Z Ward Night Tours are back

sa 1 Jun 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
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:
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Australian Heritage Festival Register Now!

qld 7 Nov 2017 - 20 May 2018
Celebrating the diversity of cultures that have shaped our shared heritage.
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Paris to Provence at Como (2017)

vic 24 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
Please note correct opening hours below.  For more information visit the Paris to Provence website.    Opening Hours Friday 24 November: 12pm to 9pm Saturday 25 November: 9am to 8pm Sunday 26 November: 9am to 5pm   Visit Melbourne’s most iconic location, Como House and Gardens as it transforms into
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Eryldene Christmas Fair

nsw 25 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
As the Jacarandas flower, experience the personal attention of 50 stallholders a the Eryldene Christmas Fair.
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Georgian Glass at Old Government House

nsw 29 Sep 2017 - 21 Jan 2018
Enjoy a tour of Old Government House focusing on Georgian Glass and its use in vice regal entertaining.
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Artisan Trades Open Day at Z Ward

sa 25 Nov 2017
This weekend the  doors of Z Ward at the former Glenside Mental Hospital will open to the public again to host a showcase of traditional artisan trades in this magnificent heritage building.  Visitors will be welcome to roam the building and to find out more heritage conservation and the skills needed
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Como House Tours 2017

vic 7 Jan 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
Built in 1847, Como House & Garden is an intriguing mix of Australian Regency and classic Italianate architecture. This time-capsule of Melbourne aristocracy spans a century from the Gold Rush era through two World Wars. A Como house tour offers a glimpse into the privileged lifestyle of former owners, the Armytage family, who
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S. H. Ervin Gallery: 2017 Portia Geach Memorial Award

nsw 20 Oct 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
The annual award exhibition for portraiture by contemporary Australian women artists.
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Written on the Eye

nsw 5 Oct 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
Julie Martin's journeys to exotic locations, including Uzbekistan and Morocco.
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2017 EPC Guided Tours

wa 15 Jan 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
From the establishment of the first cemetery in 1829 to the closure of the seven cemeteries in 1899 almost all of the people who died in Perth, from the wealthy and prominent to the poor or unknown, were buried here. Join our friendly volunteer guides each Sunday to explore their
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Heritage Walk 3 – Oaks Estate

act 26 Nov 2017
The story of the junction of the Molonglo and Queanbeyan Rivers at Oaks Estate, explores a convergence of landscape histories; overlaying Aboriginal landscape with pastoralists, surveyors, the railway tracks and river crossing, regional and federal development, and natural environment. The walk starts from ‘The Robertsons’ House’ and proceed along Oaks
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Open Day at La Trobe’s Cottage (2017-18)

vic 1 Oct 2017 - 6 May 2018
All welcome to explore and discover La Trobe’s Cottage every Sunday from October 2017 to May 2018. Visitors will learn how Charles Joseph La Trobe, Victoria’s first Governor and a keen botanist, lived with his family in early Melbourne on their garden estate at Jolimont, as well as the role
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Adelaide Tours – ZWard Behind the walls

sa 26 Nov 2017
Go behind the walls of the notorious Z Ward at the former Glenside Mental Hospital.  For almost 90 years it was home to those classified as “criminally insane” on the overlapping edges of criminality and mental illness.  This guided tour explores the architecture and social history of this remarkable building.
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Runnymede November High Teas

tas 5 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
This year the ever popular High Teas are back in November, held on Sundays the 5th, 12, 19th (SOLD OUT), and 26th (SOLD OUT).   Come along and enjoy a Victorian High Tea . Fine china, delicious homemade fare and the company of friends.  Bookings are essential.  Cost $25 for
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