Step into the magical world of May Gibbs’ Snugglepot and Cuddlepie with the Mint at Floriade.
From 1 to 5 October the Mint will be celebrating the 100th birthday of the much-loved and mischievous bush babies with free activities for the whole family.
Listen to May Gibbs’ classic Australian book ‘Meet Snugglepot and Cuddlepie’ during Story Time, create your own gumnut necklace or crown at daily craft sessions and get creative at the May Gibbs Colouring Corner.
Date: Monday 1 October to Friday 5 October 2018
Time: 9.30am to 5.30pm
Story Time: 11.00am daily
Craft Activities: 2.00pm daily
May Gibbs Colouring Corner: All day
Where: Floriade, Commonwealth Park, Canberra. Find the Mint in the Main Vista.
The Mint’s new Treasured Australian Stories Coin Set, celebrating the centenary of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie and The Magic Pudding, will be available for purchase at Floriade. The first 100 people to buy the coin set will also receive a free copy of May Gibbs’ book ‘Tales from the Bush’.
For more information about the Treasured Australian Stories Coin Set visit the Mint’s online store