2023 Evenings with History Lecture Series


  • We believe that learning about our past is essential to understanding our present, and our future.
  • Our guest speakers are members of our community with a specialized knowledge in the topic of the lecture.
  • Although our Evenings with History series is free-of-charge, we REALLY appreciate your support through an annual membership and/or donation.  Become a member now.


DATE:  First Tuesday of the month

TIME:  7:30 pm

PLACE:  Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street




February 2023

Valuing What We Can't See:  The Ontario Reformatory

Speaker:  P. Brian Skerrett

May 2022

Crime and Punishment - Guelph and Wellington's Legal Past

Speakers David Cameletti and Leanne Caron

April 2022

Guelph in Postcards

Speaker:  Cameron Shelley


March 2022

"Skill in Inebriation": Martial Masculinity, Alcohol and the British Army in the War of 1812

Speaker:  Jesse Abbott


February 2022

Barn Raisings, Threshing and Quilting Bees:  The Stories Rural Diaries Tell

Speaker:  Catharine Wilson

December 2021  

Guelph Through the Lens of a Folk Artist/Musician/Storyweaver

Speaker: Gregory Denton


 November 2021

The Carillon Bells of St. George's

Speaker: Don Hamilton