Kids’ toy and clothes swap

Do you have toys, clothes, and/or books that your children have outgrown? Join us for a morning of toy, clothes, and book swapping! While the swapping gets done, we have creative and sensory play activities so everyone is sure to be entertained. In collaboration with Mountain Kids Sensory Play  and 1 Million Turtles Community Conservation Program … Read more

No Waste on Country

Join Bunjalung woman Janelle Randall-Court and Baglady Shirley Lewis for this workshop which will look at  culture, caring for country and making it fun. Specially designed for families, but open to all. This FREE event is part of ReIMAGINE – a headline Festival of Resilience event. For more information or to RSVP click here. Numbers limited to … Read more

Drumming for Resilience

Drumming for Resilience and Wellbeing This will be a fun, hands-on experience of drumming suitable for all ages. Each participant has a drum, we sit in a circle and learn rhythms based on traditional West African Styles. No previous experience is necessary. Drumming is a very joyful and accessible way to experience connection and wellbeing. … Read more

Art Play for Kids

FREE Children under 12 and their parents/carers are invited to express their creativity together in a joyful and messy art workshop. Materials and inspiration are both provided by facilitator Hannah. Book in now! The third Saturday of each month Noon-1.30pm Bookings essential: 0404 288 487 Text only.

Art Play for Kids

FREE Children under 12 and their parents/carers are invited to express their creativity together in a joyful and messy art workshop. Materials and inspiration are both provided by facilitator Hannah. Book in now! The third Saturday of each month Noon-1.30pm Bookings essential: 0404 288 487 Text only.

Creating native BEE-friendly gardens!

Stingless bees, Blue-banded bees, bees that burrow, and bees that read?!… Who might live in your patch? And how can we make that space the best it can BEE? In this playful, interactive workshop, we will use games, music, nature exploration, and art-making to discover the bees (K)needs! After an introduction to the diversity of … Read more

Buzzing Bees play-workshop

A playful, interactive workshop utilising games, nature exploration, original songs and art-marking to foster curiosity and learn about the diversity and ecological needs of bees and other insects.  For youngsters 0 to 5 years and their caregivers. Facilitator Amelie Ecology is an ecologist, educator and musician based in Blackheath who loves to connect young people … Read more

Welcome Weeks

Spring is when our gardens come alive! Come and see our spectacular rhododendrons and azaleas in a unique bushland setting of 18 hectares. Enjoy a Devonshire tea in our tea rooms Thursdays to Sundays, or bring a picnic. Note that November 5 is also Gnome Festival Day in the gardens! Entry is a donation of … Read more

Flowering Stories under the blossom trees

Pink blossoms against a bright blue sky

Join us for an open mic style storytelling event, under the spring blossoms in the Katoomba community garden. Bring a cushion, blanket and a story to share! Drug and alcohol free event.

Come and Play with Mic Conway!

Everyone is invited to bring along a musical instrument made out of junk and have a play with our iconic man of music and merriment – Mic Conway! If you need some help check out his youtube video: “How to make music with anything”   This special performance is part of the ReGENERATE Opening Event.