Cheer on our local celebrities and high profile politicians as they battle it out to create the finest floral display for the chance to win the coveted Rivendell Cup. Working with only vocal directional assistance provided by some of our best Sydney Flower School and TAFE NSW floristry students, contestants have to craft the most innovative and stylish display. The winner will be decided by public vote on the day.
Our celebrities are no "pansies"! They will be lining up to show their skills in floral artistry to battle for the Inaugural Rivendell Cup. In the line-up for this humour charged highlight at 11.30am on Saturday 6 October are:
Sarah Tiong (Masterchef alumni 2017)
Bryan Zhu (Masterchef alumni 2017)
Mayor Angelo Tsirekas , City of Canada Bay
Mayor John Faker, Burwood
John Sidoti , Member for Drummoyne
Jodie McKay, Member for Strathfield
Dr Tim Sinclair, SLHD
Dr Genevieve Wallace, Concord Hospital
Visitors can enjoy an exquisite floral inspired High Tea in the luxurious surroundings of the Fountain Courtyard at the Rivendell Flower Show. Serving a delectable array of high tea treats, one can savour delightful finger sandwiches, flaky scones and delicious morsels of cake, all topped off with a freshly-brewed pot of boutique tea.
Book your High Tea seat today.
Enjoy an evening of fine dining and opera in the picturesque and historical Great Hall at Rivendell. Set amongst an arrangement of glorious floral displays, the exclusive Rivendell Gala Dinner will feature a program of well-known arias performed by accomplished musicians. Opened to the public only once a year, there is no other chance to see the magnificent Thomas Walker Estate quite like this!
Floral Displays and Garden Exhibits
Spectacular floral displays and creative, sustainable garden exhibits showcased across the Estate grounds have been created for this year's second Rivendell Flower Show. Immerse yourself in the luxe and opulence of the Main Foyer and Great Hall and marvel at the majestic Boathouse. Visit the Royal Horticultural Society NSW Pavilion to see the competition entries in this year's Spring Show.