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Fireside Chat: Adjustable Marriages on the Goldfi: POSTPONED

Fireside Chat: Adjustable Marriages on the Goldfi: POSTPONED

Sorry this event has been postponed


  • Sun 12 Sep, 2:30pm – 3:30pm


Kate Sheppard House and Garden, 83 Clyde Road, , Christchurch


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $0.00

POSTPONED: This event has been postponed until we reach Alert Level 1. Please check back for new time and date in the future.

Join us at Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House on Sunday afternoons at 2.30pm for a Fireside Lecture Series.

The turmoil of the goldfields provided a chance for people to reinvent themselves, an opportunity that some women used to escape undesirable legal and social restrictions.

This presentation shares stories of some inventive women and accounts of divorce and bigamy.

Julia Bradshaw is Senior Curator Human History at Canterbury Museum. She has a special interest in New Zealand’s gold rushes, Chinese, women and remote places and her publications have covered these topics.

Price: Koha entry
Tickets must be booked in advance through Eventbrite (no door sales).
Tea, coffee, alcohol-free mulled wine and cake available for cash purchase from 2pm.

There is no parking onsite, so please find a park in the surrounding streets or at the University of Canterbury's Clyde Carpark on Arts Road (free on weekends).

Wheelchair accessible, please call 03 341 1360 to book accessible car parking (limited spaces available onsite).

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