Music and Arts in the Garden

We are committed to raising funds for Benalla and Wangaratta Hospitals, and Cancer Council Victoria with an Open Garden each year. This year showcases the Spring display of tulips, daffodils, salvias and many other flowering shrubs and bulbs. We are also, for the first time, in partnership with North East Artisans.

Four artists will exhibit their works and sell to the Birchwood visitors, over the weekend. NEA is donating sales commission to the charities. Plant and Craft stalls. Local  Music Students will be performing in the garden over the weekend. Thanks to Benalla College Stage Band on Sunday and Northern Rivers Academy of Music on Saturday for supporting the success of the weekend.

Details of Open Garden Weekend

Open 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, 7 – 8th October 2017

Entry $6. 18 & Under Free. Ph. 03576 66275

  • Vast range of Spring bulbs & perennials on display in sloping one acre garden. Over 200 different salvias.
  • Garden sculptures & features and shaded spaces with views of rolling hills.
  • North East Artisans exhibition & sales in the garden with Local Senior Music Students performing.  
  • Crafts & plant sales - Morning & Afternoon Tea and sandwiches. Children’s activities. Spend   the day with us!

Artisans Participating in the Music and Arts Open Garden at Birchwood Near Benalla

  • Deb Dodd Hilltop Mosaics - Unique designs for the home & garden using salvaged materials. Textures and colours in crockery pieces inspire one-of-a kind creations.
  • Garth Hughes, sculptor, is inspired by the harsh beauty & colours of the outback in creating his unique pieces of metal sculpture.
  • Margarat Zaal, Artist. Award winning botanic artist’s lifelong appreciation of flowers has inspired her breathtakingly beautiful drawings and paintings.
  • Cathy Pianta Wall Art - Striking & individual Wall Art for indoors or outdoors
  • Nooramunga Naturals - a wide range of natural bodycare products.
  • Relax to the sounds of Local Music students performing on the lawn.

Proceeds of Gate, Teas and donated commission to:  Benalla & Wangaratta Hospitals & Cancer Council Victoria

Thank you to our sponsors

  • Hides Bakery
  • Benalla Equipment Hire
  • Benalla Residential Rural Real Estate
  • Benalla Travel
  • Fruits and Fare
  • Woolworths Benalla