Looking for Rose Paterson

act 1 Jun 2017
Banjo Paterson is one of the most prolific poets in Australia’s history, yet very little has been written about his family, in particular his mother, Rose Paterson. In Looking for Rose Paterson, author Jennifer Gall provides an intriguing insight into the relationship between Rose and Andrew Paterson, and the family
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Lake Burley Griffin Heritage Walk 4: Yarramundi Shores, a forgotten corner of the lake.

act 7 May 2017
  Off the beaten track. Venture where few Canberrans have trodden to explore the heritage values of Yarramundi Inlet Wetlands and Grassland, Green Hills, arboreta, cork oaks. Discover more about possible futures for the Lake’s shores in this special area. A 4 km circular walk, some bush tracks and long
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Lake Burley Griffin Heritage Walk 3: Scrivener Dam to Yarralumla

act 30 Apr 2017
  A scenic 4 km one way walk at the western end of the Lake. Explore the fascinating history and heritage values of Scrivener Dam, Government House, the original 1820s Yarralumla estate, Warrina Inlet Wetlands, Westbourne Woods, Yarralumla Nursery and Weston Park. Meet at car park for Yarralumla dog park,
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Lake Burley Griffin Heritage Walk 2: Acton and West Basin

act 29 Apr 2017
  Where modern Canberra began – a 4 km circular walk to explore the history and heritage features of the site of Canberra’s first European settlement and the first administrative centre for the Federal Capital. Learn more about the City to the Lake project, proposals to reclaim part of West
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Everglades Arty Crafty Fundraiser

nsw 6 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
Everglades Historic House & Gardens has a team of 70 volunteers who keep the wheels turning and help us raise funds. They all have a common goal – to keep Everglades florishing. The works on sale will include painting, glass work, sculpture, photography, tapestry, quilting and embroidered garments. A percentage
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Open House Melbourne 2017: Tasma Terrace

vic 29 Jul 2017
  The National Trust has participated in Open House Melbourne (OHM) since opening the doors of Tasma Terrace in 2009. OHM provides the community with a free opportunity to discover a hidden wealth of architecture, engineering marvels and historic buildings nestled around the CBD and Cities of Port Phillip and Stonnington. Tasma
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Open House Melbourne 2017: Portable Iron Houses

vic 29 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
The National Trust has participated in Open House Melbourne (OHM) since opening the doors of Tasma Terrace in 2009. OHM provides the community with a free opportunity to discover a hidden wealth of architecture, engineering marvels and historic buildings nestled around the CBD and Cities of Port Phillip and Stonnington. Take this
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Open House Melbourne 2017: Como House and Garden

vic 29 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
The National Trust has participated in Open House Melbourne (OHM) since opening the doors of Tasma Terrace in 2009. OHM provides the community with a free opportunity to discover a hidden wealth of architecture, engineering marvels and historic buildings nestled around the CBD and Cities of Port Phillip and Stonnington. Como House
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Night Life: Automobile & Motorcycle Days

vic 28 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Join us at Rippon Lea House and Gardens for the day and come take a peek at the boutique collection of classic vehicles from a variety of eras on display in the garden. Extend your day by purchasing a ticket to the Night Life exhibition, which explores a dynamic time in
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Night Life: Fashion Show High Tea

vic 21 Jul 2017
Miss Chrissy from The Lindy Charm School for Girls will be hosting the afternoon with a sip of manners and a touch of etiquette. Enjoy watching gorgeous fashion from bygone eras, brought to you from the House of Darlington and Once More With Feeling, while eating a selection of sweet
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Night Life: Putting on The Ritz

vic 29 Jul 2017
If your blue and you don’t know where to go to, why don’t you go where fashion sits and come to the Rippon Lea Ballroom amd dance the night away with The Pearly Shells. Throughout the evening there will be a cocktail bar, performances and a vintage photo booth. Also
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Mother’s Day High Tea

tas 14 May 2017
Treat your mum to this always-popular event held at beautiful Franklin House! Sunday, 14 May 2017 at 2.00pm $20.00 per person Bookings essential for catering purposes on 63447824.
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Night Life: Glamorous 1930s Soiree

vic 16 Jun 2017
Dance on by to a bygone era of the 1930s in the Rippon Lea Ballroom and dance the night away in style to the tunes of Georgia Brooks Swingtet. Throughout the evening there will be a cocktail bar, performances and a vintage photo booth. Also tour the Night Life fashion
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Night Life: Curator Talks

vic 11 May 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Join a member of our curatorial team and be walked through the Night Life exhibition, the history of the era, and the behind the scenes conversation work. This unique opportunity and glimpse into the making of the Night Life exhibition will run fortnightly on Thursdays at 11am and 2pm starting from Thursday
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Mount Lofty Branch: Stangate House Open Day

sa 28 May 2017
Stangate House Open Day with the equal largest Oak Tree in Australia Cost: $5 entry, children under 14 free with Cornish tea available and plants for sale
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Ephemeral Threads

nsw 1 Jul 2017
The exhibition explores floral installation weavings that incorporate botanical and photographic materials. Edith’s visceral investigations touch on the subject of commemoration, giving tribute to the post colonial / Victorian women of the Blue Mountains. Jennifer’s photography explores ideas of historical decay embellished with remnant traces of grandeur. Edith Pass is
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Voices at Clarendon – Heritage Festival Event

tas 14 May 2017
  Bring along the whole family to this incredible day of entertainment, food, drink, and history for the whole family! Official Opening and Blessing of the Pets at 12.30 pm House Tours at 11.00am and 1.00pm with guest poet Nick Flittner ‘C’ Squadron, 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment Historical Troop
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Convict Women of Franklin Village – Heritage Festival Event

tas 14 May 2017
This event is part of the National Trust of Tasmania Heritage Festival 2017, Having a Voice. Come along to this fantastic event comprised of a thanksgiving service for the convict women of the Franklin Village area, including two from Franklin House (then known as Mr Keeler Hawkes’ Academy for Young
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Annual Heritage Lecture and Musical Program

nsw 13 Aug 2017
The Hon Justice Simon Molesworth AO QC played a leading role in the nomination of NSW city, Broken Hill, for heritage listing in 2015. He will speak about the unique characteristics of the city which led to its heritage listing, including its mining history. Justice Molesworth is a prominent Victorian environmental lawyer who
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Reid Revelation – Heritage Tour & Delicious Afternoon Tea

act 7 May 2017
  Canberra’s first urban church, the Reid Uniting Church, opened 90 years ago this year as the South Ainslie Methodist Church. It is now the home of the Korean Uniting Church congregation in Canberra. Talks and a tour of the Church will be followed by refreshments including Korean food.  
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Paranormal Investigation at Barwon Park Mansion (2017)

vic 30 Sep 2017
In 2016, the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) conducted its first ever paranormal investigation at its Tasma Terrace headquarters, with the help of Paranormal X Files. Due to popular demand, the National Trust and Paranormal X Files are collaborating once again and opening the doors of our properties to members
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