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

Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2018/19)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 1 Dec 2019
Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. There are treasure hunts, a variety of activities throughout the day and the children get to scrub the decks, ring the bell, participate in pirate games and arts and crafts. Join our Polly crew

Polly Woodstock (2019)

vic 6 Jan 2019
Ahoy there, families and mateys of all walks and ages – it’s time to ready yer sea legs and leave the landlubbers behind for a day of music, arts and crafts, food stalls and wild pirate games aboard the historical Polly Woodside. Children under 15 are welcome free of charge
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Summer at the Old Melbourne Gaol (2019)

vic 22 Dec 2018 - 29 Jan 2019
Think You Know Me? This summer,  get up close and personal with the biggest name in Australian criminal history at the Old Melbourne Gaol.   Meet Ned Kelly during an intimate virtual reality experience surrounding one of the most divisive trials and executions in history. Everyone has an opinion when

Teddy Bears’ Picnic (2019)

vic 24 Feb 2019
Today’s the day at Rippon Lea Estate for our annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic. Fetch your favourite ted for a fun-filled day of marvellous market stalls, wonderful food trucks and roaring entertainment. And don’t forget to enter our famous Teddy Bear Parade. Gates open at 10am sharp. You’re sure of a big surprise!  
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Vintage Clothing Sale (2019) – Save the date

vic 16 Mar 2019 - 17 Mar 2019
Our Vintage Clothing Sale is all set for Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March 2019 at Como House. Once again we have been working hard on an extensive collection of quality vintage and designer clothing, bringing together bold, unique and genuinely iconic pieces spanning the late 1800s through to the