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>> 2017 Vincent Bike Week Saturday 18 March 2017

Join us for some amazing BIKE WEEK 2017 events in Vincent - March 18-26

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>> Staged on Beaufort Sunday 2 October 2016

Corner of Beaufort and Mary Street, Highgate, WA, 6003



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>> Her Mother's Secret : Natasha Lester Wednesday 12 April 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

We welcome Australian historical fiction author, Natasha Lester, as our guest for our April Forum.

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>> Researching the history of your house Saturday 29 April 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, WA, 6007

A workshop with historian Kris Bizzaca who will introduce the various online resources and those available in the Local History Centre when researching the history of your house.

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>> Computers for Seniors Workshops Monday 15 May 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

Our next available Computers for Seniors Workshop is on Monday 15 May 2017 10am to 12noon.
Workshops are limited to 15 attendees and bookings are essential.

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Menu Wise

-25.2743980,133.7751360

Menu Wise debuts in the Beatty Park Café.
Join us for a healthier alternative.

Local History Image Library - Now Online

Great news for all those who are curious to see old photographs of Vincent – many of the photographs in our Local History Collection are now accessible anywhere, anytime via the new online image library. Get browsing!

Due to popular demand, new Circuits Class launched! Thursday 13 June 2013

220 Vincent Street, North Perth, 6006 WA -31.93636460,115.84896570

Are you in need of motivation?
Don’t have enough time to get a whole body workout?
Want to spice up your workouts?

Access & Inclusion

The City of Vincent recognises the importance of creating a community where there is equal access for all members to participate ...

Access & Inclusion

The City of Vincent recognises the importance of creating a community where there is equal access for all members to participate in activities and access facilities.

Secure bike shelter

Unfortunately bike theft does occur at Beatty Park – so we recommend using our new secure bike shelter when you ride your bike. It’s easy!

Baby Rhyme Time Wednesday 6 January 2016

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 WA -31.9351370,115.8458950

Songs and rhymes - every Monday & Thursday

The new Beatty Park: a game changer

220 Vincent Street, North Perth, 6006 WA -31.93636460,115.84896570

The $17.5m redevelopment of Beatty Park is now complete and the new facility will once again propel Beatty Park to the forefront of aquatic sports and fitness and leisure facilities in Perth.

'AWSOM' charity project

A group of dedicated teachers from the Beatty Park Swim School travel to Vietnam on an annual basis to run swimming and water safety clinics for disadvantaged, disabled and orphaned village children along the Mekong River...

Beaufort Street > History callout

The Local History Team would like to capture more of the history of Beaufort Street for our collection...can you help?

FREE WIFI & INTERNET

Please note the City’s opening hours over the festive season this year for the Administration and Civic Centre (Admin) and the Library and Local History Centre (Library).

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Stories from our past

Stories which have been featured in our Local History Quarterly newsletters.

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Local History Image Library

City of Vincent Library and Local History Centre's Local History Image Library

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News

Latest news from the City of Vincent Library and Local History Centre

Storytime

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 WA -31.934254,115.845584

Stories and activities - every Monday & Thursday

Secure bike shelter

Unfortunately bike theft does occur at Beatty Park – so we recommend using our new secure bike shelter when you ride your bike. It’s easy!

Beatty Park Clubs

Clubs meeting at Beatty Park

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Book-a-Librarian

Book a 30 minute one-on-one session with a librarian who can help you with a range of topics.

Wellness Rooms

Somerville Nutrition and Chris Jackson Life Coach details

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LES MILLS GRIT SERIES STARTS 20/11

30 Minute High Intensity Interval Training

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STARTS NOVEMBER 20th

Les Mills GRITT Series High Intensity Training

The Beaufort Arms Hotel, 1934

Beaufort Arms Hotel / Lone Star Saloon

Brief history of the hotel on the corner of Beaufort and Newcastle streets, Perth.

Newspaper photo of the foundation stone for the Charles Street Markets.

Charles Street Markets

The foundation stone for the Charles Street Markets, on the corner of Duke Street, West Perth was laid in 1905. this is an investigation into what happened to these markets.

Immigration card photos of Massa Singh, front and side view.

Massa Singh: Cameleer and resident of 123 Richmond Street, Leederville

The story of cameleer traders who were based at 123 Richmond Street, Leederville.

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Stories from our past

This story was featured in the Winter 2016 Local History News Quarterly.

Young Kathleen Gornall riding her bike in Egina Street, Mount Hawthorn, 1914

The Gornall family tragedy of 1916

The Gornall family lived in Egina Street Mount Hawthorn. In 1916 they purchased a beach block at Scarborough and went there for a holiday. Tragedy ensued and five people ended up drowned. This event was instrumental in the formation of the Scarboro Surf Lifesaving Club.

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eSmart Libraries Cybersafety

Information about eSmart Libraries Cybersafety resources

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GRIT COMING SOON

GRIT Series 30- minute high intensity interval training

Friends of Local History

The Local History Centre invites interested members of the public to register their interest in becoming members of the Friends of Local History Group.

Group Fitness Timetables

Quick link to all our Health & Fitness Program timetables!

R P Fletcher Grandstand at Leederville Oval, 1960

Leederville Oval: A Mount Hawthorn man's vision, 1959

A newspaper article from 1959, suggesting that Leederville Oval should be developed for the 1962 Games and to be the main football stadium rather than Subiaco Oval.

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BEATTY PARK MEMBER GROUP FITNESS APP

Group Fitness App for Members

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The Tower Hotel (formerly Club Hotel), Charles Street, West Perth

A brief history of the hotel which was demolished to make way for the Mitchell Freeway off-ramp.

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Grandstand repair

Maintenance matters at Beatty Park...

Café Menu

Beatty Park Leisure Centre Café offers a choice of Pool Side Café and Lounge Café where we offer a delicious range of hot & cold food, drinks & Ice-creams. Dine–in or take away

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Researching the history of your house Saturday 29 April 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 WA -31.9351370,115.8458950

A workshop with historian Kris Bizzaca who will introduce the various online resources and those available in the Local History Centre when researching the history of your house.

Watch Around Water

Watch Around Water was initiated in 2004 following a number of drowning deaths involving young children at major public pools in WA to address the issue of parental supervision at public pools...

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Swim Shop Sale

Swim Shop Sale. 14th March - 26th March 2017

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Computers for Seniors Workshops Monday 15 May 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 Western Australia -31.935920,115.845160

Our next available Computers for Seniors Workshop is on Monday 15 May 2017 10am to 12noon.
Workshops are limited to 15 attendees and bookings are essential.

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Her Mother's Secret : Natasha Lester Wednesday 12 April 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 Western Australia -31.93592,115.84516

We welcome Australian historical fiction author, Natasha Lester, as our guest for our April Forum.

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Mount Hawthorn School Archives launch Wednesday 22 February 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 Western Australia -31.935920,115.845160

A launch to celebrate the safe storage of the Mount Hawthorn Primary School's and Margaret Kindergarten's archives in the Local History Centre.

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Telling your story: making a video Wednesday 22 March 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 Western Australia -31.935920,115.845160

Telling your story of your family story, illustrated with photographs in a video, can be much more appealing to your family than reading about it. Be inspired in how to make a video for your children and grandchildren.

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Library Statistics

View a snap-shot of the City of Vincent Library & Local History Centre's Monthly Statistics

Administration and Civic Centre

244 Vincent Street (cnr Loftus Street)

Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

PO Box 82, Leederville, 6902

Telephone: (08) 9273 6000

Fax: (08) 9273 6099

Email: mail@vincent.wa.gov.au

After Hours: (08) 9273 6061 - emergencies only