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The Trust Talks – The City: More than just an architectural backdrop

qld 2 Oct 2019
“There is no logic that can be superimposed on the city; people make it, and it is to them, not buildings, that we must fit our plans.” ― Jane Jacobs In the age of place makers and city shapers, our speakers move to explore the city beyond its mere fabric
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Speaker’s Night at Burnett House

nt 27 Sep 2019
Speaker Allan Mitchell will be giving a talk on 'Hiking the Appalachian Trail' on Friday 27 September.
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Gold Coast Open House

qld 19 Oct 2019
The Gold Coast Open House program has been announced. As Founding Partners, we are very much looking forward to being a part of this great event that opens special spaces and places for the public to discover! Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation is participating in the event by giving visitors the
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Heritage Walk 29 Posts, Rocks and Redemption

act 6 Oct 2019
This walk focuses on lives in pre-capital Canberra. Faith, suicide, hope and redemption shaped the family that once ran the old Canberra Post Office. The Murtys ran an office through which came all postal, telegraph and telephone messages in the district. Local residents collected their mail and newspapers from postmistress
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Spring High Tea at Wolston Farmhouse

qld 19 Oct 2019
Spend a day in the country at Wolston Farmhouse, Brisbane’s oldest residential farmhouse. Enjoy a delightful high tea on the Tea Terrace with a selection of finger sandwiches, petit cakes and homemade scones, served with a selection of teas and freshly brewed coffee. Join the guided tour through the farmhouse
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Brisbane Open House

qld 12 Oct 2019 - 13 Oct 2019
The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) is Founding Partners of Brisbane Open House. The inaugural Brisbane Open House was launched in 2010 and over the years, this annual event has attracted thousands of people. With this year marking 10 years of Brisbane Open House, National Trust of Australia (Queensland) is
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Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

qld 20 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019
The crisp winter air is among us and our bulbs and blooms are loving it! The 2019 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers program is bursting with fun and its time to start planning your blooming good time at new events, stunning gardens and hugely popular sounds and tastes. Since its inception
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Canberra, the ever changing city: A private tour

nsw 30 Mar 2020 - 3 Apr 2020
Four nights in Canberra at the heritage-listed Hotel Kurrajong with inspections including historic Lanyon Homestead, the Australian War memorial with participation in the Last Post Ceremony, Old Parliament House Gardens, the award winning National Arboretum Canberra, Australian Parliament House and the National Gallery of Australia for the Matisse / Picasso
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Winged Garden – Jan Melville

nsw 5 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
Many techniques are used by artist Jan Melville in her creative journey where boundaries are often pushed. In printmaking etchings, lino cuts and wood cuts are personal favourites. Assemblage works bring out the bower bird in Melville, who collects many artifacts from both landscape and streetscape and also recycles old
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Swell Sculpture Festival

qld 13 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
The annual SWELL Sculpture Festival is back again for its 17th year and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary are proud partners. This is an incredible festival that cannot be missed, showcasing high quality outdoor art and cultural events! Last year brought incredible art to our beautiful Currumbin beach and we are very much looking
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Victorian Christmas

nsw 14 Dec 2019
Come and see the dining room festively set for a candlelit dinner and take a photo with Santa. Children will be able to make a lantern to take with them to carols. Please note that the upstairs, including the exhibition, will be closed during this event.   Entry to the
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Christmas at the Porters

nsw 8 Dec 2019
See how the Porter family celebrated with cards, recipes, decorations and toys during the early years of the twentieth century. Homemade Christmas goodies for sale.   National Trust members: free General public: $10 Concession: $8 Family: $25 Children under 5: Free   Enquiries: Please call Kathryn Pitkin on (02) 4927
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To end all wars: Remembrance through discovering the men who served

nsw 16 Nov 2019
Begun in the UK in 1919 and an important Australian connection, before the launch of ‘Make Your Mark in History’, an E-book on display in the museum that tells the stories of the lives of the 58 former students who enlisted in World war 1. Rae’s talk will focus on
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Fruits of the Academy (the memory of trees)

nsw 21 Sep 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
The exhibition muses upon the way the living surroundings of the historic building form an integral part of its visual history. The idea of the memory of trees, and the way they inform the historical context of the building, significantly contributing to the physical beauty of the place. Sophie Haythornthwaite
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Australian Festival of Marmalade 2019

sa 13 Oct 2019
The Australian Festival of Marmalade Sunday 13 October 2019 The Australian Festival of Marmalade will be held on Sunday 13 October at Beaumont House from 11am to 5pm. Come and join in the fun and find out who will be our champion marmalade maker for 2019!   The dining room
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School holidays at Experiment Farm Cottage

nsw 9 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019
Visit Experiment Farm Cottage, former home of Surgeon John Harris, and find out about the medicinal plants that helped early colonists when they were ill. Using picture cards, children will learn to identify the correct plants for treating all sorts of ailments and learn how they were used in early
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Blank

nsw 31 Oct 2019 - 2 Nov 2019
Audiences shout, laugh, gasp and collaborate to write the story of each performance, filling in the BLANKS.   To add to the atmosphere, these three performances will be held in the amazing Round yard at Retford Park – this will only add to the performance: Linden Wilkinson (Thur 31) Andrew
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Scandinavian Capitals & more…

nsw 11 Jun 2020 - 23 Jun 2020
Begin in the delightful Danish capital of Copenhagen, with its many historic buildings and ancient streets, the little mermaid and more… Coach to Norway and Oslo, a modern Viking capital and home to the Kon Tiki museum, then coach, train and cruise up the fjord to visit Flam and the
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Lilac Time Devonshire Tea

nsw 6 Oct 2019
Add lilac iced cupcakes donned with edible flowers and you’ll be ready for a stroll in Riversdale’s magnificent garden or a tour of the house to discover the way it once was.   National Trust member: Free General Public: Standard entry fee ($10 adult, $8 concession, $25 family) For larger
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Heritage Symposium & Awards 2019

qld 29 Oct 2019 - 30 Oct 2019
In its mission to protect, conserve and celebrate Queensland’s environmental, built and cultural heritage, the National Trust has curated an inspiring, forward-looking series of events over two days in late October that explore emerging heritage issues and celebrate the work being done for Queensland’s heritage. The two days of events
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