The Swan Guildford Historical Society is a dynamic, vibrant society that is actively involved in many public events in the Swan Guildford region. Drop by our site often to read the latest news and find out what events are coming up in your community.


The Society hosts monthly talks on topics of interest every second Monday of the month at the Mechanics Institute in Meadow Street Guildford. Doors open at 7pm with the talk starting at 7.30pm.   Enjoy a light supper after the presentation.  Everyone is welcome.  Entry: Gold coin donation.


The Society holds events throughout the year including:

Australian Heritage Festival in April – May

We participate in this annual national festival which is spearheaded by the National Trust.

ANZAC Day in April

Following the 9am ANZAC Day service held at the war memorial in Stirling Square, join us for morning tea and an ANZAC biscuit!  Morning tea is served in the Mechanics Institute Hall, across the road from Stirling Square.

Western Australia Day in June

At 10am on Western Australia Day (first Monday in June), The Society celebrates by holding a flag raising ceremony, followed by a guest speaker who talks about what makes Western Australia special.  The ceremony is held outside the Colonial Gaol on Meadow Street.  Guests are then invited to join us for morning tea in the Mechanics Institute, Meadow Street Guildford.