Meetings 2018

October Meeting

Monday 1 October at 7.30pm - followed by supper
Venue: Albert Park Baptist Church

Carlo Catani: Amenity and Adversity -  Isaac Hermann

Carlo Catani is responsible for re-scaping not only parts of Melbourne, but extensive swathes of Victoria "from Portland to Mallacoota". Some of his first and indeed last works were in our own neighbourhood: the reclaiming and reconstruction of Canterbury Road from its lagoon, the reconstruction of the Military Road - Beaconsfield Parade, and of course the Catani Gardens amidst the St. Kilda Foreshore Reclamation.

December Meeting

Monday 3 December at 7.30pm - followed by supper
Venue: Albert Park Baptist Church

The Carmelite Precinct in Middle Park - Ann Rochford

Ann Rochford is a parishioner of SJ-OLMC.  This year she has been heading up a committee to celebrate the Centenary of The Carmelite Hall.  Her talk will focus on the history and architecture of the Hall and Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church.  She will explain how the current church was built around the first church allowing for services to continue over a lengthy construction time; and the assorted and  varied community activities that have taken place in the hall over the past century.

Venue Directions

The Albert Park Baptist Church is on the corner of Richardson Street and Kerferd Road.
(enter off Richardson St, the entrance is the one nearest Kerferd Rd)