Albert Hall: the heart of Canberra

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Albert Hall: the heart of Canberra

The first-ever history of Canberra’s Albert Hall will be launched in December 2014 – Albert Hall: the heart of Canberra. This generously illustrated and delightfully intimate ‘tales of the city’ is not to be missed. Order before 1 December for a 25% discount – and your invitation to the launch! ORDER NOW   This important […]

The 1980s office party is so NOW

Posted by on Nov 1, 2014 in What's On | No Comments
The 1980s office party is so NOW

27 November 2014 at the Albert Hall Feel the need to wear that outfit again? (don’t pretend you don’t have one) Or just feel like supporting Anglicare? Anglicare’s alternative to the traditional office Christmas lunch is on at the Albert Hall on 27 November, complete with the great show band from Melbourne “Stand and Deliver”. […]

Research collections

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ACT Archives – Finding Aid ACT Heritage Library collection National Archives of Australia – FACTSHEET   SNAPSHOT National Library of Australia  – Ahrens Papers

Canberra does Vintage

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in What's On | No Comments
Canberra does Vintage

From Friday 7 – Sunday 9 November 2014 Canberra’s Albert Hall will be the city’s vintage fashion centre – don’t miss this fabulous exhibition and the chance to acquire some wonderful wearable heritage! For more – check out Frock Up Australia        

Opera by Candlelight 2014

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Opera by Candlelight 2014

Gypsy Fire Albert Hall, Canberra 31 October – 2 November 2014 – presented by Carl Rafferty The latest in Carl Rafferty’s popular Opera by Candlelight events There’s something very special about sitting in the historic Albert Hall at dusk on a balmy summer evening, at a table bedecked with a crisp white tablecloth in the […]

Canberra City Band

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Blog, What's On | No Comments
Canberra City Band

7pm Wednesday 26th November 2014 Canberra City Band’s 89th anniversary concert at the Albert Hall – bookings Canberra City Band and the Albert Hall share many moments of Canberra history – now share the latest!  

Contacting Albert Hall management

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

The Albert Hall is managed by the ACT Government and for bookings and other information, see the official website. For inquiries or to report problems, contact the management office on 6213 0700 or at alberthall@act.gov.au  

Albert Hall history in print

Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

We are delighted to announce a special early-bird offer for this forthcoming history of the Albert Hall! For more details about this beautifully illustrated book, download the flier.

Discussion Group 2013

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Blog, What's On | No Comments

ALBERT HALL DISCUSSION GROUP : A CENTENARY OF CANBERRA SERIES This special project for Canberra’s Centenary Year was an enjoyable and informative program that sometimes took unexpected paths with as participants told stories that captured everyone’s imagination – or indignation. With plenty of glimpses behind the scenes at how history was made in Canberra’s elegant […]

Friends of Albert Hall achievements

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Blog | No Comments

Friends of the Albert Hall Inc  works to ensure a sustainable future for Canberra’s heritage-listed Albert Hall. As the national capital’s ‘town hall’ from 1928, we promote the conservation and management of  the Albert Hall as a place for civic, cultural and community events which is publicly owned and managed. Current work includes: Publication of […]