Australian National Botanic Gardens

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DIY Beeswax Wraps ended on Sunday 19 May 2019.

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Current events

Leptospermum laevigatum, Coastal teatree

Australian Plants as Bonsai Exhibition 2020

9.30 am – 4.30 pm, 29 February–1 March — Crosbie Morrison Building
Follow the signs from the car park, visitor centre or cafe.

A display of over 50 bonsai, suiseki and related items highlighting the breadth and diversity of the use of Australian plants in the art of bonsai, by Canberra and interstate artists.

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Summer Sounds on the Eucalypt Lawn

Summer Sounds 2020

5.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Saturdays and Sundays 7/8 March, 14/15 March and 21/22 March 2020

— Eucalypt Lawn

Kicking off an epic event program to celebrate the Australian National Botanic Gardens’ 50th Anniversary, Summer Sounds 2020 is set to entertain the whole family this summer.

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Sunday 19 May, 10.00 am – 12.30 pm and 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm — Banks Building

Make your own beeswax wraps for World Bee Day.

Use less plastic at home and get creative at the same time. Join Annette Boyd in this fun and relaxed workshop in a creative setting. 

Suitable for 18 yrs and over.

Limited to 16 participants.

Bookings are essential and close two days prior to event.

  • Book Sunday 19 May 10.00 am – SOLD OUT

  • Book Sunday 19 May 2.00 pm – SOLD OUT


Sunday 19 May, 10.00 am – 12.30 pm and 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm


Banks Building


$30 per person (includes all materials)