S.H. Ervin Gallery: Destination Sydney Re-Imagined

nsw 7 Dec 2018 - 17 Mar 2019
Held over the summer of 2015-2016, Destination Sydney was unprecedented in its achievement and showcased artworks responding to the theme of Sydney as a destination for creative endeavours. Destination Sydney: Re-imagined  returns to the subject of Sydney as a source of inspiration for so many artists, who have been drawn to its
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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 February, the
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In the Footsteps of our Early Agricultural Students

nsw 6 Feb 2019
Join us as we visit this historic site to explore some of the buildings and areas where these early pioneering agriculturalist lived, worked an played. The campus archives office will share with us some of their unique artefacts and records. Please note that we are restricted to a set number
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Lindesay Open House Tours

nsw 16 Jan 2019 - 15 May 2019
Tickets include morning or afternoon tea.   Members $10 , non-members $20 Online bookings
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Grossman and Brough Houses Open Day 2019

nsw 10 Feb 2019
Come along to our Open Day at Grossmann and Brough Houses, as we reopen for 2019.
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Miss Porter’s House: Death and Mourning

nsw 10 Feb 2019 - 14 Apr 2019
By the time of Herbert Porter’s untimely death from influenza in 1919 strict Victorian mourning customs had relaxed. However, black clothing continued to be bought and made, mourning stationery was sent and received, black-edged death notices were placed in newspapers and friends advised which train to catch from the mortuary station at Honeysuckle to Sandgate Cemetery on the outskirts of Newcastle.
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Experiment Farm Cottage : Sunday Tea

nsw 10 Feb 2019
Enjoy a tour of the house and afternoon tea on the verandah 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. Menu: Scones, jam and cream Sandwiches: egg
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Love Letters at Retford Park

nsw 13 Feb 2019 - 15 Feb 2019
By popular demand a return season of A.R. Gurney's, Love Letters at Retford Park.
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Ghost Tours of Old Government House

nsw 16 Feb 2018 - 15 Feb 2019
This long-running event always intrigues and amazes visitors!
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Dust – An exhibition about insects, collections and care

nsw 15 Sep 2018 - 16 Feb 2019
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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Everglades: A Remarkable Life – Trish Oktober

nsw 16 Feb 2019
Trish Oktober is an extremely talented gardener who has made her home, Rose Briar, into a paradise featuring many rare and unusual plants.
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Turning Up the Heat on Pests

nsw 16 Feb 2019
In February 2019 the Woodford Academy will become the first property in Australia to undergo a ‘non-toxic’ pest control treatment, as part of the National Trust’s ongoing commitment to the conservation of our nation’s built heritage.
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Norman Lindsay Gallery: Jazz in the Garden

nsw 16 Feb 2019
Iconic jazz band Galapagos Duck will again feature at this annual picnic event, which brings world class musicians to the gardens surrounding the former home of one of Australia’s most prolific artists and writers – Norman Lindsay – to celebrate his birthday.
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Miss Traill’s House: NSW Seniors’ Festival Morning Tea

nsw 21 Feb 2019
Celebrate the NSW Seniors’ Festival, the contribution of seniors in our community and “Love Your Life”.
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