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Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2019)

vic 5 Feb 2017
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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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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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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A Very Victorian Christmas at Ayers House

sa 9 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
Join us for Christmas activities and crafts throughout November and December, from Saturday 9 November until Christmas Eve. No bookings required. Drop in activities available during regular museum hours (Tuesday – Sunday from 10am – 4pm). Family $20, Adult $10, Child $5 Children must be accompanied by a parent or
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NatureConnect Mindfulness Walk at Everglades

nsw 9 Nov 2019 - 14 Dec 2019
Be guided through a gentle connection practice at the stunning National Trust property, Everglades House & Gardens, at Leura. This unique event allows participants to connect more deeply with this tranquil, beautiful heritage place famous for its landscape design, art deco house and mature exotic and natural plants.   Practice
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Brett ‘Mon’ Garling Exhibition

nsw 2 Nov 2019 - 31 Jan 2020
Garling’s first exhibition at Dundullimal Homestead was greatly admired and attracted many visitors. Renowned for his landscape paintings of rural NSW, and his large scale bronze sculptures, Brett Mon Garling is an award-winning artist influenced by childhood experiences in Lightning Ridge, Narrabri and Dubbo. The collection of works on display
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Victorian Christmas

nsw 14 Dec 2019
Drawing upon its time as a boarding house in the later nineteenth century, this event will capture a time when Old Government House became a temporary home for new residents celebrating their first Christmas in the antipodes. There will be a Christmas tree in the stair hall and holly in
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Christmas Carols at the Farm

wa 14 Dec 2019
Join in the Christmas fun! Bring your friends and family and join us on the banks of the Swan River for our annual Christmas Carols. Tuxedo Junction will ignite the caroller in us all with a wonderful mix of traditional and modern songs. Pack a picnic or enjoy toasties, sweets
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Victorian Children’s Christmas

nsw 3 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
We are setting the table and decorating the house as it was in Victorian times. Why not come and join the Christmas festivities at Riversdale and see the wonderful Victorian / turn of the century toys from another of our National Trust properties. During your trip don’t forget to visit
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