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The Artist’s Salon – A Series of Creative Interludes

nsw 28 Jun 2019 - 5 Oct 2020
Over the next few months, the Friends of Norman Lindsay Gallery and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum will present a series of creative events, which kicked off in 2019 with an evening to honour Rose Lindsay, Norman’s wife and model. Details of upcoming events can be found below:    
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Old Government House: Women of Distinction

nsw 31 Aug 2019 - 16 Aug 2020
While many are known to us, such as Elizabeth Macquarie, Lady Mary FitzRoy and Elizabeth Macarthur, others remain more peripheral, overshadowed by their male contemporaries and circumstances. And yet, so many were achievers beyond their years and times. Learn about Anna Josepha Coombe, who married Philip Gidley King in England in
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Margaret’s Gift

nsw 4 Jan 2020 - 22 Mar 2020
The S.H. Ervin Galley is presenting an exhibition to celebrate the generous legacy of Margaret Olley AC (1923-2011) who in the course of her lifetime and following her death donated hundreds of artworks to cultural institutions across the country. Curated by Renee Porter, the exhibition will gather over 70 works
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Retford Park House Tours – 1 & 2 February

nsw 1 Sep 2019 - 2 Feb 2020
James Fairfax AC has always believed that Retford Park should be preserved for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations, particularly those of the local district. On 19th April 2016 and in fulfilment of his ambition, Mr. Fairfax gifted his historic Retford Park home to the National Trust of Australia
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Nature’s Creations: A textile experience

nsw 1 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
Being at Everglades provided Erin with the opportunity to be inspired by the Blue Mountains and its majestic scenery. Everglades and its beautiful surrounds have been the inspiration for many of her artworks, including the Glades, waterfall, blue bell walk and a variety of trees and flowers throughout the gardens.
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Shakespeare Festival at Old Government House

nsw 2 Feb 2020 - 1 Mar 2020
Romeo & Juliet: It takes a village to kill a child. The existential crisis facing our world today, the product of a lack of practical leadership from our earth’s elders, has triggered a deafening chorus of ‘How dare you!’, screamed from the heart of our planet’s youth. And it’s not
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Country Connections

nsw 8 Feb 2020 - 4 Apr 2020
Curation by Milena Sallustio, Dubbo artist. There are 18 participating artists, they include: Shanli Alizadeh Rae Ayling Kerri Capill Susan Carter Michael Dunn Sandra Gaffney Alleyne Graham Pauline Griffiths Margaret McColl Noni Nixon Sally Noble Gill Pedrana Noelene Rawson Felicity Rostron Dianne Saunders Judy Shalhoub Rhonda Vang Stuart Vorias  
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Georgian Glass at Grossman House

nsw 9 Feb 2020 - 22 Mar 2020
What a fitting way to start 2020 at Grossmann House as they host the Georgian Glass Exhibition which has been touring the National Trust (NSW) properties. Georgian Glass: Colonial Style features items dating from 1700 – 1840, including candlesticks, serving ware, wine glasses, rummer glasses, decanters and jugs.   National Trust
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Memorys of Woodford – Marion Memory, Music Mistress and Muse

nsw 15 Feb 2020
“When, in the shimmering Australian moonlight six years ago little Flo Nightingale agreed to elope with the handsome young traveler in the soft-goods line, Arthur William Memory, she little dreamt that she would one day have to summon the beloved object for maintenance.”   This talk by local historian Kate
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HEADHUNT REVISITED at Retford

nsw 15 Feb 2020
  After four years, Caroline returned with a wealth of ethnographic detail including 25 oil paintings, more than 40 sketches, two published books, as well as numerous notes and ephemera. Her art is one of the first and only colour interpretations of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands during
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Devonshire Tea at Riversdale

nsw 19 Jan 2020 - 15 Mar 2020
Enjoy a summer Sunday under the trees at Riversdale and enjoy a homemade scone jam and cream, tour the house and gardens and visit the National Trust shop while you are there.     Tickets: National Trust members: Free General admission adults (entry plus tea): $10 Concession: $8 Family: $25
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NSW Seniors’ Festival Morning Tea

nsw 20 Feb 2020
Celebrate the 2020 NSW Seniors’ Festival by enjoying morning tea in Miss Traill’s beautiful garden which features two 1845 pear trees. Hear about this wonderful property which was built in 1845 and step back in time and walk-through Miss Traill’s home; you will see antique furniture, paintings, horse memorabilia and
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Spanish Luncheon

nsw 22 Feb 2020
Everglades is a spectacular, world-renowned garden set against a backdrop of bush and sweeping views. In the centre sits a stunning 1930s Art Deco home. The Friends of Everglades have gained a well-deserved reputation for their excellent catering abilities. You’ll experience mouth watering food, gracious service and charming company.  
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Woodford Academy New Members’ Function

nsw 22 Feb 2020
Hear about its history with a guided tour of the building, meet National Trust (NSW) Deputy CEO, Richard Silink learn more about the Trust and chat to other members as you make new friends, followed by a delicious home-cooked afternoon tea. All members are welcome at this event to meet
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A Georgian Soiree with Austen overtones

nsw 22 Feb 2020
Indulge your interest in all things Georgian with a twilight Soiree at Grossmann House with Austen Overtones on Saturday 22 February. The beautiful Georgian Glass exhibition will be at Grossmann House for a twilight viewing, followed by a performance in the Brough House garden of period dance in Jane Austen
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Our military aviation heritage

nsw 27 Feb 2020
National Trust Illawarra Shoalhaven Branch presents:   OUR  MILITARY AVIATION HERITAGE   Explore selected artefacts of Australian MILITARY aircraft heritage as follows:   * A flying de Havilland Tiger Moth – built at Bankstown in the 1930’s and the rugged biplane trainer on which all RAAF pilots trained up to
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