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Cumberland Experience V – Windsor: Sydney’s third British settlement

nsw 25 Mar 2020 - 1 Apr 2020
This tour, led by expert Hawkesbury locals Graham Edds (Heritage Architect) and his wife Carol (Heritage Consultant) will visit: Francis Greenway’s St Matthew’s Anglican Church (foundation stone laid by Governor Macquarie in 1817) and graveyard; Windsor Museum, North Street Houses (1840s); the site of the original Government House; Thompson Square;
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Lennox Bridge and Glenbrook area walk

nsw 21 Mar 2020
At Marge’s Lookout, we will have a short break and enjoy views over the Penrith Lakes Scheme and plains beyond. We then proceed down to the Lennox Bridge, the oldest surviving bridge on mainland Australia. Then we proceed up another track past the quarry from which the stone came to
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Ghost Tours at Old Government House

nsw 20 Mar 2020 - 19 Jun 2020
The Friends of Old Government House and Experiment Farm Cottage invite you to join us as we explore Old Government House by candlelight. Explore the Georgian house which was once to the home of many of our early governors and their servants. Hear from our guides the mysterious stories co9llected
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Sunday Tea at the Cottage

nsw 9 Feb 2020 - 8 Mar 2020
Sunday Tea at the Cottage 9 February: Enjoy delicious afternoon tea of sandwiches, small sweet delights, scones and jam and cream on the veranda of Experiment Farm Cottage. What a great way to catch up with old friends or to celebrate a special occasion.   Sunday Tea at the Cottage
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Pictures from the past

nsw 12 Apr 2020
Where did Florence Porter hang the washing to dry? This pre-1919 photograph of her husband Herbert in their Newcastle West backyard helped the volunteers at Miss Porter’s House Museum to solve the mystery. See this and other PICTURES FROM THE PAST in the museum’s monthly display. A picture really is
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Homemade by The Porters: arts, crafts and needlework

nsw 8 Mar 2020
See homemade clothing and textiles 1910-1997 made by Florence Porter and her daughters Ella and Hazel. On display are clothing and accessories plus exquisite crochet, lace and embroidered household linens. Marvel at the making and mending of yesteryear. Visitors will also see some of the certificates won by the Porter
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Hartnell of Melbourne Retrospective at Como House

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Head designer from Brain Samuel will discuss intimate and fascinating details with fashion historian Tom McEnvoy, reviving Melbourne’s heady post war fashion circuit. The exhibition will be an interactive storytelling journey through the highs and lows of this once loved fashion house. Models will bring the garments to life, dress
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Reading the Loved Land by Dr Bruce Baskerville

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Exploring Legacies in Western Australia’s National Trust Estate ‘Reading the loved land’. It’s an evocative phrase penned by Western Australia’s unofficial poet laureate Randolph Stow in 1966. It speaks to the heart of all who love country, who sense a spirit of place, who surrender to the genius loci. It
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2020 Prelude Residencies for four multi-genre Australian composers

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Sydney Australia 22 January 2020: Bundanon Trust is excited to announce the four Australian composers awarded the Prelude residencies in 2020. Prelude is a national network of long-term residencies for Australian composers, housed in historic buildings and providing time and space for the creation of new work. In 2020 the
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Sri Lanka

nsw 14 Nov 2020 - 25 Nov 2020
Learn more about Sri Lanka’s heritage and religion in the city of Kandy, home to the temple of the Tooth, visit tea plantations, the walled city of Galle with its Dutch-colonial influences and the fascinating rock temple of Sigiriya. Get to know the warm, friendly Sri Lankan people and explore
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Jazz in the Garden

nsw 29 Feb 2020
Iconic jazz band Galapagos Duck will again feature in this annual picnic event which brings world-class musicians to the grounds of Norman Lindsay’s home and Gallery. This celebration of Norman’s birthday captures the true essence of jazz. If you remember ‘The Duck’ from the 70s or the Chalet, or the
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Country Connections

nsw 8 Feb 2020 - 4 Apr 2020
Curation by Milena Sallustio, Dubbo artist. There are 18 participating artists, they include: Shanli Alizadeh Rae Ayling Kerri Capill Susan Carter Michael Dunn Sandra Gaffney Alleyne Graham Pauline Griffiths Margaret McColl Noni Nixon Sally Noble Gill Pedrana Noelene Rawson Felicity Rostron Dianne Saunders Judy Shalhoub Rhonda Vang Stuart Vorias  
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Children’s Easter Trail

nsw 11 Apr 2020 - 19 Apr 2020
There will be a range of activities from hopping like an Easter bunny, to balancing an egg on a spoon, to spotting a shape or animal in the clouds.  Accompanying adults can get involved by marking off each challenge as it is completed or taking part themselves.  Who can win
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Alice Springs Heritage Festival 2020

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The National Trust McDouall Stuart Branch is now inviting expressions of interest from organisations, groups and individuals to participate in the Festival.  Participants can relate their events to the festival theme and this will contribute to making the 2020 festival a celebration of the diversity of cultures that reflects Central Australia as a special and unique community.
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National Trust Property Updates: Bushfires

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Since October, New South Wales has faced varying degrees of bushfire danger in various regions throughout the state. The National Trust (NSW) has properties located in the north, south, west, Blue Mountains and Greater Sydney area – many of which have been faced with emergency or urgent levels of threat
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Free advanced film previews for all our supporters

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The Professor and the Madman: Based on the worldwide best-selling novel by Simon Winchester, THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN is an extraordinary true tale of madness, genius, and obsession about two remarkable men who created history with the writing of the Oxford English Dictionary. The compilation of the Oxford English
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Rhythm of life – exploring the twilight

nsw 29 Feb 2020
For one evening, join us in dining under the stars, at twilight, in a beautiful garden setting at Retford Park, the home that James Fairfax gifted to our community. Life is full of transitions from joyful beginnings to poignant endings, often with ensuing grief.  How do we cope with these
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Lose yourself in Tasmania

nsw 25 Oct 2020 - 5 Nov 2020
Flying into Launceston and out of Hobart, ten days are spent exploring the state famous for its fine food and breathtaking landscapes. Launceston includes time spent in the Tamar Valley, together with the historic villages and homes of the Evandale and Longford area. The tour then heads west to the
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Policy

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Any enquiries regarding National Trust of Australia (Victoria) policies please phone (03) 9656 9808.
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Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears Exhibition

vic 20 Mar 2020 - 19 Jul 2020
Miss Fisher returns to Rippon Lea Estate
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Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears Exhibition

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Phryne Fisher returns with a brand new exhibition filled with glamour, romance and adventure.  Experience large scale installations recreating Miss Fisher’s world, complete with an interactive mystery experience, all the while enjoying the feature film costumes designed by Margot Wilson, props and more from Miss Fisher’s first cinematic release, Miss Fisher
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