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Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2019)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 1 Dec 2019
Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. There are a variety of activities throughout the day including treasure hunts, scrubbing the decks, pirate games and arts and craft. Join our Polly crew to discover what life was like on a
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The Artist’s Salon – A Series of Creative Interludes

nsw 28 Jun 2019 - 5 Oct 2020
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 July with an evening to honour Rose Lindsay, Norman’s wife and model. Details of upcoming events can be found below:    
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Talks with the La Trobe Society (2019)

vic 10 Jun 2018 - 15 Sep 2019
Secure your place at a number of talks presented by the La Trobe’s Society and learn more about Victorian colonial development and aspects of life in early Melbourne and beyond. Select your talk from the list below Tickets: Bookings are essential. Admission is $10 payable at the door (cash only, no
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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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Defining Nature – Owen Thompson

nsw 8 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019
Nature inspires a response. Owen Thompson’s responses are expressed in these watercolour and mixed media paintings, which aim to capture the extraordinary diversity of colour and texture in natural formations. Contrasting but complementing these big views are close observational studies of collected seed pods, feathers, flowers, shells and leaves from
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sic transit gloria mundi = thus passes the glory of the world

vic 5 Oct 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
Three local artists have developed and produced artworks which represent original and individual responses to the early years of Barwon Grange house and estate. Ramona Watt, James Watt and Michele Watt have created works in a range of mediums and artforms including photography and assemblage, collage, embroidery, beading, mixed media, montage
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Country Weekend Coach Trip Lower Hunter Valley: Cessnock and Pokolbin

nsw 18 Oct 2019 - 20 Oct 2019
In the early days of settlement timber getting, agriculture and the discovery of coal brought population and prosperity to the area. Pokolbin is the centre of the Lower Hunter Valley Wine region where the production of world class wines has encouraged a flourishing tourist industry. Within easy reach of Sydney
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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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Church Street Spring Festival

nsw 12 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019
Centred around the cultural hub of Grossmann & Brough Houses, and St Marys Anglican Church in historic Church Street, Maitland, a number of local community groups have come together to offer a unique festival of for those with a love of plants in their various forms, and a special exhibition
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Woodford’s Reserve

nsw 21 Sep 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
Join renown Woodford artist Michael Herron for an exhibition of paintings of Woodford’s Reserve, the former grounds of the Blue Mountains oldest building – the Woodford Academy. Michael’s paintings capture the quiet beauty of this historic landscape over the last 5 years, that now features the fascinating ‘Layers in Time’
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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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‘Our Voices, Our Future’: The Schools Reconciliation Challenge comes to Cooma

nsw 18 Oct 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
In its ninth year, the Schools Reconciliation Challenge is an annual program run by Reconciliation NSW to inspire young artists, writers and creators. The National Trust (NSW) is proud to partner with Reconciliation NSW to host a travelling exhibition comprised of works from primary and high school students across NSW
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Looking at Architecture Lower Hunter Valley Country Weekend – Cessnock and Pokolbin

nsw 19 Oct 2019 - 20 Oct 2019
In the early days of settlement timber getting, agriculture and the discovery of coal brought population and prosperity to the area. Pokolbin is the centre of the Lower Hunter Valley Wine region where the production of world class wines has encouraged a flourishing tourist industry. Within easy reach of Sydney
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Beyond the Garden – Of natural forces, fleeting moments, and beauty of creation.

nsw 6 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019
A group of local artists’ explorations and search for meaning through paintings, drawings, and jewellery, inspired by the natural environment of Blue Mountains gardens and wild bushland. Artists: Marg Beal (Botanical drawings) Sandy Clifford (Silver Jewellery) Lucy Dawson (Paintings) Stephen Travers ( Paintings) Kath Veel (Paintings) Sanja Zemljacenko Herrmann (Painting/drawings)
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Retford Park Parlour Series

nsw 19 Oct 2019
Enjoy sparkling wines, cocktails and the beautiful sounds of local band, Trinity. With the lower floor of the main house and outdoor courtyard used as our venue, you will be guaranteed a night to remember – dancing in the Morning Room, quieter times in the formal sitting room or simply
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Botanica Festival at Rippon Lea Estate (2019)

vic 20 Oct 2019
Botanica brings together all the garden inspiration you need to celebrate Australia’s natural wonders. Plant some fresh ideas in a day of workshops, market stalls, curated experiences and exclusive talks throughout the heritage grounds of Rippon Lea. There’ll be a special talk by Clive Blazey on heirloom seeds, an awe-inspiring
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Tea Tree Gully Heritage museum – Spring in the Garden

sa 20 Oct 2019
Heritage on Sunday.  Enjoy the afternoon as you visit 13 rooms in the building, 4 pavilions, working blacksmith, police cell and laundry.  Surrounded in a beautiful garden setting take time to wander, explore and be entertained. Gift Shop is a delight. One Day Only: Spring in the Garden – Spring
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Burnside Branch Branch AGM & 14th Anniversary BBQ

sa 20 Oct 2019
Time: AGM-12noon & BBQ-1.00pm Cost: Adult $15
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Afternoon Tea at Burnett House

nt 17 Mar 2019
Afternoon Tea at Burnett House is held on the third Sunday of the month from 2pm - 5pm.
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Jamberoo Valley in the Spring *SOLD OUT*

nsw 23 Oct 2019
Terragong House  A wonderful example of colonial Georgian architecture, now an exclusive B&B. Built in 1858 as a gentleman’s residence, the home remained in the same family for seven generations prior to its sale in 2014. Renowned for being among the first properties in Australia to run Ayrshire cattle imported
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