LOCAL HISTORY2021-12-05T17:51:28+11:00

Flashback 1954: Mosman gripped by Royal fever, thousands line local streets, when Queen Elizabeth comes to town.

February 7, 2022|News, Local History|

When Queen Elizabeth stepped onto Australian soil for the frist time on 3rd February 1954, the nation was gripped by Royal fever. Over the next 58 days, she would visit 57 cities and towns, with more than 75% of the population catching a glimpse of the young monarch, and on February 18th, it was Mosman’s turn.

Fifty years ago, Lower North Shore Nuns went to court over the right to stage ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’.

September 22, 2021|News, Local History|

Local History: An unholy row between Theatrical Agent Harry M Miller and a Loreto Kirribilli Nun played out on Sydney's front pages in September 1971, after a legal battle over a school performance of rock-opera Jesus Christ Superstar.

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