Members Walk - Government House Gardens BOOKED OUT

Government House garden
Join us on this very special free Members only guided tour of Government House Gardens

Come with us on this tour with Michael McNabb, Curator, Garden and Grounds at Government House. This garden, designed in 1872, covers 11 hectares and features magnificent lawns, specimen trees surrounded by large beds of trees and shrubs, and the Peace and Prosperity Kitchen Garden. The gardens also feature ceremonial trees planted by members of the Royal Family and previous Governors.

On land set aside in 1841, Government House, designed by William Wardell, was built. The Fountain Court, formal terraces, carriage drive, main lawn and encircling path that remain today are part of joseph Sayce’s original plan. William Guilfoyle, Director of the Botanic Gardens, refined and helped implement Sayce’s design. Guilfoyle arranged the gardens as a combination of clumps of shrubbery and broad sweeping lawns
so that ‘at every step the visitor finds some new view.’
BOOKED OUT
When: Tuesday 16 April at 10 am
Meet at Government House Gates.
MEMBERS ONLY
Bookings essential -
Numbers are limited to 20 so book early to avoid disappointment.

Events - To make a booking please sign in or create account if not already registered

If you wish to book for more than one event, after Registering for the first event, go back to the Events list, choose and then Register for the next event, repeating this until all events wanted are booked, before proceeding to Checkout via red button at bottom of page.

When
4/16/2019 10:00 AM
This event is full.

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How to Book

1. Members - Sign into your account using current details. Do not create a new account with a different email address. If you are having trouble signing in please contact the Friends' office on (03) 9650 6398

2. 
Non-members - log in using a previously set up account or create a new account. Then follow above instructions.

 

 3. Book for the event with the Register Myself button. (Choose registration option (member/non-member/student) if required).


4. 
 If you wish to book for more than one event, after Registering for the first event, go back to the Events list, choose and then Register for the next event, repeating this until all events wanted are booked, before proceeding to Checkout via red button at bottom of page.


5. 
For certain events, you may book extra tickets under Extra Tickets heading further down the page.


6.  For manual bookings use the downloadable booking form on the Booking Instructions page and send to the Friends' Office.

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