Super 70s at Rippon Lea Estate

vic 27 Jul 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
Super 70s: A Fashion Exhibition is open daily from 10am to 4pm at Rippon Lea Estate from Friday 27 July to Sunday 4 November 2018.   Super 70s is an exhibition that celebrates one of the most eclectic fashion decades – when fashion broke the rules.   1970s fashion was diverse, unconventional
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Garden Day at La Trobe’s Cottage (2018)

vic 7 Oct 2018
Join us in celebrating spring with tours of the charming garden at La Trobe’s Cottage. The early development of the garden that Charles and Sophie La Trobe created at ‘Jolimont’ reflects Charles longing for home with the aim to recreate the ornamental gardens of Europe. However, as the family settled

Heritage Walk 15 Discover Chifley with a Local

act 23 Sep 2018
The first interpretive sign on the Woden Heritage Trail was constructed in July 2012, near the top of Gledden St, Chifley, beside the cycle/walk track.  It is alongside the remaining part of the old (gravel) Long Gully Road that once ran all the way from the Cooma Road to the
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Heritage Walk 11 ANU Aboriginal Heritage Walk

act 24 Jun 2018 - 19 Aug 2018
Join Ngunawal elder Wally Bell for a guided tour of the ANU Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Trail. Passing by scarred trees, the ‘pathway’ of Sullivans Creek, and the fire-stick managed clearing along the Acton Ridge, hear first-hand the continuing importance of this place for the local Aboriginal people.
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Experience two National Trust Properties at Once

nsw 2 Jun 2018 - 5 Aug 2018
This winter a photographic exhibition called Transitions travels from Everglades Historic House & Gardens to Retford Park.

Heritage Walk 13 Heritage at Threat: City to Lake and Acton Peninsula

act 19 Aug 2018
This walk will provide an understanding of the rich heritage values of the area around West Basin (the Lake area between Commonwealth Bridge and the National Museum of Australia), and the current plans for its development (City to Lake and Acton Peninsula Draft Structure Plan).  After a heritage walk there
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Heritage Walk 12 – Palmerville and Ginninderra Blacksmith’s Workshop

act 22 Jul 2018
  The Palmerville settlement was one of the earliest substantial settlement in the district. Never heard of it? Not surprising as convict built barracks and other buildings were all demolished in the 1950s. This rural property was occupied from 1829 until 1959 and was associated with prominent early landowners including
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Make Your Mark in History – Armistice Day Centenary Commemoration

nsw 17 Nov 2018
56 young students enlisted from the Woodford Academy served in World War I.

Woodford: Dust

nsw 15 Sep 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
Dust is an artist run project exploring the processes of collection care underway at the Blue Mountains oldest colonial building, the Woodford Academy.

Woodford Academy: The Sound of Memories – A Sonic Experience

nsw 15 Aug 2018
'The Sound of Memories – Woodford Academy' is a multi-room acousmatic interpretive experience by Blue Mountains based composer Noel Burgess.

S. H. Ervin Gallery – William Robinson: Genesis

nsw 3 Aug 2018 - 7 Oct 2018
William Robinson AO is recognised as one of Australia's most important contemporary landscape painters.

Icons of Cattai and Ebeneezer

nsw 29 Jul 2018
Relax over lunch at historic c11887 Tizzana Winery. The tour continues after lunch to Ebenezer Church c1810, the earliest church of any denomination to survive in Australia.   Cost (includes two-course lunch with wine/soft drinks) $100 NT members $110 non-members   BYO morning tea   Additional cost: $8 per vehicle entrance to

Correspondence: The Woodford Files

nsw 16 Jun 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
This exhibition examines, documents and exhibits handwritten correspondence by members of the McManamey family and friends from 1940-1950. Sourced from the Woodford Academy archives and private collections.

S. H. Ervin Gallery: 2018 Salon des Refuses

nsw 12 May 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
An ‘alternative’ exhibition from the many works not chosen as finalists for the official Archibald exhibition.

Looking at Architecture: Vaucluse Day

nsw 14 Aug 2018
Taking its name from the colonial estate made famous by the Wentworth family, Vaucluse nestles in a north-facing amphitheatre of the outer harbour.

Spain and Portugal

nsw 17 May 2019 - 29 May 2019
Spain and Portugal offer some of the richest cultural heritage to be found in Europe.

Moss Vale, Southern Highlands Tour

nsw 1 Nov 2018
Moss Vale, in the beautiful Southern Highlands, has had somewhat of a reinvention over the past decade.

Historic Garden Island Tour – SOLD OUT

nsw 18 Oct 2018
A guided walking tour of the historic sites of Garden Island which are normally off-limits to the public.

A Tour through the Sydney Mounted Police Stables

nsw 9 Oct 2018 - 16 Oct 2018
The tour commences with a history of the Mounted Police in Australia told by a veteran Mounted Police officer.

ABC Studios Tour

nsw 26 Sep 2018
A fascinating insight into the Sydney home of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Harris Street, Ultimo.
Retford Park garden open day hedges

Retford Park Garden Symposium: The Art of Creative Pruning

nsw 24 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
Thanks to years of meticulous care, the gardens of Retford Park have become a centre for gardening excellence. This three day symposium will include lectures and visits to other significant gardens as well as twin accommodation at the beautiful neighbouring property, Milton Park which, like Retford Park, was also built
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