Free Activities

Free activities

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Note: Due to limited space available, some talks need to be booked in advance.

Talk – Introduction to Bush Medicine by Vivienne Hansen

Saturday September 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Limit numbers – booking essential – Click here to book

Sunday September 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – No Booking required

Join Vivienne Hansen for an enthralling introduction to bush medicine and bush medicine plants. You will learn about key local plants and their healing properties and enjoy a demonstration of Viv making some of her favourite products. Vivienne Hansen is a published author. She is a Balladong Wadjuk Yorga woman from the Bibbulman Nation. She learnt about traditional medicine as a child from her grandfather, elder aunts, uncles and cousins.

Talk – Bush Tucker by Steve McCabe

Saturday September 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Limit numbers – booking essential – Click here to book

Sunday September 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – No Booking required

In this part of the world, humans have managed seasonal food resources for a very long time. Many fascinating bushfoods still grow around Perth and an understanding of their seasonality and management history adds further interest. Steve McCabe will deliver a snapshot of the local (Perth Hills) native food resources that are in season in late winter/early spring (Djilba).

Entertainment – Ian Simpson

Saturday September 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This is a FREE event – No Booking required

The Australian Bush has inspired or influenced many musicians.

The City Slickers Trio are an acoustic group with two out of three members living in the Armadale region.  Featuring singer and guitarist Wayne Perry, banjo player Ian Simpson and the mandolin and fiddle of Adam Gare. They not only play their own original material, but anything from toe tapping bluegrass, country, to well known songs from artists such as Glen Campbell (Gentle on My Mind, Wichita Lineman) and Creedence Clearwater Revival (Proud Mary, Lookin’ Out My Back Door). You might even hear Ray Steven’s classic Misty, Bruce Springsteen’s I’m on Fire or some Jimmy Buffet.


City of Armadale – Hawkers Markets – Memorial Park – 101117 – Linda Dunjey