Horticultural Exhibition At Government House

“Flowers and Flavours” is the theme under which the Horticultural Exhibition and Tea Party will be held this year under the patronage of Governor-General, Her Excellency, Mrs. Susan Dougan.

The three-day event will be hosted at Government House and forms part of the Renewal at 40 activities to celebrate this country’s 40th Independence Anniversary on October 27th.

The activities will commence on Friday, 1st November, 2019 with an Opening Ceremony at 2:00 p.m. followed by “Flora, Fauna and & Festivi-tea” featuring an exhibition of local flora and fauna displays. In addition to the exhibits, persons can enjoy tea indoors/outdoors from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

A Family Fun Day featuring various activities for children and adults will take place on Saturday November 2nd, from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Botanic Garden.

The events will culminate on Sunday 3rd November from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00p.m. with the Horticultural Exhibition and the “For-tea Fashion and Flowers”, a fashion show featuring hats depicting and displaying a variety of flora and fauna.

A two member delegation from the Kew Gardens in the United Kingdom with a wealth of experience from the Chelsea Flower show will be an added feature to this year’s Horticultural Exhibition. The Chelsea Flower Show is hosted in London annually by the Royal Horticultural Society.

Proceeds from the events will go towards charitable organizations.

Additional information and tickets can be obtained at Government House at telephone 784-456-1401.

 

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