Open Days and Public Meetings - 2020

This calendar will be updated as details of Public Meeting guest speakers, Open House exhibitors and Special Events are confirmed.

(Dates and events may be subject to change)

Open Days are held on the 2nd Sunday in March, July, September and November with the house open from from 11am - 4pm.                                             An entry fee of $3.00 per person is charged, with children under 5 years admitted free.  

Public Meetings are held on the 2nd Sunday in February, the 3rd Sunday in May, and the Annual General Meeting is held on the 2nd Sunday in August. Meetings commence at 2pm. A Guest Speaker is booked for each meeting with Afternoon Tea provided.


February 2020

Sunday 9th - Public Meeting - 2pm
Guest Speaker:  Dr Judith Godden
Topic:  "Crown Street Women's Hospital, a history 1893-1983"

Wednesday 19th - As part of Cumberland Council's Senior's Festival 2020, Linnwood will be open from 10.00am-11.30am for a tour and Devonshire tea (cost $10pp).  Bookings essential: Phone 0412 606644.


March 2020

Sunday 8th - Open Day - 11am - 4pm
On the front lawn:  A small group of vehicles from the Isuzu Car Club of Australia will be on display.
World League for Protection of Animals -  Information stall with rescued cats, kittens, rabbits on show -  talk to the team about "Adopt - Don't Shop".  Bric-a-brac for sale to support the cat rescue/adoption centre at Gladesville.
Inside the house:   Due to popular demand, Christine McKenna will be returning with her display of old sewing machines from her personal collection and machines donated to the Friends of Linnwood. Have a turn on a vintage sewing machine...
Stallholders:  Various arts & crafts and community information.


DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS 
ACTIVITIES AT LINNWOOD HAVE BEEN CANCELLED 
OR POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

                                                                                                                       

May 2020     CANCELLED

Sunday 17th - Public Meeting - 2pm
Guest Speaker:  Beverley Sherry
Topic:  "Stories in Australian Stained Glass"
 

July 2020     CANCELLED

Sunday 12th - Open Day - 11am - 4pm
On the front lawn:   Italian Made Social Motoring Club displaying Fiat Bambinos;  Rover Owners Club;  other car clubs to be confirmed.
Inside the house:  World League for Protection of Animals - Information stall with rescued kittens and cats on show - talk to the team about "Adopt - Don't Shop". Bric-a-brac for sale to support the cat rescue/adoption centre at Gladesville.
Stallholders:  Various arts & crafts and community information.


August 2020     Postponed to a date yet to be confirmed in 2021

Sunday 9th - Public Meeting and Annual General Meeting - 2pm
Guest Speaker:  To be confirmed
Topic:  To be confirmed


September 2020     CANCELLED

Sunday 13th - Open Day - 11am - 4pm 
On the front lawn:   FX & FJ Holden Club;  Mustang Owners Club Australia (NSW), MG Restorers Association - other car clubs to be confirmed.
Inside the house:  Carnival Glass Collectors Association
Stallholders:  Various arts & crafts and community information.

Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th - Wentworth Quilters 2-day exhibition.  Further details TBA.  This event is hosted by Wentworth Quilters and information can be obtained by phoning Pam Richardson - 0418 342254.


November 2020     CANCELLED

Sunday 8th - Open Day - 11am - 4pm
On the front lawn:   Hawkesbury Historical Car ClubFord Anglia Prefect Car Club;  other car clubs to be confirmed
Inside the house:  Australian Miniature Enthusiasts Association
Stallholders:  Various arts & crafts and community information.


December 2020     CANCELLED

Sunday 13th - Members' Christmas Lunch