Garden Tours at Rippon Lea 2018

vic 27 Sep 2017 - 30 Mar 2018
Experience the magnificent gardens of Rippon Lea during a 45 minute tour. 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

Como House Tours 2018

vic 7 Jan 2017 - 4 Feb 2018
Built in 1847, Como House & Garden is an intriguing mix of Australian Regency and classic Italianate architecture. This time-capsule of Melbourne aristocracy spans a century from the Gold Rush era through two World Wars. A Como house tour offers a glimpse into the privileged lifestyle of former owners, the Armytage family, who
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Alice in Wonderland

vic 9 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018
The Australian Shakespeare Company proudly presents  Alice in Wonderland  Lewis Carroll’s classic story, Alice in Wonderland, is coming to life in the beautiful surrounds of Rippon Lea House and Gardens this Summer holidays, and all the crazy characters will be there! Join Alice as she goes down the rabbit hole and follows the White
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Escape the Gaol – Summer School Holidays (2018)

vic 26 Dec 2017
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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Labassa Mansion Tours (2018)

vic 19 Feb 2017 - 18 Nov 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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Open Day at La Trobe’s Cottage (2018)

vic 1 Oct 2017 - 6 May 2018
All welcome to explore and discover La Trobe’s Cottage every Sunday from October 2017 to May 2018. Visitors will learn how Charles Joseph La Trobe, Victoria’s first Governor and a keen botanist, lived with his family in early Melbourne on their garden estate at Jolimont, as well as the role

Vintage Pool Party at Rippon Lea

vic 21 Jan 2018
Step back in time and join the elegant Miss Chrissy as she hosts a glamorous vintage pool side fashion parade around the beautiful setting of the Rippon Lea pool. The saloon parade will showcase the stunning poolside wear from  yesteryear. Enjoy a complimentary cocktail of Sicilian Blood Orange Liqueur by Solerno and
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