Festival of Roses organisers tip this year's as the biggest and best

PREPARING: Woolmers Historic Estate Festival of Roses chairman Ian Goninon says this year's event will be one of the biggest and best events yet. Picture: file.
PREPARING: Woolmers Historic Estate Festival of Roses chairman Ian Goninon says this year's event will be one of the biggest and best events yet. Picture: file.

AFL legend Doug Hawkins, Neil Kearney and Gardening Australia’s Jerry Coleby-Williams will smell the roses at Woolmers Estate later this year. 

The special guests will appeare at what organisers say will be Woolmers Estate’s Festival of Roses biggest and best event yet. 

Live music, vintage cars, photography displays, penny farthing displays, antique fairs and an art exhibition are just some of the extra activities visitors can experience will in the surrounded by thousands of manicured roses. 

This year’s festival has a heritage theme to celebrate being more than 200 years old. 

The event is being held on Sunday, November 19. Entry is $10 for adults, children under 16 are free.