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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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First Light: the art of Peter Kingston

nsw 27 Mar 2020 - 3 May 2020
One of Sydney’s best-known artists, Peter Kingston is known for his illustrations, paintings and work as a draughtsman; a survey exhibition of works by Peter Kingston focusing on his passion for Sydney harbour. Kingston’s passion has been to document the great energy and character of Sydney Harbour, its moods and
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Connecting Passages (4 – 26 April)

nsw 5 Apr 2020 - 26 Apr 2020
Connecting Passages reflects on many personal and spiritual roads these two artists have taken, sometimes to other countries to re-discover or find their roots. Open Wednesdays to Sundays, 11am – 3pm Interior passages in buildings connect us to our humanity between the wilderness and the domestic, perhaps in perpetual transit.
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Easter BBQ

nsw 11 Apr 2020 - 12 Apr 2020
Treat yourself this Easter weekend by spending a day in the stunning Everglades historic house & gardens. Bring the family/ partner and after working up an appetite walking round our award-winning gardens, enjoy some delicious food stalls. Enjoy a traditional Aussie sausage sizzle and delicious nachos provided by the excellent
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Flora of the Hunter

nsw 4 Apr 2020 - 17 May 2020
The Flora of the Hunter Region Exhibition celebrates a range of endemic plant species, some critically endangered and others that are new to science. The exhibition coincides with the launch of the book published by CSIRO Publishing featuring a selection of the region’s large trees and shrubs. The Friends of
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Children’s Easter Trail

nsw 11 Apr 2020 - 19 Apr 2020
Test your detective skills this Easter with our trail in the grounds of Old Government House.  Children will be tasked with completing a set of outdoor challenges to win a colourful craft egg prize. There will be a range of activities from hopping like an Easter bunny, to balancing an
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Armidale Farmers’ Market

nsw 12 Apr 2020 - 14 Jun 2020
Bring your family and friends to enjoy the beautiful homestead and heritage rose gardens. Find your favourite market stalls at Saumarez Homestead. Free entry to gardens and grounds Produce stalls Food and coffee stalls Family picnics Saumarez Café Guided tours and AGHS Heritage Rose Garden Tours (gold coin donation) Saumarez
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Pictures from the past

nsw 12 Apr 2020
PICTURES FROM THE PAST: a special display showing Newcastle life in the early twentieth century as lived by the Porter family of King Street. A picture really is worth a thousand words and the many family snaps, prints and commercial photographs in the Miss Porter’s House Museum collection paint a
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Pictures from the Past

nsw 12 Apr 2020
A special display showing Newcastle life in the early twentieth century as lived by the Porter family of King Street. A picture really is worth a thousand words and the many family snaps, prints and commercial photographs in the Miss Porter’s House Museum collection paint a vivid portrait of Newcastle
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