Convocation Lectures 1980 – 1999

By Angelique Carr Seventeen tracks featuring Convocation Lectures over two decades have just been uploaded to the Cultural Collections SoundCloud. These recordings were found in the University of Newcastle’s Oral History Collection. The playlist includes Dinner Speeches, Public Lectures and Inaugural Lectures. Highlights include the 1994 Newcastle Lecture by Thomas Keneally, who was recorded being briefed … More Convocation Lectures 1980 – 1999

UoN Creative and Performing Arts Students Engage Local History

As stalwart supporters of student research into the history of our region we are delighted to see that this year there is a bumper output from a very engaged and creative cohort in the first year of University of Newcastle’s Creative and Performing Arts ( i.e., the new name for what was formerly ‘Drama’). Thanks … More UoN Creative and Performing Arts Students Engage Local History

World Premiere – A Slender Strand of Memories by Colin Spiers

It was with great pleasure and pride that we watched, heard and experienced the world premiere of A Slender Strand of Memories by Colin Spiers. The World Premiere of A Slender Strand of Memories by Colin Spiers was performed on Sunday 1 November 2009 at 3pm in Newcastle City Hall (Australia). In 2009 the City … More World Premiere – A Slender Strand of Memories by Colin Spiers