The First Garden – Return Season

Olive Pink (1884 -1975) was a botanical illustrator, anthropologist, gardener and a trailblazing Aboriginal land rights activist and environmentalist. In October 1956, at the age of 72, Olive Pink set up her tent on the grounds of what is now the Olive Pink Botanic Garden. The First Garden is her story. The story of a woman who took no prisoners in her quest to develop her life’s dream; it is also the story of how diverse cultures have valuable lessons for each other.

Presented by: Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Playwrights: Christopher and Natasha Raja
Director: Steve Kidd
Musical Director: Christopher Brocklebank
Musician: Bill Peachy
Production Designer: Kristina Kidd
Producer: Ben Convery – Olive Pink Botanical Garden
Production/Stage Manager: Kallum Wilkinson
Miss Olive Pink: Natasha Raja
Captain Harold Southern and Henry Wardlaw: Scott Frazer
Johnny Tjampitjinpa and Tasman: Eshua Bolton
For Directors notes and cast and crew bios click here.

Event Information

Thursday 16 Aug, 5–6:30pm
Friday 17 Aug, 5–6:30pm

Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Tuncks Rd

Cost: $32.50 adult, $22.50 concession

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