Open every day of the Festival
Gardens will be open from 9am to 4.30pm.
The Festival Centre will be open from 9am to 5pm each day of the Festival at Hillview Garden Centre, 200 Hampton Street, for programs and more information.
Friday 3rd May
AUTUMN DINNER AT FORD HOUSE
On the Friday the 3rd of May the 100 year old barn at Ford House will be a
magical setting for a dinner to celebrate our Autumn Gardens. A three course dinner in an autumnal wonderland will coincide with the Autumn Festival of Country Gardens. It starts at 6.00pm to be all seated by 6.30pm.
The catering will be provided by Ronan the amazing chef from Mulberry Tree.
Special food requirements will be accommodated for but we need to be
notified well in advance.
The price will be $95.00 per head, BYO. Bookings must be made and paid for
by April 25th.
The setting will only seat thirty people so book early to avoid
Our phone number is 97611816. There is still some accommodation available for the festival weekend so keep that in mind when you get in touch.
Saturday 4th May
Low bowl floral arrangement workshop
Time: 1-4 pm
Venue: The Rabbit Hole art space, Lower level, 87 Hampton St, Bridgetown
Enjoy an afternoon of flowers and creativity with expert tuition from experienced floral designer Linda Maxfield of Aromatic Passions ‘Earthblooms ‘. Using fresh, seasonal blooms, learn to make a beautiful low bowl arrangement with your own unique and dramatic ‘wild garden’ look. Linda shows you professional flower arranging techniques for ‘foam free’ designing and tips on conditioning your garden gathered flowers and botanicals to achieve maximum vase life.
Phone Linda to book or enquire 0427 933 368 or find Aromatic Passions on Facebook or Instagram.
Sunday 5th May
GOLDEN VALLEY TREE PARK WALK
A guided walk through the World Collection of the Golden Valley Tree Park in Balingup on Sunday 5 May at 9.30am. Led by Dr Chrissy Sharp, co-founder of the arboretum. This year’s autumn walk will take in the stunning deciduous conifers of the Sequoia Walk and magnificent views from Pear Tree Look-out.
Meet at the World Collection car park. The walk will take 1 hour from the car park. Wear sturdy shoes. Tel: 0476 172 900 $8.
At the south end of Balingup, from the SW Highway turn into Southampton Road. Take the left turn at fork into the Old Padbury Road and proceed 1.2km to the sign for the World Collection.