Writings from ACT Historic Places

Lanyon Gardens
30 Nov 2018
Lanyon Gardens

The gardens at Lanyon Homestead are an ongoing, living collection

Ikebana
18 Oct 2018
Ikebana

A sunny spring morning at Calthorpes House, with the garden beginning to bloom, was the perfect time for our enthusiastic…

Fireside chat with Jeffris, Whelen and the Canberra and District Historical Society
14 Jun 2018
Fireside chat with Jeffris, Whelen and the Canberra and District Historical Society

The cold and windy Saturday set the scene for our cosy fireside chat about the 1300 mile journeys undertaken by…

More Than Just Beeswax
24 May 2018
More Than Just Beeswax

Visitors to Mugga-Mugga Cottage last Saturday were able to experience first-hand the re-using and recycling lifestyle of the Curley family

Exploring Lanyon through Art
7 May 2018
Exploring Lanyon through Art
By Anne-Marie Jean

Camille and I are nearly six months into our year long artist residency at Lanyon Historic Homestead. At two and…

Canoe Tree Walk
7 May 2018
Canoe Tree Walk

The cloudy skies and impending rain weren’t enough to put off 30 or so intrepid visitors who came to Lanyon…

National Trust Open Day
19 Apr 2018
National Trust Open Day

Collaborating with the National Trust ACT, Lanyon Homestead opened its doors to the public for a special Open Day, as part of the Heritage Festival 2018

Spring Series: the River and the Homestead
27 Sep 2017
Spring Series: the River and the Homestead

On Sunday 24 September, the Spring Series at Lanyon commenced with 'the River and the Homestead', and we were joined by Bernadette and Jackson from Parks and Conservation Service and Lindy from ACT Wildlife to celebrate World Rivers Day.

Performing the past
2 Feb 2017
Performing the past
By Sophie Chessell

Performing the Past was a series of events at Lanyon and Mugga-Mugga to reanimate the sites with original and traditional music

Listening to the Past
31 Jan 2017
Listening to the Past

Listening to the Past dispels the misconception that the social history of the ACT was black and white and silent.