Below is the list of our upcoming events. Click on the title of the event, to find out more about the event AND to make a booking to attend (even free events, need bookings at present due to COVID-19 restrictions).
Father’s Day Plant Fair
Sunday, 5 September @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Our Father’s Day Plant Fair has become an event not to be missed. From its beginnings in 2015, the Fair has grown to attract numerous stallholders, speakers and over 3,500 attendees.
It is a wonderful, free event that not only showcases the glorious Botanic Gardens, but brings the community together for a very positive purpose – to raise money to support continued improvement of the Gardens.
The event provides a festive day of activities for the whole family including:
- Specialist stall holders selling and advising on an extensive range of rare and unusual, as well as value for money,plants and garden related products.
- Plants for sale on the day from the FRIENDS Propagation Facility at the Gardens. All proceeds from sale of the FRIENDS plants go directly back into improvement of the gardens.
- Talks by specialists and panel discussions on topics related to horticulture, environment, plant heritage and history in our region.
- Botanic themed arts and crafts
- Displays of vintage and classic cars
- Roving entertainers and artists
- Children’s activities and entertainment
- Food and coffee for sale or bring your own picnic