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Esperance Wildflower Festival

"Plants & Culture: Kaddatji Nyungar Boodja"

Tuesday 21st - Saturday 25th September 2021

ART TRAIL NOW ON!

View 33 local artist entries and 3 group entries at various business venues around the Esperance CBD from Monday 7th September - Monday 28th September 2020, as well as entries from 12 schools in the Schools Display. Vote for your favourite entries in the People's Choice Awards!

FESTIVAL NEWS

2020 EVENTS

Festival Parade & Presentations
Sat, Sep 26
Anglican Parish Esperance
Sep 26, 10:00 AM
Anglican Parish Esperance, 27 Andrew St, Esperance WA 6450, Australia
Join us for the closing of the Esperance Wildflower Festival 2020
Guest Speaker: Dr Bronwyn Ayre "The Birds, the Bees, and the Kangaroo Paws"
Thu, Sep 24
Esperance Civic Centre
Sep 24, 5:30 PM
Esperance Civic Centre, Council Pl, Esperance WA 6450, Australia
One of the many things that makes the South West corner of Western Australia unique is our bird and mammal pollinated plants. We have more than anywhere else in the world - with 15% of our flowering plants needing help from birds or mammals for their pollination. One of the most iconic has to be our
Schools Category Award Presentations
Thu, Sep 24
Esperance Anglican Parish
Sep 24, 4:00 PM
Esperance Anglican Parish, 27 Andrew St, Esperance WA 6450, Australia
Join us as we announce the 15 Judges Awards for the Schools Category of the 2020 Act-Belong-Commit Esperance Wildflower Festival Art Exhibition & Competition.
Guest Speaker: Plaxy Barrat "The Australasian Bittern in WA"
Wed, Sep 23
Esperance Civic Centre Reception Room
Sep 23, 4:00 PM
Esperance Civic Centre Reception Room, Council Pl, Esperance WA 6450, Australia
The Australasian Bittern in WA: Understanding the Elusive ‘Boordenitj’ or ‘Bunyip Bird’ Learn how BirdLife is working with conservation partners to monitor and protect endangered Australasian Bitterns and their wetlands.
Plants and Culture Community Presentation
Tue, Sep 22
Esperance Civic Centre Reception Room
Sep 22, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Esperance Civic Centre Reception Room, Council Pl, Esperance WA 6450, Australia
Join us for a presentation by the Esperance Tjaltjraak Rangers, to learn about our plants and their uses. Presented by Esperance Tjaltjraak Native Title Aboriginal Corportation.
Opening Day Events
Tue, Sep 22
Esperance Civic Centre
Sep 22, 11:30 AM
Esperance Civic Centre, Council Pl, Esperance WA 6450, Australia
Join us for the start of the 2020 Esperance Wildflower Festival!
Community Sculpture Project - Free Volunteer Session
Fri, Sep 04
Esperance Community Arts Space
Sep 04, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Esperance Community Arts Space, 67 Dempster St, Esperance WA 6450, Australia
Workshop 2: Community Sculpture Project
Sat, Aug 29
Esperance Community Arts
Aug 29, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Esperance Community Arts, 67 Dempster St, Esperance WA 6450, Australia
Workshop 1: Community Sculpture Project
Sat, Aug 15
Esperance Community Arts
Aug 15, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Esperance Community Arts, 67 Dempster St, Esperance WA 6450, Australia
World Listening Day
Sat, Jul 18
Lake Monjinup Environment Centre
Jul 18, 5:30 AM
Lake Monjinup Environment Centre, Esperance WA, Australia
DAWN RECORDING & WETLAND RECORDING. All ages welcome. Celebrate World Listening Day. Saturday 18th July.
Soundscape Project Workshops
Sun, Jul 12
Venue TBC
Jul 12, 2:00 PM
Venue TBC, Esperance WA, Australia
Create your own sound installation for the 2020 Esperance Wildflower Festival!
Listening to Landscapes
Sat, Jul 11
CWA Hall on James Street
Jul 11, 3:00 PM
CWA Hall on James Street, James St, Esperance WA 6450, Australia
Ecological artist Perdita Phillips talks about her work.

2020 FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES

Some of the activities to look forward to at this year's Esperance Wildflower Festival!

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Specimens of over 500 wildflower species on display

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We are looking for a wide variety of volunteers and broad community involvement in the 2020 Festival.
Please get in touch if you would like to be involved!

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You can contact us directly at esperancewildflowerfestival@gmail.com

The 2020 Esperance Wildflower Festival is proudly presented by:

Thank you to our core funding organisations and Festival sponsors 

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