The Honourable Sue Hickey,

Speaker of the House of Assembly and Liberal Member for Clark

is hosting a fundraising cocktail party for the

From the Shadows Statues Project

Thursday 26 September 2019

6.30 pm - 8.00 pm

at Parliament House Hobart, Reception Room

DRESS: Business attire

COST:   $40.00

There will be a raffle and silent auction.

Music by

Georgina Richmond and Satyamo Roberts

RSVP: Sandra Fagan

By Monday 23 September

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All Proceeds to From the Shadows.

Bookings essential.

Enquiries to Dianne 0409 140 657


Booking and pre-payment required by 23 September, unless sold out earlier: https://www.trybooking.com/BFHSS

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Live History presents ‘Her Story’

a dramatised tour about one convict woman’s life within the Cascades Female Factory in 1833

When: Saturday 26 October 2019

Tour starts: 10.30am and lasts about 50 minutes

The tour leaves from the Visitor Centre of the Cascades Female Factory,

16 Degraves Street, South Hobart.

Please meet there 10 to 15 minutes before the start time.

Tickets: $25 Adults, $15 Children (under 12 years)

Booking and pre-payment required: https://www.trybooking.com/BFFZY

Enquiries: Sandra 6225 0499 or Dianne 0409 140 657

Please Note: Site entry tickets, to tour the rest of the historic site following the performance, may be purchased separately at the Visitor Centre.

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Photo by Alistair Bett

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Colonial Dance on Saturday 9th November, 7.00pm


The Superintendent and Matron of The Queen’s Orphan Schools invite you to a Colonial Dance.

* Music and dance instruction by Tasmanian Heritage Fiddle Ensemble. No partner required.
* Prizes for best colonial costumes but dressing up is optional.
* Please bring a small plate of supper to share.
* Cash bar and Silent Auction.

This event is fundraising for 4 new Rowan Gillespie statues to commemorate convict women at the Cascades Female Factory and children at The Queen's Orphan Schools.

Bookings now available through Trybooking

Ticket price: will be $25 per person but if you book a table for 8 or more people tickets will be $20 per person. $5 for children under 18.


New Town High School Hall
6 Midwood St, New Town, TAS 7008

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