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Story Of Pyrmont Through Architecture – Walking Tour and Morning Tea

nsw 25 Jun 2024 - 3 Jul 2024
Enjoy morning tea in a local café before setting off to discover Pyrmont’s colourful history and architecture on a two hour guided walk. Pyrmont’s commercial origins and transformation of urban design are explored with your guide, a qualified architect passionate about the local history. Highlights include an award-winning apartment building,
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Carrington Heritage Walk

nsw 6 Jul 2024
Locals may know Carrington as “Carradise”, but the Carrington of the 19th Century was a much saltier place with a multitude of pubs serving sailors from around the world. Drainage problems bedevilled efforts to establish a township and the name of “Carrington” in honour of the state governor was only
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Telling Tales

nsw 17 Jul 2024 - 18 Aug 2024
This delightful exhibition returns to highlight some of the remarkable achievements of our volunteers and the wider Everglades community. From stunning embroidery depicting art deco themes to beautifully hand painted banners, this diverse and colourful collection will interest anyone who has a passion for heritage and the special place Everglades
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Southern Highlands Botanical Illustration and Art Prize and Exhibition

nsw 18 Jul 2024
A collaboration between CanAssist, the Botanical Art Society of Australia and Retford Park, featuring an annual juried prize and exhibition of competition entries. Described as a liaison between the disciplines of art and science, botanical art aims to capture the essence of the plant; its form, texture and growth habits,
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Dr Peter Hobbins – 2024 Grossmann Lecture

nsw 20 Jul 2024
Organised by the Friends of Grossmann and Brough Houses, the 2024 Grossmann Lecture will be delivered by Dr Peter Hobbins, Head of Knowledge, Australian National Maritime Museum, exploring the theme: Maitland under attack? Defending the Hunter region in World War II. Was Maitland ever at risk of being attacked during World
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The Edina Estate Tour and Tea – Family, Faith & Fortune in Victorian Sydney

nsw 19 May 2024 - 21 Jul 2024
Located in Waverley in Sydney’s busy Eastern Suburbs, Edina is described as ‘one of the grandest private houses surviving in Sydney from Colonial times’, yet few people know of this historical gem, hiding in plain sight. Beautifully preserved by the Methodist / Uniting Church since it was transferred just over
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