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Vic Branch: Christmas walk and talk – Kamesburgh Garden, Brighton

1 December 2022 @ 5:30 pm AEDT

View to the north of the gardens from the upper storey of the mansion, 1919, when the property was Anzac Hostel for incapacitated returning soldiers. (Anzac War Memorial photograph collection)


Please join us for the AGHS Vic Branch end of year celebration and tour of Kamesburgh Garden led by Damian Carr. Damian is the present Parks Management Officer, Open Space, Recreation & Wellbeing at Bayside City Council. 

Kamesburgh garden is rated by Heritage Victoria as of state-level significance. Its garden is notable as part of a city mansion, with the entry drive, formal terrace, fountain, path layout, orchard, sunken garden, summerhouse and mature plantings. The collection of trees at Kamesburgh, several of which are listed by the National Trust, is among the best in a private garden in the state.

FREE EVENT for members & guests

Time: 5.30 for 6pm

Meet: Gate in North Road between Murphy St and St James Close.


  • picnic dinner & drinks, rug or chairs.
  • coins for Christmas raffle, $2 a ticket or 3 for $5.

Getting there: Plenty of parking in North Rd or adjacent sides streets or other side of the Gardens in Downes Ave.

Book: at Trybooking.

Enquiries: Trevor Pitkin, 0414 852 916




1 December 2022
5:30 pm AEDT
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