Events & Activities


Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah - Summer Events

2 Oct 2017 to 25 Feb 2018
Celebrating our 30th Birthday, the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is located under 2-hours’ drive from Sydney & is home to some 21,000 species. It is the only Botanic Garden located in a World Heritage Area and is focused on the conservation of cool climate plants.

Our educational, cultural and artistic events including exhibitions and workshops are set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Garden, reflecting the stunning surrounds.
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FIRE at Woodford Academy

20 Jan 2018 to 17 Mar 2018
The Woodford Academy Management Committee is thrilled to launch ‘Fire’ a site-specific installation by Blue Mountains based artist Kevina-Jo Smith for our first open day for 2018 on Saturday 20 January at 1pm. The installation will be also shown on 17 February and 17 March 2018.
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Moving Histories // Future Projections

20 Jan 2018 to 11 Mar 2018
20 January – 11 March 2018
Moving Histories // Future Projections brings together some of Australia’s leading female contemporary artists working across screen based media....
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Blue Mountains Portraits

3 Feb 2018 to 18 Mar 2018
Blue Mountains City Art Gallery is celebrating the Blue Mountains community with a major portrait exhibition of local personalities and community members.
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In the Mind's Eye - an exhibition at Everglades

3 Feb 2018 to 25 Feb 2018
'In The Minds Eye' Ten talented photographers from the
Blue Mountains Photography Group, are show casing their beautiful new works, at the Everglades Historic House and Garden Gallery, located in picturesque Leura, NSW.
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Greek Luncheon at Everglades

Saturday, 24th February 2018
The National Trust Blue Mountains Branch is holding a Greek Luncheon at Everglades on Saturday 24 February 2018
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Tarella Open Day Sunday 25 February 2018

Sunday, 25th February 2018
It’s already the end of February. You must visit Tarella, the Blue Mountains Historical Society’s 19th century cottage museum at 99 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls.
Tarella will be open from 10.00 am until 3.00 pm on Sunday 25 February 2018.
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Glenbrook Lagoon Precinct History Walk

Saturday, 3rd March 2018
March 3rd at 9.00 am "Glenbrook Lagoon Precinct" Early campsite and railway dam construction 1880 for Water Supply to Glenbrook Station.
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The Descent to the West History Walk

Saturday, 24th March 2018
24th March @ 9.00am
“The Descent to the West:” Mt. York : Three short return walks on the three most historic roads to the West: Cox’s Pass 1815: Lawsons Road 1822 and newest: Berghofer’s Pass 1909. Includes Tea/coffee, biscuits.
Special Walk: $12.00 Adults.
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Open Day at "Macquarie", O'Connell (near Bathurst)

Saturday, 24th March 2018
Open Day at “Macquarie”
Saturday 24 March 2018
Time: 10.30 am to 2.30 pm
Location: 3397 O”Connell Road, O’Connell (near Bathurst)
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Faulconbridge Steam Sawmill Site History Walk

Saturday, 14th April 2018
Engine remnants and other relics. Operated 1914 - 1925
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The Mountains Murders History Walk

Saturday, 5th May 2018
May 5th at1.30pm, “The Mountains Murders.” Captain Lee Weller’s grave site and rock inscriptions.

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Exhibition at Mount Victoria Museum

Saturday, 5th May 2018
There will be an exhibition marking the 150th anniversary of the railway to Mount Victoria, at the Mount Victoria & District Historical Society's Museum. Official opening will be held at 11.15 am
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Blue Mountains History Conference 2018

Saturday, 12th May 2018

The Blue Mountains History Conference will be held at the Mount Victoria Manor 11 Montgomery Street, Mount Victoria on Saturday 12 May 2018.
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Cox's Road Linden to Woodford History Walk

Saturday, 26th May 2018
26th May at 1.30pm - “Cox’s Road.” Walk along a section of this historic road following the ridge top from Linden to Woodford Trig.-
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Lapstone Construction Railway History Walk

Saturday, 9th June 2018
June 9th at 1.30pm - “Lapstone Construction Railway.” 1910--1913 and east portal of Lapstone Hill Tunnel 1892.

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Duck Hole - Glenbrook Creek History Walk

Saturday, 23rd June 2018
23rd June a 1.30pm - “Duck Hole--Glenbrook Creek.” Old Roadway construction and pump site for railway water supply to old Glenbrook Station.

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Dunn's Steam Sawmill Site and earth dam History Walk

Saturday, 14th July 2018
July 14th at 1.30pm - “Dunn’s Steam Sawmill Site” and earth dam. Brookside Creek, Lennox Bridge and the old stone quarry.

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Bull's Creek History Walk

Saturday, 4th August 2018
Aug. 4th at 9.00am - “Bull’s Creek.” Railway relics:- Stone dam and steam pump relics.
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Eastern Zig Zag Railway 1867 History Walk

Saturday, 1st September 2018
September 1st at 9.00am - “Eastern Zig Zag Railway 1867” and the first improvement: The Lapstone Hill Tunnel route 1892.

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Glenbrook Heritage Walk

Saturday, 29th September 2018
September 29th at 9.00am - “Glenbrook Heritage Walk.” Historic sites, houses and West Portal of Lapstone Hill Tunnel 1892.
(Last Walk for the year.)
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