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A reminder to all that membership renewals are now due. If you do not have a form or you do not wish to renew, please email or phone Kay on 0418493676.


October 2019

Our display is titled ''Then and Now - How things have changed'', featuring such varied items as Victorian bloomers and a robot vacuum cleaner.

Come and see a prescription from ancient Babylon, a recipe for home made cough syrup which includes opium as one of the ingredients together with a range of interesting items.


Glenalvon House and the Society will host a textile display by Macarthur Textile Network called "Her War."

There will also be a display of vintage garments from the Society's archives. These will be on display from the open morning on 12th October until the end of November, during Glenalvon's open mornings.

Please visit Glenalvon on one of our Open Days to support the volunteers who work so hard to keep Glenalvon open.


Monday 7th October. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm. 


Saturday 12th October.  Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Saturday 26th October. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Saturday 26th October.   Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm.

At Glenalvon.   Speaker: Fran Musico-Rullo.   Topic: "Campbelltown's World War 1 Nurses." 

 Afternoon Tea will be provided.


 November 2019


Monday 4th November. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm. 


Saturday 9th November.  Glenalvon is open 10am - 3pm.


Saturday 9th November. Fisher's Ghost Street Stall   

Glenalvon will be open from 10am - 3pm.   

Volunteers required to sit in rooms of the house to welcome visitors. Any time you can give is appreciated.   

Please ring Kay 0418 493 676.    Fisher's Ghost Street stall - 10 am - 2 pm.


Sunday 17th November.     Campbelltown District Family History Society   

DNA - Research Course    Campbelltown Library, Meeting Room 1   

Arrive by 10.45am.   Course duration: 11.00am to 3.30 pm.   

Cost: $10.00               Bring your own lunch.   

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.    To book please contact Denise Baxter at:    or phone 02 46258612.


Saturday 23rd November. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Saturday 23rd November.   Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.   

then enjoy a special afternoon tea celebrating Christmas for all members.   

No speaker, just members and friends!   

Our last meeting of 2019. Please join us!


* The office at Glenalvon will not be open on Monday 11th November for Remembrance Day.


Upcoming Activities at Glenalvon for which we need Volunteer assistance.

These are not public Open Days - Booked tour groups only.


* Wednesday 9th October at 10am - 20 visitors for morning tea and tour


* Tuesday 22nd October at 10.30am - 20 visitors for morning tea and tour


* Monday 18th November at 11.30am - 20 visitors for morning tea and tour



Glenalvon is a classic sandstone town house dating from 1830. On open mornings the property is open from 10am to 1pm and activities include tours of the house, heritage gardens, buildings and the Rural exhibition centre.


Macarthur Textile Network displays at Glenalvon Open Mornings from 1st October to 25th November. Glenalvon will be open on Saturday 9th November 10am to 3pm as part of Fishers Ghost Festival and the chance to see the members of Macarthur Textile Network at work.


The contact number for Glenalvon, if you have any questions is: 02 4625 1822.


Please visit our website:

Please also visit our shop at following link:
We have some good titles on our shop, which may interest you.

You can now visit our Glenalvon Facebook page, add your 'Like' to the page. Comments you may leave on the page will also encourage others to visit us.

We also now have a facebook page for our Society.




David Beddie




Volunteers at the Fishers Ghost Parade Day

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