Christmas at Labassa

vic 10 Dec 2017
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in the lavish surroundings of Labassa. Discover how the mansion’s residents celebrated the festive season from the days of Marvellous Melbourne  into the Swinging Sixties. Your ticket includes: Festive treats in our Tea Room Tours of the house on the hour Christmas
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Christmas Floristry Workshop in the Como Gardens (2017)

vic 3 Dec 2017
Looking for something special for your Christmas table this year? Why not try your hand at creating your own Christmas masterpiece? Talented local florist Chantelle Hamilton will be demonstrating and guiding you to create beautiful personalised floral pieces this Christmas at Como. Classes will run for two hours in the gorgeous

A Christmas To Dine For

vic 14 Dec 2017
Come dressed to wine and dine this festive season inside the Rippon Lea Ballroom and enjoy a two course meal and murder mystery. Although all may seem splendid and jolly for Christmas, beware that someone may not leave alive! Join us, if you dare, for a Christmas dinner to dine

‘My Dearest Jack’ – A talk by Kate O’Neill

nsw 17 Mar 2018
‘The Woodford Academy for Boys’ was founded in 1907 by distinguished classics scholar John McManamey. Accompanied by his wife Henrietta and their two daughters they fostered a family atmosphere for their young charges at the Blue Mountains boarding school. Tragically John’s beloved wife Henrietta passed away just a few years

‘Fire’ – An installation by Kevina Jo-Smith

nsw 20 Jan 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
The ‘Fire’ installation responds to investigations of the Academy’s collection of research by historical guests, researchers, artists and the local Indigenous community, the Darug and Gundungurra People, who have provided records of documenting bushfire in the past, through written word and illustration. Kevina-Jo Smith’s artwork emerges from her collection and

The Elastic City: Fragility, Dynamism, Change

vic 23 Oct 2017
Cities are elastic, yet elasticity has its limits. Elasticity respects change yet is also imbued with the quality of returning to a known state. Yet we know cities cannot remain static. Gardens and urban landscapes share with cities those qualities of fragility and dynamism. And we also know that gardens
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Z Ward – Zephyr Quartet

sa 29 Oct 2017
The award-winning Zephyr Quartet will present an eclectic program of music inspired by film, theatre and poetry including works by Bernard Herrmann, Yann Tiersen and Zephyr Quartet. With rich, surprising acoustic qualities and an imposing physical presence, Z Ward has emerged as an intriguing space for bold musical performances from
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The Trust Talks: The Debate

qld 7 Dec 2017
Opening the doors for innovation, collaboration and celebration of our heritage.

Dedication of sign to George W Evans

nsw 25 Nov 2017
In November 1813 Deputy Surveyor George W Evans became the first European to cross the Great Dividing Range. A new interpretive sign to acknowledge this important moment in Australian history will be dedicated next month. This sign, has been partly funded by Lithgow Regional Branch of the National Trust (NSW)

National Trust of South Australia AGM 2017

sa 18 Nov 2017
Notice is hereby given that the 62nd Annual General Meeting of the National Trust of South Australia will be held at the North Adelaide Community Centre, 176 Tynte Street, North Adelaide, on Saturday 18 November 2017 from 10 am to 2pm. All members welcome, please pre-register here for catering purposes.

Great Houses of Ipswich 2018

qld 12 May 2018
Three Great Houses of Ipswich will once again open the doors to just a few of the outstanding heritage residences.

Mooramong Open Day (2017)

vic 5 Nov 2017
When the Hollywood silent movie actress Claire Adams Mackinnon arrived at Mooramong in 1938 with her husband Donald ‘Scobie’ Mackinnon, she almost immediately set about re-modelling the homestead into a building much more familiar to her in style, something that was at that time straight out of contemporary Hollywood. From

Coromandel Valley & Districts branch Spotlight on History

sa 8 Nov 2017
Valuing Inheritance “what are we going to leave for future communities to inherit”? This a key question to be put at this Spotlight Night and will shine a light on what we have inherited from our forebears and importantly what we have now that we should preserve. To be introduced

Coromandel Valley & Districts branch Spotlight on History

sa 25 Oct 2017
Spotlight on History. Roads and their names in Coromandel Valley. Guest speakers Peter and Katie Magarey, looking at the development of roads and a project to research how they got their names.

Coromandel Valley & Districts branch Guided Bus tour

sa 22 Oct 2017
Buildings and Places Visit Stories Set In Stone and marvel at our heritage craftsmanship. Cost:  $30 pp (includes morning tea and lunch). book now.

Coromandel Valley & Districts branch Guided Walks “The Gamble Ramble Walk”

sa 29 Oct 2017
Cost: $5 per family including a light afternoon tea.

Paris to Provence at Como (2017)

vic 24 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
Visit Melbourne’s most iconic location, Como House and Gardens as it transforms into a whimsical French popup village for three days in November. Come watch, touch, smell and taste all that embodies France and be immersed in a vibrant and lively French village atmosphere with man activities. In 2017 the
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Tribute Band and Food Truck Carnivale at Mulberry Hill

vic 4 Nov 2017
Featuring: Midnight Oil (The Midnight Oli Show) Cold Chisel (Gold Chisel) Inxis (Inxsive)   BOOK NOW    
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Twilight Christmas Festival 2017

vic 1 Dec 2017
The spirit of Christmas is coming to Rippon Lea again this December. The Twilight Christmas Festival will be held on Friday 1 December from 5pm until 9pm within the grounds of the magnificent Rippon Lea. Bring the whole family to join in on fun filled Christmas activities during the evening
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Ayers House museum Signature Series – Telemann

sa 14 Dec 2017
Experience world class chamber music in Adelaide’s finest Victorian-era home. An intimate concert series certain to delight all the senses! Proudly presented by the National Trust of South Australia in partnership with Celia Craig. With the launch in 1720 of his musical periodical, ‘The Constant Music Master,’ effectively one of
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Ayers House museum Signature Series – Lamentation and Exaltation

sa 16 Nov 2017
Experience world class chamber music in Adelaide’s finest Victorian-era home. An intimate concert series certain to delight all the senses! Proudly presented by the National Trust of South Australia in partnership with Celia Craig. Featuring his beloved 1840 ‘Kennedy’ instrument, Principal Cello Simon Cobcroft’s recent Elgar Concerto with the Adelaide
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