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RETFORD PARK and RIVERSDALE

act 16 May 2019
Coach tour to two great National Trust properties – the first a new acquisition in Bowral and the second an old favourite in Goulburn.  There should be some good autumn colours in the gardens! Retford Park Retford Park is a place of great heritage significance. Its European history extends back
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Heritage Concert with Robert Harris, Viola

act 16 May 2019
The National Trust ACT, in collaboration with St John’s Anglican Church, Reid, presents a concert of celebratory and contemplative music in this historic Canberra setting. Robert Harris, a perennial visiting Guest Principal Viola for the Canberra Symphony Orchestra, will perform music spanning three hundred years – J.S. Bach and Telemann
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Trust Talk 2: A STITCH IN TIME

act 13 May 2019
Learn about conserving your heritage collection. Victoria Pearce is the Director of Endangered Heritage Pty Ltd in Fyshwick. Prior to which she worked overseas doing heritage risk assessments and conservation needs assessments on built heritage including under-water heritage and Tao temples. On returning to Australia, she re-established the business to
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A Visit to the Director’s Residence and Garden, Mt Stromlo

act 5 May 2019
Many see Mount Stromlo as a place for science, but it was also a home to many people over the last 100 years. Originally known as ‘Observatory House’, the Director’s Residence was completed in 1928 to accommodate the Director of Mount Stromlo and family. The building was designed by the
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Grandparents Day at Old Tuggeranong Schoolhouse (cancelled)

act 24 Apr 2019
Looking after the grandchildren or other little ones during the school holidays?  The Old Tuggeranong Schoolhouse Museum is having a special day for you during the Heritage Festival! The National Trust (ACT) and Elizabeth Burness invite you to visit this unique house museum in Canberra.  Join in ‘class’ with Miss
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Heritage Walk 22 Yarralumla Nursery

act 26 May 2019
We’ll have privileged access to this wonderful area with its heritage listed 1915 buildings, numerous historical artefacts and the early plantings by the father of Canberra trees, Charlie Weston. Yarralumla Nursery is still an operational plant nursery after 105 years and the Walk will explore the various uses for the
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Democracy Heritage Walk: Contested spaces in the Parliamentary Triangle

act 5 May 2019
This walk will focus on spaces that have been created in the Parliamentary Triangle in the last 50 years and that show how new directions in our recent democratic heritage have been set down in the buildings and landscapes of the national capital. The places we visit show different aspects
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Heritage Walk 21 Duntroon Dairy and Duntroon (waiting list only)

act 28 Apr 2019
Heritage Festival event is booked out.  We hope to run this walk again in July. It is a short walk from the car park to Duntroon Dairy, a remarkable survivor of farming days.  The dairy, built in about 1832, is the oldest building on Duntroon Estate and is believed to
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Norfolk Island – 8 Day Tour

act 23 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
THIS TOUR IS CURRENTLY FULLY BOOKED.  Norfolk Island, a tiny Australian island in the South Pacific Ocean, is defined by pine trees and jagged cliffs. Sandy beaches include Emily Bay, with reef-protected waters. Norfolk Island National Park offers views over palm forests from Mt. Pitt. In Kingston, the Norfolk Island
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