History Illuminated 2020 asks the question: “What is history good for?”

Rathmines Theatre, renovated and opened in 2020.

With the year packed with bushfires, protests ,and pandemics, these events from the present back to the past have roots linked in history that has seldom been so important in the present day.

Dr Peta Belic will present the History Illuminated Opening address ‘History: What is it good for?’

Presented by Lake Mac Libraries and NSW History Council, History Illuminated celebrates our history with a program full of discussions, lectures and presentations on historical fiction, fact, research, and writing.

The full program is at www.library.lakemac.com.au

The opening night will have some some 1940s inspired fanfare. Enjoy the evening with live entertainment by the Toronto Brass Band followed by guest speaker Dr. Peta Belic.

The event is on Friday, 04 September 2020  between 6 and 8pm at Rathmines Theatre, 3 Stilling Street, Rathmines. Doors open at 6pm with food, drinks and live music.

Dress code is formal with a touch of 1940’s glamour

$20 includes entry, food, and drinks

Bookings are essential via eventbrite or 0249210400

All activities are planned to ensure social distancing and COVID safe requirements.

This event is run within COVID safe guidelines. Therefore all guest will be seated for the duration within social distancing requirements. Catering will be provided in individual servings and additional hygiene measures will be in place. If you have any questions about this this event please contact 024921 0556.