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Wednesday luncheon with Don Hopgood, Retired Musician

Venue is the Cathedral Room


Guest Speaker: Don Hopgood, Retired Musician

Dancing with the Yanks and his work with the SA Jazz Archive


Eighty year old Don Hopgood is retired.  In fact he has retired three times which makes him a pretty retiring sort of bloke.  He was in turn a school-teacher and university tutor, a member of the House of Assembly of the S.A Parliament from 1970 to 1993 with seven years as Deputy Premier, and served a term as Moderator of the Uniting Church.  He now describes himself as an “unemployed musician”. He is a widower with three children and three grandchildren, and has a special fondness for our South Coast, having first been taken down there at the age of six months.  He returns to the South coast regularly.


Don’s interests include the Uniting Church, astronomy, the environment – with a special interest in the River Murray, jazz, and walking as far and as often as possible.  His talk arises out of his volunteer work for the South Australian Jazz Archive and relates to an interesting episode in Adelaide during World War Two.  He has labelled it “Dancing with the Yanks”.





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Event Properties

Event Date 16-01-2019 1:00 pm
Event End Date 16-01-2019 2:00 pm
Capacity 90
Cut off date 16-01-2019 1:00 pm
Individual Price $30 per person Includes Main Course, shared Cheese platter and Tea/Coffee
Adelaide Oval - Cathedral Room
North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia
Adelaide Oval - Cathedral Room
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