Spectacular floral displays and creative, sustainable garden exhibits showcased across the Estate grounds have been created for this year's third Rivendell Flower and Garden 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
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.
Come and see this year’s Spring collection of blooming floral catwalk designs as our models sashay the runway in their couture outfits. Check Program of Activities for scheduled parade times.
The Vintage Sports Car Club of Australia Limited (VSCCA) was formed in 1944, and offers members a variety of sports car motoring activities, services and social events. Please follow the link for more details and photos of members' cars. The Club will have a sample of interesting members' cars on display
Head down to our Kid's Space to participate in kid's painting workshops with Drummoyne Art Society, face painting and Adopt-a-Tomato activities.
Explore the Rivendell Flower and Garden Show marketplace, where you will find a wonderful array of market and food stalls. We have a number of exciting stalls who will be trading in 2019 - there will be plenty of variety for everyone!
Fancy an elegant morning or afternoon tea surrounded by lush grounds? The Rivendell Flower and Garden 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 cup of freshly-brewed boutique tea.
The Rivendell Flower and Garden Show High Tea is truly a unique experience which is not to be missed. Bookings preferred. Limited seating available.
The Rivendell Flower and Garden Show is set to inspire audiences with unforgettable floral displays and garden exhibits across both days of our festival. Crowds will experience keynote speakers leading masterclass 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’s inner-west.
Music Shed Big Band is made up of retired and semi-retired professional musicians who want to keep the sound of the Big Band era alive. The exciting, swinging and foot tapping music is appealing to dancers and listeners alike, of all ages. The Big Band play the sounds of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, and many more Big Band favourites. The band's vocalists croon with a sound reminiscent of Frank Sinatra and Michael Bublé to name a few. Music we play from more contemporary artists such as Michael Jackson, Steve Wonder, Chicago, and Blood, Sweat and Tears are also crowd pleasers.
Burwood RSL Sub branch Pipes and Drums is one of the newest Pipe Bands in Australia and was established in 2005. The Pipes and Drums, at full complement, consist of 12 Pipers, 9 Drummers and a Drum Major. The band are sponsored and supported by the Burwood RSL Sub in Sydney and provide a loyal, civilian clientele with a reliable source of the musical support. The majority of foundation members are ex-Australian Army Reserve who have joined together in this new band to be able to bring their musicianship and experience to the public.