Labassa Mansion Tours

vic 17 Jan 2016 - 20 Nov 2016
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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Geelong and Region Members Branch: October at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club

vic 25 Oct 2016
Fostering the sport of sailing since 1859, The Royal Geelong Yacht Club has a superb location on the water’s edge facing north over Corio Bay. The Club hosts the annual Festival of Sails in January and Wooden Boat Festivals and conducts a ‘Tackers’ sailing training course for children. Come along

Layers and Pattern: Wallpaper Exhibition – Wednesday Open Days

vic 12 Oct 2016 - 26 Oct 2016
Exhibition open days and talk will also be running at 11am to 12.30pm Saturday 8, 15,  22 and 29  October. Wallpaper is ephemeral and is easy to replace as fashions change. Historical examples are exceptionally rare and often found in layers, as patterns are updated over the years. Layers and Pattern is a wallpaper
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A Night at Ripping Lea!

vic 28 Oct 2016
Join us at Rippon Lea for a spooktacular, rocking Halloween party. The night will include live music, eerie house tours and range of food trucks and bar on site with beer, wine and cider to choose from. Don’t forget to dig out your best Halloween costume as there are prizes to
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Open Days at Como House 2016

vic 2 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
Tour Times: 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm Tours will run for approximately one hour.   Tour prices: Adult: $15 Concession: $12 Child (15 years & under): $9 Family (2 adults & 2 children): $35 National Trust members are free. Bookings: For the Open Day you can book online (tickets are released
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Vintage Afternoon Teas at Barwon Park Mansion

vic 17 Sep 2016 - 3 Dec 2016
You are invited to indulge in a culinary afternoon in high style at Barwon Park Mansion in Winchelsea. In the mansion’s elegant dining room, guests will be treated to savoury and sweet delights using vintage bone china settings – including Wedgwood and Royal Albert trios. To add to the event,
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Como House & Garden Market 2016

vic 30 Oct 2016 - 29 Jan 2017
Explore a variety of stalls including handmade jewellery, arts and craft and vintage in the beautiful surrounds of Como House and Garden. Visit the stalls up the main drive and out the front of our gorgeous 19th century mansion and then enjoy a game of croquet and a walk around

Open Day at Mooramong 2016

vic 30 Oct 2016
The Rolls-Royce MJ100 as pictured will be on site during these hours and visitors can both marvel at the beauty of this amazing vehicle and also discuss its history with the current owner Rod Hanson. Purchased new by LKS Mackinnon (father of Donald ‘Scobie’ Mackinnon) direct from the factory in

Open Days at La Trobe’s Cottage 2016-2017

vic 2 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
Visitors to La Trobe’s Cottage 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. They will also learn about La Trobe the visionary administrator, who played an important role in setting up