Robert Holden, librarian, curator of exhibitions here and overseas and author of more than 30 books, will speak on his latest book And The Band Played On: How Music Lifted the ANZAC Spirit in the Battlefields of the First World War. The book is based on unpublished ANZAC diaries at the Mitchell Library and tells how music and entertainment roused the ANZAC spirit, boosted morale both on the front and back home.
Date: Saturday, 7 February 2015
Place: La Capannina, 41 Alfred St S, Milsons Point NSW 2061
Attendance fee: $95.00 BYO (inclusive of corkage)
Street parking or public transport - train to Milsons Point (short walk to restaurant).
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