Public appearances

Please contact me about any public speaking opportunities!

Coming up:
25th June 2022 – New Farm & Districts Historical Society: “Dovercourt in Toowong and its connections to Merthyr House.”

Youngcare charity fundraiser 2022

“Hearing about this historic Brisbane home from Harold, as someone who clearly knows and loves its history, was enlightening.” (Kirsty)

Ipswich Historical Society 2021

Harold was enthusiastic, articulate and armed with his well-researched facts. I’m looking forward to future presentations.” (Lynda)

Brookfield State School 150 Years Celebration 2021

“It was an amazing day with Harold’s ‘History Out There’ stall contributing significantly to the success of the history precinct. There was a great deal of very positive feedback from the past & the current school community about how interesting and informative Harold’s display was and there was great excitement when the raffle was won by a past student at the end of the day.” (Shona, Anniversary Coordinator)

Brisbane Historical Social Group 2021

“Harold Peacock is an adventurer whose experiences and travels are extraordinary and extraordinarily interesting.  Harold has excellent public speaking abilities and is able to explain how his adventures led to him studying history as a discipline and its application sociologically.” (Anon)

Kenmore National Seniors 2021

“Our members definitely enjoyed your illustrated address, especially when they realized the important function of the metal detector as an archeological research tool.” (Bill)

Chapel Hill Probus Club 2021

“Harold’s address piqued many members’ interest!” (Anne)

Toowong & District Historical Society 2021

It was great hearing about Dovercourt!” (Bruce)

Kenmore & District Historical Society 2021

“Harold Peacock was an excellent speaker. He was relaxed, informative and very engaging.” (Judy Magub)

Brisbane Ionian 91 Club 2021

“It was extremely interesting hearing about the history of the old home … It made me want to go down and peep over the fence and have a look at it!” (Beverley)

Taringa Probus Club 2020

“I have never had so many members come up to me and say how much they enjoyed the Guest Speaker!” (Terry)

Chapel Hill Probus Club 2020

“His enthusiasm is infectious. He was able to select places that were localities that the members were familiar with and I remember his talk as I walk past these localities now.” (Anon)

Brisbane Greeters 2019

“As volunteer tour guides, the audience of Brisbane Greeters were pleased to learn so much of what was relevant to their presentations to guests, local and overseas alike. Harold was very happy to take questions which was much appreciated.” (Ali)

Kenmore Historical Society 2019

“The audience was surprised and delighted to hear just how much can be learned about our history by metal detecting around potentially interesting sites. Harold is a good communicator.” (Ian)

Ipswich Historical Society 2018

“He had meticulously researched the subject and delivered the findings in an interesting and clear manner, aptly peppered with humour. I was totally absorbed and fascinated and didn’t want it to end.” (Joyce)