The latest calendar of events is summarised here:

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series  talks : 2.00pm, Rm 302 Forgan Smith Building (unless otherwise advised). For more detail visit the Friends of Antiquity website:

  • Sunday October 7: The Phoenicians from Antiquity to the Arab Spring (Assoc. Prof. Josephine Quinn). Preliminary Talk: Betty Fletcher Travelling Scholarship Award.
  • Sunday November 4: Antiquities as Souvenirs in the First World War (James Donaldson). Preliminary Talk: Catherine Smallcombe.
  • Sunday November 18: Friends of Antiquity Christmas Party (venue TBA)

Three Score Club: Please contact our office for details of planned talks for 2018-19.

Pre-Christmas ‘Sidewalk Sale’: Hawken Drive, St Lucia (17th November)

Please check back as this is regularly updated, and don’t forget to visit recent online exhibitions, celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Alumni Friends:

  • Betty Fletcher: Lover of Wisdom, Lover of Beauty, Lover of Humanity (launched in August 2017) available here.
  • Fifty Years of Friendship: Digital ‘exhibition’ available on the UQ Library Website (launched in June 2017), click here for more.
  • 50 years of Giving: R D Milns Antiquities Museum Special Exhibition (opened October 2017), visit here or at the Museum

Major 2019 Events for your diary:

  • Alumni Friends’ Easter UQ Alumni Book & Music Sale: March 2019 (8am-1pm, St Lucia Village Shopping Centre, 1/217 Hawken Drive, St Lucia, QLD 4072)
  • Friends of Antiquity Annual History Day: March 2019,
  • UQ Alumni Book Fair®: 3-6 May 2019 (& Rare Book Auction, 3 May 2019)
    2019 AGM: May, 2019 (9:30am)
  • Great Court Race: May 2019 (usually held between 12 noon and 2:00pm)