Film night and talk – To Beersheba and back – the story of the Australian Lighthorse charge at Beersheba on 31 October 1917

  • To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Charge at Beersheba on 31 October 1917 by the Australian Lighthorse, Penrith City Library will be screening the 1987 film The Lighthorsemen.

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  • Prior to the film screening Information Librarian Lorraine Stacker will give a talk on this military event and the recent commemorations held at Beersheba in Israel.

The commemorations are to be held on 31 October 2017. For more information see http://beersheba100.com.au/events/israel.html . Many Australians will be there for this event, including Information Librarian Lorraine Stacker who will be taking photos and gathering information to share with everyone at the film night event.

When: 15 November 2017, 5.30 pm for 6 pm

Where: Peter Goodfellow Theatrette,
Penrith City Library
601 High Street, Penrith

Refreshments: Light refreshments at 5.30 pm

Booking: Free event – tickets available from Penrith Library Service Desk (02 4732 7891) from 16 October. Tickets essential (for catering purposes)

Contact Vanessa on 02 4732 8040 for additional details.

 

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