2022 April Meeting

Guest speaker: Paul Circosta

Topic: Vanishing Footprints

Paul Circosta is an author, historian and storyteller who delves into the stories and lives of less wellknown sporting people and events. Vanishing Footprints is his first biography and tells the engrossing life stories of two Australian longdistance runners from the 1920’s. He has had a long career as a competitive runner and lives in Brisbane, Australia where is a member of several running groups.

Fathers Day

Fathers Day is fast approaching and we’ve got some great gift ideas for you!

Why not give Dad (or Grandad) our latest publication, Memories of Margate? This beautiful book  investigates significant events in Margate’s history beginning with the first government land sales in the 1860s, early landowners, and the gradual development of the area that would one day become the suburb of Margate. Maps and photographs are used to illustrate a story enlivened by oral histories of former and present day residents.

Or head over to our Shop and check out our other publications available for purchase.

Alternatively, give him a gift of membership! What a great way to get support our local history and make new friends in the process!

Memories of Margate

Everybody’s talking about History Redcliffe’s latest book!

Memories of Margate investigates significant events in Margate’s history beginning with the first government land sales in the 1860s, early landowners, and the gradual development of the area that would one day become the suburb of Margate. Maps and photographs are used to illustrate a story enlivened by oral histories of former and present day residents.

Get your copy today!!

On sale now at the Redcliffe Museum. You can also place an order by emailing us at info@historyredcliffe.com.au.

Book launch postponed

Following today’s announcement from the Queensland Premier regarding the 3-day lockdown, it is with regret that we must postpone the scheduled daytime launch of History Redcliffe’s latest book, Memories of Margate. We will look forward to rescheduling this in the near future and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.