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Springvale Botanical Cemetery is running a bus tour of the cemetery at 600 Princes Highway, Springvale on two dates. Tuesday 12 Feb and Tuesday 12 March 2019 from 10.30am to 1.30pm on both dates. This is a free tour with a free lunch from Café Vita et flores. Though free, you need to register your interest, for numbers. If you have any queries, email - celestina.sagazio@smct.org.au or phone Celestina on 61 418 542 603.

All participants must wear closed-toe walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing. Arrive 10 minutes before the time printed on your ticket to ensure you are ready to leave on the bus, for the tour to start promptly at 10.30am. The meeting point is outside Café Vita et flores which is on the premises. There's plenty of onsite parking at the cemetery and the premises is well signed.


This is no ordinary cemetery. It's a world-class botanical cemetery; magnificent, diverse, historically and culturally rich You'll see the immense beauty of its gardens and hear its rich history. This fun and informative tour will have you discover that Springvale is a welcoming community space with multi-cultural diversity. So welcoming, it's not unusual to find walkers and joggers on the premises, along with weddings and Christmas Carols on the lawn concerts. Interactive and inclusive, it's a space for the living. Lunch will be provided from the wonderful Café Vita et flores and there'll be an opportunity to have a Brave Conversation with Customer Care.

Café Vita et flores, is an urban café-florist located within Springvale Botanical Cemetery and Bunurong Memorial Park. Latin for 'life and flowers' the style and food quality at the cafe will rival any others in Melbourne. It's created a central place for the community to enjoy every day and it's open 7 days a week with a seasonally inspired menu and an abundance of fresh flowers. The cafe also hosts an al fresco jazz on Sundays and you're welcome to gather for a smooth afternoon of sound on the cafe deck. The next upcoming dates for 2019 at Sunday 17 February and Sunday 3 March from 12.30pm to 3.30pm.

This event is hosted by the cemetery and the Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT); a leader within the cemetery industry, continually meeting the needs of the diverse communities they serve. The Springvale Botanical Cemetery also has The Centre for Care & Wellbeing on the premises to assist people through their journey of grief, loss and mourning.

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Why? Bus tour of Springvale Botanical Cemetery with free lunch
When: FEB: Tue 12 Feb 2019 & MAR: Tue 12 Mar 2019 - from 10.30am to 1.30pm on BOTH dates
Where: Springvale Botanical Cemetery, 600 Princes Highway, Springvale, VIC
Cost: Free Entry but MUST REGISTER
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