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Edna Walling – an unusual life

August 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Following the Australian Garden History Society’s AGM, Sara Hardy will speak on ‘Edna Walling’- an unusual life’.

Sara Hardy is a playwright, biographer, novelist and former actor. Sara was inspired to write her first biography, The Unusual Life of Edna Walling, after portraying the famous Australian landscape designer in a theatre performance.

Drinks and light refreshments will be available from 5:30 and the AGM begins at 6:00pm.
The talk begins at 6:15pm and will be followed by Q&A and book signing. Cash sales only.

LOCATION:          Mueller Hall, National Herbarium
COST:                   $20 AGHS members, $25 non-members
BOOKINGS:         Via this TryBooking link.

Copies of Sara’s book will be available for purchase on the night.

A nomination form can be emailed to those with an interest in garden history who would like to join our committee. We welcome new members who can help us to continue to organise stimulating and worthwhile events for our membership. If you have experience or interest in event organisation or with heritage landscapes and garden design, your contribution would be valued. If you have any questions or would like to know what’s involved, please call Wendy on 0408 340 967 or email at aghsvicbranch2@gmail.com



Photo caption: Edna Walling, c1927. Portrait by Francie Young of Collins Street, Melbourne


August 18, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mueller Hall, Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens
Birdwood Avenue Melbourne 3004 Australia + Google Map
03 9592 5616