What's On

John August - Marvels of Engineering

When:
Wed 27 Feb 2019
Cost:
FREE - everyone welcome
Details:
Join John August for a fascinating exploration of the many marvels of human ingenuity he has encountered during his travels, including extraordinary engineering works, antique machines, scientific curiosities and strange objects.

Discover a bridge built in ancient Roman style in Tasmania and the old shale-oil works of Glen Davis in NSW, along with early examples of steam engineering, old bridges, towers and whaling sites in Melbourne, Broken Hill, the Nullarbor plain and Western Australia. More familiar and closer to home are the somewhat controversial Hornsby Fountain and Water Clock and the Katoomba ropeway.

John will also share some astounding natural wonders from the Burning Mountain with its coal seam that has been burning for thousands of years to the Pinnacles, the Ulladulla fossil walk and other strange locations and curious human monuments.
Location:
Mitchell Theatre
Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts
Level 1, 280 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Contact:
Emily on
  0292627300

Share Event

Share John August - Marvels of Engineering with friends.

« Return to Event Listings

What's New

Rapid Building and Pest Inspections

Expert inspectors: our inspectors are all qualified tradesmen and licensed pest inspectors. Call now.
more »

Conveyancing Made Easy

A conveyancing-only law firm, where top priority is to maximise your savings while minimising your legal risk. Call now.
more »

Sydney Model Shipbuilders Club Sydney Model Shipbuilders Club Sydney Model Shipbuilders Club Sydney Model Shipbuilders Club
Section menu

Have You Visited

Announcement
Seniors Week - Free ClassesFree taster classes every day during Seniors Week (3-5pm). Enjoy drawing, painting, yoga, sewing, flower arrangement etcView Macquarie Community College Ryde »