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Adelaide Tours – Somerton Man Mystery

sa 30 Aug 2022 - 3 Sep 2022
    On 1 December 1948 an unknown man was found dead on Somerton Beach, sparking international intrigue at the dawn of the Cold War. Over 70 years later, the ‘Somerton Man’ remains one of the state’s enduring mysteries. Retrace his final movements and revisit the clues that captured imaginations
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Adelaide Tours: Pennington Terrace, Colonial Gems

sa 8 Oct 2022
From St. Peter’s Cathedral to the iconic Light’s Vision lookout at Montefiore Hill, Pennington Terrace is a jewel in North Adelaide’s crown. Join us for a gentle stroll past stately homes, striking architecture and stunning views of the city. Bookings essential! Cost: Adult: $15.00 Concession: $13.00 National Trust members $10.00
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Adelaide Tours: Treasury & Tunnels

sa 6 Dec 2020 - 4 Dec 2022
    Journey through winding hallways and underground chambers to meet the colourful characters and deep history behind one of Adelaide’s oldest colonial buildings. From riots to floods to historic reforms the Treasury sat at the heart of South Australia’s political life – come explore its secrets and forgotten stories!
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Art Workshop – Galahs

sa 27 Oct 2022
  Aren’t galahs gorgeous birds? Many of us will have memories of intimate connections with these pink cockatoos. Join local artist Zinia King as she leads you though how to draw and paint these birds using her unique pen and watercolour technique. Incorporating flowers from the gorgeous Stangate House gardens
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Art Workshop – Spring Flowers

sa 29 Sep 2022
Spring is in the air! Put away your winter woolies and join local Adelaide Hills artist Zinia King in drawing/painting the beautiful gardens of Stangate House. The garden will be alive with colours and shapes, endless inspiration for you to paint your own garden scene/bouquet. Side note: It may actually
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Beaumont House Open Days

sa 2 Aug 2020 - 4 Dec 2022
Enjoy a special tour of the house and garden followed by refreshments on the veranda Take a unique tour with a different perspective of Beaumont House.   Claremont Cottage built In 1849 by Augustus Short, first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide and wife Millicent Phillips. Purchased by Sir Samuel Davenport and
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Hidden Stories, Small Details

sa 4 Nov 2022
  Sometimes the smallest details offer clues to the most engaging stories from the past. Heritage buildings can be imposing sights, but look closer and you’ll find that sometimes the most intriguing stories from the past lie in the smaller details. This tour highlights the hidden elements and architectural Easter
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Open Days at Stangate Garden

sa 24 Jan 2021 - 27 Nov 2022
Discover Stangate Garden, one of the Hill’s best kept secrets. Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned garden designer who landscaped with a unique sense of colour and composition. Home to one of
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Winter Art Workshop – Six Week Course

sa 4 Aug 2022 - 8 Sep 2022
Join local artist Zinia King every Thursday morning for a lovely cup of tea and an exceptional session of watercolour painting at Stangate House. Over a period of 6 weeks, students will dive deep into the wonders of watercolour and pen drawing techniques. Inspired by the wildlife in the beautiful
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Z Ward: Behind The Walls

sa 22 Aug 2020 - 16 Oct 2022
  ​​​Neither prison nor hospital, the “criminal ward” of the former Glenside Mental Hospital occupies a unique place in South Australia’s history. From the rare ‘Ha Ha Wall’ encircling the building to its striking 1880s polychromatic brickwork, explore the breathtaking architecture and sobering history of this important site.    
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