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Membership is open to all

Around the World in 80 Trees - Illustrated Talk by Jonathon Drori

Calling all nature lovers. Join us as Jonathan Drori talks about his new book Around the World in 80 Trees.
When: Tuesday 28 August at 6 for 6.30pm
Where: Eastern Transit Room, next to Jardin Tan, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens. 
Cost: $20 member, $25 non-member, $10 concession
Bookings Essential
Book online at
or phone (03) 9650 6398
Signed copies of Jonathon’s book will be available for sale

Program of Creative Workshops for Winter and Spring 2018

The Friends have put together an exciting program of arts and craft workshops designed especially for you. They include Bookbinding, Origami, Basketry, Botanic Art and Painting workshops. School Holiday workshops are available also.
For more information and bookings look at the events under What's On


Get Involved

  • Become a Member or give a gift membership to the Friends
  • Come to one of our exciting and informative events
  • Learn new skills at a class or workshop
  • Join an art, craft, photo or gardening group
  • Help out by sharing your time or skills with us
  • Make a Donation towards a Friends' project in the RBGV, Melbourne Gardens

Volunteer Opportunities are available immediately

Volunteer Opportunities
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Helping Hands

Photo Group