The ‘Anniversary Effect’

Binna Burra Lodge 1069 Binna Burra Road

The second anniversary of the bushfire devastation at Binna Burra Lodge. It’s two years since the heritage lodge and pioneer cabins at Binna Burra were destroyed in the Black Summer Australian bushfires. The original central building at Binna Burra was Leighton House built in Canungra in 1902 and owned by the Lahey family. In 1934 […]

Official Opening of the Bushwalkers Precinct at Binna Burra

Groom's Cottage Lounge 1069 Binna Burra Road, Beechmont, Queensland, Australia

"In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks." - (John Muir) About this event You’re invited to the official opening of the New ‘Bushwalker’s Precinct’ @ Binna Burra Includes the refurnished Bushwalker’s Bar, Bushwalker’s Bunkhouse, Heritage Reading Room and the release of the Australian BUSHWALKING CHRONOLOGY – from 1888 to 2021. […]

Romeo Lahey Memorial Lecture 2021

Kedron room, City Hall – Brisbane 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City

Celebrating over 50 years since the first Romeo Lahey Memorial Lecture. The Romeo Lahey Memorial Lecture honours the principal founder of the National Parks Association of Queensland (NPAQ), who remained President for more than 30 years and was instrumental in convincing the Queensland Government to declare many of the state’s national parks gazetted up to the […]

Artist Talk – Artist in Residence

Groom's Cottage Lounge 1069 Binna Burra Road, Beechmont, Queensland, Australia

Join us in conversation with Renata about her biochrome art featuring healing plants and about her current artist-in-residence @ Binna Burra About this event: Renata Buziak is a biochrome photomedia artist, researcher and educator, who works at the nexus of art and science, with a particular interest in nature. Her photographic research is based in […]

Free

Light of Nature Painting Workshop

Binna Burra Lodge 1069 Binna Burra Road

Drawing upon mindful observation, participants will create a little take-home abstract painting. You will connect with: pristine nature, light and the Binna Burra community You will create: 1 acrylic painting on canvas Additional paintings on paper Bring: An apron or clothes you don’t mind getting paint on, water bottle and a readiness to be inspired. […]

$80

Landscape Oil Painting Workshop

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

Capture the essence of Binna Burra rainforests with artist Dave Groom! Local artist, Dave Groom, will teach you how to: sketch ideas on to a canvas create a landscape painting with a balanced composition blend and layer colours to create foreground detail and depth In the workshop, you will create one or more finished oil […]

$300

Capture an image using Sunlight instead of a Camera – Cyanotype workshop

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

In this 3 hour workshop you will make your very own print using a historical photographic process called Cyanotype About this event Have you ever created a photograph without a camera? In this 3 hour workshop you will make your very own print using a historical photographic process called Cyanotype, and how to use Sunlight […]

$125

This One Great Trip : Cunningham’s Gap to Binna Burra 1968

Mt Roberts Marquee at Binna Burra 1040 binna burra road, beechmont, QLD, Australia

Could you do it? Walk from Cunningham’s Gap to Binna Burra along the mountains? Story by Gordon Holden About this event In 1968, three young men set out to walk from Cunningham’s Gap to Binna Burra. This trek was the pinnacle of their adventures. Leaving at dawn on Boxing Day, they arrived at Binna Burra […]

Free

Introduction to the Gondwana Rainforests: Fossil record & what it means

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

An illustrated talk will take you on a voyage into ‘deep-time’ to learn more about the history of the plants of the Gondwana Rainforests About this event You will learn: what is meant by the term ‘Gondwana(n)’ about the fascinating study of plant fossils • new ways to appreciate our rainforests Presenter: Dr Ray Carpenter […]

$20

Binna Burra: A Journey with the Camera. Photography Workshop with Joachim Froese

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

About this event Join renowned photographer Joachim Froese for a photography workshop at Binna Burra Lodge. Immerse yourself into the stunning landscape of Lamington National Park and learn how to translate your own personal views into powerful photographs. You will learn: to explore broad vistas and close-up views, to use different lenses, to enhance your […]

$350

Discover artists’ creative process and inspiration from nature

Binna Burra Lodge 1069 Binna Burra Road

You will hear from the following artists: Helen Stubbs is a nature lover and award-winning internationally-published writer of fiction and journalism, who calls the forest her home. Lucy Schluter is a local potter who finds inspiration in the colours and vast landscapes of the Scenic Rim. Her grandmother, Marjorie Groom, was a potter at Binna Burra. Dave […]

Free

Clay in Nature – Handbuilding Pottery Workshop with Lucy Schluter

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

Enjoy the restorative benefits of creating with clay at Binna Burra Lucy Schluter, Whipbird Pottery About this event You will be guided through handbuilding techniques to create a pottery breakfast set (a mug and bowl). Your handmade pieces will be fired and glazed for you and available for collection approximately 4 weeks after the workshop. […]

$95

Forest Stories – Creative Writing Workshop with Helen Stubbs

Binna Burra Lodge 1069 Binna Burra Road

Capture the voice of the forest with Helen Stubbs About this event Join like-minded writers to create and develop written work evoking feelings inspired by nature. Read your work out at an evening event (optional). You will: Meet other writers and together infuse your work with the five senses to evoke feelings for your readers […]

$150

Just Listen – Meditation & Storytelling with Miranda Braakhuis

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

Sounds and stories of the forest with Miranda Braakhuis About this event: Part meditation, part storytelling, hear the sounds of the forest at night using audio recordings captured for koala acoustics research. Be awed and inspired to take action for forests and their conservation through stories. You will learn: About koalas and acoustics based on […]

Free

Paper, Pencil & The Senses – Artists Book Making Workshop

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

An Artist's Book-making Workshop Inspired by Nature, hosted by Michelle Walker & Virginia Reid About this event Capture your experience of Binna Burra through the making of an artist's book, using a combination of drawing, painting, mono-printing and collage. You will learn: the joy of discovering your personal icons about collage, found objects and drawing […]

$175

Pinot + Picnic Lunch | Scenic Rim Eat Local Week at Binna Burra

Mt Roberts Field at Binna Burra 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

Raise a glass to the Scenic Rim! 2022 Eat Local Week. About this event: ☀️ Join us on the Mt Roberts field and indulge in a handcrafted basket style picnic lunch with paired Witches Falls wine and cheese.= 🌿 Let us set the scene: Live music performed by ARIA award winner Shenzo Gregorio, along with […]

$15 – $65

Discovering Nature Through Printmaking – Artist Workshop with Andrew Watson

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

Learn how to look at the beauty of Nature through different eyes and capture those moments in print using ancient Japanese techniques as ins About this event Learn how to look at the beauty of Nature through different eyes and capture those moments in print using ancient Japanese techniques as inspiration. You will learn: About […]

$120 – $150

The Trees of Binna Burra in Space and Time – Create your own nature journal – Hosted by Paula Peeters

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

You will learn: About rainforest ecology and evolution Nature journaling prompts and techniques How to identify 5 rainforest tree species You will create: Your own nature journal, using words, drawings, maps and diagrams Bring: Materials for drawing and writing; dress to be outdoors Your facilitator: Paula Peeters is an ecologist who worked in forest research […]

$120

The Inspiration for The Gribble’s Gift fantasy novel – Authors Talk by Nicola Tierney

Binna Burra Lodge 1069 Binna Burra Road

Learn the creative processes and how to self publish a book About this event Writing stories requires ideas, time lines, characters, locations, inspiration & imagination. My story is about worlds within worlds, of Gribble’s who live in Tanglemire Forest which is full of ancient trees, strange characters, & is full of secrets & mystery, and […]

Free

Eco Dyeing Workshop. Explore eco dyeing on paper & cloth with Wendi Trulson

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

Wendi’s workshop is suited to those who are curious and open to explore the serendipity of the natural dyeing process. About this event: You will learn: How to Eco Print on Paper/Cloth Basic stitching on silk & paper Placement and pattern making You will create: Your own Nature Journal Using quality paper & silk cloth […]

$120

Make Your Own Secret Garden – Create a one-of-a-kind miniature model – with Nicola Tierney

Binna Burra Pottery Shed 1040 binna burra road, Binna Burra, QLD, Australia

Delve into the creative world of building a Secret Garden in miniature under glass.  About this event Use a variety of natural & repurposed items (all supplied) to build your very own fantasy model. Size of the model is 10 cm wide by 9 cm high. You will learn: The process of design Colour combination […]

$150