919 A Bermagui Mystery and […]
Lady Jane on the Move From Bermagui Industrial Estate to Centre Stage on Dickinson Oval Opening night of the Four Winds 2019 Easter Festival A free Community Concert held on Good Friday, 19th April Taking its inspiration from Lady Jane – a disused Bermagui Fishing Boat – this especially commissioned performance on Dickinson Oval celebrated […]
As a result of numerous phone calls and help from various community members we have discovered the following history of this mysterious wooden boat. Indications show the Lady Jane was built around the 1950’s-1960’s for use as a fishing vessel. The style of the boat and materials used in her construction were common in this […]
DRAWN: SUNDAY 23RD DECEMBER 1ST PRIZE: DAN SCOLLAY.LOCALLY FRAMED HISTORIC PHOTO 2ND PRIZE: WARREN HICKS $5O WOOLWORTHS VOUCHER 3RD PRIZE: DORIS HAASE $25 BP FUEL VOUCHER 4TH PRIZE: CHRIS 2019 BHS CALENDAR THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR YOUR SUPPORT BY PURCHASING A TICKET. THANK YOU TO THE LOCAL BUSINESSES FOR THEIR DONATIONS.
The war was over but it was quite a long time before all surviving servicemen were returned home. A reminder is shown here as the note was written by Tilba Tilba resident Norman Corkhill on the back of the picture records, “Return in 1920”. The museum is open Fridays and Saturdays in Bermagui Community […]
NOTICE OF 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING This is to advise you of the upcoming AGM of the members of BERMAGUI HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC. We need your support. The details of this meeting are as follows: Date: Wednesday 5th December Time: 11am Place: CWA Meeting Room, Corunna St, Bermagui NEW MEMBERS ARE NEEDED AND VERY WELCOME […]
The Museum is set to reopen 10am Friday 28th September. An official opening is planned for later in the year. Why has it taken 6 months to reach this milestone you may ask? Moving into a smaller area in the Community Centre has meant agonising decisions on what objects to display. Will it stay or will […]
On Saturday 17 February 2018 a small group of dedicated volunteers worked tirelessly for hours packing, carrying and moving the contents of the Museum into its new home within the Community Centre. We are now faced with the daunting task of how to best display the collection.
Bermagui Museum is relocating to a permanent space within the Bermagui Community Centre. The museum is closing from Sunday 11 February 2018 and re-opening in early March. A grand opening is planned. We are excited about the opportunity to enhance our exhibitions and building our archival Database and Research Facility. Included in the new display […]