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Workshop: Ikebana
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Workshop: Ikebana
22 September

Discover the art of Ikebana at Calthorpes House with innovative Sogetsu Ikebana teacher Alexander Evans from HanaKuma Ikebana

School Holiday Drop-In: Tin dog tinkering
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School Holiday Drop-In: Tin dog tinkering
10 October—11 October

Why did farm workers need a tin dog? What is a tin dog and how much do you feed it?

The Soldier Settlers of Tuggeranong - A photographic exhibition
Exhibition
The Soldier Settlers of Tuggeranong - A photographic exhibition
16 October—11 November

Discover the stories of the eight men who returned from service in the Great War to take up soldier settler blocks on the former Tuggeranong property. 

In the garden: Summer vegetables workshop
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In the garden: Summer vegetables workshop
20 October

Learn about caring for your summer vegetable garden and discover the benefits of succession planting to ensure you have vegetables for the whole season.

Lanyon Spring Walk and Talk: Struggles on the land
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Lanyon Spring Walk and Talk: Struggles on the land
21 October

Men who came back from the Great War could apply for a block of land, as reward for their service from a grateful nation. While such an offer promised a new start for the men and a step into economic security, for many of the men life on the soldier settler blocks brought years of struggle

Sylvia Curley Oration: Hannah Wandel and Country to Canberra
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Sylvia Curley Oration: Hannah Wandel and Country to Canberra
28 October

In 2014, at age 24, Hannah Wandel founded Country to Canberra, a not-for-profit organisation aimed at raising the profile of young rural women

Lanyon Spring Walk and Talk: The aftermath of war
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Lanyon Spring Walk and Talk: The aftermath of war
10 November

Very few men who served in the Great War returned to Australia unchanged by their experiences. They all lived with the legacy of those years as they tried, with varying degrees of success, to resume civilian life. 

Toddler Workshops: Playing with art in the garden
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Toddler Workshops: Playing with art in the garden
15 November—24 November

Lanyon is the perfect playground for inquisitive minds and creative hands

Within living memory
Exhibition
Within living memory

Within living memory presents oral histories focused on the lives and memories of the people who have lived and worked…

Getting it together
Exhibition
Getting it together

Getting it together includes early photographs, memorabilia and insights relating to the complex issues debated at the time of Federation.

The convict years
Exhibition
The convict years

The convict years explores Lanyon in the 1830s and 1840s when property owner James Wright and his assigned convicts lived…

Cunningham family album
Exhibition
Cunningham family album

An exhibition of historic photographs of Lanyon and the Cunningham family, who lived and worked here between 1849 and 1926.