Amazing Stories National Trust Festival 2011 Begins

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Saturday 2 April 9am-12 midday – The Amazing Race (Starts 9am Newcastle Maritime Centre)
The Amazing Race presented by the East Maitland Kiwanis Cluc)  involves teams solving clues that lead to a variety of heritage sites around the city of Newcastle. A great way social event to raise money for Lifeline and the Vera Deacon Regional History Fund. $45 per team of 4. Register your team here: or more info:

Saturday 2 April 6.30-9pm – Stories from Coquun (Newcastle) (Wollotuka Institute)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island students from the Institute will tell. Their stories and what inspired them to work in their chosen area of research. Their stories, music, art, bush tucker and the award-winning building, Birabahn, in its bushland setting, will make this a memorable night. Donations towards the Jack Doherty Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Scholarship. Bookings and enquiries: 0447611066

1-3 April.  10 am-3 pm  The Maitland Collection (Grossmann and Brough Houses, High St.Maitland)
The Maitland Collection: exhibition of works by local artist, Holly McNamee. Sunday 17 April   10am- 3 pm  See Grossmann House’s entire State Significant textile collection exhibited for the first time, with furniture & treasures from Old Government House & other National Trust properties Refreshments incl lunch available Coin donation Contact 49337758 or 49336452

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