To be held at Burwood Heights Uniting Church, Burwood East, corner of Burwood Highway and Blackburn Road.
This year the Melbourne Buttonfest is a two day event.
Saturday October 11th is open to the public from 9.30 am until 3.30 pm.
Sunday October 12th is a members-only day which includes a presentation on Dorset Buttons.
The special Melbourne Buttonfest club display on Saturday will be Gold & Silver Buttons (Including Militry, Uniform, Hunt, Livery etc.).
There will also be raffles, and a hall full of club members selling buttons and button-related items.
Transport to the Melbourne Buttonfest.
Tram 75 runs along Flinders Street from the City, past Federation Square into Bridge Road. Then along Camberwell Road, Toorak Road, then all the way along Burwood Highway terminating at Vermont South Shopping Centre.
Get off the tram at Stop 70 for the Buttonfest. It is next to Kmart and the new huge shopping centre on the corner of Blackburn Road and Burwood Highway.
(Melways Ref. 61 K7)
There is a bus service from Glen Waverley along Blackburn Road.
( the above information was sourced from the Victorian Button Collectors Club here.)
If you would like more information about the Victorian Button Collectors Club please click here.)
I hope that you can attend this very unique and interesting event.
Cheerio and all the best