The 80th  birthday of the Albert Hall was a great day of celebrations on 10 March 2008. It marked the start of the momentum to maintain the hall “in public hands”.

80th birthday mementos

President’s Speech [12KB] The speech delivered at the birthday celebrations by the President of the Friends of the Albert Hall, Mr Peter Lundy

Enrico Taglietti’s speech at the Citizenship Ceremony [11KB]

The Albert Hall Fanfare [2MB] The Campbell trumpeters from the Royal Military College Band play a “Celebration Fanfare”  to open the Citizenship Ceremony, composed for the event by conductor Major Geoff Grey

Birthday Program [60KB]

Birthday Media Release [52KB]

Monaro Folk Society – 80 Years of Dance [52KB]

Albert Hall Poster/ [287KB]

Budget funds for restoration works [12KB]

82nd Birthday Celebrations [122KB]