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Swell Sculpture Festival

qld 13 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
The annual SWELL Sculpture Festival is back again for its 17th year and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary are proud partners. This is an incredible festival that cannot be missed, showcasing high quality outdoor art and cultural events! Last year brought incredible art to our beautiful Currumbin beach and we are very much looking
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Fashionably Late…A New Image of a Tudor Monarch

nsw
Traditionally dated to 1515, the double portrait of Mary and her second husband, Charles Brandon, had been assumed to date to the year of their marriage.  However, new research proposes that the fashions they wear shows the portrait is of a later date, a theory supported by a previously little
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Victorian Christmas

nsw 14 Dec 2019
Come and see the dining room festively set for a candlelit dinner and take a photo with Santa. Children will be able to make a lantern to take with them to carols. Please note that the upstairs, including the exhibition, will be closed during this event.   Entry to the
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Christmas at the Porters

nsw 8 Dec 2019
See how the Porter family celebrated with cards, recipes, decorations and toys during the early years of the twentieth century. Homemade Christmas goodies for sale.   National Trust members: free General public: $10 Concession: $8 Family: $25 Children under 5: Free   Enquiries: Please call Kathryn Pitkin on (02) 4927
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To end all wars: Remembrance through discovering the men who served

nsw 16 Nov 2019
Begun in the UK in 1919 and an important Australian connection, before the launch of ‘Make Your Mark in History’, an E-book on display in the museum that tells the stories of the lives of the 58 former students who enlisted in World war 1. Rae’s talk will focus on
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Fruits of the Academy (the memory of trees)

nsw 21 Sep 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
The exhibition muses upon the way the living surroundings of the historic building form an integral part of its visual history. The idea of the memory of trees, and the way they inform the historical context of the building, significantly contributing to the physical beauty of the place. Sophie Haythornthwaite
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Australian Festival of Marmalade 2019

sa 13 Oct 2019
The Australian Festival of Marmalade Sunday 13 October 2019 The Australian Festival of Marmalade will be held on Sunday 13 October at Beaumont House from 11am to 5pm. Come and join in the fun and find out who will be our champion marmalade maker for 2019!   The dining room
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School holidays at Experiment Farm Cottage

nsw 9 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019
Visit Experiment Farm Cottage, former home of Surgeon John Harris, and find out about the medicinal plants that helped early colonists when they were ill. Using picture cards, children will learn to identify the correct plants for treating all sorts of ailments and learn how they were used in early
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Blank

nsw 31 Oct 2019 - 2 Nov 2019
Audiences shout, laugh, gasp and collaborate to write the story of each performance, filling in the BLANKS.   To add to the atmosphere, these three performances will be held in the amazing Round yard at Retford Park – this will only add to the performance: Linden Wilkinson (Thur 31) Andrew
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Scandinavian Capitals & more…

nsw 11 Jun 2020 - 23 Jun 2020
Begin in the delightful Danish capital of Copenhagen, with its many historic buildings and ancient streets, the little mermaid and more… Coach to Norway and Oslo, a modern Viking capital and home to the Kon Tiki museum, then coach, train and cruise up the fjord to visit Flam and the
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Spring Car Boot Sale at Riversdale

nsw 15 Sep 2019
Would you like to sell at Riverdale’s Spring Car Boot Sale? Pick up a booking form from the shop or email riversdale@natonaltrust.com.au and put ‘Car Boot Sale’ in the subject line. We will send you a booking form.   Would you like to shop at Riverdale’s Spring Car Boot Sale?
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Lilac Time Devonshire Tea

nsw 6 Oct 2019
Add lilac iced cupcakes donned with edible flowers and you’ll be ready for a stroll in Riversdale’s magnificent garden or a tour of the house to discover the way it once was.   National Trust member: Free General Public: Standard entry fee ($10 adult, $8 concession, $25 family) For larger
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Heritage Symposium & Awards 2019

qld 29 Oct 2019 - 30 Oct 2019
In its mission to protect, conserve and celebrate Queensland’s environmental, built and cultural heritage, the National Trust has curated an inspiring, forward-looking series of events over two days in late October that explore emerging heritage issues and celebrate the work being done for Queensland’s heritage. The two days of events
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Annual General Meeting 2019

act 17 Oct 2019
Please join us for our AGM Venue: CMAG Theatrette, Canberra Museum and Gallery, 176 London Circuit, Canberra City ACT Drinks and nibbles will be served from 5.30pm with the AGM starting at 6.00pm, followed by a talk by guest speaker, Prof Kate Auty, ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment and
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NatureConnect Mindfulness Walk at Everglades

nsw 14 Sep 2019
Be guided through a gentle connection practice at the stunning National Trust property, Everglades House & Gardens, at Leura. This unique event allows participants to connect more deeply with this tranquil, beautiful heritage place famous for its landscape design, art deco house and mature exotic and natural plants.   Practice
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NatureConnect Mindfulness Walk

nsw
Be guided through a gentle connection practice at the National Trust property, Everglades House & Gardens, at Leura. This unique event, held Saturdays, allows participants to connect more deeply with this tranquil, beautiful heritage place famous for its landscape design, art deco house and mature exotic and natural plants. This
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Garden Fair at The Heights (2019)

vic 26 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019
Spring has sprung, and there’s no place for garden inspiration quite like the lavish 19th century grounds of the largest prefabricated house in Victoria – The Heights. Tour this stunning landscape beneath its exotic trees as we bask in all things spring. On the way, expect intimate talks, plant sales,
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Curtin Family Home Lecture 2019

wa 9 Oct 2019
Is it time to resurrect the wartime ‘Grow Your Own’ campaign? A real-world experiment in urban gardening for food security took place in Australia under John Curtin’s leadership during the Second World War. Now, more than 70 years later, community gardens, school vegetable gardens, urban apiaries and similar initiatives are
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Deckchair Cinema Fundraiser – Bohemian Rhapsody Sing Along

nt 13 Oct 2019
Please come along and support our fundraiser on Sunday 13 October at the Deckchair Cinema.
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High Tea Fundraiser at Burnett House

nt 29 Sep 2019
Our final High Tea Fundraiser for this year will be held in the beautiful gardens of Burnett House on Sunday 29th September.
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Woodford’s Reserve

nsw 21 Sep 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
Join renown Woodford artist Michael Herron for an exhibition of paintings of Woodford’s Reserve, the former grounds of the Blue Mountains oldest building – the Woodford Academy. Michael’s paintings capture the quiet beauty of this historic landscape over the last 5 years, that now features the fascinating ‘Layers in Time’
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