What's On

Daily Tours

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Events and festivals at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah

Aboriginal Heritage Tour

1 May 2013 to 1 May 2015
Aboriginal Heritage Tour at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

Mystery Of The Munchers

1 Sep 2014 to 28 Feb 2015
Explore the Garden to find the six mystery stops. It's a wild world out there - and who is munching who? Enjoy fun hands-on activities and discover some amazing relationships between plants and animals.

Disney Fairies Trail

28 Nov 2014 to 28 Feb 2015
Come on a magical Blue Mountains adventure. Use the free Disney Fairies Trail app to discover Disney fairies fluttering amongst the flowers and trees in some of the Garden's most beautiful and enchanted places.

Birds, Bees and Backyards - Gardening in the 1920s

7 Feb 2015 to 22 Feb 2015
As the Blue Mountains Lithgow and Oberon region celebrates the Roaring 20s and All That Jazz Festival, visit the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden for a glimpse into what was going on in the backyard garden during the Roaring 20s.

Weaving Workshop - Learn To Weave with Lanny Mackenzie

Saturday, 7th February 2015
Join Lanny Mackenzie in a comprehensive weaving workshop, incorporating:
* discussion of natural grasses and other suitable weaving materials from nature
* preparation and drying techniques
* starting a basket, different stitches
* advancing to free-form - random weaving
* discussion of sculptural shapes and embellishments


Garden Grooves presents Katie Noonan

Sunday, 1st March 2015
Katie Noonan will be performing at Garden Grooves at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden on Sunday 1 March with support from rapidly rising star Maples.

The Blue Mountains: Grandeur & Intimacy - an exhibition by Ian Brown

7 Mar 2015 to 27 Apr 2015
Ian Brown has spent decades photographing the beauty of the Blue Mountains - from the tourist tracks and lookouts to the most remote wilderness. This exhibition reveals a selection of his work showing dramatic dawns and evening light over the vast valleys, misty forests, characterful trees, streams and stones. The collection is a powerful affirmation of the magnificence and value of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

Kid's Story Time

Friday, 10th April 2015
A delightful live reading of popular children's books for kids. Featuring live action, audience participation and sound effects, this is excellent holiday entertainment fun for all the family. Presented by Entertainment Blue Mountains

TomahROMA - autumn food and wine fair with the International Back to Back Wool Challenge

Saturday, 2nd May 2015
Enjoy regional produce, spectacular views and vivid autumn colours at TomahROMA, our annual autumn food and wine fair. Showcasing local produce and wines with plant sales, music and garden tours. This year's fair will also stage the International Back To Back Wool Challenge and the Apple Pie bake-off!

The International Back To Back Wool Challenge

Saturday, 2nd May 2015
The challenge is on to hand shear a sheep, spin the wool and knit a sweater in eight hours - from the back of the sheep to the back of the shearer! With a huge Apple Pie Bake-Off, fun with wool activities for kids and local produce stalls. A fundraiser for the Cancer Council NSW - gold coin donation.

Plants with Bite! Carnivorous Plant Fair - images by Greg Bourke

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