Camellia Gala Day

2018-07-01 11:00:00 2018-07-01 15:30:00 Australia/Sydney Camellia Gala Day A variety of talks, demonstrations, workshops, stalls and delicious food will be available. Free entry.Inclinator (lift) will be in operation... Australia Lauren Page
Location: Lisgar Gardens, Lisgar Road, Hornsby
Event cost: Free

A variety of talks, demonstrations, workshops, stalls and delicious food will be available.

Free entry.

Inclinator (lift) will be in operation from 10.30am-4pm for easy access.

Limited parking at the Gardens, please use William Street carpark

In case of bad weather conditions, the event will be cancelled.

Please register your free tickets here.

Home-made soups, French crepes, coffee and tea on sale. No ATM, please bring cash.

Guest Presenters and Speakers:

11am-3.30pm - NSW Camellia Research Society – Stall and Camellia display

11am-3.30pm - Edgeworth David Community Gardens – Stall and sale of home-made jams

11am-1.45pm - Hanae Bansemer & Soyoko Burton, experienced Japanese Origami/Papercraft artists – Workshop

11am-11.45am - Michael Rayner, North Shore Beekeeping Association – Talk and demonstration

11am-12.30pm - Dr Stephen Utick – Camellia identification – Bring your camellia blooms and have them identified. Gold coin donation appreciated.

11.30am-1pm - Lyndall Beck, Hornsby Art Prize winner 2017 – Art Workshop – Chinese Brush Painting inspired (15 minute sessions). 50c/$1 donation to cover cost of materials.

12pm-12.45pm - Glenn Stimpson, Easy Care Gardening Inc. – Talk – Role of ECG in the community

1pm-1.45pm - Georgina Kretschmar, Bonsai Society of Australia Inc. – Bonsai talk and demonstration, camellia group

2pm-2.45pm - Dr Stephen Utick, Chair International Camellia Society Committee for Historic Camellia Conservation – ‘Helping Lisgar Gardens become an ICS Camellia Garden of Excellence – and providing a tourism boost for Hornsby’

3pm-3.30pm - Dr Stephen Utick – Guided Tour to view some of the historic and significant camellias in Lisgar Gardens.

Lisgar Gardens

Lisgar Road, Hornsby