The Lake: its history and its characters


In his book, The Lake: Exploring a Splendid Sheet of Water, Scott circumnavigated Lake Macquarie by kayak, getting to know this amazing waterway, its history and its characters.

Scott is the author of six books, including The Lake: a splendid sheet of water, The Harbour, Bill: The Life of William Dobell, and The Hunter.

Presented by History Illuminated

Books available for purchase and signing

Bookings essential

Gold coin on entry

All events are run with COVID safe precautions, social distancing and additional hygiene measures are in place. Masks are recommended.

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  • Sunday, 06 September 2020 | 02:30 PM - Sunday, 06 September 2020 | 03:30 PM


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