The Goulburn Liedertafel Society was established in 1891. Liedertafel literally means "song table" in German and is the common name for a male voice singing society. In 1908 the society acquired Lander's Hall for rehearsals and then had Manfred & Sons design this hall for the site.
The new hall was opened on 22nd August 1929 and it hosted its first stage production in March the following year. After hosting a variety of events and productions over the years the Liedertafel Hall was renamed the Lieder Theatre in 1971 and still works as a theatre today.
MELBOURNE ART DECO
In 2009 Robin Grow published a book on Melbourne Art Deco, with images largely supplied by David Thompson. The book quickly sold out and he is pleased to say that it has now been re-published by Brolga Press, with updates, errors corrected and a new cover.
Best of all, it is selling for about $25 in the shops and on-line. Art Deco & Modernism Society members can purchase a copy from me for $22, (includes postage within Australia). For overseas orders please email for postage rates. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested, and advise if you would like the book to be dedicated and/or signed.