Wattle and eucalypt dyeing workshops
The Australian National Botanic Gardens has re-opened to visitors from 29 October 2021.
We are pleased to welcome visitors back to the Gardens from 8.30 am to 5 pm.
We will continue to follow guidelines set by the ACT’s COVID-19 Pathway Forward and COVID-19 response.
This event has finished
Wattle and eucalypt dyeing workshops ended on Invalid date.
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Monday 17 January, Wednesday 19 January, Friday 21 January, Tuesday 25 January, Thursday 27 January; 10.30 am — Meet at the Visitor Centre
Join us for a family-friendly Flora Explorer bus tour and discover the amazing secrets of the plants that live in the Australian bush.
Join local textile artist Sally Blake in a fun and creative wattle and eucalypt dyeing workshop.
Learn how to make flower, leaf and bark dyes and try your new skills out on a take-home scarf using dyes from local acacias and eucalypts.
There will also be a short guided walk showing a variety of wattles and eucalypts within the Gardens.
This workshop is suitable for participants 15 years and over.
Bookings are essential and close two days prior to event.
- Book Sunday, 9 September - SOLD OUT
- Book Sunday, 16 September - SOLD OUT
9.00 am – 1.00 pm, 22 Aug, 9 Sept & 16 Sept
$70 per person