Salut Baroque

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Salut Baroque

Mr Purcell’s Farewell Friday 13 February 2015 7.30pm After writing so many Odes for others, Henry Purcell’s own life in turn was celebrated by many of his contemporaries and this concert features these celebratory works. Bookings for this concert or for 2015 concert season Salut! Baroque

Canberra does Vintage

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Canberra does Vintage

From Friday 7 – Sunday 9 November 2014 Canberra’s Albert Hall was once again the city’s vintage fashion centre – another fabulous exhibition of wonderful wearable heritage! For more – check out Frock Up Australia        

The 1980s office party is so NOW

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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”. […]

Jane Austen Festival 2015

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Jane Austen Festival 2015

Jane Austen Festival at Albert Hall Canberra 10 – 12 April 2015 Where we’ve dreamt of having it since its inception—in Canberra’s historic Albert Hall This wonderful event suits April in Canberra – and the city’s Albert Hall – quite perfectly.  Advance bookings have just opened so don’t miss out on this standout Albert Hall […]

Research collections

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Research collections

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

Management of the Albert Hall Precinct

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Blog, Resources | No Comments
Management of the Albert Hall Precinct

The Albert Hall Precinct is a public asset, managed by the Federal government from 1928-1988 and by the ACT Government since 1989. The first Plan of Management is still in development, with a Legislative Assembly Standing Committee inquiry into the current draft Plan of Management underway. The Friends of the Albert Hall’s submission is one […]

A Passion for Peace

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A Passion for Peace

28 April – 2 May 2015, Albert Hall, Canberra The premiere performances of a community oratorio by Glenda Cloughley, A Chorus of Women A large Canberra chorus of women, children and men will recall the spirit, compassion and political wisdom of Australian women pacifists and the women from the ‘forgotten’ international congress that took place […]

Discussion Group 2013

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Discussion Group 2013

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 […]