Australia Day at Miss Porter’s House

nsw 26 Jan 2019
See the Edwardian building, stencilled ceilings, historic fernery and a century of household items owned by the Porter family of Newcastle West. Entry: Adults – $10 Concessions – $8 Family – $25 National Trust members and children under 5 – free For more information please contact us on 02 4927
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Australia Day at Old Government House

nsw 26 Jan 2019
As the former residence of the first ten governors of New South Wales, Old Government House has played a pivotal role in the development of Australia. Come and see where history happened and learn about how the decisions made within its walls continue to influence Australia today. Afterwards, why not
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Australia Day BBQ at Old Government House

nsw 26 Jan 2019
Old Government House is a former “country” residence used by ten early governors of New South Wales between 1800 and 1847. It’s history and Parramatta Park setting make it the perfect place to celebrate Australia Day! Join us for an Aussie sausage sandwich – available for $3.00 each. For more information
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Bell’s Line in Autumn

nsw 5 May 2019
Join us on a self-drive tour starting at the former Goldfinders’s Inn for morning tea then enjoy the autumn colours as we follow part of Bell’s route over the Blue Mountains to Bilpin where we will be visiting special privately owned homes and gardens.
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Clothing for every occasion

nsw 9 Jun 2019
Displaying clothing and textiles made by Florence Porter and daughters Ella and Hazel.
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Cooma Cottage: Twilight Autumn Picnic Fair

nsw 6 Apr 2019
Bring your family and friends along to have a picnic where Hamilton Hume lived.
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Dundullimal Homestead: Brett Mon Garling

nsw 8 Dec 2018 - 31 Jan 2019
Dundullimal Homestead’s Shed Function Centre will be transformed into a gallery featuring the works of Australian artist, Brett Mon Garling.
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Dundullimal Homestead: Georgian Glass Travelling Exhibition

nsw 7 May 2019 - 29 Jun 2019
Old Government House played host to a beautiful celebration of the 40 pieces from the Havelberg–Smith collection of Georgian era glass bequeathed to the National Trust (NSW) in 2018. This year, the collection will travel to National Trust properties throughout the state in 2019.
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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
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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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Ettie’s Diary: A Talk by Kate O’Neill

nsw 16 Mar 2019
“This seems a good day to begin a diary.” So begins the 74-page account of the life of Henrietta Petrea McManamey.
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Everglades: ‘Art from the Heart’ brushed by Bridget

nsw 6 Jan 2019 - 27 Jan 2019
Bridget Parker paints from the heart without any fear. Her colourful, expressive brushstrokes bring her subjects to life with vibrancy and confidence.
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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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Everglades: Spanish Luncheon

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

nsw 4 May 2019
Join award-winning author and creator of the Rowland Sinclair mystery series, Solari Gentill, as she shares her passion for connecting people, place and the past.
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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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Family life at Miss Porter’s House

nsw 11 Aug 2019
Find out how a soap saver works, what an egg has to do with darning and re-live the early twentieth century. Entry: Adults – $10 Concessions – $8 Family – $25 National Trust members and children under 5 – free For more information please contact us on 02 4927 0202
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Garden Day at Miss Porter’s House

nsw 8 Sep 2019
See everything floral in household objects from the early twentieth century. Entry: Adults – $10 Concessions – $8 Family – $25 National Trust members and children under 5 – free For more information please contact us on 02 4927 0202 or at mph@nationaltrust.com.au.
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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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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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Harbour Cruise

nsw 5 Mar 2019
Back by popular demand, the day will start with morning tea on the James Craig and we will then join the Harman for a cruise around the Harbour.
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