The Toowong and District Historical Society Inc. meets monthly on the fourth Friday of the month from January to November.

Monthly meetings feature a guest speaker on topics of historical interest and have included family histories, guest speakers from various historical institutions, book talks by published historians, biographies, the history of other areas, local community organisations, schools and churches, and a wide variety of other topics.

Everyone is welcome to stay and enjoy the morning tea which follows the presentation.

Our Meetings are held at the West Toowong Bowls Club, Bywong Street, Toowong. Please note that the West Toowong Bowls Club bar opens at 11.00 am and snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase.

For inquiries, RSVP and apologies please contact the TDHS secretary:

Telephone or leave a message: Mob: 0401 180 092  or Email:

Upcoming Meetings

BOOK LAUNCH: The Dell, A House in Toowong; The Sapsford Family Home written by Ruth Sapsford. Saturday 17 October, 1.30 for a 2.00pm start, Toowong Senior Citizens Hall, 9 Maryvale St, Toowong.

October: Canon Garland and his Legacy by Peter Collins. Friday 22nd October 2021 from 10.00 – 12.00pm at the West Toowong Bowls Club, Bywong St.

November: Photos of the local area from the collection of Sir Arnold Bennett presented by Nick Feros. Friday 26 November at the West Toowong Bowls Club, Bywong St.

Past Events

Please click here to see some of our past events

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