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Hartnell of Melbourne Retrospective at Como House

vic 8 Mar 2020
Head designer from Brain Samuel will discuss intimate and fascinating details with fashion historian Tom McEnvoy, reviving Melbourne’s heady post war fashion circuit. The exhibition will be an interactive storytelling journey through the highs and lows of this once loved fashion house. Models will bring the garments to life, dress
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Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears Exhibition

vic 20 Mar 2020 - 19 Jul 2020
Miss Fisher returns to Rippon Lea Estate
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Valentine’s Tour and Talk at Mulberry Hill

vic 16 Feb 2020
Joan Lindsay author of the mysterious Picnic at Hanging rock had a symbolic relationship with Valentine’s Day.  Join us as author Dr Catherine Padmore of Latrobe University discusses the special significance of this day to both Joan’s life and text.   Tour (Select time when purchasing tickets)  11am, 1pm or
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Scottish Towns and Grand Houses Tour featuring Capercaillie (Scotland)

vic 12 May 2020 - 17 May 2020
Scots folk band Capercaillie will perform as their original acoustic nucleus quartet of Karen Matheson (vocals), Charlie McKerrron (fiddle), Manus Lunny (Bouzouki) and Donald Shaw (Accordion) in a special stripped back quartet format for the inaugural Scottish Towns and Grand Houses Tour, a new national tour at select National Trust
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Vintage Clothing Sale at Como – Save the Date (2020)

vic 21 Mar 2020 - 22 Mar 2020
Get set to explore our extensive collection of quality vintage and designer clothing, bringing together bold, unique and genuinely iconic pieces spanning the late 1800s through to the present day, including designer wear by the likes of  Alexander McQueen, Armani, Valentino, Max Mara and Missoni, to name a few. There will be
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Join the Gruffalo Trail at Rippon Lea Estate

vic 2 Aug 2019 - 30 Jun 2020
Pick up The Gruffalo Trail throughout all 14 acres of Rippon Lea Estate. Journey through the winding paths and gardens into a deep dark wood, and spot your favourite characters using the new augmented reality app. The interactive trail is included with garden entry to Rippon Lea Estate and is
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Teddy Bears’ Picnic

vic 23 Feb 2020
Join us at Rippon Lea Estate on Sunday 23 February for our annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic. Fetch your favourite ted for a fun-filled day of marvellous market stalls, food trucks, roving entertainment, performances, and a vintage carnival. And don’t forget to enter our famous Teddy Bear Parade. You’re sure of a big
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Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2020)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 3 Jan 2021
Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. There are a variety of activities throughout the day including treasure hunts, scrubbing the decks, pirate games and arts and craft. Join our Polly crew to discover what life was like on a
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Labassa Mansion Tours (2020)

vic 9 Dec 2018 - 15 Nov 2020
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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