Makuru Season 2021

We invite you to explore the exciting program of free events in your Museum over June & July 2021.​


Saturday 12 June, 10am to noon

Are you drafting a historical fiction novel, writing an academic paper, researching a local history project or thinking about starting your first piece of historical writing?
Join us in the Museum to meet other writers from the South West and chat about all things historical writing!
All experience levels, spanning fiction and non-fiction, are welcome.
Free entry - RSVP via Eventbrite


Wednesday 16 June, 3pm to 6pm

A free afternoon forum with staff from The National Trust of Western Australia - join a Conservation Architect and Heritage Services Officer as they teach you about managing heritage places, and how the National Trust fits in with local and state government.
Free entry but bookings essential - tickets through Eventbrite​


Thursday 24 June, 5.30pm to 6.30pm

A free evening talk featuring Bunbury local Widi Astuti Farrow, This is Me presents authentic stories from members of our CaLD community who have found a sense of belonging here in the South West.
Produced in partnership between the City of Bunbury and the Bunbury Multicultural Group.
Free entry but bookings essential - tickets through Eventbrite


School Holiday Workshops
Wednesdays 7 and 14 June

The Museum hosts regular lectures, children's workshops and school holiday activities - check our 'Whats On in the Museum' page for more information.


Sunday 25 July, 1pm to 2pm

After a costly and sobering experience on the shores of Turkey in 1915, the Australian Imperial Force regrouped in Egypt to train and form battalions that would go to Europe in support of the Empire in its fight with Germany on the Western Front.
Join us for a free afternoon lecture by local historian and journalist David Bailey, who will explain what happened and outline the tragic events that saw defeat become victory in one week as Australians fought on the bloodiest battlefields of World War One.
Free event, tea and coffee supplied - RSVP via Eventbrite


Saturday 31 July, 10am to noon

Are you drafting a historical fiction novel, writing an academic paper, researching a local history project or thinking about starting your first piece of historical writing?
Join us in the Museum to meet other writers from the South West and chat about all things historical writing!
All experience levels, spanning fiction and non-fiction, are welcome.
Free entry - RSVP via Eventbrite​


More events will be added as they are announced - visit Eventbrite, follow us on social media, or subscribe to our e-newsletter to be the first to find out about what's coming up!
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