Woolmers Estate to flaunt flower power

Popular annual festival to showcase 4000 blooming roses


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IN BLOOM: the festival will showcase 4000 roses.

IN BLOOM: the festival will showcase 4000 roses.

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Guests will include former TV presenter Angus Stewart and celebrity cook Ben Milbourne.

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THE Woolmers Estate’s annual Festival of Roses is set to take place on November 18 and organisers say it will be the biggest and best yet.

This year’s event will feature thousands of roses and over 80 stalls showcasing fine Tasmanian food, wine, cider, produce, plant nurseries, craft, jewellery and much more.

The festival will also boast a range of special guests including gardener and former Gardening Australia presenter Angus Stewart, celebrity cooking personality Ben Milbourne and Henry and Anna from Tasmanian Truffles.

There will be self guided tours of the rose garden – which will showcase 4000 blooming roses of different varieties and Serenity Garden will feature a number of stallholders focusing on health and relaxation. 

Other attractions will include book signings, live family entertainment the Huon Valley Wooden Boat Festival an antiques fair, art exhibition, craft stalls and demonstrations across the day.

Attractions for the kids will include a jumping castle, face painting, alpacas, circus skills workshops and more.

Chairman Ian Goninon said the Festival had become one of the state’s biggest single day events.

He said all money raised would go directly back into the estate to help ensure its future.

Entry is $10 for adults, or $15 for two adults, while children who are under 16 will be admitted for free.

For more information, click here.

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