Regency at the Mansion

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Regency at the Mansion

Step back into the Regency era as the historic Rippon Lea Estate opens its doors for the most anticipated social event of the season on Friday 24 May.

Hosted by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria), ‘Regency at the Mansion’ is an event that reimagines the illustrious world of soirées, complete with romance, and raffish aristocratic allure.

Highlights of the Evening
Opulent Canapés: Savour delectable bites fit for royalty as you mingle amidst the grandeur of Rippon Lea Estate. Delight your palate with a selection of sumptuous treats inspired by the lavish feasts of the Regency Era.

Period Dance Classes: Take to the dance floor and learn the graceful steps of the quadrille and the waltz under the guidance of experienced instructor and choreographer, Neville Parry. Immerse yourself in the elegance of Regency-era dances and sweep across the ballroom with style and poise.

Mansion Tours: Embark on a journey through time with exclusive tours of the historic Rippon Lea Estate. Explore the ornate rooms, and hidden corners of this splendid Mansion, and uncover the secrets of its storied past. The Mansion will be open to gander through from 7pm – 8.30pm.

Best Period Dress Competition: Dress to impress in your finest Regency attire and compete for the title of best-dressed guest! Whether you fancy yourself a dashing duke, a bewitching debutante or a rake of the highest order, let your imagination run wild and dazzle us with your exquisite costumes.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of Regency revelry at Rippon Lea Estate. Secure your place in history and reserve your tickets now! For more unforgettable experiences, become a National Trust Member. Purchase a Membership & Ticket Package to save up to $100* and spoil yourself for the year ahead.