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Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2019)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 1 Dec 2019
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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Talks with the La Trobe Society (2019)

vic 10 Jun 2018 - 15 Sep 2019
Secure your place at a number of talks presented by the La Trobe’s Society and learn more about Victorian colonial development and aspects of life in early Melbourne and beyond. Select your talk from the list below Tickets: Bookings are essential. Admission is $10 payable at the door (cash only, no
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Join the Gruffalo Trail at Rippon Lea Estate

vic 2 Aug 2019 - 31 Jul 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 Rippon Lea garden entry, along with all the
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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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Defining Nature – Owen Thompson

nsw 8 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019
Nature inspires a response. Owen Thompson’s responses are expressed in these watercolour and mixed media paintings, which aim to capture the extraordinary diversity of colour and texture in natural formations. Contrasting but complementing these big views are close observational studies of collected seed pods, feathers, flowers, shells and leaves from
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Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

qld 20 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019
The crisp winter air is among us and our bulbs and blooms are loving it! The 2019 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers program is bursting with fun and its time to start planning your blooming good time at new events, stunning gardens and hugely popular sounds and tastes. Since its inception
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Dangerous Discussions in the Dining Room

nsw 27 Sep 2019
Catherine Bishop will explore with you the forgotten entrepreneurial businesswomen who earnt their living in a variety of small – and sometimes surprising – ways during the early days of Sydney.  She will bring to life the fascinating details of the successes and failures, determination and wilfulness, achievements, tragedies and
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Speaker’s Night at Burnett House

nt 27 Sep 2019
Speaker Allan Mitchell will be giving a talk on 'Hiking the Appalachian Trail' on Friday 27 September.
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Retford Park Open Gardens

nsw 1 Sep 2019 - 7 Oct 2019
Bowral will come alive with colour during the Tulip Time Festival, with many properties in the area opening their gardens to the public and plenty of activities to do in the town. The garden of Retford Park, in particular, is a delight to wander through with a surprise at every
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Puddin’ Day – Magic Pudding Fun

nsw 29 Sep 2019
The Magic Pudding has never been out of print and has been adapted for screen and stage (most recently by Victorian Opera) many times over. English novelist Philip Pullman has described it as one of his favourite children’s books saying: “I think it’s the funniest children’s book ever written.” Throughout
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High Tea Fundraiser at Burnett House

nt 29 Sep 2019
Our final High Tea Fundraiser for this year will be held in the beautiful gardens of Burnett House on Sunday 29th September.
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