Category Archives: Penrith

Launching the self-guided audio tour for Creative Enterprises’ embroidery projects

On Monday 11 September at 10:30am, Penrith City Council will be launching a new self-guided audio tour of the various embroidery projects created for the Civic Centre. The tour contains audio commentary by Mavis Reynolds, founder and Director of the … Continue reading

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Family History Saturday: “Sourcing and Sorting It”

A big thank you to all of those who participated on the day. We received some lovely feedback on the speakers, the tours and the Library staff. Thank you to Nepean FHS for being there on the day and to … Continue reading

Posted in Events, family history, Nepean Family History Society, Penrith

2017 History Calendar is out now!

On sale for just $10 at Penrith Library Penrith Library’s 2017 history calendar acknowledges the many local school anniversaries that will be celebrated in 2017. In particular, Penrith Public School in High Street, which opened 100 years ago on its … Continue reading

Posted in Penrith, People, World War 1

Max Dupain – and those photos

Well, the State Library of NSW have splashed Penrith all over the place with photographs of Penrith in the 1940s by Max Dupain. These photographs can be viewed in the booklet Penrith, the town and its surrounding district, held in … Continue reading

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Archaeology Open Day

Nepean District Historical Archaeology Group are holding an Open Day on Sunday 8 November 2015 10 am to 4 pm in their workshop and museum in Station Street Penrith (opposite Westfield Penrith Plaza)

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