Curious about the history of Leura? Enjoy an autumn walk through one of the Blue Mountains most picturesque villages. Hear stories of some of the people who have lived here and imagine what like used to be like. See some historic buildings, as well as the current shops which occupy these premises.
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“Sowing Seeds” is an exhibition by Kaleidoscope, a group of textile artists whose different works combine to create a display you have to see to believe.
Searching dark skies: the history of the life and work of Ken Beames, engineer, astronomer and builder of the Linden Observatory and its impressive 24-inch reflector telescope.
Walk down the best preserved section of the original 1814 Cox's Road with a Guide to tell you stories of the men who built the road. Hear the stories of how William Cox with a team of convicts and some soldiers built the first road over the Blue Mountains. Proudly presented by the Blue Mountains Branch National Trust of Australia (NSW)
Visit Hartley Historic Village to uncover all that has been happening over the past 50 years of National Parks and Wildlife Service management. Join along with the friendly Parks staff as they satisfy your curiosity and show you in and around the beautifully restored and adapted buildings.
This exhibition features Norman Lindsay’s world merged with the world of legend and mythology and his artworks and sculptures including the legendary Sphinx.
Lithgow Library invites you to come along on Saturday 7th of May at 10.30am for a free talk by Christine Stewart, the author of “Collits’ Inn: Uncovering the past Surprises found in restoring this 1823 Australian Icon”. Christine will be talking about the adventure that she and her husband had.
Walk the grounds of historic Fairlight, a substantial Victorian house and impressive barn surrounded by old fig trees, and The Cottage, home to Edward Cox before he built Fernhill, creating a landscape between The Cottage, Fernhill and St. Thomas Church virtually unaltered since the 1850s.
Our guests to our Facebook page or in person at the Wollondilly Heritage Centre and Museum will see selected curious objects from our collection. Guests will be encouraged to nominate the name and use of the object before it is revealed.
Have you ever been curious about where the names of Camden's streets, parks and places came from? Some are obvious as they pay homage to the movers and shakers of Camden's early days such as Macarthur Park. Where have the not so obvious names originated? Camden Library could help you find out!