The 2018 Kings Park Festival is celebrating ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ this September and we’re running two fantastic competitions to get everyone in on the fun.

Aspects of Kings Park Gallery Shop will be exhibiting a series of wildflower mannequins instore this September. Photo: J. Thomas.View image slideshow

Flowers in Focus

Do you fancy yourself a bit of a photographer? If the answer is yes, send us your best photograph of a magical Western Australian wildflower or Western Australian landscape for your chance to share in some fantastic prizes for our Flowers in Focus photography competition. You could win the opportunity to have your image displayed in Kings Park for a Festival exhibition.

The Flowers in Focus photography competition is open to all student, amateur or professional photographers and aims to promote the uniqueness and beauty of Western Australia’s diverse flora – especially our wildflowers.

More information including the competition terms and conditions will be available on the Kings Park Festival website shortly, but that’s not to say you can start capturing the winning pics now! There are plenty of plant species in flower in Kings Park and Bold Park through winter, not to mention a plethora of species that can be seen right across our great state. Get out there and start snapping!

Fancy floristry

Do the words ‘wildflower artiste’ apply to you? Aspects of Kings Park Gallery Shop will be exhibiting a series of wildflower mannequins in-store this September, and we’re on the hunt for the ‘pièce de résistance’ mannequins dressed in outfits made entirely of Western Australian flora.

Over the next couple of months, we will be inviting you to submit your wildflower mannequin designs to us. If yours has the most pizzazz, you could have the opportunity to create your design, with wildflowers, greenery and other materials supplied by Kings Park and Botanic Garden. The mannequins will be exhibited in Aspects of Kings Park gallery shop for a week during September.

There’s no harm in starting to pull together some ideas now. Just be sure to check in over the next few weeks to view the competition terms and conditions and entry requirements. Remember we are looking for entries made entirely from WA flora that are beautiful and durable. Designs that include exotic plant species including roses and proteas will not be accepted.

Keep a look out on the Kings Park Festival section for more details.

Send us your best photograph of a magical Western Australian wildflower or landscape and you could have your image displayed in Kings Park for a Festival exhibition. Photo: Chris Tate.

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