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School Holiday Workshop: Curley-style construction
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School Holiday Workshop: Curley-style construction
20 July

Explore the cottage and outbuildings to see examples of recycled materials the Curley family used in the 1900s.

Workshop: Painting on silk in the gardens
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Workshop: Painting on silk in the gardens
30 June

Rug up warmly and join artist-in-residence Anne-Marie Jean for a fun and exploratory outdoor watercolour painting

Fire side chat: Around Australia's Capital - The Jefferis and Whelen Journal 1926–1931
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Fire side chat: Around Australia's Capital - The Jefferis and Whelen Journal 1926–1931
2 June

Gather around the fire at the Barracks Espresso Bar and Eating House and explore the remarkable 1300 mile journeys undertaken by George Jefferis and John Whelen in the Federal Capital Territory between 1926 and 1931

Workshop: Making Beeswax Wraps
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Workshop: Making Beeswax Wraps
19 May
BOOKED OUT

In the spirit of the Curley family’s ‘make do/recycle/reuse’ lifestyle, learn how to make beeswax wraps in this hands-on workshop

Mugga-Mugga: Mother’s Day
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Mugga-Mugga: Mother’s Day
13 May

Bring mum for a surprise visit to Mugga-Mugga Cottage this Mother’s Day and gain an insight into the lives of the rural pioneers who worked the Limestone Plains

Calthorpes' House: Mother's Day
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Calthorpes' House: Mother's Day
13 May

A special Mother’s Day celebration – share family memories and glimpse into the life of a mother during the inter-war period 

Lanyon: Mother's Day
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Lanyon: Mother's Day
13 May

Surprise Mum with a trip to Lanyon and a tour through the Homestead and glimpse into the lives of the people who made it their home over the last 180 years

Walk: Lanyon Canoe Tree
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Walk: Lanyon Canoe Tree
29 April
BOOKED OUT

Join Ngunawal custodian Wally Bell on a walk at Lanyon Homestead to learn about the Aboriginal connection to the area

School Holiday Program: Let’s build another cubby!
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School Holiday Program: Let’s build another cubby!
26 April
BOOKED OUT

What made the rose arbour sturdy in the 1920s? How do you design a strong cubby so that it gives you shelter?

 Artist In Residence: Artist at work
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Artist In Residence: Artist at work
19 April—21 April

Painter Anne-Marie Jean is Artist in Residence at Lanyon Homestead for 2018

Family Activities: Macro/Micro at Mugga-Mugga
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Family Activities: Macro/Micro at Mugga-Mugga
14 April—29 April

Use our microscopes to record the details of leaf litter on your specially designed gift card

Heritage Adventure: Lanyon Discovery Pack
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Heritage Adventure: Lanyon Discovery Pack
14 April

Pick up your Lanyon Discovery Pack and set off on your own adventure of the Homestead, outbuildings, gardens and surrounds

National Trust Open Day at Lanyon
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National Trust Open Day at Lanyon
14 April

Celebrate the start of the 2018 Canberra and Region Heritage Festival at the National Trust Open Day at Lanyon