Upcoming Events

December 14, 2017

Thursday House Tour with Morning Tea

Built in 1875 by Suetonius Officer, Duneira is a renovated homestead that tells the tale of its subsequent owners. Tours of this home explain the past and present activities and the vision of Stuart Stoneman. The house features an extensive library, artwork collection, Persian rugs, grand pianos and interesting period furniture. The one-hour tour starts in the loungeroom with morning tea.

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Start: December 14, 2017 10:45 am
End: December 14, 2017 11:45 am
Venue: Duneira
Phone: +61 3 5426 1490
Address:
Officer Lane, Mt Macedon, Victoria, 3441, Australia
Cost: $18 all tickets

Thursday Garden Tour

‘Why waste thousands of dollars on an airfare to Britain when you can see the best of an English heritage garden just one hour out of Melbourne?’  Stephen Ryan

Duneira’s heritage garden c1872 is of national significance. Our guides will lead you on a magical walk through the highlights of the garden in a one-hour walk/talk presentation that is highly informative.

Tours start at the front entrance to the house. Bring sensible walking shoes and an umbrella (and check the weather report). Parking is available at the top of drive behind the homestead.

Book for this event
Start: December 14, 2017 12:15 pm
End: December 14, 2017 1:15 pm
Venue: Duneira
Phone: +61 3 5426 1490
Address:
Officer Lane, Mt Macedon, Victoria, 3441, Australia
Cost: $15 all tickets

December 16, 2017

Art Lecture: Ian Armstrong – his art & life

Ian was a pupil of George Bell but developed his own art from observation and studies overseas. He is noted for the range of mediums undertaken and the subjects he chose ranging from portraits, still life, landscapes and interiors.

Peter Perry, who was art advisor to Stuart Stoneman for many years, presents an interesting lecture on Armstrong’s life and work. See Armstrong’s work in the Stoneman collection.

Saturday 16 December, 10.45 am
$20 all tickets

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Start: December 16, 2017 10:45 am
End: December 16, 2017 11:45 am
Venue: Duneira
Phone: +61 3 5426 1490
Address:
Officer Lane, Mt Macedon, Victoria, 3441, Australia
Cost: $20 all tickets

Saturday Guided Garden Tour

‘Why waste thousands of dollars on an airfare to Britain when you can see the best of an English heritage garden just one hour out of Melbourne?’  Stephen Ryan

Duneira’s heritage garden c1872 is of national significance. Our guides will lead you on a magical walk through the highlights of the garden in a one-hour walk/talk presentation that is highly informative.

Tours start at the front entrance to the house. Bring sensible walking shoes and an umbrella (and check the weather report). Parking is available at the top of drive behind the homestead.

Book for this event
Start: December 16, 2017 12:15 pm
End: December 16, 2017 1:15 pm
Venue: Duneira
Phone: +61 3 5426 1490
Address:
Officer Lane, Mt Macedon, Victoria, 3441, Australia
Cost: $15 all tickets

Saturday Guided House Tour

Built in 1875 by Suetonius Officer, Duneira is a renovated homestead that tells the tale of its subsequent owners. Tours of this home explain the past and present activities and the vision of Stuart Stoneman. The house features an extensive library, artwork collection, Persian rugs, grand pianos and interesting period furniture.

Tickets for Saturday house tours are $15 per person.

Book for this event
Start: December 16, 2017 2:00 pm
End: December 16, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Duneira
Phone: +61 3 5426 1490
Address:
Officer Lane, Mt Macedon, Victoria, 3441, Australia
Cost: $15 all tickets

Fairy Show on the South Lawn

Attention all 1–6 year olds!

Put on your fairy/elfin costumes and join in on the Fairy Show! Go on a mad-cap journey to find the fairy dust that the naughty gnomes have stolen.

Clues have been left out and riddles must be solved before anyone gets to make a wish!

With a wonderful mix of family friendly comedy and acrobatics, The Fairy Show is designed for 1–6 year olds. Join these wonderful performers whose careers include working with Cirque du Soleil, Circus Oz and more in a performance that involves comedy, slapstick, acrobatics and singing.

Stay on for the Christmas Carols and get a $10 discount on the family ticket price (phone bookings only). Picnics welcome!

Saturday 16 December
Time 2.30–3.30pm
Cost $20 adults | $15 concession
$5 per child aged 1–6

 

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Start: December 16, 2017 2:30 pm
End: December 16, 2017 3:30 pm
Venue: Duneira
Phone: +61 3 5426 1490
Address:
Officer Lane, Mt Macedon, Victoria, 3441, Australia

Christmas Carols in the Garden

with Ensemble Gombert

Bring a picnic and lounge on our glamorous southern lawns to hear the classiest a-cappella Christmas carols around! Set on the southern lawn Ensemble Gombert present popular traditional carols in multipart harmony, peppered with some exotic international settings. Our family ticket means unlimited children can attend.

(In extreme weather conditions or rain, the concert will be held at St Ambrose Catholic Church in Woodend. Patrons will be advised if necessary).

Saturday 16 December
4.30 pm concert (gates open from 3.30 pm)
Cost $20 per adult | $10 concession | $40 family (2 adults + unlimited children)

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Start: December 16, 2017 4:30 pm
End: December 16, 2017 5:30 pm
Venue: Duneira
Phone: +61 3 5426 1490
Address:
Officer Lane, Mt Macedon, Victoria, 3441, Australia
Cost: $20 per adult | $10 concession | $40 family (2 adults + unlimited children)