Retford Park House Tours

nsw 3 Feb 2018
On 19 April 2016 and in fulfilment of his ambition, Mr. Fairfax gifted his historic Retford Park home to the National Trust of Australia (NSW). It was in August 2017 that the National Trust officially took control of the property. On the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd February, the

Lindesay Garden Seminar

nsw 24 Jul 2019
This annual event presents fascinating information about gardening trends, techniques, challenges and histories, through illustrated talks from three experts in their field.

Lindesay Open House Tours

nsw 6 Feb 2019 - 15 May 2019
Tickets include morning or afternoon tea.   Members $10 , non-members $20 Online bookings

Retford Park: Succulent Creations

nsw 5 Mar 2019
On arrival at Retford Park you will be taken on a tour of the gardens with Head Gardener, Rick Shepherd- noting our use of succulents along the way. We will then gather in the Round Yard, or on the adjacent terrace if the weather is fine, and start making your unique

Retford Park: Fungus Workshop

nsw 9 May 2019
These mutually beneficial relationships extend beyond trees to include every orchid and most shrubs and grasses, and are the secret to their success in our highly variable climate and nutrient-deficient soils. Fungi not only help plants access water and nutrients, but also increase their resistance to drought and disease. They

Summer at the Old Melbourne Gaol (2019)

vic 22 Dec 2018 - 29 Jan 2019
Think You Know Me? This summer,  get up close and personal with the biggest name in Australian criminal history at the Old Melbourne Gaol.   Meet Ned Kelly during an intimate virtual reality experience surrounding one of the most divisive trials and executions in history. Everyone has an opinion when

Everglades: ‘Art from the Heart’ brushed by Bridget

nsw 6 Jan 2019 - 27 Jan 2019
Bridget Parker paints from the heart without any fear. Her colourful, expressive brushstrokes bring her subjects to life with vibrancy and confidence.

Cooma Cottage: Twilight Autumn Picnic Fair

nsw 6 Apr 2019
Bring your family and friends along to have a picnic on Australia Day in the same location where Hamilton Hume lived.

Everglades: Sulari Gentill in Conversation

nsw 4 May 2019
Join award-winning author and creator of the Rowland Sinclair mystery series, Solari Gentill, as she shares her passion for connecting people, place and the past.

Everglades: Spanish Luncheon

nsw 16 Mar 2019
A delicious three-course Spanish luncheon served in Everglades elegant Art Deco dining rooms.

Heritage Walk 19 Cotter Dam – early Canberra’s water supply

act 24 Feb 2019
The walk will be in the Cotter Dam area looking at the progression of Canberra’s water supply over the past century, beginning with the original concrete gravity dam to serve a population of 25,000 people. The dam wall was then raised in 1951 to more than double its capacity; in
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Heritage Walk 18 Campbell – Continuity and Change

act 27 Jan 2019
January can be a hot month and with this in mind we have a designed this event as a series of mini walks linked by car pooled transport.  We will uncover the rich history of this fast changing inner city suburb with its variety of heritage places, and with a
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Saumarez Commemorative Conference

nsw 27 Apr 2019
Saumarez Homestead 1919 Welcome Home to Lt. Colonel Harold White

Looking at Architecture: Palm Beach Day

nsw 4 Jun 2019
Visit architecturally significant private homes in Palm Beach.

Looking at Architecture: Roseville Day

nsw 9 Apr 2019
Visit three private properties in Roseville, the southernmost suburb in Ku-Ring-Gai.

Looking at Architecture: Blue Mountains Country Weekend

nsw 4 May 2019 - 5 May 2019
Spend a weekend in the Blue Mountains visiting private homes of architectural significance.

Looking at Architecture: Blue Mountains Coach Trip to Mount Victoria and Blackheath

nsw 3 May 2019 - 5 May 2019
Join us on a coach trip to the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains.

Sail Endeavour

qld 28 Jan 2019
Join the voyage of a lifetime and the most bucket-list-worthy adventure on the high seas!
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Woodford Academy: Harvest Festival

nsw 20 Apr 2019
The Woodford Academy Management Committee is thrilled to host a Harvest Festival in the grounds of the Blue Mountains’ oldest building.

Open House Weekend: Millthorpe and Carcour District

nsw 30 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
Established in 1867, the village of Millthorpe features many 19th and early 20th Century properties in largely intact historic streetscapes. Carcoar, in the Belubula River valley, is one of the most intact examples of a Victorian era township in New South Wales. Both towns are listed on the NSW National Trust Register.

Norman Lindsay Gallery: Jazz in the Garden

nsw 16 Feb 2019
Iconic jazz band Galapagos Duck will again feature at this annual picnic event, which brings world class musicians to the gardens surrounding the former home of one of Australia’s most prolific artists and writers – Norman Lindsay – to celebrate his birthday.
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