Ancient Belief from Stone Age to about 100 AD

This course is a prerequisite for the History from 100 A.D. to the Present. 4 Terms in all - Prehistoric Australian Belief - Ancient History and Religion - History, Religion, Changing Belief, Philosophy - Herrod the Great, Early Roman Empire, Jesus - 100 CE

Antarctica - Exploration and Ecology

This course will be run in Terms 2 and 3. It will focus on human exploration of this vast continent along with the ecology as well as including various animal and bird species. Course will include Power Point, DVD’s and notes.

Family History Workshop

Researching your family history can be a daunting task. Whether you are a beginner or experienced researcher, help is needed at sometime. Come and join us each week. We will explore new records available on the internet and find ways to help overcome that roadblock.


Use Genealogy to discover your family’s past. You will be guided on ways of using on-line technology and the experiences of others on your journey of discovering more about relationships within your family line. Members will provide ideas for your research and help with learning more about your elusive ancestors. Newbies welcome..

History from about 100 AD to Present

The Ancient Belief course is a prerequisite for this course, which occupies 4 Terms. - Roman Empire, Britain, Christianity, Muslim Empire - Middle Ages, Modern Age, Major Reformers - Radical Reformers, Reformation Denominations - Contemporary Age, Science, Atheism, Australian Church.

History of the Bible

In Term 1 we will begin a study of the Gospel of St. John.
A few places are available. Non-sectarian.

Kings and Queens of Great Britain

A comprehensive look at the Royal Family of Great Britain from King Egbert, England (780A.D.) and King Kenneth, Scotland (846 A.D.) including simplified family tree pages, interwoven with the birth and growth of democratic society and entwined with the spread of the protestant and Church of England religious movements, finally bringing us to the present monarch Queen Elizabeth II.

Worlds Greatest Archaeological Discoveries

‘How did Tutankhamen die?’, ‘How was the Great Pyramid at Giza built?’, ‘Why were The Dead Sea Scrolls hidden in caves at Qumran?’. Find the answers to these questions and many more, at this lecture series. From 30,000 BCE Neolithic Cave Paintings in France, to the search for Richard III at Greyfrier’s  Priory, Leicester. Other topics include ‘Oetzi - The Ice Man’, ‘The nine layers of Troy’, and ‘Pompeii and Herculaneum’. Each two hour lecture is accompanied by colour Power Points and the latest video documentaries on each site..
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