What’s the festival all about?

There’s a load of activities, visual delights and opportunities to learn, grow and simply be entertained during the Nannup Flower and Garden Festival. there is a whole load of things to do, and we will update the website with more specific info as guests are confirmed and the program is finalised for the 2018 edition of the Festival – Getting Creative in the Garden.

Some sessions are ticketed events, so be quick to snap yours up when they become available!

As always, We will have a host of special guests attending the festival  – in 2017 our guests included Anna Gare, Sabrina Hahn, Guy Jeffreys, Deryn Thorpe, Josh Whiteland and a fabulous array of local presenters.

 

A few features that will be back in 2018:

  • Tulip displays in the main street – As always, a key feature of the Festival.
  • The Great Hall of Flowers display  – Truly the jewel in the crown of the festival.
  • Stunning Open gardens all around Nannup – As always, there will be a range of stunning local gardens open across the weekend incorporating some special events. 
  • Garden to Gourmet sessions – Inspiration to get your produce on your plate!
  • A range of Garden talks, Q&A and Info sessions  – Covering a wide range of topics are happening across the 4 days in the Flowermania Marquee and out and about in Nannup
  • Gardeners Mingle – a key social event with fine food prepared by our special guest chefs
  • A large array of market stallholders
  • Farm Tours
  • CWA High Tea

 

 

 

 

Here’s 5 free things you can do during the festival!

  1. Stroll the streets & check out the planters & barrels full of flowers
  2. Learn about gardening in one of the free talks and presentations
  3. Stroll past stalls with artisan products
  4. Catch the  Art Exhibition  or the Quilt and Craft Exhibition at Community House
  5. Admire the Vintage Car display

 

Looking for more info on Nannup or enquire about accommodation?

Contact Nannup Tourism
Phone: 9756 1901
info@atasteofnannup.com.au
www.everythingnannup.com.au

Still looking for inspiration? Be sure to like and follow our Facebook page There is such a load of things going on that we really couldn’t fit them on this page without you wearing out your mouse wheel or getting a blister on your finger!

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Maranup Ford is a large riverside country garden Open Main Festival: Thursday 2 to Tuesday 7 November. Maranup Ford is a large farm garden which has evolved from a few rose bushes and necessary vegetable garden of the early days to a peaceful haven for visitors and birds. Spring is always very pretty with the cottage garden flowers growing as they wish amongst the rose beds. There is an extensive collection of trees and a garden with many rooms and interesting plants. The Homestead was built in 1917 and while it is not open to the public it is still worth visiting and seeing the architecture and bricks which were made on site. Melva & Hugh Browne. 9761 1200 600 Maranup Ford Rd. From the North, 12 km from Greenbushes, on the left just over the bridge over the Blackwood River. From the South. 6 km from the Brockman Highway and on the right just before the bridge. Entry: $5. There is plenty of parking. Toilets on site. Tea and Coffee and an urn on the verandah. Wheelchair accessible. Ponds and river. Caravan Park and B&B available. WildHerb Basketry – Workshop on Sunday 5 November. Please see events page in this program. www.maranupford.com.au

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The tulips are still out, but this may be the last chance to see them. The wildflowers are starting to bloom. ... See MoreSee Less

Its a massive weekend again in Nannup. The Thylacine exhibition is on in the Garage Gallery on Grange Rd, 10am - 2pm daily, the fortnightly markets are on in the main street on Saturday morning, the Historical Society is open Saturday morning. The Thylacine Meet & Greet is on in the Town Hall 3-5pm on Saturday and the World Premiere of the thylacine documentary, "Living....The Thylacine Dream" screens Saturday evening. Wildflowers are now showcased at Kondil Park Reserve. There are open gardens at Gullyfoot Garden, Holberry House, Merribee Organic Farmacy, Serene Habitats and Southern Forest Honey. Pick up a full program from the Nannup Visitor Service or view www.nannupgardens.org.au

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Posted by Mark Wyncoll

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