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Join the Gruffalo Trail 2 at Rippon Lea Estate

vic 4 Nov 2020 - 1 Jul 2021
Pick up The Gruffalo Trail 2 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, with new features. The interactive trail is included with garden entry to Rippon
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Old Melbourne Gaol Cluedo Experience

vic 11 Nov 2020 - 28 Feb 2021
Step back in time to solve a mysterious murder, in this world-first event that brings the iconic board game Cluedo to life.
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Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears Exhibition

vic 3 Dec 2020 - 30 May 2021
Miss Fisher returns to Rippon Lea Estate
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Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies

vic 22 Dec 2020 - 24 Jan 2021
Little ones in Victoria are in for a magical summer school holiday full of music, fun and laughter, as Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies take the stage at Ripponlea House and Gardens from 22 December 2020 to 24 January 2021, presented by The Australian Shakespeare Company. Children and their families
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These Shoes Were Made for Walking | Display & Floortalks

sa 9 Jan 2021 - 28 Feb 2021
This January and February as part of our display series we are showcasing Victorian shoes from the private Treloar Collection. The diverse collection will provide you with a glimpse into Victorian shoe fashions, and will showcase examples of both women’s and children’s footwear. On display January 9 – February 28, 2021
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A Servant’s work is never done – school holidays at Old Government House

nsw 14 Jan 2021 - 17 Jan 2021
You are in charge of the kitchen today! Starting with what to serve, you will need to put together a menu for the evening. The Governor has provided you with a list of his favourite dishes. Select the ones you want, then practice your nineteenth-century flourishes as you copy your
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Transportation Exhibition

nsw 3 Dec 2020 - 14 Feb 2021
Through a series of panels, Transportation tells the stories of individual convicts sent to Australia and the impact forced migration had upon their lives as well as the major impact convictism played in shaping Australian society.    More than 165,000 men, women and children were transported from Great Britain and
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Springwood Cats Exhibition

nsw 3 Dec 2020 - 14 Mar 2021
Lindsay’s affinity with cats began with two handsome white cats which were a gift from a nearby neighbour. They turned out to be wonderful at keeping the snakes at bay and earned his gratitude many times over. Thereafter he always had a few special ‘studio cats’ to keep him company.
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First Light: the art of Peter Kingston

nsw 5 Dec 2020 - 14 Feb 2021
  This exhibition is in some respects based on an epiphany experienced by Sydney artist Peter Kingston (born 1943) following the death of his close friend and Lavender Bay neighbour Brett Whiteley in 1992. It seemed that at last Kingston was released from an enormous shadow of talent, skill and
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One Day Etching Workshop

nsw 22 Jan 2021
Learn etching in Lindsay’s original studio surrounded by beautiful gardens, using traditional copper plate with safer printmaking materials. Either bring with you a favourite photo, or take one in the grounds, find inspiration from leaves or plants collected in the gardens, or bring an old drawing which can be traced directly
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Open Days at Stangate Garden

sa 24 Jan 2021 - 28 Mar 2021
Discover Stangate Garden, one of the Hill’s best kept secrets. Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned garden designer who landscaped with a unique sense of colour and composition. Home to one of
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Open Garden at La Trobe’s Cottage

vic 26 Jan 2021
An opportunity to enjoy La Trobe’s recreated garden, featuring plants he grew and others named after him.
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