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The Soldier Settlers of Tuggeranong - A photographic exhibition
Exhibition
The Soldier Settlers of Tuggeranong - A photographic exhibition
14 December—13 January 2019

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. 

Christmas Carols and Picnic
Event
Christmas Carols and Picnic
8 December 2018

An evening of magical Christmas fun

Christmas decorations at Calthorpes' House
Event
Christmas decorations at Calthorpes' House
1 December—23 December

Visit Calthorpes’ House and celebrate the start of the festive season.

Christmas decorations at Mugga-Mugga
Event
Christmas decorations at Mugga-Mugga
1 December—23 December

Visit Mugga-Mugga and experience a simpler approach to Christmas. 

Toddler Workshops: Playing with art in the garden
Event
Toddler Workshops: Playing with art in the garden
24 November—27 November

Lanyon is the perfect playground for inquisitive minds and creative hands

Lanyon Spring Walk and Talk: The aftermath of war
Event
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. 

Sylvia Curley Oration: Hannah Wandel and Country to Canberra
Event
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: Struggles on the land
Event
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

In the garden: Summer vegetables workshop
Event
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.

School Holiday Drop-In: Tin dog tinkering
Event
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?

Workshop: Ikebana
Event
Workshop: Ikebana
22 September

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

Calthorpes' House Floriade Extended Hours
Event
Calthorpes' House Floriade Extended Hours
15 September—14 October

Visit the beautiful spring garden and immerse yourself in this classic example of garden city planning during Floriade.

Walk: A home among the wattle trees
Event
Walk: A home among the wattle trees
25 August

Join Michael Mulvaney, Senior Environment Planner at ACT Parks, as he leads a tour of the lower slope of Red Hill to Canberra’s iconic wattle