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Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2019)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 1 Dec 2019
Next Pirate Day – Sunday 5 May (FREE for kids) 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
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Stories behind the Death Masks

vic 20 Apr 2019 - 18 May 2019
The Old Melbourne Gaol has one of the largest collections of Death Masks in the world, extending from the 1850’s to 1900. Each one tells a diverse story of crime, a life lost and the hardships of the 19th century. We invite you to join a tour with one of
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Australian Heritage Festival: Napier Waller House

vic 8 May 2019 - 15 May 2019
The history of Napier Waller House is often associated with the life and career of noted Australian muralist, mosaicist and stained glass artist Napier Waller. Less is known however about the women who also worked within these walls. Christian Waller worked alongside her husband to establish this superb Arts and
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Remembering Georges at Rippon Lea Estate

vic 23 May 2019
Annette Cooper, author of the beautiful book, Remembering Georges, will delight us during this lavishly illustrated talk on the stories and fabulous images that reflect the styles and elegance of Melbourne’s most loved store.   Where Rippon Lea Ballroom Tickets $100 BUY NOW This is a National Trust of Victoria Foundation
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Friends of La Trobe’s Cottage Annual Lecture

vic 23 May 2019
La Trobe’s farewell tribute from the people of Victoria in 1853 included a superb gold cup made in Melbourne (whereabouts unknown since 1862) and a London-made spectacular silver and glass candelabrum centrepiece, now in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria. Hear more about it and it’s place in history
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