Past events at Burnside Branch, National Trust of South Australia

Summer Sundays at Beaumont House

Special event

Sundays 15 January, 19 February & 19 March 2017. 11am - 5pm.

Experience a 1920s garden party at 'Summer Sundays at Beaumont House' held in the beautifully restored and extensive gardens of Beaumont House, treat yourself to a devonshire tea on the veranda and browse our exclusive craft stalls.

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Australian Festival of Marmalade

Special event

Sunday 20 November 2016, 10am-5pm

Join us for Australia's first Festival of Marmalade in the grounds of Beaumont House on Sunday 20 November. There will be talks on marmalade and citrus, tastings, presentations to the winners of the Australian Marmalade Competition, music, wine and games. 

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Second Annual Olive Oil Day

Special event

Sunday 6 November 2016, 12noon - 5pm

Join us for a picnic and market day at Beaumont House to celebrate the establishment of the Olive Oil industry in South Australia. Built in 1849, Beaumont House was home of the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, Bishop Augustus Short, and later Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist and founder of the olive oil industry in SA.

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Open Garden at Beaumont House

Special event

Sunday 25th September 2016, 10am to 5pm

The garden at Beaumont House will be open to the public under the Open Gardens SA scheme. Come along and discover the lovingly restored gardens and learn about the early history of theses experimental gardens and the remnant olive grove.

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Beaumont House Open Day

Guided Tour

Sundays 7 August and 4 September, 2016, 2pm - 4.30pm

Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industy in SA. Guided tour - includes afternoon tea.

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Pioneer Women's Trail Walk

Special event

Sunday 15 May 2016, 8am-4pm.

Take up the challenge: follow the footsteps of German pioneer women and men who walked Hahndorf to Adelaide selling produce in the early years of the colony. Bookings necessary only if bus from Beaumont House to start location is required at additional cost of $10. See also Beaumont House Tours.

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Beaumont House Tours, Hahndorf Pioneer Women's Trail Walk Finish

Guided Tour

Sunday 15 May 2016, 11am-4.30pm. Tours every half hour.

Guided tours of Beaumont House built in 1849 by Augustus Short, first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, founder of St Peter's Cathedral and St Peter's College.  Later, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist and pioneer of olive oil industry.  See also Pioneer Women's Trail Walk, Hahndorf.

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