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Talk: The Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden



Friends of Carrick Hill Events

7 AUGUST TO 2 NOVEMBER 2017

Meet Carrick Hill's new Director

THURSDAY 3 AUGUST 2017
7.00PM AT CARRICK HILL

Following Richard Heathcote's recent resignation from the directorship at Carrick Hill, Christine Schloithe was the successful applicant to be appointed to the vacancy, and took up her duties as Director in May of this year. Christine will talk to us about her hopes and ideas for Carrick Hill over the next exciting few years. This is a wonderful opportunity for Friends to meet our new Director, and to ask any questions you may have about the future of Carrick Hill.

Admission: $10 members
$15 non members
Tickets: Contact Malcolm 0407 977 413 or click here for booking sheet

The Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden

THURSDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2017
7.00PM AT CARRICK HILL

Situated near Port Augusta and back-dropped by the Southern Flinders Ranges, the 250 hectare Australian Aris Lands Botanic Garden flourishes amid the red sand landscape.

"Is it true, did it really happen?" reflects John Zwar, the man behind the garden's conception.

You are invited to hear John speak about this amazing garden and the numberous challenges that had to be overcome before its eventual creation in 1996.

Admission: $15 (all)
Tickets: Contact Malcolm 0407 977 413 or click here for booking sheet

A brief history of flower arranging for the table

WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2017
10.00AM AT CARRICK HILL

Caroline Berlyn, who is the Collections Registrar at Carrick Hill, will talk about the history of flower arranging for the table. Ursula Hayward loved to both grow and arrange decorative flowers, and frequently had the opportunity to display her talents by creating beautiful floral arrangements for the many formal dinners for visiting dignitaries and artists that the Haywards hosted at Carrick Hill.

Admission: $10 members
$15 non members
Tickets: Contact Malcolm 0407 977 413 or click here for booking sheet

Olive oil and olive tasting

THURSDAY 5 OCTOBER 2017
7.00PM AT CARRICK HILL, MARQUEE

This special event, at which Friends will have the opportunity to taste a range of olives and olive oil, will be held in the marquee and will be limited to 40 participants. Michael Johnston (Michael's Olives, Willunga) will host the event, assisted by Michael Harbison (Nangkita Olives, Tooperang). Learn how the olive growing industry emerged and has grown in South Australiam, and find out how to select the best oil and olives; gain an understanding of what constitutes extra virgin olive oil and where it comes from. This should be a very informative, interactive and fun evening.

Admission: $15 (all)
Tickets: Contact Malcolm 0407 977 413 or click here for booking sheet

An introduction to the Arthur Streeton exhibition

THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER 2017
10.00AM AT CARRICK HILL

Associate Curator Anna Jug will welcome members and their guests to the house and talk about this exciting exhibition, which will showcase the work of Arthur Streeton, one of Australia's best loved and most respected artists. Anna will talk about the artist and his work and in particular the primary focus of this exhibition, Streeton's treatment of light in the landscape.
People with mobility problems should be aware that the exhibition can only be reached via the main staircase.

Admission: $10 members
$15 non members
Tickets: Contact Malcolm 0407 977 413 or click here for booking sheet

AGM & Making up the Christmas Pageant

THURSDAY 2 NOVEMBER 2017 AT CARRICK HILL
6.30PM - THE FRIENDS OF CARRICK HILL AGM (FREE ADMISSION)
7.00PM - MAKING UP THE CHRISTMAS PAGEANT

Make up artist Christine Cundell has been spreading cheer at Adelaide's Credit Union Christmas Pageant (formally John Martins's Christmas Pageant) for 31 years. Christine will talk about her experiences during that time, and what happens during the countless hours that she spends each year engaged in training and preparation to make sure thay make up process for the pageant runs smoothly. With husband Barney's help, Christine has transformed hundreds of Credit Union workers into colourful pageant performers, and helped to bring joy and laughter to thousands of the young (and the young at heart) who watch the pageant each year. Sir Edward Hayward would be proud that his dream for the children of South Australia is being continued.

Admission: $10 members
$15 non members
Tickets: Contact Malcolm 0407 977 413 or click here for booking sheet

Web Link: Talk: The Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden



Talk: The Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden

 46 Carrick Hill Dr  Springfield 5062
 Telephone: 08 8433 1700





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