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Join the Gruffalo Trail at Rippon Lea Estate

vic 2 Aug 2019 - 30 Jun 2020
Pick up The Gruffalo Trail throughout all 14 acres of Rippon Lea Estate. Journey through the winding paths and gardens into a deep dark wood, and spot your favourite characters using the new augmented reality app. The interactive trail is included with garden entry to Rippon Lea Estate and is
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Old Government House: Women of Distinction

nsw 31 Aug 2019 - 16 Aug 2020
While many are known to us, such as Elizabeth Macquarie, Lady Mary FitzRoy and Elizabeth Macarthur, others remain more peripheral, overshadowed by their male contemporaries and circumstances. And yet, so many were achievers beyond their years and times. Learn about Anna Josepha Coombe, who married Philip Gidley King in England in
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First Light: the art of Peter Kingston

nsw 27 Mar 2020 - 3 May 2020
One of Sydney’s best-known artists, Peter Kingston is known for his illustrations, paintings and work as a draughtsman; a survey exhibition of works by Peter Kingston focusing on his passion for Sydney harbour. Kingston’s passion has been to document the great energy and character of Sydney Harbour, its moods and
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Flora of the Hunter

nsw 4 Apr 2020 - 17 May 2020
The Flora of the Hunter Region Exhibition celebrates a range of endemic plant species, some critically endangered and others that are new to science. The exhibition coincides with the launch of the book published by CSIRO Publishing featuring a selection of the region’s large trees and shrubs. The Friends of
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Connecting Passages (4 – 26 April)

nsw 5 Apr 2020 - 26 Apr 2020
Connecting Passages reflects on many personal and spiritual roads these two artists have taken, sometimes to other countries to re-discover or find their roots. Open Wednesdays to Sundays, 11am – 3pm Interior passages in buildings connect us to our humanity between the wilderness and the domestic, perhaps in perpetual transit.
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Looking at Architecture – Glebe 7 April

nsw 7 Apr 2020
Looking at Architecture is the long-running, highly successful initiative of the Women’s Committee, open only to National Trust members with pre-booked tickets. Members enjoy the privilege of visiting three private properties in a specific area. For April 2020, the Looking at Architecture day will be held in Glebe. Toxteth Park
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Easter BBQ

nsw 11 Apr 2020 - 12 Apr 2020
Treat yourself this Easter weekend by spending a day in the stunning Everglades historic house & gardens. Bring the family/ partner and after working up an appetite walking round our award-winning gardens, enjoy some delicious food stalls. Enjoy a traditional Aussie sausage sizzle and delicious nachos provided by the excellent
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Children’s Easter Trail

nsw 11 Apr 2020 - 19 Apr 2020
Test your detective skills this Easter with our trail in the grounds of Old Government House.  Children will be tasked with completing a set of outdoor challenges to win a colourful craft egg prize. There will be a range of activities from hopping like an Easter bunny, to balancing an
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Armidale Farmers’ Market

nsw 12 Apr 2020 - 14 Jun 2020
Bring your family and friends to enjoy the beautiful homestead and heritage rose gardens. Find your favourite market stalls at Saumarez Homestead. Free entry to gardens and grounds Produce stalls Food and coffee stalls Family picnics Saumarez Café Guided tours and AGHS Heritage Rose Garden Tours (gold coin donation) Saumarez
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Pictures from the past

nsw 12 Apr 2020
PICTURES FROM THE PAST: a special display showing Newcastle life in the early twentieth century as lived by the Porter family of King Street. A picture really is worth a thousand words and the many family snaps, prints and commercial photographs in the Miss Porter’s House Museum collection paint a
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Pictures from the Past

nsw 12 Apr 2020
A special display showing Newcastle life in the early twentieth century as lived by the Porter family of King Street. A picture really is worth a thousand words and the many family snaps, prints and commercial photographs in the Miss Porter’s House Museum collection paint a vivid portrait of Newcastle
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Ghost Tours at Old Government House – 19 June

nsw 17 Apr 2020 - 19 Jun 2020
These popular candle-lit ghost tours and supper in the heritage-listed property never fail to chill and thrill. The Friends of Old Government House and Experiment Farm Cottage invite you to join us as we explore Old Government House by candlelight. Meeting at 7pm, you will explore the Georgian house which
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Visit to Hartley Village – Courthouse and River walk

nsw 18 Apr 2020
Join the Blue Mountains branch for this day bus trip to Hartley. Visit historic buildings, hear about the history of the village and the surrounding area and enjoy a delicious lunch. Step back in time within the historic village of Hartley and set into the western edge of the beautiful
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Harper’s Mansion’s first volunteers

nsw 18 Apr 2020 - 19 May 2020
Featured are previously unseen personal photographs of the many friends working at the property, of the house and garden in those very early days. The exhibition will also present for the first time correspondence and images of the restoration of the house under the supervision of Clive Lucas and early
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Heritage Polaris

act 18 Apr 2020
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A DATE YET TO BE DETERMINED The National Trust’s Heritage Polaris rides again. Forming part of the Canberra & Region Heritage Festival and Australian Heritage Week the Heritage Polaris will take in historic sites spread throughout Canberra. Come and make tracks in the Capital
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Remnants

nsw 18 Apr 2020 - 20 Jun 2020
Based in the Blue Mountains, Mandy has worked on street art projects in Australia, Germany, Singapore and South Africa under the pseudonym MAN.De and has exhibited in multiple group shows including K4 (Nürnberg), VIVID Ideas (Sydney), Grey Projects (Singapore), Refugees (Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre). For this exhibition, Mandy will source
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Labassa Mansion Tours (2020)

vic 9 Dec 2018 - 15 Nov 2020
Labassa is an outstanding Victorian era mansion with opulent architectural features. The mansion was redeveloped in the French Second Empire style by German born architect, John A. B. Koch, who remodelled the house into a thirty-five room mansion. The interior features gilt embossed wallpapers, ornate stained glass and a rare
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Teddy Bear Doctor

nsw 22 Apr 2020 - 26 Apr 2020
Bring along your teddy for a check-up at Experiment Farm Cottage during the school holidays. Taking consultations in the surgery of former resident John Harris, our specialist teddy doctor will be on hand to find the perfect remedy for every toy’s ailments. Children can play the role of doctor’s assistant
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The Coal Loader

nsw 30 Apr 2020
Learn the fascinating history of this ex-industrial site and how it has been transformed into a Centre for Sustainability. Join the National Trust’s tour committee for a guided tour of the newly built Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability which opened mid 2011. A former industrial site with an interesting history,
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Display of Antique Cars – Dubbo 2020 Autumn Tour

nsw 30 Apr 2020 - 1 May 2020
Owners of antique automobiles participating in the 2020 Autumn Tour being organised by Dubbo Antique Automobile Club will visit Dundullimal Homestead with their precious cars between 2-4pm Thursday 30 April and between 10am –1pm Friday 1 May 2020.
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Great Noosa Trail Walk

qld 2 May 2020 - 4 May 2020
The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) is delighted to be a Presenting Partner for the 2019 Great Noosa Trail Walk!
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