What To Expect

Events and Activities


2018 Program to be announced

The Rivendell Flower Show is set to inspire audiences with unforgettable floral displays and garden exhibits across both days of our festival. Crowds will also experience keynote speakers leading masterclasses and interactive workshops, meet up and coming and established landscape designers and industry experts, as well as gain entry to one of the most unique heritage landmarks in Sydney. Be entertained and connect at our varied range of activities – there's some fun for the whole family!

Presenters confirmed for the 2018 Rivendell Flower Show:


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Helen Young
Helen Young Horticulturist is based in Willoughby on Sydney's leafy North Shore, and has been established since 1993. Specialising in garden renovations, we also offer garden consultations, design, plants supply and a range of soft landscaping services. Helen Young is well known for her weekly garden columns in The Weekend Australian and as a regular on 702 ABC radio's gardening talkback show.

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Angie Thomas
Angie Thomas is a horticulturalist, gardening expert and Horticultural Communications Manager at Yates. She writes a monthly column on the company's website about what you should be doing in the garden.

Activities confirmed for the 2018 Rivendell Flower Show:

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Vintage Car Display
Come visit our extensive vintage car collection on display. Vehicles from the turn of the century to the 1950s will be available to view and peruse. Also have the opportunity to sign up to many of the vintage car associations for more exciting events and fairs in the future.

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Animal Nursery
Head down to our Kid's Area and visit our animal nursery! More activities in the Kid's Area to be announced.

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Explore the Rivendell Flower Show marketplace. We’re excited to announce who will be trading in 2018:

Bell Art
Today, Australian still life artist Meryl Bell’s remarkable legacy of over 200 magnificent artworks has been adapted to an exquisite range of aromatics, exclusive gifts and stationery for all to enjoy
Our aim is to run an ethical, service-oriented business that brings greater awareness and appreciation by others of Australia’s natural environment and the need to conserve our indigenous flora.


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CutAbove Tools
CutAbove Tools is a family owned Australian company with the majority of our pruning, gardening and cleaning tools sourced from Taiwan. CutAbove continues to expand its product range of quality pruning, gardening and cleaning equipment.  We specialise in high reach pruning and cleaning poles. The company has direct input into the design, manufacture and quality of the products sold.
Our aim is to have a selection of products that suit the needs including the trade, active gardener or occasional gardener.


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Garden Clubs of Australia
The Garden Clubs of Australia Inc. is a non-profit organisation formed by Mrs Margaret Davis OBE in 1950. The organisation provides a range of services to its members (affiliated clubs) and currently has a membership in excess of 700 affiliated clubs representing more than 45,000 individuals.
The primary and major objective of the Club is to extend the culture of gardening into the wider community for the benefit of all citizens and to promote and encourage various aspects of community based horticulture.



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Jane Stockel Designs
Since 1988, Jane Stockel Designs have been successfully guiding companies and individuals with inspired Colour and trends information.
Moving from colour and trend consultancy, products now include classic table linens, monogramming services, unique designs and all sorts of home décor. Vintage linen reworked into the treasures of tomorrow.


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The best part of any festival is the food and there’s plenty to go around at the Rivendell Flower Show!

Let’s Do Yum Cha
Enjoy all your Yum Cha favourites, handmade daily using local ingredients and freshly cooked in the truck.

Lets Do Yum Cha Caterers bring to the forefront over 30 years’ experience in the Sydney food service industry, with a vast array of clientele.



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Street Sliders
Street Sliders food truck caters for all events, offering modern style of catering, we cook and build on site. All guests get to enjoy fresh food being cooked right before them!

100% Fresh food, generous meal portions and all Australian owned. Delicious burgers coming your way!


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High Tea

Fancy an elegant morning or afternoon tea surrounded by lush grounds? The Rivendell Flower Show High Tea is served in the beautifully decorated fountain courtyard, within the magnificent grounds of the Thomas Walker Estate, Rivendell. Serving a delectable array of high tea treats, you can savour delightful finger sandwiches, flaky scones and delicious morsels of cake, all topped off with a freshly-brewed pot of boutique tea.

The Rivendell Flower Show High Tea is truly a unique experience which is not to be missed.

Bookings opening soon.


The Rivendell Flower Show - What to expect


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