In an incredible feat of endurance and commitment, Chris Simpson is ‘Everesting’ the Arboretum from 3 am to 8 pm on Saturday 1 November to raise awareness and inspire others to join the RECOGNISE movement for recognition of Indigenous Australians in the Constitution. Come and show your support at 9 am on the Southern Deck when Chris takes a break to say a few words. To achieve ‘everesting’ status, Chris will cycle 78 laps of the Arboretum hill until he reaches the climbing meters gained to summit Mount Everest (8848m). See the full story.
(Published: Thursday, 30 October 2014)
A new Arboretum photography competition, sponsored by the Friends of the Arboretum, is now open. So start snapping! Entry is free and there are cash prizes for first and runner-up in three categories. See the full story.
(Published: Wednesday, 29 October 2014)
Join Australian guitarist Matt Withers for an afternoon concert in the Margaret Whitlam Pavilion, featuring a beautiful selection of classical guitar favourites including Asturias, Recuerdos de la Alhambra and La Catedral. See the full story.
(Published: Monday, 27 October 2014)
The Arboretum’s biggest night of outstanding music, panoramic views and dazzling costumes is upon us again with the fourth annual Voices in the Forest concert on Sunday 30 November 2014. See the full story.
(Published: Monday, 22 September 2014)
You are invited into the kitchen for a series of culinary master classes with a delicious difference, as Janet Jeffs and her team share their tips and techniques while preparing a four-course dinner together to enjoy with matching wines. See the full story.
(Published: Friday, 12 September 2014)