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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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NSW Schools Reconciliation Exhibition (12 May – 13 June)

nsw 12 May 2020 - 13 Jun 2020
The Schools Reconciliation Challenge is one way for students to learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia and contribute positively to Australian society. Every year, students create artworks and stories inspired by a theme, and reflect on what reconciliation means to them. The theme in 2019 was “Speaking and
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2020 Salon des Refusés: The ‘Alternative Archibald and Wynne Prize Selection’ (9 May – 26 July)

nsw 9 May 2020 - 26 Jul 2020
The Archibald Prize is one of Australia’s most high profile and respected awards which attracts hundreds of entries each year and the S.H. Ervin Gallery’s ‘alternative’ selection has become a much anticipated feature of the Sydney scene. Each year, the panel is invited to go behind the scenes of the
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Wine and Jazz Festival

nsw 30 May 2020
This stunning National Trust property creates the best ambiance and atmosphere to enjoy incredible live jazz and fine quality wines. This event continues to entrench itself as the premier jazz and wine picnic event in the Blue Mountains, an event not just for the hardcore jazz enthusiast or wine connoisseur,
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Looking at Architecture – Haberfield 2 June

nsw 2 Jun 2020
‘LOOKING At ARCHITECTURE’ is a long-running highly successful initiative of the Women’s Committee, open only to National Trust members with pre-booked tickets offering the privilege of visiting three private properties in the suburb of HABERFIELD. Haberfield was Australia’s first planned Garden Suburb which was the idea of Richard Stanton, a
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The Artist’s Salon – A Series of Creative Interludes

nsw 6 Jul 2019
Over the next few months, the Friends of Norman Lindsay Gallery and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum will present a series of creative events, which kicked off in 2019 with an evening to honour Rose Lindsay, Norman’s wife and model. Details of upcoming events can be found below:    
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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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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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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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The Doctor Will See You Now: Women’s Health In The Colony

nsw 8 Aug 2020 - 18 Oct 2020
Inside this residence built by Surgeon John Harris, we learn about the perils and oddities of childbirth, the prevalence and dangers of quackdoctors, the attitudes towards reproductive education, and the support systems available to women at the time. As well as discovering the stories of Women of Distinction at Old
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Dangerous Discussions in the Dining Room – with guest speakers Whimn’s Editor & News Editor

nsw 13 Aug 2020
Join this ‘dangerous’ conversational journey while enjoying a four course meal prepared by the chefs at our onsite restaurant, Lachlan’s. As Editiors of Whimn, Eliza and Edwina are acutely aware of the historic marginalisation of women in the media. Whimn, which stands for ‘with her in mind’ aims to change
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Members-only viewing: The Doctor Will See You Now

nsw 17 Aug 2020
This new exhibition at Experiment Farm Cottage will explore the often un-told stories of women’s health during the 1800s. Inside the home built by Surgeon John Harris, learn about the perils and oddities of childbirth, the prevalence and dangers of quack doctors, the attitudes towards reproductive education, and the support
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Canberra, the ever changing city: A private tour

nsw 14 Sep 2020 - 18 Sep 2020
Spend four nights in Canberra; a very beautiful city with an ever-changing landscape. This is a wonderful opportunity to see Floriade, an annual flower and entertainment festival in Commonwealth Park featuring extensive displays of flowering bulbs. Private tours are included, through historic Lanyon homestead, the restored 1850s homestead, with the
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2020 Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk

sa 18 Oct 2020
Each year hundreds of walkers make the trek following the trail made by German pioneer women as they carried their fresh produce from Hahndorf to market in Adelaide 180 year ago. The Pioneer Women’s Trail was rediscovered by members of the Hahndorf and Burnside Branches of the National Trust, and
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Trust Talks: Climate Change

nsw 20 Oct 2020
Climate Change lecture as part of the Trust Talks series
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Lose yourself in Tasmania

nsw 30 Oct 2020 - 10 Nov 2020
Flying into Launceston and out of Hobart, ten days are spent exploring the state famous for its fine food and breathtaking landscapes. Launceston includes time spent in the Tamar Valley, together with the historic villages and homes of the Evandale and Longford area. The tour then heads west to the
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Sri Lanka

nsw 14 Nov 2020 - 25 Nov 2020
Learn more about Sri Lanka’s heritage and religion in the city of Kandy, home to the temple of the Tooth, visit tea plantations, the walled city of Galle with its Dutch-colonial influences and the fascinating rock temple of Sigiriya. Get to know the warm, friendly Sri Lankan people and explore
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