Twilight Jazz with The Moods at Eryldene Historic House and Garden, Sydney
ERYLDENE HISTORIC HOUSE AND GARDEN
HISTORIC HOUSE AND GARDEN

Twilight Jazz with The Moods at Eryldene, Sydney

Image by kind courtesy of the photographer, Lindy Kerr
Entertainment in the gardens
Our famous teas

WHAT'S ON IN 2017

TWILIGHT JAZZ SUNDAY 12 MARCH 2017
5.00PM – 8.00PM.
GATE OPENS AT 4.00PM


The Moods at Eryldene

Take in the sunset in the beautiful garden at Eryldene.

Bring a picnic, drinks, a rug or folding chair, and enjoy the wonderful sound of The Moods.

With a repertoire drawn from traditional jazz, swing and jive The Moods will set the mood for young and old. Purchase tea, coffee and homemade treats from the Garden Cafe or order gourmet rolls before March 2nd to complement your picnic.

ENTRY
$30 non-members; $25 members & students under 25; $10 child (6-15); $70 family (2 adults, 2 children)

Bookings are recommended.

Download our booking form to secure your place and order your gourmet rolls... here

HERITAGE FESTIVAL   APRIL OPEN WEEKEND - “HAVING A VOICE”

Saturday & Sunday 8th & 9th April 2017
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Take a tour from our archives and 'hear' the voices of the four boys who grew up at Eryldene.   Hear the voice of their father, Professor Waterhouse, as he talked about the importance of public landscaping and architecture, and appreciate the voice of Mrs Janet Waterhouse through her practice of the Japanese art of Ikebana. Weekend includes Ikebana flower arrangements in the house. Young visitors will enjoy a tour of the garden with Doc the Galah.

Entry: $8 Adults; $6 conc.; $4 children (6-15); $18 Family (2 adults, 2 children)
Free entry for members of the Eryldene Trust, NT and HHA.

The Garden Cafe will be open for light refreshments

Eryldene Sunday Afternoon Teas from 1.00 pm. Tea bookings recommended. Use our booking form (PDF) which you can download here.

Cost for Afternoon Teas:
Non-members $32 ; Child (6-12yrs) $14 (includes entry)
Members $24 ; Children (6-12yrs) $10
 


Eryldene is open on the second weekend of each month from April to September and for special events at other times during the year.

In 2017 the dates to remember are:

  • Open Weekend - 8th and 9th April - Heritage Festival - "Having a voice"
  • Open Weekend - 13th and 14th May - Mother's Day at Eryldene
  • Open Weekend - 10th and 11th June - Sasanquas camellias and early japonica camelliasin bloom
  • Open Weekend - 8th and 9th July
  • Open Weekend - 12th and 13th August
  • Open Weekend - 9th and 10th September
  • Christmas Fair 25th and 26th November

Please note that there is plenty of free off street parking available at the railway end of McIntosh Street

WHEN VISITING ERYLDENE YOU CAN:

TAKE A GUIDED TOUR of the house and garden study and learn about life in the Waterhouse family in the early part of the 20th century on our Open Weekends.

ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF THE GARDEN, its many structures, meandering paths and secret places.

RELAX OVER TEA, coffee or lunch in the Garden Cafe on our Open Weekends or take High Tea on Sunday open days from 2.00 pm.

CHOOSE A GIFT from the wide range of items in Eryldene's gift shop.

BOOK A GUIDED TOUR with morning, afternoon tea or lunch for your group, minimum number 10 weekedays and 20 weekends.

HIRE ERYLDENE'S GARDEN for a wedding, family, corporate event or commercial photo shoot.

Eryldene Christmas Fair

Each year one our major fundraisers is our Christmas Fair. This year's fair will be on Saturday, 25th November and Sunday, 26th November. Upwards of 50 stalls are set up in our gardens offering a wide variety of unusual gifts and treats - from garden and kitchen wares to Christmas puddings and hampers. Aspiring stallholders will be able to download our 2017 information booklet from mid 2017.



One hundred and two years ago, in April, 1914 Mr & Mrs Waterhouse and their first son Gordon moved into their newly completed house at Eryldene, designed for them by Hardy Wilson.   Explore its beauty and the role it played in the cultural life of Sydney in the first half of the twentieth century.

 
 

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