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August 2016

SEABORN, BROUGHTON & WALFORD FOUNDATION: EXCITING RELOCATION

August 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Seaborn, Broughton & Walford Foundation recently commenced relocating its Archives, Library and Performing Arts Collections to new premises at 20 Young Street, Neutral Bay. These premises are centrally located – only 9 minutes by bus from Sydney city (15 in peak hour) - and are surrounded by shops, cafes and schools, close to the Independent Theatre and the Stanton Library and across the hallway from the Elizabethan Theatre Trust. The Seaborn, Broughton & Walford Foundation recently commenced relocating its…

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October 2016

SB&W FOUNDATION 30th ANNIVERSARY DINNER

October 10, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Seaborn, Broughton & Walford Foundation 30th Anniversary Dinner held at The University and Schools Club on Monday October 10th 2016. To honour the late Dr Rodney Seaborn AO OBE, his achievements and his legacy, and to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Seaborn, Broughton and Walford Foundation, 1986-2016 Programme (view PDF file) Slideshow

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May 2017

DARLING…… published letters of Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne 1929 -1972

May 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

DARLING MOTHER, DARLING SON: the letters of Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne 1929 -1972 Friends who knew the late Leslie Walford (1927-2012), Dr Seaborn’s cousin and our second Foundation President, will be interested to learn of the recent publication ‘Darling mother, darling son: the letters of Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne 1929 -1972’, edited by Edith M Ziegler. This is the first major publication to be drawn from a substantial archive of personal and business papers given to the Caroline…

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August 2017

MOSMAN DAILY WELCOMES THE FOUNDATION AND ITS PERFORMING ARTS ‘TREASURE TROVE’

August 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seaborn Library, Suite 3 Ground Floor, 20 Young Street
Neutral Bay, NSW 2089 Australia

Behind the facade of an ordinary office building in Neutral Bay, lies a treasure trove of Australian theatre memorabilia……

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April 2018

LUNCHTIME SERIES – CARMEN DUNCAN

April 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Seaborn Library, Suite 3 Ground Floor, 20 Young Street
Neutral Bay, NSW 2089 Australia

You are invited to a special lunchtime series of ‘Life Upon the Wicked Stage’ A lunchtime talk down memory lane with celebrity guest Carmen Duncan and friends. Carmen Duncan is an international star of stage, screen and television. She has been described as ‘one of Australia’s most respected and recognised actresses’ Her long career includes a Theatre Critics’ Award and many nominations for her outstanding performances. Join us for a light lunch and reminisce with Carmen about her theatrical journey…

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STOP PRESS: Foundation Secures Good Seats to Sold-Out Production of ‘DIPLOMACY’ with John Bell & John Gaden

April 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall Street
Kirribilli, NSW Australia
$115.00

We would like you to join us for dinner and a performance of an entertaining thriller and Australian premiere of the award-winning French play ‘DIPLOMACY’ by Cyril Gély on Thursday 19 April 2018 at the Ensemble Theatre. This brand new translation by Julie Rose has been commissioned by the Ensemble Theatre. The stellar cast includes John Bell (the General) and John Gaden (the Swedish Consul General) with Jennifer Hagan and James Lugton. As the Allies march toward Paris in the…

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