Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Bushland Nature Walk – guided walks ended on Thursday 18 October 2018.

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The gardens at night. Photo: Irene Lorbergs

Photography afterDARK

Fridays 26 October, 9 November, 18 January and 15 February, Times vary depending on sunset — Meet at the Crosbie Morrison amphitheatre

Join Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography for an exclusive three hour guided night photography workshop in the gardens. Learn how to 'paint with light' during sunset, dusk and the black of night.

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NatureArt kids club

NatureArt kids club

Last Sunday of every month – February–November, 10.00 am–12.00 noon — Banks Building

Join NatureArt Kids Club art and science adventures for an exciting exploration of nature in the gardens.

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Concert.

Summer Sounds

5.00 pm – 7.30 pm, Saturday 2, Sunday 3, Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 February 2019 — Eucalypt Lawn

Enjoy live music, dancing and delicious food and drink as you chill to the sounds of summer.

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Sunset Cinema on the Eucalypt Lawn

Sunset Cinema

Wednesdays to Saturdays, 28 November 2018 to 12 January 2019. Gates open 6:30 pm. — Eucalypt Lawn

Experience cinema among the eucalypts this summer. Gather together your family and friends for a night out to remember. Sit back, relax and watch the stars under the stars!

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10.00 am – 11.30 am, Thursday 20 September & 18 October — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join a volunteer guide to discover flowering plants along the Bushland Nature Walk and enjoy spectacular views over Lake Burley Griffin.

This is an easy to moderate walk on a formed track with some uneven ground, a few steps and some short steep sections. The walk will end at the viewing platform and return along the trail to the Visitor Centre.

The trail is in the Bushland Precinct of the gardens and is part of the local Black Mountain environment.

  • Bring: Water, snacks and good walking shoes.
  • Distance: 3.2 km return from the Visitor Centre.
  • Cost: Free (bookings essential)

This event is presented by the Friends of the Gardens. Please email memberswalks@friendsanbg.org.au or phone 0421 131 898 with any queries.

When

10.00 am – 11.30 am, Thursday 20 September & 18 October

Where

Meet at the Visitor Centre

Price

Free