The Burra Spring Garden Expo was held for the first time in 2017. It ish held in conjunction with the long established Burra Districts Open Gardens weekend.
The Expo is a 2 day event (dates for 2018 are Sat October 20th and Sunday October 21st). It is held in the Burra Town Hall and the weekend's activities include:
Opening by Sophie Thomson
Children's workshops for classes from the local school on Friday 19 October
Speakers (topics ranging from beekeeping, streetscapes, habitat gardening, waterwise gardening)
Displays on the theme (Poppies for Peace, Red for Remembrance)
Floral art competition
Floral art workshops
Garden art sales
½ day bus tours to selected gardens (including 2 gardens that are only open to those on the bus tour) and to Princess Royal Station.
There are also a number of events planned for Friday 19th October including a Burra Creek self guided walk, a Burra Mine Hill guided walk, basket weaving workshops and children's workshops for classes of school students.