What’s on at Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney – Autumn Vibes

February 11th, 2013


* SYDNEY Gardens

Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan and the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah all come alive for Autumn in Your Gardens, a festival with over 60 separate events.

  • Sunday 10 March 2013 from 10 am
  • The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney
  • Cost: Free.  Note that ‘The First Garden’ is a ticketed event in the evening.

An Australian Event Award 2012 finalist, Autumn Vibes is the launch event that kicks off Autumn in Your Gardens. Autumn Vibes is a free multicultural day of music, dance, opera, storytelling, art, talks, walks and children’s activities (small charge) – all linking plants in the Royal Botanic Garden to their countries of origin. There will also be a diverse array of multicultural foods for sale.

Autumn Vibes 2013 is shaping up to be an exhilarating day focusing on plant collections from South America, Asia, the Pacific Islands and our own Indigenous plant collections. Back by popular demand are TaikOz and Riley Lee. Adding to the thunderous percussion of Asia, Autumn Vibes will be introducing the exciting samba drums of Brazil accompanied by samba dancers and capoeira, filling the Garden with the energy of Rio.

New in 2013
‘Triple J unearthed’ in 2012 indie pop group Mary & the Banks; the Kevin Hunt Trio; opera arias with Michael Halliwell; storytelling with renowned storytellers Jo Henwood and Aunty Ali Golding; launch of the Autumn in Your Gardens storytelling competition; specialist horticultural talks and demonstrations; Garden Safari exploring the amazing colours, shapes and textures of plant life; exhibition tour and talk by Phillippa Carnemolla, the Garden’s 2012 Artist in Residence. 

Autumn Vibes
When: Sunday 10 March, from 10 am
Where: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney
Cost: Free. Note that ‘The First Garden’ is a ticketed event in the evening.
Enquiries: (02) 9231 8111

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