The Story of the Royal Exhibition Building
Date: Tuesday 16 January
Venue: Club Room, City Club
Cost: $15 per person, includes talk
The World Heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building (REB) was completed in 1880 for the Melbourne International Exhibition. The setting for the first opening of the Parliament Commonwealth of Australia, the REB has borne witness to a myriad of trade shows, fairs and cultural and community events. This richly illustrated lecture will tell the fascinating story of this iconic landmark.