Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Native Plant Sale ended on Saturday 20 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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Saturday 20 October, 8.30 am–1.30 pm — Southern car park

Browse Canberra’s best range of Australian native plants, including many local species.

Thousands of plants will be on sale in the southern car park courtesy of the Australian Native Plant Society (ANPS).

With over 50 years of experience growing Australian plants in the Canberra region, the ANPS specialises in well-labelled, good-quality, competitively priced plants that are ideal for new and established gardens.

Gates open at 8.30 am. Come early for best selection and bring a bag or box for your purchases.

Plant lists are available from the Australian Native Plant Society.

Further information

For more information contact Alison, sale coordination team:

When

Saturday 20 October, 8.30 am–1.30 pm

Where

Southern car park