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Santos Live Sundays launch concert

Stratosfunk performing at the Festival launch concert.Santos Live Sundays are back with free live music at the Kings Park Festival. Kicking off the free launch concert on Sunday, 8 September is 'Stratosfunk' and 'James Morrison and The Motown Experience' with some sixties soul. There’s something for all music lovers this September, with talented musicians performing live in the unique surrounds of the State Botanic Garden every weekend. Read more…

Fifty Years of Flower Power

Turf Tattoo at the Kings Park Festival.The Kings Park Festival is turning 50 with many exciting exhibitions and events to celebrate. See our amazing ‘Turf Tattoo’ on the lawn outside Aspects of Kings Park gallery shop and an EH Holden like you’ve never seen it before - in the garden, planted full of WA’s spectacular wildflowers. If you’re a history buff, you’ll love our collection of the Kings Park Festival’s iconic posters from the past 50 years. Reminisce about key events in history while enjoying WA’s beautiful wildflowers. Read more…

Boodja Gnarning Family Fun Day

Indigenous arts and crafts at Boodja Gnarning Family Fun DayMark the diaries for Sunday, 15 September - it’s 'Boodja Gnarning Family Fun Day'. Discover traditional Nyoongar culture through a range of fun activities including bush tucker tastings, dance workshops, tool making and family-friendly entertainment. Enjoy the free self-guided 'Boodja Gnarning Walk' and learn the traditional uses of Kings Park’s native plants and their cultural significance. Sing along with local Indigenous artists Ulla Shay and Oz Island live on the main stage as part of the Santos Live Sundays series. Read more…

Walk and talk with the experts

Discover the beauty of bushland. Photo: K. Sanderson.Join the experts for free guided walks and talks this September and learn more about Western Australia’s unique plant life. Wander along the Bushland Nature Trail or through the State Botanic Garden with our Kings Park Volunteer Guides and discover the secrets of native flora and fauna. Learn the tricks of the trade with the Kings Park’s horticultural staff hosting a range of special events such as 'Mild versus Wild', 'The Grass is Always Greener' and 'Walk on the Wild Side'. Free guided walks are also held in Bold Park throughout September and all Festival walks are free. Read more…

Subscribe and Win competition

Enjoy wildflowers in their natural habitat. Photo: A. Russell.It’s the Kings Park Festival’s 50th birthday this September, but you get all the presents! Thanks to the Festival, Australian Pinnacle Tours and Australia’s South West, you could see Western Australia’s amazing wildflowers in their natural habitat. As a Kings Park e-newsletter subscriber you are already in the draw. Encourage your family and friends to subscribe to regular updates on Kings Park and Bold Park news and they could win too. There’s a winner each Friday in September. Read more…

We look forward to seeing you in Kings Park and Bold Park this September.

 

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Phone: (+61 8) 9480 3600
Fax: (+61 8) 9322 5064
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