Planned Events are held throughout the year and will be featured on this page.  Please do not hesitate to check out the ‘Hosts’, ‘Places to Eat’, ‘Places to Stay’ and the ‘Hidden Gems’ pages for regular open hours.  BMACHO Members invite you to explore the region. Check the events on the right hand side of this page.

Enjoy the rewards of the Scenic Greater Blue Mountains Region and the rich and fascinating history with the locals, who know it best, on the Greater Blue Mountains Heritage Trail, a project of the Blue Mountains Association of Cultural Heritage Organisations Inc (BMACHO)


PLANNED EVENTS:

EVENTS RUNNING FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME

1 to 30 November 2017

Botanica & Birdlife
Birds are natural companions of every landscaped, tamed or wild garden. This exhibition will feature depictions of the flora and birdlife of the Blue Mountains environment in many genres including floral artistry, woven objects and feather work  Read more

4 to 26 November 2017

Written on the Eye
New exhibition at Everglades Gallery Leura. Julie Martin says “Not only captured by the lens, these images were imprinted within me”. “Some were taken looking at the obvious, others at the not so obvious”.  Read more

25 November 2017

175th anniversary of Eskbank House
You are invited to an Open Day at Eskbank House on Saturday 25 November 2017, to mark the 175th Anniversary of when Eskbank House was built.  Book launch and talks. Read more

26 November 2017

Blue Mountains Historical Society
On Sunday 26 November 2017, both “Tarella” and “Hobbys Reach” will be open to the public.  Last opportunity to see the exhibition “Any Trace”, which acknowledges the service and sacrifice of Major Geoffrey McLaughlin MC. Read more

26 November 2017

Valley Heights Museum Open Day
The Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum will be open Sunday 26 November 2017 and there will be rides as long as there is not a Total Fire Ban in place. Read more

Saturday 2 December 2017

Bog Garden Bash - Guided Walk
Walk with Senior Horticulturist Mat Murray. The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah is located under 2-hours’ drive from Sydney, it 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. Read more

Saturdays 2 and 9 December 2017

Nerd Alert - Kids Carnivourous Fun!
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah. Led by one of the Garden’s enthusiastic and knowledgeable educators, kids will go on a fun adventure to the Bog Garden to find out how carnivorous plants lure and eat their prey! Read more

Saturday 2 – Sunday 10 December 2017

Plants with Bite! Carnivorous Fair
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah is celebrating their 30th Birthday. Located under 2-hours’ drive from Sydney, it 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. Read more

Saturday 9 December 2017

Carnivourous Considerations!
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah. Workshop and talk with senior horticulturist Damien Vella in the Wollemi Room. Cost $20. Bookings essential. Read more

9 and 10 December 2017

Santa arrives at the Valley Heights Museum
Santa arrives at the Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, 17b Tusculum Road, Valley Heights on Saturday and Sunday.  There will be rides as long as there is not a Total Fire Ban in place. Read more

Saturday 16 December 2017

Habitat - an exhibition by Annette Minchin
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah. From her studio on the edge of Lake Menindee, Annette Minchin witnesses the fragility of the landscape. Free Entry. Read more

 

5 May 2018

150th anniversary of the railway to Mt Victoria
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. Read more

 

EVENTS RUNNING OVER A LONGER PERIOD OF TIME

Current – extended

Hawkesbury Regional Museum - Interesting Objects
What do a doll called Ruth, a miner’s couch and a 222 year old document have in common?  They are all part of the current exhibition at Hawkesbury Regional Museum in Windsor.  Read more
MORE INFORMATION:

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