LEGO workshops at Polly Woodside

vic 2 Jul 2018 - 16 Jul 2018
Come and join in the fun these school holidays at Polly Woodside with a special pirate themed LEGO workshop presented by BRICKS 4 KIDZ. Then explore the seven seas on a fun and interactive tour of the ship where you get to scrub the decks, ring the bell and experience
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Como Fashion Quarter: Jinoel Retrospective

vic 23 Jun 2018
The Jinoel Retrospective provides you with a peek behind the curtains of what was one of Australia’s most successful high end fashion houses in the 1950s through to the 1980s. Jinoel was owned and operated by husband and wife team Jill and Noel Kemelfield. The bittersweet story of this iconic
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Como Fashion Quarter: Curator Talks

vic 11 May 2017 - 21 Jun 2018
Join a member of our curatorial team and explore the Como Fashion Quarter exhibition through a behind the scenes lens. Learn about the detailed brief that was given to the four fashion practitioners to interpret a quarter of the house each and how they used elements of the treasure chest
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Australian Heritage Festival: Mills Cottage Conservation Tours

vic 27 May 2018
Mills Cottage, built from 1843, is one of the oldest buildings in Victoria, and is currently infrequently opened to the public. The conservation works currently being undertaken to the interior and exterior of the building will allow increased public access to the site and ensure a viable future for the
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Talks with the La Trobe Society – 2018

vic 10 Jun 2018 - 18 Sep 2018
Secure your place at a number of talks presented by the La Trobe’s Society and learn more about Victorian colonial development and aspects of life in early Melbourne and beyond. Select your talk from the list below Tickets: Admission is $5 payable at the door To book, email talks@latrobesociety.org.au or
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Como Fashion Quarter

vic 6 Apr 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
Como Fashion Quarter is an immersive exhibition of style and design that unpacks the polish of fashion photography, exposing the invisible staging, production and process behind an image. In this exhibition four artists each with a distinctive approach will transform a quarter of Como House, merging the National Trust Costume
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Escape the Gaol – Winter School Holidays (2018)

vic 30 Jun 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
Children are invited to participate in Escape the Gaol, an immersive and educational activity aimed at ages six and up. Participants will have the opportunity to become inmates and must explore the Gaol to discover all the necessary clues to create the perfect escape plan, without being discovered by the prison
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Garden Tours at Rippon Lea Estate (2018)

vic 28 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2018
The garden is complex and covers almost 14 acres, which includes a large lake, extensive shrubberies and flower gardens, an orchard of historically significant fruit varieties, a fernery, rose gardens and many other features of historical, landscape and architectural interest, all forming the setting for the polychrome brick mansion completed
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Team of Pianists at Rippon Lea (2018)

vic 15 Apr 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
Since 1994 Melbourne has enjoyed one of the longest running and most loved chamber music series. Join us in the magical ballroom of Rippon Lea for six amazing twilight concerts performed by Team of Pianists.   Bookings are essential To book: Online or phone (03) 9822 2959 Please note that full
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Pirate Sundays at Polly Woodside (2018)

vic 8 Jan 2017 - 2 Dec 2018
Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. The first treasure hunt is at 11am, which kicks off a variety of activities throughout the day. The children get to scrub the decks, ring the bell, participate in pirate games and arts
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Labassa Mansion Tours (2018)

vic 19 Feb 2017 - 9 Dec 2018
Labassa is an outstanding Victorian era mansion with opulent architectural features. The mansion was redeveloped in the French Second Empire style by German born architect, John A. B. Koch, who remodelled the house into a thirty-five room mansion. The interior features gilt embossed wallpapers, ornate stained glass and a rare
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