Historic Garden Island Tour

nsw 15 Nov 2018
A guided walking tour of the historic sites of Garden Island which are normally off-limits to the public.
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A Host of Golden Daffodils – Harper’s Mansion in Spring

nsw 4 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
Harper’s Mansion cool climate gardens is full of spectacular heritage plants. It overlooks the historic village of Berrima and features one of the largest hedge mazes in Australia. The entry fee includes access to the 1830’s house, the maze and the garden. Make sure you bring a picnic if the Southern Highland’s weather
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Harpers Mansion: Louisa Atkinson watercolour – The Possum

nsw 11 Jul 2018 - 12 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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Stately Homes of Oxford and the Cotswolds

nsw 1 Jun 2019
We will also visit other impressive properties in the Cotswolds, an area known for idyllic, honey-coloured stone towns and villages set against a picturesque rural backdrop of gently rolling hills. These are complemented by some magnificent stately homes around Oxford, the city of Dreaming Spires where we will spend seven nights. The
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Looking at Architecture: Mosman Day

nsw 30 Oct 2018
Mosman, the picturesque Harbourside suburb so close to the CBD yet a world away, with its sandy beaches and wooded headlands, has always been the place to be.
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Newcastle Country Weekend: Exploring Modern Newcastle

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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Looking at Architecture: Wahroonga Day

nsw 11 Sep 2018
When the North Shore Rail line was completed in 1891 the way was open for Sydneysiders hoping to escape crowded city suburbs to create expansive family homes on the Upper North Shore where the open space and deep, rich soil made gardening a rewarding pleasure.
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Experience two National Trust Properties at Once

nsw 2 Jun 2018 - 5 Aug 2018
This winter a photographic exhibition called Transitions travels from Everglades Historic House & Gardens to Retford Park.
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Make Your Mark in History – Armistice Day Centenary Commemoration

nsw 17 Nov 2018
56 young students enlisted from the Woodford Academy served in World War I.
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Woodford: Dust

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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Woodford Academy: The Sound of Memories – A Sonic Experience

nsw 15 Aug 2018
'The Sound of Memories – Woodford Academy' is a multi-room acousmatic interpretive experience by Blue Mountains based composer Noel Burgess.
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S. H. Ervin Gallery – William Robinson: Genesis

nsw 3 Aug 2018 - 7 Oct 2018
William Robinson AO is recognised as one of Australia's most important contemporary landscape painters.
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Icons of Cattai and Ebeneezer

nsw 29 Jul 2018
Relax over lunch at historic c11887 Tizzana Winery. The tour continues after lunch to Ebenezer Church c1810, the earliest church of any denomination to survive in Australia.   Cost (includes two-course lunch with wine/soft drinks) $100 NT members $110 non-members   BYO morning tea   Additional cost: $8 per vehicle entrance to
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S. H. Ervin Gallery: 2018 Salon des Refuses

nsw 12 May 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
An ‘alternative’ exhibition from the many works not chosen as finalists for the official Archibald exhibition.
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Looking at Architecture: Vaucluse Day

nsw 14 Aug 2018
Taking its name from the colonial estate made famous by the Wentworth family, Vaucluse nestles in a north-facing amphitheatre of the outer harbour.
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Spain and Portugal

nsw 17 May 2019 - 29 May 2019
Spain and Portugal offer some of the richest cultural heritage to be found in Europe.
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Moss Vale, Southern Highlands Tour

nsw 1 Nov 2018
Moss Vale, in the beautiful Southern Highlands, has had somewhat of a reinvention over the past decade.
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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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A Tour through the Sydney Mounted Police Stables

nsw 9 Oct 2018 - 16 Oct 2018
The tour commences with a history of the Mounted Police in Australia told by a veteran Mounted Police officer.
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ABC Studios Tour

nsw 26 Sep 2018
A fascinating insight into the Sydney home of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Harris Street, Ultimo.
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Retford Park garden open day hedges

Retford Park Garden Symposium: The Art of Creative Pruning

nsw 24 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
Thanks to years of meticulous care, the gardens of Retford Park have become a centre for gardening excellence. This three day symposium will include lectures and visits to other significant gardens as well as twin accommodation at the beautiful neighbouring property, Milton Park which, like Retford Park, was also built
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