The Harbour Bridge and Lithgow Links

nsw 22 Sep 2017
This Lithgow National Trust fundraiser will feature historic films from the National Film and Sound Archive and photo displays. An introduction will be given by Hampton resident Ian Litchfield illustrating his father, Frank’s close connection with the Bridge. Frank Litchfield was a supervising engineer under Dr John Bradfield, the Chief
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Grossmann House: Dressed for Christmas

nsw 3 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
The house will be full of festive cheer  on the first three Sundays in December. Devonshire Teas will be available for sale, and there will also be a Christmas stall with handcrafted items and Mrs Becketts’ delicious jams and preserves.   Adults $8, Children $6, Free to NT members.
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Open House at Morpeth’s Kiora

nsw 5 Nov 2017
These events go towards the ongoing maintenance of Brough and Grossmann Houses. Kiora Villa sits on the edge of historic Morpeth, looking over its beautiful gardens towards the farmland which still surrounds much of this unique town. The house was built in 1878 for a former mayor and timber merchant
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Georgian Glass at Old Government House

nsw 29 Sep 2017 - 21 Jan 2018
Georgian Glass features a range of stunning glassware dating from 1700 – 1840, and includes wine glasses, ale glasses, rummer glasses, jugs, and serving ware. This beautiful collection of glass nicely rounds out the domestic collection at Old Government House, and allows us to bring a new level of interpretation
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Riversdale’s Rare Plants and Growers Garden Fair

nsw 5 Nov 2017
Plants, tools, local produce, wines and ciders for sale. Morning and afternoon teas and light lunches.   A special viewing of Riversdale’s Victorian Christmas – Victorian decorations deck the homestead. A display of poignant memorabilia from the region.   Rare plants and growers fair, gate entry: $7 NT members and
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Open House in Morpeth

nsw 5 Nov 2017
Built as the home of Mayor John Hogan in 1879, the property sits in an acre of picturesque gardens. Interior timber floors and high pressed metal ceilings are beautifully restored.   Details on booking.   Bookings essential: Lynn 02 4932 0518
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Tour of NSW State Records and Nearby 19th Century Heritage

nsw 1 Nov 2017
Followed by a visit to the restored home of ‘The Manse’, home of Mt Druitt Historical Society, and a guided tour and Devonshire Tea at ‘Mamre House’, St Marys.   Cost (includes afternoon tea) $35 memners, $45 non- members   Bookings/enquiries: details available on booking. J Livingstone – 02 4359
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The Cumberland Experience

nsw 10 Sep 2017
Guided tours of State Heritage listed Linnwood House (Guildford), St Bartholemew Church (Prospect), The Boothtown Aqueduct (Greystanes), The Prospect Heritage Precinct including Prospect Reservoir and many more local heritage treasures. Enjoy lunch at Fox Hills Golf Club.   Depart Hambledon Cottage, Parramatta.   $50 NT members, $55 non-members   Bookings
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Macquarie’s Kingdom

nsw 11 Nov 2017
No cost or bookings. Legendary afternoon tea and raffle included.   Ample parking.   Enquiries: Pamela Wells – 02 9621 8645 or micpam50@gmail.com
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High Tea at Lindesay

nsw 9 Sep 2017
Sample traditional sweet and savoury delights while enjoying sweeping views of Sydney harbour.   Cost  $50 pp                             Optional glass of sparkling wine $8                      Reservations essential Online bookings here or contact the booking office on 9363 2401 to reserve your place.    
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High Tea at Lindesay

nsw 2 Sep 2017
Sample traditional sweet and savoury delights while enjoying sweeping views of Sydney harbour.   Cost  $50 pp                             Optional glass of sparkling wine $8                      Reservations essential Online bookings here or contact the booking office on 9363 2401 to reserve your place.    
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ABC Ultimo Centre Tour

nsw 24 Oct 2017
Look behind the scenes at all aspects of the national broadcaster, with visits to studios in action. Soft-soled shoes are a must. The Centre is only a few minutes walk from bus stops on Broadway and George Street, or a 10 minute walk from Central Station.   Cost (includes morning
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NSW Parliament House and Government House

nsw 22 Sep 2017
We meet at Government House on Macquarie Street for morning tea before a fascinating guided tour of these two important historic buildings.  Originally the Principal Surgeon’s Residence of the ‘Rum Hospital’ 1811-16 , Parliament  House is Australia’s first and oldest Parliament.   In 1845 Sir George Gipps and his wife moved
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Stockton Heritage Walk

nsw 27 Aug 2017
A sand spit across the Hunter River from the city of Newcastle, Stockton has been the home of early industry – from a tweed factory, a famous coal mine, mooring for tall cargo ships, and fishing. This small town, isolated from the main city, still retains a number of its
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Riversdale: Car Boot Sale

nsw 20 Aug 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
Tom’s mega egg and bacon muffins and delicious scones. Tour the house and enjoy the gorgeous gardens. Plenty of parking.
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Everglades: White

nsw 11 Nov 2017
Smooth music by the Rachel Hannan and John Stuart duo, a selection of canapes and locally produced drinks, and artworks by renowned local artists James Gordon, Julie Martin and Helen Sturgess, curated by Louise Abbott iArt will make this an event to remember.   PLEASE DRESS IN WHITE   $50
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Southern Highlands Branch – Annual General Meeting

nsw 6 Sep 2017
Wednesday 6 September 2017  Location: Golden Vale Homestead, 278 Golden Vale Road, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577   Our AGM will be held at Golden Vale Homestead. Commencing at 12 noon, followed by a light lunch in the garden.   (Nomination Forms will be posted to all Southern Highlands Branch members in July
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Southern Highlands Branch – Talk by NICHOLAS HAMMOND (Sound of Music)

nsw 22 Sep 2017
Friday 22 September 2017 Location: Exeter Village Hall, Exeter Rd, Exeter 2579 Come and listen to Nicholas Hammond, actor, producer and writer who is perhaps best known for his role as Friedrich von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music.” Morning tea will be served. Cost: $25 Members, $28 Non-members
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Vienna Cottage Christmas Boutique

nsw 1 Dec 2017 - 3 Dec 2017
The rooms of Vienna Cottage will be filled with beautiful goods suitable for Christmas buying, a colourful and exciting range of handmade jewellery by local craftspeople, Crooked Creek cakes and biscuits including great value hampers, East African tea, Tar 10 sauces, vinegars, oils and chutneys, handmade all-natural skin care products, clothes and
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Vienna Cottage Christmas Boutique

nsw 1 Dec 2017 - 3 Dec 2017
The rooms of Vienna Cottage will be filled with beautiful goods suitable for Christmas buying, a colourful and exciting range of handmade jewellery by local craftspeople, Crooked Creek cakes and biscuits including great value hampers, East African tea, Tar 10 sauces, vinegars, oils and chutneys, handmade all-natural skin care products, clothes and
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S. H. Ervin Gallery: 2017 Portia Geach Memorial Award

nsw 20 Oct 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
The award, which was first given in 1965 in memory of the artist Portia Geach, displays selected entries from artists across the nation representing diversity in contemporary portraiture. The Award is recognised as one of the most important celebrations of the talents and creativity of Australian female portrait painters and
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