The Lake: its history and its characters: East Lake Macquarie


In his new book, The Lake: Exploring a Splendid Sheet of Water, Scott circumnavigated Lake Macquarie by kayak, getting to know this amazing waterway, its history and its characters.

In History Illuminated he's giving three different talks telling local stories. This session includes his travel tales from the East Lake Macquarie area.

Scott is the author of six books, including The Lake: a splendid sheet of water, The Harbour, Bill: The Life of William Dobell, and The Hunter.


Presented by History Illuminated.

Books available for purchase and signing.

Bookings essential.

Gold coin donation on entry.


For the safety and well-being of all participants safe-distancing and social gathering measures will be practiced and contact details for traceability in the future will be kept. All attendees will be reminded to follow safe physical distancing and health advice by keeping 1.5m apart, maintaining personal hygiene by regularly washing hands, and not attending if they feel unwell.






  • Tuesday, 08 September 2020 | 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM


Charlestown Library, Corner Smith and Ridley streets, Charlestown 2290  View in Google Maps

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