This Day in History: 1909-08-18

A meeting must have been held in the Newcastle Mechanics’ Institute on this date (newspaper issue missing) to discuss the formation of a Newcastle Amateur Dramatic Club. The Convenor was Charles M. Lukin. By 4 September, it was reported that the Toodyay Comedy Company was now in active rehearsal.

Newcastle herald, 14 Aug. 1909, p.5; 4 Sept. 1909, p.5.