Bendigo 28 - 29 April

Friday 28 April - Consultation Day

Saturday 29 April - Activity Day

holly demo 1  Woman wearing medals with a Nurse's uniform on a mannequin 

Day 1 - Consultation Day

Friday 28 April 10 am to 4 pm

Please book a free individual session with one of our experts;

  • Jude Fraser specialising paper based wartime memorabilia (photos, prints, documents and diaries); 
  • Holly Jones-Amin specialising in 3D artefacts (uniforms, military kit and equipment, medals and textiles); 
  • David Gardner, Director of the RAAF Museum who will assist with general and historical information.

Twenty-minute sessions run from 10am to 4pm and bookings are essential.

Memorabilia brought in for these sessions will be photographed as a documentary record of the workshops.

For your safety and that of others STRICTLY NO WEAPONS OR MUNITION. If you would like advice about these, please bring a photo.

Rolling collection care demonstrations will be running throughout the day. These include cleaning of metals, archival storage for memorabilia, preventive measures and storage of textiles and researching military history.

We encourage people without memorabilia wishing to view sessions to book an observer ticket.

Day 2 - Activity Day

Saturday 29 April 10 am to 4 pm

10:15 am Talk: Caring for Wartime Memorabilia

Rolling collection care demonstrations will be running during the day. 

These include:

  • cleaning of metals, 
  • checking and preventing insect attack, 
  • disaster preparedness in the home, 
  • removing photographs from magnetic albums, 
  • researching military history and medal information, 
  • preventive and storage of textiles memorabilia.
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Location: St Paul's Anglican Cathedral, 8 Myers St, Bendigo VIC 3550

Enquiries Phone: 03 9348 5700

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Getting to St Paul's Anglican Cathedral, Bendigo

Trains run frequently every day from Melbourne. Bendigo Station, Railway Place is a short walk walk from the cathedral. Check with V/Line for timetable details. For further details about getting to Bendigo click here.