Z Ward Night Tours are back

sa 1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2018
Completed in 1885 and shut in 1973, this stand-alone building with its impressive and inescapable Ha-Ha wall, housed many of the State’s violent and criminally insane patients. Go behind the walls and discover Z Ward for yourself, at night. Most Thurs, Fri and Sat (other nights available on request) Cost:

Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2018)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 2 Dec 2018
Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. The first treasure hunt is at 11am, which kicks off a variety of activities throughout the day. The children get to scrub the decks, ring the bell, participate in pirate games and arts

Art Classes at The Heights

vic 9 Oct 2018 - 30 Oct 2018
This event is a fun way to learn pen & wash (watercolour) with possibilities of pastel highlights. Basic knowledge of composition and an impressionistic or modern approach will be used. Subjects will range from Still Life to Vistas including some of your own choosing during the four weeks. You may
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Ayers House museum – A Very Victorian Christmas

sa 10 Nov 2018 - 24 Dec 2018
Children (and adults) can take part in a range of special festive activities along with a variety of nineteenth century games. Explore a 160 year old mansion, make Christmas decorations, greeting cards and dress up! Families can stay for as long as they like, and take their handmade cards and

National Trust 2018 Heritage Conference Queensland

qld 16 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2018
Protect, Conserve, Celebrate. Our 2018 conference seeks to explore the three themes our mission how they are relevant Queensland’s heritage in the 21st century.

Dust – An exhibition about insects, collections and care

nsw 15 Sep 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
Dust is an artist run project exploring the processes of collection care underway at the Blue Mountains oldest colonial building, the Woodford Academy.

Retford Park: The Art of Giving

nsw 10 Nov 2018 - 2 Dec 2018
The Art of Giving brings nineteen life-size reproductions of iconic Australian art back to Retford Park to hang amongst his collection of furniture and decorative arts which are still housed at Retford Park. Fairfax donated the originals, the likes of John Olsen, Charles Blackman, Tony Tuckson, Fred Williams and Russell

National Trust of South Australia AGM 2018

sa 17 Nov 2018
Notice is hereby given that the 63rd 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 17 November 2018 from 10 am to 2pm. All members welcome, please pre-register for catering purposes, e.

Lindesay Christmas Fair

nsw 15 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
Over 80 stalls with a wide range of special gifts!

Pastoral Suite exhibition at Grossmann

nsw 2 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2018
Brough House Gallery Space will exhibit artworks by local artist, Holly McNamee.

Big Decisions at Old Government House (Part 2)

nsw 17 Nov 2018
Brian Powyer, President of the National Trust of Australia (NSW), continues his fascinating and in-depth look at the major decisions undertaken by the ten Governors who resided at Old Government House. He will look at how those decisions impacted on the values, institutions, and style of governance appreciated by Australians

Harpers Mansion: Louisa Atkinson watercolour – The Possum

nsw 11 Jul 2018 - 13 Jan 2019
Returning to the Southern Highlands is a significant painting by Louisa Atkinson, a noted botanist, journalist, novelist and artist of the mid-1900s.

Garden Tours at Rippon Lea Estate (2018)

vic 28 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2018
The garden is complex and covers almost 14 acres, which includes a large lake, extensive shrubberies and flower gardens, an orchard of historically significant fruit varieties, a fernery, rose gardens and many other features of historical, landscape and architectural interest, all forming the setting for the polychrome brick mansion completed

S. H. Ervin Gallery: 2018 Portia Geach Memorial Award

nsw 12 Oct 2018 - 2 Dec 2018
The finalist exhibition for portraiture by contemporary Australian women artists, which was first given in 1965 in memory of the artist Portia Geach, displays selected entries from artists across the nation representing the diversity in contemporary practice. The Award is recognised as one of the most important celebrations of the

Everglades: Drawn Together An Illustrated Friendship

nsw 4 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
An exhibition of postcards and works by Helen Sturgess and Jess Fuller.

Make Your Mark in History – Armistice Day Centenary Commemoration

nsw 17 Nov 2018
56 young students enlisted from the Woodford Academy served in World War I.

Riversdale Devonshire Tea

nsw 18 Feb 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
Luscious Devonshire teas and a chance to wander through historic Riversdale Homestead and enjoy the gorgeous gardens.

Riversdale: Car Boot Sale

nsw 20 Aug 2017 - 18 Nov 2018
Car Boot Sale and Devonshire Teas - can't get much better than that!

Labassa Mansion Tours (2018)

vic 21 Jan 2018 - 9 Dec 2018
  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
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Tea Tree Gully Heritage museum – The Great War & Its Ending

sa 18 Nov 2018
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. Devonshire tea is available and the Gift Shop is a delight. One Day Only:

13th Reid Open Houses and Gardens

act 18 Nov 2018
Once again, the National Trust (ACT) in collaboration with the Reid Residents’ Association (RRA) and the property owners will open three privately-owned houses and gardens from the 1920s & 1930s in Reid’s Heritage precinct.  The houses and their gardens, which have not been previously opened, will be available for inspection. 
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