Member only event with Professor Boris Frankel
(followed by light refreshments and a free drink at the RMYS bar until 6:30pm)
John Moore Cole Airey was a politician, grazier and land speculator who purchased Lot 2 in St Kilda's first ever land sale in 1842.
A member only special tour of the Jewish Museum's premier exhibition for 2021 - MIRKA.
David Brand is writing a social history of Marli Place, the stately terrace that has graced St Kilda’s Esplanade for over 160 years. For almost a quarter of that time, David has made it his home.
The book, by Jenny O’Donnell and with a forward by the Archbishop of Melbourne, reveals the story behind each of the church's many memorial stained glass windows, which celebrate the lives of prominent and less prominent citizens of early Melbourne. It will be launched by Dr Andrew Lemon OAM and copies will be available for purschase on the day. We welcome everyone to this important event.
Sunday 22 March, 3:00pm
Christ Church St Kilda - 14 Acland Street
To celebrate our 50th anniversary, in 2020, the St Kilda Historical Society held a short story competition. Entries closed on 7 August 2020. Thank you for your stories - all 134 of them. The winners are:
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Walking tour - starts Los Angeles Court, corner Brighton Road, St Kilda
Enjoy this little-known 'cul de sac’ and St Kilda corner with its unusual Art Deco and Spanish Mission residences and lanes on the former famed nursery estate of George Brunning (1830-1893), which ran from Albion Street to Maryville Street.