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The next History in a Coffee Cup event will be held at 10am on Thursday, 05 November, 2020 at Claremont Council Chambers.

The topic is One Man’s Trash…. Throughout history necessity has pushed people to make do with what they have available to them, to repurpose and reuse. Recently people have been turning back to these old ways in response to the impact on the environment of our throw away society. Come along to hear from Claremont resident Wilma van Boxtel, who is championing fixing our items with Repair Labs. And local jeweller, Christel van der Laan, who finds hidden treasures in other’s trash to use in her incredible pieces. The talk and morning tea are FREE. Bookings can be made at or

Dingo Flour Bag Aprons for the Museum’s Education Program