Searching for Annie Masefield: A Family History Journey

nsw 11 May 2019
Professor David Carment will talk about his research, “Searching for Annie Masefield: A Family History Journey”, at the Parramatta Regional Branch meeting in May.

St Patrick’s Eve Pie and Beer Night

nsw 16 Mar 2019
Celebrate an Irish tradition with delicious home-made pies and beer provided by the Blue Mountains branch of National Trust (NSW).

The Offering – A Night of Dance and Music

nsw 9 Mar 2019
On the Saturday night of The Rhythm of Life Festival, the Retford Park pool pavilion will become the backdrop for a night of dance and music.

Rhythm of Life: A Community Wellness Festival

nsw 9 Mar 2019 - 10 Mar 2019
Retford Park will bring together Southern Highlands practitioners and individuals for a weekend of wellness.

Mothers’ Day Sunday Tea at the Cottage

nsw 12 May 2019
Enjoy a tour of the house and an Italian themed morning tea on the veranda of Surgeon John Harris’s property, one of the first colonial homesteads in the region and sited on the colony’s first land grant to James Ruse, as you overlook the gardens.   Cost: Tour and Afternoon

Historic Garden Island Tour

nsw 16 May 2019
The Naval Historical Society of Australia will take Trust members on a guided walking tour of the historic sites of Garden Island which are normally off-limits to the public.

An Afternoon in Allandale

nsw 30 Mar 2019
The early 20th century Allandale brandy distillery and bond store, which became the home and working studios in the 1970s,will be open from 1.30 until 4.30, on Saturday March 30. There will be three timed slots. Tickets include drinks and canapes. There are a number of works which are available

High Street Dramas at Grossmann & Brough

nsw 31 Jan 2019 - 24 Mar 2019
The High St Dramas, follows on from the highly successful collaboration with the Maitland Repertory Theatre in 2018, which resulted in the innovative Church St Dramas and introduced our audience to a very different way of viewing local history. For 3 weekends in March our main street will come to

Everglades: In the Wild, Improvisations on Australian Fauna

nsw 3 Feb 2019 - 24 Feb 2019
'In the Wild' is an exhibition of vibrant works on the theme of Australian fauna, by artist, Prue Mogg.

A Walk with the Porters

nsw 9 May 2019 - 19 May 2019
Walk With The Porters of Miss Porter’s House, Newcastle West. Take a guided stroll around the family’s neighbourhood and hear about places brought to life with stories from the museum collection.

War, Art and Visual Culture

nsw 25 Feb 2019
An International Symposium on the art and visual culture of war, conflict and political violence.

Dundullimal Homestead: Our Voices, Our Future! The Schools Reconciliation Challenge Regional Tour

nsw 16 Apr 2019 - 18 May 2019
This year’s theme is Our Voices, Our Future! Our Voices, Our Future is about celebrating the voices of young people and empowering students to recognise that their voices matter. Young people are our future and every young person has a unique and important role to play in contributing their voices

Retford Park House Tours

nsw 3 Feb 2018
On 19 April 2016 and in fulfilment of his ambition, Mr. Fairfax gifted his historic Retford Park home to the National Trust of Australia (NSW). It was in August 2017 that the National Trust officially took control of the property. On the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd March, the

Lindesay Garden Seminar

nsw 24 Jul 2019
This annual event presents fascinating information about gardening trends, techniques, challenges and histories, through illustrated talks from three experts in their field.

Lindesay Open House Tours

nsw 16 Jan 2019 - 15 May 2019
Tickets include morning or afternoon tea.   Members $10 , non-members $20 Online bookings

Retford Park: Succulent Creations

nsw 5 Mar 2019
On arrival at Retford Park you will be taken on a tour of the gardens with Head Gardener, Rick Shepherd- noting our use of succulents along the way. We will then gather in the Round Yard, or on the adjacent terrace if the weather is fine, and start making your unique

Retford Park: Fungus Workshop

nsw 9 May 2019
These mutually beneficial relationships extend beyond trees to include every orchid and most shrubs and grasses, and are the secret to their success in our highly variable climate and nutrient-deficient soils. Fungi not only help plants access water and nutrients, but also increase their resistance to drought and disease. They

Cooma Cottage: Twilight Autumn Picnic Fair

nsw 6 Apr 2019
Bring your family and friends along to have a picnic where Hamilton Hume lived.

Everglades: Sulari Gentill in Conversation

nsw 4 May 2019
Join award-winning author and creator of the Rowland Sinclair mystery series, Sulari Gentill, as she shares her passion for connecting people, place and the past.

Everglades: Spanish Luncheon

nsw 16 Mar 2019
A delicious three-course Spanish luncheon served in Everglades elegant Art Deco dining rooms.

Saumarez Commemorative Conference

nsw 27 Apr 2019
Saumarez Homestead 1919 Welcome Home to Lt. Colonel Harold White
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