Open Day: The Magic of Mothers’ DayMiss Porter's House

PAST EVENT

Open Day: The Magic of Mothers’ Day

House museum and garden open for inspection plus a handcraft stall and activities for children.

Following the untimely death of Herbert Porter in 1919 his wife Florence and his young daughters Ella and Hazel all lived to ripe old ages in the family home for the rest of their lives. The house contains the clothing, photographs and household effects of the Porter women. It is a women’s house. A visit to Miss Porter’s House is becoming a Newcastle Mothers Day tradition.

Our Mothers Day Stall offers foodstuffs, needlework, and speciality cards.

A special display, on a special day, for a special person.

Event date

Event Details

Times:

1pm - 4pm

Entry fees:
Adults $8, Children $free, Concession $6, Family $20, Members $NT member free
Onsite facilities:

There are no items to display

Events nearby

Voices from Tomago

Tomago,nsw

Hear the thoughts and experiences of a remarkable woman, Maria Windeyer, as she corresponds with her only child William Charles who is in far-away Sydney.

See more

Voices from the Past at Sketchley Pioneer Cottage and Museum, Raymond Terrace

Raymond Terrace,nsw
Hear stories of local people in the past from the Boer War to World War I in their own words from letters extracted from local publications and newspapers.
See more

Step Back in Time at King Street Heritage Festival

Raymond Terrace,nsw

Step back in time and dress up vintage to experience an old fashioned fete with activities which would have taken place 100 years ago and learn about the

See more

Lass – To the Lock Up!

East Maitland,nsw

Focusing on the female voice for the first time in Maitland Gaol's history the Lass - To the Lock Up! exhibition will focus on women in prison, their

See more