Myrtle Villa Rediscovered

We’ve recently been working with Helen English Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle’s School of Creative Arts, who’s been researching the history of music making in the Newcastle of the 1870s. She came across a piece of music written by Franz Becker around 1876 for a “Myrtle Villa” that sat somewhere on Newcastle’s Hill. … More Myrtle Villa Rediscovered

NEWYhistory – App

The NEWYhistory App will be officially launched at the Hunter Living Histories November meeting.  In March 2017 Jarred Casely (UON educ. student) was engaged on the project and created the digital architecture for the app.  We thank Jarred for his professionalism and technical expertise in getting the App to completion. The NEWYhistory App is FREE … More NEWYhistory – App