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    Mother's Day Markets and Pamper Pavilion

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    A special person, a special day, a special place! A day in the beautiful Hunter Region Botanic Gardens is an ideal way to spend some tranquil time with mum. Bring a picnic, or purchase one of our fabulous grazing boxes (by Feast & Foliage), or enjoy a sausage sizzle provided by our Gardens volunteers. Scones and cupcakes will also be available.

    Entertainment from the 'Jumpin' Jukebox Duo' playing hits from the 50's through to today. Lawn games and face painting for the kids. 

    There will be market stalls with an array of goods on offer such as - macrame goods by Knots of Love; quality resin-painted lazy-susans and coaster sets by Birdies Enchanted; funky earrings, badges and gifts from Bits and Bobs; artworks and cards by Julia Jay Art; quilts, reading pocket pillows, kids hats and aprons by DJ's Quilts & More, jewellery, scrunchies and coffee mugs by SEK Designs. (Watch this space for more!)

    This year we will also have a 'Pamper Pavilion' offering 20 minute mini-session for $30. Card readings by Deb, foot massage by Elise, energy healings by Karen and neck & shoulder massage by Janine. Sessions will be 10.30, 11.00, 11.30, 12.00, 12.30, 1.00, 1.30 and 2.00. NOTE: sessions need to be booked on our separate Humanitix page - Pamper Pavilion at Mother's Day event, or may be booked on the day if still available. See below for practitioner profiles. 

    Entry prices to Gardens on the day: $20 per family (2 adults, up to 3 children), $10 per adult, $5 per child (0-2 years free)

    Free complimentary plant for all mums.

    Grazing box/Ploughman's Lunch orders close on Friday 10th May at 3.00pm.

    We do have some picnic tables and trestle tables available or you may bring your own. No reserved tables this year. Come early to get the best spot!

    NOTE: this event is going ahead rain, hail or shine!


    Karen Cameron       

    Intuitive Energy Reader, Medium, Reiki Master, Past life journey, Emotional wellness coach, Healer. Using her ability to read your energy body (emotions) and mediumship to connect  with your loved ones Karen shows you your blockages to happiness and gently guides you back to your truth. Karen has faced challenges where she had to deeply heal and Rise from love to her truth to get back on the right track in life. Her experiences come from understanding the emotional/energy body. She now embraces her emotions as a compass to her own happiness. Her shadow side no longer rules her life and she can show you how to do the same. Its time to “Live your best Life and Be your best self”.

    On Mother's Day Karen is offering energy healings.

    Sessions: 10.30, 11.00, 11.30, 12,00, 12.30, 1.00, 1.30. Pre-book by emailing

    Janine Campbell

    Janine is an holistic healer working in massage, reiki, crystals, and chakra clearing, tarot and psychic readings. She is certified and trained in Remedial & Swedish Massage and Reflexology. Reiki is the universe life-force energy which supports your optimum wellbeing. A Reiki healing session helps clears Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual energies and frequencies. Janine offers training in Usui Reiki. This includes Reiki Attunements Level 1, 2 and Masters, Karmic clearing, Chakra healing. As an experienced Tarot reader who has been reading Tarot cards for over 40 years, Janine offers personal readings on Love, Success, Money, Career and True Happiness to manifest a brighter future and develop a better understanding of your wellbeing

    On Mothers Day Janine is offering neck & shoulder massages or foot reflexology

    Sessions: 10.30, 11.00, 11.30, 12,00, 1.00, 1.30. Pre-book by emailing

    Debra Jackson

    As an Empath & Healer I am extremely sensitive to other peoples energies. I use my Clairvoyance-(seeing), Clairsentience-(feeling), & Clairaudience-(hearing) during all my intuitive reading /healing sessions. I am a Usui Reiki Master & Crystal Energy worker & use these modules as needed. A session with me can be a helpful tool for your own self reflection or personal insight, helping you to become a better version of YOU, a happier, more fulfilled version of YOU. I love to share my knowledge & am very selective & do so in small classes. My motto is…When the student is ready the teacher will appear. 

    On Mothers Day Deb will be offering card readings.

    Sessions: 10.30, 11.00, 11.30, 12,00, 1.00, 1.30. Pre-book by emailing

    Elise Lewis

    Elise is a fully qualified Remedial Massage Therapist, and a Reiki practitioner. She will be available for a relaxing hand massage of reflexology using coconut oil with aromatherapy highlights of pure essential oils and the benefits they hold for our mind, body and soul. In addition, the treatment on the day will include: your choice of Crystal grids hand Massage to the specific area or Balancing Chakra's and running energy crystal wand activation. For High frequency vibrations. Crystal grids and Aura Mist sprays will be available for you on the day to sample and clear any of the world's negativity that attaches to our aura on our Earth walk. I invite you to ask any question you may have regarding, the practical uses of essential oils and the benefits of Crystal grids for mental health and mind, body soul harmony.

    On Mother's Day Elise will be offering relaxing hand and forearm massages with crystal healings.

    Sessions: 10.30, 11.00, 11.30, 12,00, 1.00, 1.30. Pre-book by emailing

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