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Club Fellowship Activity – Visit to Beleura House & Garden Mornington [National Trust House & Gardens]

September 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm



Beleura House

Beleura at Mornington, erected in 1863 for James Butchart, was bequeathed to the people of Victoria by Jack Morton Tallis as a place of historic and educational interest. Beleura and its land, acquired by Sir George Tallis (1869-1948) and Lady Tallis in 1916 and from 1950 the home of Jack Morton Tallis (1911-1996) is deemed of national significance. The gardens retain elements of an earlier pre 1900 garden. Commencing in 1952 Jack Morton Tallis overlaid his parents garden with a romantic, idiosyncratic version of an Italian garden. The contents provenanced to members of the Tallis Family, are of major significance for the depth of their completeness and include furniture, fine and decorative art, soft furnishings, books, photographs, domestic goods, theatrical memorabilia, items of gentlemen’s apparel and general household paraphernalia. It is the intention of the Trustees appointed by Jack Morton Tallis to maintain this condition of things and to make Beleura and its gardens and contents available to the people of Victoria as a place of historic and educational interest.
(An excerpt from BELEURA Mornington a Theatre of the Past by Anthony Knight)

More information on Beleura can be viewed on the following link http://www.beleura.org.au/
Those attending are to meet at Mornington Golf Club Car Park, where they will catch a courtesy bus.  Circa 10.00am
Please confirm attendance with Club member organisers – Chris Helleren 0438 288 808 or Madyln Parlet 0412 316 406



September 20, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Bellaura House
Mornington,VictoriaAustralia+ Google Map

Contact the Rotary Club of Lilydale

Postal Address:    P.O. Box 127, Lilydale, Victoria  3140

Telephone:     0423 558 833

E-Mail Address:   [email protected]

Web Page:          www.rotarylilydale.org.au





Meeting Details

The Rotary Club of Lilydale currently meets bi-weekly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. We meet at York on Lilydale, start arriving from 6:30 pm for 7:00 pm start.

Enter the Function room via Carpark. In the foyer look out for RCL sandwich board.
Register @ RCL check-in desk inside the Function room.

For current meeting details, refer to Events Calendar. To connect with meetings via Zoom click on this link.

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