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2022 Prelude heritage residency now open to Australian composers

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Applications for Prelude composer residencies in 2022 are now open and will close on midnight Sunday 15 August 2021. The residency is part of a program run by the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Composers House Trust, offering year-long residencies to allow composers to focus on their craft while residing in one of
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Protecting our Parks and Gardens

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Protection of our Parks and Gardens   In 1976, the Trust recognised the important heritage of our parks and gardens and listed the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain, Sydney and Centennial Park on the National Trust Register. Approximately 100 parks have been now entered on the Trust Register, the most
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2021 Review of the NSW Heritage Act

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The National Trust is campaigning to ensure the current Heritage Act Review results in better heritage protection.
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Creepy Stories

nsw 25 Sep 2021
Creepy Stories is an approved and modified children’s version of our long presented monthly Ghost Tours for adults. It is a one hour twilight tour of the ground floor of the 222 year old early Governors country residence for 9 to 12 year olds. We tell age appropriate stories and
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Members only Viewing – A Magical Victorian Christmas

nsw 3 Dec 2021
Experience the house as you have never seen it before, dressed in Victorian-style Christmas splendour. With the shutters closed to keep out the summer heat, a traditional wintery wonderland will come to life as the darkened rooms and period furniture are lit by candlelight. Guided by the sound of traditional
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The Porter Children

nsw 10 Oct 2021
  Born during the first decades of the twentieth century, Ella and Hazel Porter grew up in rapidly changing times. Visitors to Miss Porter’s House museum can see a world before cheap toys and widely available plastics. On display are children’s toys and books. See the collection’s wonderful tin-plate mechanical
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Church Street Spring Fair

nsw 15 Oct 2021 - 17 Oct 2021
  Join us to welcome the advent of Spring on the weekend of 16 and 17 October 2021, at the Church Street Spring Fair based in the historic Church Street Maitland precinct. Explore the heritage of Grossmann and Brough Houses with displays and house tours which enrich the experience of
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NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards 2021

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The National Trust is a not-for-profit, community organisation that relies on the generosity and support of 2,000 volunteers state-wide. We couldn’t do our vital work without volunteers and appreciate the contributions from each individual. Now in their 15th year, the NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards have grown to become
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Calling all gardening enthusiasts

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We are currently looking for people to help keep the gardens at our heritage places in tip top shape. Come along to an information session to hear from current volunteers about what they do and why they love it. You will learn about our places, find out more about the
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2022 Prelude heritage residency now open to Australian composers

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The residency is part of a program run by the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Composers House Trust, offering year-long residencies to allow composers to focus on their craft while residing in one of three heritage-listed Australian homes in Adelaide, Perth and Sydney. The Perth resident occupies beautiful Gallop House in Dalkeith, which
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Themes For Westralian Histories: Reading the Loved Land

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The Themes For Westralian Histories is a matrix for storytelling developed by public historian Dr Bruce Baskerville for the National Trust of Western Australia. The National Trust’s property portfolio has been built up over more than 60 years and, across the decades, places have often been acquired serendipitously rather than
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Rippon Lea Estate Garden Tours

vic 20 Jul 2021 - 31 Aug 2021
Join us for a 45-minute social history tour of the garden.
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Karalee Rocks

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As a stop on the Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail, visitors can enjoy this special place and learn about its fascinating history on two interpreted trails. Karalee Rocks is an important part of the story of the Eastern Goldfields Railway, the development of the goldfields and the state. It has an
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Artillery Drill Hall / Freo.Social

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When constructed, the Drill Hall provided facilities for the town’s volunteer artillery corps known as the Fremantle No 2 Battery Field Artillery. The building was also used for leisure and social activities and is where the first game of badminton was played in Australia. Captain FG Moore, one of the
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Bird Life Observation Walk at Rippon Lea Estate

vic 3 Aug 2021 - 19 Aug 2021
Rippon Lea Estate Gardens are a tranquil oasis in the heart of suburbia and an unexpected sanctuary for birds in the city
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Goulburn – ‘steaming’ at the Waterworks and more…

act 5 Sep 2021
Step back in time to the 1880s when Goulburn was one of the first regional centres to supply piped drinking water to its residents. The Goulburn Historic Waterworks has remained intact with a pumphouse and working steam beam engine. It is located in an idyllic setting on the banks of
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Rippon Lea Wedding Open Day

vic 12 Sep 2021
See Rippon Lea Estate and gardens all dressed up for your special day
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Fun Day Sunday at Ayers House Museum

sa 11 Jul 2021 - 25 Jul 2021
  Would you like to stand under a 3,000 piece chandelier? Perhaps you would prefer to write a letter in an underground study, or dress up and have your photo taken on the red carpeted staircase? With games and craft activities on offer, families are invited to explore the three
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Spring Art Workshop at Stangate

sa 21 Oct 2021 - 18 Nov 2021
It’s spring in Aldgate, come and be inspired by the beautiful gardens at Stangate House. No need to travel when you have a slice of England in your backyard! Join local artist Zinia King for a morning filled with lovely company, art and lots of tea in gorgeous natural environment.
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Historic Vines and Classic Wines – Wine Tasting Evening

nsw 22 Oct 2021
Set for alfresco dining with our heritage grapevine as a backdrop, guests will be treated to a taste of a range of classic wines paired with tasting plates inspired by early nineteenth century cuisine. Your hosts for the evening will take you through the background of each wine and the
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ACT Region Heritage Symposium 2021

act 7 Aug 2021
In a Land of Fires, Droughts and Flooding Rains, and now Climate Change, and a health pandemic, what role at such times has a community’s heritage in maintaining its sense of place, of belonging, and continuity? In this year’s Symposium, we will explore this question with a series of papers
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