Auchendarroch House: A Special Morning Tea

Presenter: Michelle Wallis
Wednesday 15 May 2019
10.00pm at Auchendarroch House 
17 Adelaide Road, Mount Barker
Tickets: $35pp
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Michelle Wallis of Wallis Cinemas has kindly agreed to be our Guest Speaker. She will talk on the history of the house and the towering figure of the 19th century - William Morris. Morning teama dn talk will be held in the ballroom.

Boer War Memorial

Presenter: Jan Sim
Friday 13th September 2019
7.00pm at Beaumont House 
631 Glynburn Road, Beaumont
Tickets: $15pp
Booking details coming soon

A great opportunity to learn more of the Boer War and the Memorial, "many people believed at the time it would be all over in a few weeks, but it became a stalemate and lasted into a period of almost three years".
The life size 3.4m high bronze statue of the mounted bushman was both carved and cast in England before being shipped to Adelaide.

Please come and enjoy Beaumont House and meet the members of the Burnside Branch of the National Trust, who hasve been so willing to host the joint meetings.
 

SA Firsts

Presenter: Glen Woodward
Thursday 17th October 2019
7.00pm at Beaumont House
631 Glynburn Road, Beaumont
Tickets: $15pp
Booking details coming soon

The Friends of Carrick Hill are very pleased that Glen Woodward (one of our own) has agreed to speak to us on SA Firsts, sure to be most interesting and informative. 
"South Australia has always been a leader in many fields, especially for women, agriculture, technology, transport, politics, arts and music, not only in Australia but in the world. 

 

Trees for the next hundred years

Presenter: Trevor Nottle
Thursday 14th November 2019
7.00pm at Beaumont House
631 Glynburn Road, Beaumont
Tickets: $15pp
Booking details coming soon

The summers of 2018 - 19 have proven torrid and vexatious for gardeners everywhere in South Australia. Full-grown trees have died without warning, mature trees have collapsed shedding huge branches and and defoliation from extreme dehydration has damaged vigour and denied the respite of shade in summer's heat. Planning ahead for the next hundred years or so is difficult in more familiar circumstances but trying to plan for the future is so much more of a gamble in times when climates seem to be drying and warming. Yet there is a strategy being developed for the long term based on experience in South Australia. Learn more about the thinking and planning process at the joint meeting...