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Happy New Year to all the Friends of Burnley Gardens! More news coming soon of this year’s fun.


Annual St. Valentine’s Day Dinner in the Burnley Gardens

Friday 14 February 2020 at 6 pm – Come and join us for a lovely dinner under the new Wisteria Arbour  in our beautiful gardens – follow the signs!


Dinner will be followed by a talk at 7.30 by Sandra Pullman:  ‘Charles Bogue Luffman’  

First Principal of Burnley Horticultural College, a man of all-round abilities, he developed the Burnley Gardens as we largely know them today. He also did much to encourage the admission of women students at Burnley.

About Sandra Pullman

Sandra graduated with Honours from Burnley and was a founding member of the FOBG. Currently undertaking a Master of Architecture by Research, she has a passionate interest in garden history especially in the early women students and staff of Burnley.


RSVP for the DINNER:    Friday 7 February

Venue: Burnley College, 500 Yarra Boulevard, Richmond
Meeting places: 6.00 pm for dinner (follow the signs to the Wisteria Arbour)
MB 10 in the Main building at 7.30 pm for the Talk:

Charge for the Dinner:  
$35 members and non-members.
Payable via TryBooking:

Charge for the talk:
Members:    $10
Non-members:    $20
Payable on the night

Bookings essential:



PARKING is available on the Yarra Boulevard (Melways Map 45 & X872) for Burnley events, or on Campus if you have a Disablity Parking Permit, otherwise no car access to campus.
are welcome to attend our events and meetings.
FOBG presentations are held in the Main Building (MB 11) in the Burnley Gardens, 500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond, unless otherwise noted. Follow the signs.