Z Ward Night Tours are back

sa 1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2018
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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Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2018)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 2 Dec 2018
Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. The first treasure hunt is at 11am, which kicks off a variety of activities throughout the day. The children get to scrub the decks, ring the bell, participate in pirate games and arts
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Super 70s: fashion exhibition

vic 27 Jul 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
Celebrate one of the most eclectic fashion decades – when fashion broke the rules. 1970s fashion was diverse, unconventional and contradictory. A time when day wear could be evening wear and gender fluidity and feminist politics challenged the prevailing trends and social ideologies. It was simultaneously the decade of retro
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Upst-Arts@Dundullimal Homestead

nsw 6 Oct 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
Calling all artists under 30 years. Showcase your work at Dundullimal Homestead in Dubbo.
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Art Classes at The Heights

vic 9 Oct 2018 - 30 Oct 2018
This event is a fun way to learn pen & wash (watercolour) with possibilities of pastel highlights. Basic knowledge of composition and an impressionistic or modern approach will be used. Subjects will range from Still Life to Vistas including some of your own choosing during the four weeks. You may
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Garden Tours at Rippon Lea Estate (2018)

vic 28 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2018
The garden is complex and covers almost 14 acres, which includes a large lake, extensive shrubberies and flower gardens, an orchard of historically significant fruit varieties, a fernery, rose gardens and many other features of historical, landscape and architectural interest, all forming the setting for the polychrome brick mansion completed
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Everglades: Botanical Theatre – Garden of Heavenly Delights

nsw 30 Sep 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
  Opening by Mr Paul Brinkman, Director, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre 2pm – 4pm, Saturday 29 September       Artist’s statement: I see life as a grand Botanical Theatre, with my painting of flora imposing a permanent physical imprint on a life already in decay.  The intended purpose of each
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Historic Garden Island Tour – SOLD OUT

nsw 18 Oct 2018
A guided walking tour of the historic sites of Garden Island which are normally off-limits to the public.
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SOLD OUT – The Trust Talks – Beauty or the Beast?

qld 18 Oct 2018
Join us for an evening of inspiring talks by international experts on modernist heritage as we examine the value of this much-maligned aspect of our heritage.
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ACT National Trust of Australia AGM 2018

act 18 Oct 2018
The 43rd Annual General Meeting of the National Trust of Australia (ACT) will be held on Thursday 18th  October 2018, in the Theatrette at the Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG), North Building, Civic Square. Drinks and nibbles will be served from 6.00pm with the AGM starting at 6.30pm. This will be
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Hunter Gathering – joint tour for National Trust and U3A ACT members

act 19 Oct 2018 - 22 Oct 2018
As with the Mudgee Weekend of house inspections conducted in March 2017, U3A ACT has again received the blessing of the NSW Trust Women’s Committee to arrange a coach tour to their next weekend of country house inspections in the Newcastle area.  Although the coach tour will be operated by
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Como by Design

vic 19 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
Como by Design offers the opportunity to view historic Como House ‘re-imagined’ by 23 eminent Melbourne designers in one beautiful location from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st October.  The three day event will see designers each decorate a space of the house with their own style and flair, bringing a
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Dust – An exhibition about insects, collections and care

nsw 15 Sep 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
Dust is an artist run project exploring the processes of collection care underway at the Blue Mountains oldest colonial building, the Woodford Academy.
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Newcastle Country Weekend: Exploring Modern Newcastle – COACH FULLY BOOKED

nsw 20 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
From treasured historic homes, magnificent restored Cathedral post-1989 earthquake to NeW Space the twenty-first century architectural masterpiece, built for the University of Newcastle next to City Hall, the weekend has it all.
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Harpers Mansion: Louisa Atkinson watercolour – The Possum

nsw 11 Jul 2018 - 13 Jan 2019
Returning to the Southern Highlands is a significant painting by Louisa Atkinson, a noted botanist, journalist, novelist and artist of the mid-1900s.
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Everglades Through Different Eyes

nsw 20 Oct 2018
A refreshing and delicious two-course buffet will be served int he Art Deco tearooms of Everglades House.   Cost $45 members $50 non-members. BYO wine. Bookings essential: Please phone the Bookings Officer on 0467 388 247 or 0410 312 827 or email friendsofeverglades@gmail.com
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The Roads Less Travelled – Beyond the Great Divide

nsw 21 Oct 2018
This coach tour explores the ridge of the Great Divide, Evans Crossing Point, Cox, Lockyer and Mitchell’s roads.
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Riversdale Devonshire Tea

nsw 18 Feb 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
Luscious Devonshire teas and a chance to wander through historic Riversdale Homestead and enjoy the gorgeous gardens.
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Heritage Perth Weekend – Convicts of Perth

wa 21 Oct 2018
Between 1850 and 1868 an estimated 10,000 convicts arrived in Western Australia. Hear stories of how they helped shape Western Australia of today and follow a self-guided tour of their graves in Perth’s earliest burial ground.
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Burnside Branch AGM and Annual BBQ

sa 21 Oct 2018
The Burnside Branch invite you to come along to their  AGM and Annual BBQ.
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Labassa Mansion Tours (2018)

vic 19 Feb 2017 - 9 Dec 2018
  Labassa is an outstanding Victorian era mansion with opulent architectural features. The mansion was redeveloped in the French Second Empire style by German born architect, John A. B. Koch, who remodelled the house into a thirty-five room mansion. The interior features gilt embossed wallpapers, ornate stained glass and a
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