Tagged: Corbett Gardens

Shire welcomes Ambassador to Netherlands

September 13, 2019Posted in: Events

Mr Neuhaus presented Mayor Gair with a porcelain tulip vase from Holland

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has this week welcomed Mr Matthew Neuhaus, Australia’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, on a visit to Bowral in the lead up to this year’s Tulip Time celebrations. “It was an absolute pleasure hosting Mr Neuhaus yesterday at Corbett Gardens in Bowral,” the Mayor said. “He took great delight in inspecting...

Council calls for information on vandals

February 23, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for information from residents who may have witnessed any persons damaging public facilities in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens and Moss Vale’s Leighton Gardens. Council’s Supervisor of Parks and Open Spaces Guy Stearn said incidents of damage had become more commonplace in recent weeks. “The Australia Day long weekend was one recent...

Tulip Time 2017 late to bloom but still a success

September 28, 2017Posted in: Events, Tourism

The 57th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been hailed a success with over 34,000 visitors flocking through the gates of Corbett Gardens. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events Steve Rosa said despite not reaching record visitation levels he was pleased with the result. “Weather conditions weren’t on our side this year,” he said. “A dry...

Cool weather delays tulip blooms

September 11, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that tulips in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens are late to bloom following unfavourable weather conditions. With the 2017 Tulip Time Festival set to kick off from Tuesday 12 September Council is offering free entry to all visitors until the tulips put on their annual spectacular display of colour. Council’s Manager...

Under the Sea in Corbett Gardens writing competition

September 8, 2017Posted in: Events

Corbett gardens

Wingecarribee Public Libraries are inviting the Shire’s youth to join them as they celebrate this year’s Tulip Time celebrations with an underwater themed writing competition. Held in conjunction with the Friends of Wingecarribee Libraries, the competition asks juniors to draw a picture or either write a poem or short story incorporating this year’s Tulip Time...