East Torrens Historical Society Inc invites you to the History Seminar
LOOKING BEHIND AND FORWARD
Saturday 23rd October 2021
Marble Hill Stables, 314 Marble Hill Road, Marble Hill 5137
9.20 am Registration
10.00 am Welcome
Dr Geoffrey Bishop, President, East Torrens Historical Society and Dr Patricia Michell, Heritage Director, Marble Hill
10.15 am Guest Speaker: Ian Hamilton, Arcuate Architects – ‘Battle of the Styles’: Exploring the conflict in the mid-1800s in Glasgow (then the second city of the British Empire) between neoclassical and neogothic, drawing comparisons with what was happening in South Australia around the same time.
11.00 am Morning Tea
11.30 am Group Reports – groups present a project by their organisation during the past year or a project being planned (5 minutes each plus question time at the end of the session.)
1.00 pm Lunch
1.45 pm Site tours – Marble Hill – a restoration project in action. Guided tours of the Stables and grounds, including hilltop lookout. (No public access to main residence which is still a building site).
3.15 pm Afternoon tea and closure of the seminar
Seminar hosted by East Torrens Historical Society Inc. and Marble Hill Heritage
Our thanks to the Michell family for hosting the seminar at Marble Hill