Blackheath History Forum 2019 Program

The 2019 program runs until 26 October 2019.  All presentations are held in the Blackheath Public School Hall on the corner of Great Western Highway and Leichhardt Street, except for the 14 September presentation which will be held in the Phillips Hall Blackheath Community Centre. Doors open at 3.30 pm, talks start at 4.00 pm, followed by a Q&A which generally ends around 6.00 pm. Admission is $5 (free to those 18 and under). Refreshments are available for a small additional charge of $2 to $5.


August 17: Meredith Lake (historian) will be speaking at this week's History Forum about Nature, Science and the Bible in Australia. Meredith is an historian, broadcaster and award-winning writer interested in how Australians understand the big questions of faith and meaning. 


Blue Mountains Writers Festival,  August 22 – 25 


Gleebooks Blackheath is thrilled to be involved in the very first Blue Mountains Writers Festival!

The Blue Mountains Writers’ Festival have invited the best writers and thinkers from around Australia to share ideas, spark conversations and inspire creativity. With a bold, playful and literary focus, the Festival will feature a jam-packed program of events, set amidst spectacular physical surroundings. For more information and to book go to

Gleebooks Blackheath will see you there!


September 22 - Margaret Atwood Live - Screening at Mount Vic Flicks


The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is
revealed. This momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive cinema broadcast filmed live, as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor. With exclusive readings by special guests from the new book - The Testaments - this will be an unmissable and intimate event with Atwood spotlighting her signature insight, humour and intellect.


Exclusively for this event, the hardcopy book - The Testaments - will be available to buy at the discounted price of $30 with your movie ticket . Buy your movie ticket at $20, PLUS a hardback copy together for $50 - a saving of $13. 


Sunday 22 September at 1.20pm at Mount Vic Flicks.
Tickets are available at: / Gleebooks Blackheath 4787 6340

Limited seats - so book early!