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Foundation Dinner – Franklin House

tas 28 Oct 2017
This exquisite high end dinner will recognise the date of the opening of Franklin House in 1961 – the first National Trust property in Tasmania. Franklin House High end dinner – $200 per person By invitation and subject to availability onlu. Limited in number To be held in the ground
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Clarendon Spring Art Show – Coach House Studio

tas 21 Oct 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
Clarendon Spring Art Show – Coach House Studio Exhibitors- Will Stackhouse – Tasmanian aboriginal artist and sculptor. Emotive sculptures of wood and metal have been exhibited at various exhibitions. Art work consists of digital paintings and Inktense pencils are used to create special images. Currently exhibiting in Vietnam Penelope Hunt

Open Day at Grossmann House

nsw 11 Feb 2018
Help support Grossmann & Brough Houses as we kick-off the year with an open day.

Pitnacree Heritage Walk

nsw 19 Nov 2017
Now isolated by the rail line and a new river and rail crossing, this little cluster of buildings holds a fascinating history. Pitnacree has seen many changes – from a river that changed its course and left a bridge high and dry, to a disused saw mill with remnants of

The Cupboards are Open at Grossmann House

nsw 11 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018
Fling open the cupboards and have a look at the interior life of Grossmann House.

Experiment Farm Cottage: Sunday Tea at the Cottage

nsw 11 Feb 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
Enjoy afternoon delicacies on the verandah of Surgeon John Harris’s property.

High Tea at Barwon Park Mansion (2017)

vic 7 Oct 2017 - 9 Dec 2017
Indulge in a culinary afternoon in high style with a Vintage Afternoon Tea at Barwon Park Mansion in Winchelsea. In the mansion’s elegant dining room, guests will be treated to savoury and sweet delights. Learn about the history of afternoon tea with a talk from the host, plus a guided
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Garden Tours at Rippon Lea (2017)

vic 27 Sep 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
Experience the magnificent gardens of Rippon Lea during a 45 minute tour. 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

Ghost Tours of Old Government House

nsw 17 Nov 2017 - 16 Mar 2018
This long-running event always intrigues and amazes visitors!


tas 27 Oct 2017
Runnymede Pop-Up Christmas Shop! Friday 27th October 2017 5-7pm This incredibly popular, free annual event is back again at the Runnymede stables! With homemade Christmas gifts, Christmas wreaths, homewares, Christmas cooking, decorations, preserves, and cards all for sale with proceeds all going to the National Trust. There will be a

Runnymede November High Teas

tas 5 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
This year the ever popular High Teas are back in November, held on Sundays the 5th, 12, 19th (SOLD OUT), and 26th (SOLD OUT).   Come along and enjoy a Victorian High Tea . Fine china, delicious homemade fare and the company of friends.  Bookings are essential.  Cost $25 for

Grossmann House: Dressed for Christmas

nsw 3 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
Bring the family to a beautiful Victorian Town House and see it dressed for a period Christmas.

Team of Pianists at Rippon Lea (2018)

vic 15 Apr 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
Since 1994 Melbourne has enjoyed one of the longest running and most loved chamber music series. Join us in the magical ballroom of Rippon Lea for six amazing twilight concerts performed by Team of Pianists.   Bookings are essential To book: Online or phone (03) 9822 2959 Please note that full
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Open Day at La Trobe’s Cottage (2017-18)

vic 1 Oct 2017 - 6 May 2018
All welcome to explore and discover La Trobe’s Cottage every Sunday from October 2017 to May 2018. Visitors will learn how Charles Joseph La Trobe, Victoria’s first Governor and a keen botanist, lived with his family in early Melbourne on their garden estate at Jolimont, as well as the role

Art Classes at The Heights Heritage House and Garden (2017)

vic 24 Oct 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
Join local artist Faye Owen to enjoy the ambiance of painting at The Heights Heritage House and Garden. Five consecutive Tuesday afternoons where people can learn a fun way of pastel painting using water colour. During the five weeks basic knowledge of composition with a modern approach will be taught.  Subjects

Gulf Station Open Day

vic 19 Oct 2017
Come along to Gulf Station to experience Australia’s oldest pioneer farm building precinct while volunteers work to maintain it. Tours of the property are available as well as the opportunity to bring a picnic and discover what life was like for a family to live, and making a living, on

Bowning, Binalong & Yass Tour

act 11 Nov 2017
Have you just finished reading Jennifer Gall’s ‘Looking for Rose Paterson’? Well this bus tour will take us through Banjo Paterson Country and the author will be along to bring it to life. We begin in style with an inspection of the c1841 built Cliftonwood Homestead and property in Yass.

Georgian Glass at Old Government House

nsw 29 Sep 2017 - 21 Jan 2018
Enjoy a tour of Old Government House focusing on Georgian Glass and its use in vice regal entertaining.

Ayers House Museum – A Very Victorian Halloween

sa 31 Oct 2017
Enjoy a frightfully fun evening at Ayers House Museum as we celebrate Halloween the Victorian way! Dress up in your favourite costume and prepare for a shadowy night of spooky stories and scary songs. See what’s cooking in the witch’s kitchen and hide under the ghoul’s blanket. Bookings essential. Times:
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Riversdale’s Rare Plants and Growers Garden Fair

nsw 5 Nov 2017
Spend the day in Riversdale's beautifully restored Colonial gardens.

Open House in Morpeth

nsw 5 Nov 2017
The owners of 'Kiora', one of Morpeth's grandest properties, are kindly opening their doors for you to visit.
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