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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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Margaret’s Gift

nsw 4 Jan 2020 - 22 Mar 2020
The S.H. Ervin Galley is presenting an exhibition to celebrate the generous legacy of Margaret Olley AC (1923-2011) who in the course of her lifetime and following her death donated hundreds of artworks to cultural institutions across the country. Curated by Renee Porter, the exhibition will gather over 70 works
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Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2020)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 3 Jan 2021
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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Shakespeare Festival at Old Government House

nsw 2 Feb 2020 - 1 Mar 2020
Romeo & Juliet: It takes a village to kill a child. The existential crisis facing our world today, the product of a lack of practical leadership from our earth’s elders, has triggered a deafening chorus of ‘How dare you!’, screamed from the heart of our planet’s youth. And it’s not
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Country Connections

nsw 8 Feb 2020 - 4 Apr 2020
Curation by Milena Sallustio, Dubbo artist. There are 18 participating artists, they include: Shanli Alizadeh Rae Ayling Kerri Capill Susan Carter Michael Dunn Sandra Gaffney Alleyne Graham Pauline Griffiths Margaret McColl Noni Nixon Sally Noble Gill Pedrana Noelene Rawson Felicity Rostron Dianne Saunders Judy Shalhoub Rhonda Vang Stuart Vorias  
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Our military aviation heritage

nsw 27 Feb 2020
National Trust Illawarra Shoalhaven Branch presents:   OUR  MILITARY AVIATION HERITAGE   Explore selected artefacts of Australian MILITARY aircraft heritage as follows:   * A flying de Havilland Tiger Moth – built at Bankstown in the 1930’s and the rugged biplane trainer on which all RAAF pilots trained up to
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Curators Talks – Women of Distinction

nsw 24 Oct 2019 - 27 Feb 2020
Thursday 27 February – 2:30pm Join Curator Anna Ridley on a tour of the exhibition, with a focus on the Vice Regal Women who lived at Old Government House.   Thursday 26 March – 2:30pm Join Curator Anna Ridley on a tour of the exhibition, with a focus on the
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Rhythm of life – exploring the twilight

nsw 29 Feb 2020
For one evening, join us in dining under the stars, at twilight, in a beautiful garden setting at Retford Park, the home that James Fairfax gifted to our community. Life is full of transitions from joyful beginnings to poignant endings, often with ensuing grief.  How do we cope with these
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Jazz in the Garden

nsw 29 Feb 2020
Iconic jazz band Galapagos Duck will again feature in this annual picnic event which brings world-class musicians to the grounds of Norman Lindsay’s home and Gallery. This celebration of Norman’s birthday captures the true essence of jazz. If you remember ‘The Duck’ from the 70s or the Chalet, or the
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A Journey of the Heart

nsw 1 Mar 2020 - 22 Mar 2020
Imagine a world where every leaf on every tree whispers Nature’s secrets, where lightning dawn-fires to greet the sun awakens the truth of your life’s purpose. This is Brigid’s world. Illustrations by Sanja Zemljacenko Herrmann, with words and music by Diane Tatum.   Join Everglades for the official exhibition opening
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La Trobe’s Art

vic 1 Mar 2020
Come and enjoy pictures of La Trobe’s Cottage created by Charles La Trobe himself and by others over the years, and learn about the beautiful watercolours he created on his travels throughout Victoria, Europe and the America. Guided tours of the Cottage will also be available throughout the afternoon.
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Volunteer Information Day

wa 2 Mar 2020
Do you want to share the story behind CY O’Connor’s Pipeline? The National Trust of Western Australia is looking for enthusiastic people with an interest in WA history to join its dedicated team of volunteers at No 1 Pump Station, Mundaring Weir. Help keep this valuable heritage site open to
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