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Modernism and Canberra Red Brick in Griffith (REPEAT)

act 26 May 2024
This Heritage Walk around the leafy streets of suburban Griffith will showcase the heritage listed Evans Crescent Housing (built 1940) and offer a comparison with a Canberra red brick government cottage and early public two storey duplexes located near the Griffith Shops. All are settled into a delightful garden city
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City Hill – Often driven past, never walked in

act 5 May 2024
This Heritage Walk winds around City Hill to take a close look at four phases in its development. The prominent site provides many links to the Indigenous past in the surrounding landscape, and made it an apex point of the Parliamentary Triangle in Griffin’s 1913 plan for the National Capital.
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The Fine Art of Traditional Trades | Melbourne Design Week Panel Discussion

vic 27 May 2024
The grand Parisian cathedral of Notre Dame is rising from the ashes. 800 -year- old woodwork practices are being revived to help in the rebuild. Closer to home, many of our heritage buildings also require traditional materials and techniques to survive.
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Como House of Discovery: Eat with your Eyes – Aesthetic Dining and the Art of the Table.

vic 22 May 2024 - 4 Aug 2024
Step inside Como House and discover a world where dining transcends mere sustenance and transforms into an exquisite visual and sensory installation. Delve into the artistry of tablescaping where motifs, colours, and designs converge in a rich tapestry of sensory delight.
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Annual Heritage Lecture: Rick Allen – Heritage Stained Glass Windows

nsw 15 Sep 2024
Rick Allen has restored some of our most historic stained glass windows across our Nation, including Old Parliament House, Sydney Town Hall and St Mary’s and St Andrew’s Cathedrals. He is one of Australia’s most trusted stained glass craftsmen due to his immense knowledge and his practical experience from over
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Australian Heritage Festival | The People of Polly Woodside

vic 18 Apr 2024 - 16 May 2024
Launched in 1885 in Belfast, the Polly Woodside made 17 trips around the world and operated between Australia and New Zealand. She was used as a coal ship following World War Two, and by 1968 was the last square-rigged deep-water commercial sailing ship still afloat in Australasia. Led by an
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Australian Heritage Festival | Webinar Series – Heritage: What you didn’t know

vic 19 Apr 2024 - 3 May 2024
Hear from a series of professional industry speakers on a range of topics designed to broaden your understanding of heritage. This webinar series will cover topics including what are the common misconceptions about heritage, what does archaeology actually look like today and why is heritage relevant in combating climate change?
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Australian Heritage Festival | Significant Trees of Rippon Lea

vic 3 May 2024 - 10 May 2024
The trees at Rippon Lea are an important part of the Estate’s history, with some dating back to the 1880s. This walking tour will provide a fascinating insight into the work required to manage and nurture this magnificent collection for the enjoyment of today’s visitors and future generations.
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Australian Heritage Festival | B Division Tour & Live Painting With Chris Austin

vic 4 May 2024
An exclusive opportunity to hear from The Torch artist and Keerraaywoorrong man, Chris Austin about his artwork that is deeply influenced and informed by his own time spent behind the bluestone walls of Pentridge, followed by a live painting in the Old Warders residence.
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Australian Heritage Festival | Pentridge Prison Precinct Tour

vic 21 Apr 2024 - 12 May 2024
The Pentridge Prison Precinct Tour will encompass not only the infamous H Division, but also the surrounding precinct where visitors can learn about the ever-changing landscape of the Prison, including sections not usually included on public tours.
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Australian Heritage Festival | It’s all about “HATS” Vintage Hat Walk

vic 20 Apr 2024
Explore the different styles of Millinery (Hats) and millinery materials used spanning the decades from the Victorian Era to the current day.
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Australian Heritage Festival | Archaeology Site Dig and Expert Panel Discussion

vic 18 May 2024
The National Trust and the Heritage Council of Victoria presents this opportunity for visitors of all ages to immerse themselves in Victoria’s rich history, while exploring the exciting discipline of archaeology.
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Australian Heritage Festival | Fleece, Fibre and Fancywork

vic 28 Apr 2024
Come and meet the cutest sheep in the world and be immersed wool at the Fleece, Fibre and Fancywork event at Gulf Station.
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Lindesay Bric-a-Brac Market

nsw 31 Aug 2024
Join us on Saturday 31st August and discover troves of treasure at the Lindesay Bric-a-Brac market. Lindesay at Darling Point will host this annual market where you can enjoy a morning or afternoon tea and browse a delightful array of curios and surprise nic nacs and collectibles. All proceeds from
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Looking at Architecture: Historic Bathurst and District Country Weekend

nsw 28 Sep 2024 - 29 Sep 2024
When Governor Lachlan Macquarie proclaimed the site for Australia’s first settlement west of the mountains in 1815, he could hardly have envisaged the exciting modern university city of Bathurst. Gateway to the golden west, Bathurst on the banks of the Macquarie River, surrounded by highly productive, agricultural countryside and historic
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Botanica Festival 2024

vic 19 May 2024
A celebration of our natural environment, gardening and sustainability.
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Enjoy Vivid from Sydney Harbour

nsw 29 May 2024
The National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery has partnered with Captain Cook Cruises, to offer an exclusive 2024 Vivid Sydney Boat Tour. Marvel at the spectacular light show while you enjoy a three-course dinner with beer, wines and soft drinks for the duration of the cruise. Step aboard our private charter
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Wine & Jazz in the Garden

nsw 25 May 2024
The Norman Lindsay Jazz in the Garden festival returns! Our fabulous Blue Mountains wine and jazz event is back, an event not just for the hardcore jazz enthusiast or wine connoisseur but for everyone who enjoys a quality afternoon of wine, jazz, culture and friends. This year winemakers and brewers
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Australian Heritage Festival | The Female Ward Tour

vic 19 Apr 2024 - 12 May 2024
Walk in the footsteps of past female prisoners and discover what life was like for women incarcerated in Old Melbourne Gaol.
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Experience Edgars Emporium c1910

sa 16 May 2024 - 19 May 2024
  Visitors should not fail to inspect a sight worth seeing when shopping in this Edwardian era emporium!   Explore 13 departments from ladies accessories, couture, haberdashery, homewares, men’s apparel, babies, toys, stationery and confectionery. Staff will be offering startling bargains.   Meet in Evie’s Tea Room, for refreshments, a
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Let’s Celebrate

sa 21 Apr 2024
Museum Building (170 yrs) Garford Fire Truck (100 yrs) Penfolds (180 yrs) Cadbury (200 yrs) and more!   Enjoy the festivities Cake cutting at 1:00pm Fun, food and games to enjoy Hands-on activites   Explore twelve rooms in the building, four display pavilions, blacksmith, police cell, and laundry, all surrounded by
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