Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary

Possum Valley, a licensed charitable organisation, located in Mount Helena W.A. aims to prevent or relieve the suffering of native and 'farm' animals

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Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary tour

Between Saturday 29 June 2024 and Saturday 3 August 2024
Come and visit Possum Valley, meet some of our residents and hear their stories
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Goat (and lamb) Yoga

Between Saturday 8 June 2024 and Saturday 29 June 2024
Join us for a Yoga and meditative bliss.... with Goats and lambs! Salute to the sun while Possum Valleys adorable goat and lamb family wander around, adjust your pose, snuggle up and join in
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Volunteer information session

Sunday 21 July 2024
Want to become a regular Sanctuary volunteer? Come along to our new starters session and learn about how you can help the animals. Strong closed in shoes/hat/wet weather gear is recommended.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Mother's Day in the Valley

Sunday 5 May 2024
Bring Mum along for a delicious vegan Devonshire tea and Mother’s Day tour, where your guides will introduce you to all of our rescued animal Mums! Your ticket includes a tour, Devonshire tea, (scones and jam, slices, cakes and gluten free treats) along with tea and coffee in the Sanctuary gardens. Tours will be run at 10am and 11:30am. Please book for the 10am or 11:30am tour sessions. Refreshments will be available at the end of your tour. This event occurs on the Sunday, 1 week before actual Mothers Day
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary Busy Bee

Sunday 24 March 2024
Come and help to build, maintain and clan the Sanctuary grounds. Our animal residents will be forever grateful, they make great supervisors and support crew. Bring along a plate of your favourite cruelty free fare to share in our pot luck lunch and enjoy a tour to see what your help is contributing to. {Children under 16 are unable to volunteer due to insurance limitations}
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Valentines in the Valley

Saturday 17 February 2024
Enjoy an afternoon tour of the Sanctuary with your Valentine, before relaxing with a picnic hamper in the forest at dusk. Listen to the sounds of Valley at sunset on your strategically placed picnic blanket, while enjoying a range of cruelty free delights. Price includes Sanctuary tour, picnic hamper for two - vegan savouries and sweets, juice, water and picnic blanket. Attendees may BYO alcohol. Strong closed in shoes, hat and jackets are recommended. The Valley can be cool in the evening
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Possum Valley Quiz Night

Saturday 6 January 2024
Come along for quiz night fun and frivolity for the animals! BYO cruelty free snacks or Email us to pre-order a grazing platter. Drinks will be available at our licensed baaaa. Check out the amazing bake sale, silent auction, raffle items, table games and door prizes. As a licensed event, BYO alcohol is not permissible.
South Perth Community Hall
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Spring Long table Lunch at Hainault Winery

Sunday 26 November 2023
Join us for a delicious plant based lunch in the beautiful surrounds of Hainault Winery while raising funds for rescued animals! Enjoy a long table two course lunch, consisting of gourmet platters followed by a selection of desserts. Your ticket includes a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, food and stunning vineyard surrounds. Drinks are available for purchase throughout the event. Be sure to bring some extra funds to support the silent auction and merchandise stalls. Gluten free available. (Please advise upon booking)
Hainault Winery
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Volunteer information session

Between Saturday 23 July 2022 and Sunday 18 June 2023
Want to become a regular Sanctuary volunteer? Come along to our new starters session and learn about how you can help the animals. Strong closed in shoes/hat/wet weather gear is recommended.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Wildflower Vase Arrangement Workshop

Between Saturday 9 October 2021 and Saturday 22 October 2022
Join florist extraordinaire Emma to learn how to create a foraged wildflower vase arrangement. Explore the Sanctuary gardens to find floral treasures, be guided through floral arranging techniques by a professional, and enjoy a light lunch in the Valley.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Forest Sound Immersion.

Saturday 10 September 2022
Come bask in the beauty of the Possum Valley forest as you are bathed in the vibration of sounds. Imagine yourself lying down amongst the jarrah trees, the warmth from the sun's light filtering down through the canopy. The scent of the forest filling your lungs, the distant beat of the kangaroos curiously joining us, as birds twitter and butterflies flitter about. While you are immersed in the sounds of crystal and metal singing bowls, with flutes and drum, chimes and bells. Offering you the opportunity to breath deep and relax into this beautiful spring day. Please being a yoga mat, cushions and blankets, or whatever you need to be comfortable lying on the forest floor. As well as drinking water and comfortable clothing for the days weather. Arrive 15 to 20 minutes prior to the start time to find your space in the forest.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Terarium Workshop

Between Sunday 13 December 2020 and Saturday 16 July 2022
Join plant enthusiast and volunteer Emma and learn how to make your very own terrarium garden! Your ticket includes plants, soil, decorative stones, moss, and a light morning tea in the Sanctuary gardens – just bring your empty terrarium of choice!
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Carols in the Valley

Between Saturday 7 December 2019 and Saturday 27 November 2021
Join us at Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary for ‘Carols in the Valley’ Come along and enjoy a picnic with some of our rescued animal friends while enjoying festive tunes in the peaceful surrounds of the Valley of Hope. There will be a cruelty free sausage sizzle, bake sale, fete stalls, PVAS merchandise, face painting for the kids (and adults!) and a nativity. Santa may also be making an appearance and taking short tours to visit his deer helpers, Elen and Freya!
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Pizza in the Paddock

Saturday 23 October 2021
Join us for pizza and pats in the paddock, meanwhile raising much needed funds for Possum Valleys 230+ animal residents.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Flocktoberfest

Saturday 16 October 2021
Join us for a festival of the amber brew and bavarian culture. Entry includes live entertainment and table snacks various craft beers and softdrinks will be available for purchase along with a delicious variety of loaded dogs and other snack foods
Guildford Town Hall
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Fathers Day Sanctuary Tour and Bake Sale

Saturday 4 September 2021
Treat Dad to a day with the animals on a Sanctuary tour, before perusing our massive cruelty free bake sale! Enjoy snacking in the Sanctuary gardens or take away a goodie bag to share with Dad later! Tickets $20, bake sale items as marked following the tour.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary Busy Bee

Between Sunday 23 February 2020 and Sunday 13 June 2021
Come and help to build, maintain and clan the Sanctuary grounds. Our animal residents will be forever grateful, they make great supervisors and support crew. Bring along a plate of your favourite cruelty free fare to share in our pot luck lunch and enjoy a tour to see what your help is contributing to. {Children under 16 are unable to volunteer due to insurance limitations}
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Winter in the Valley Feast

Sunday 6 June 2021
A feast of country style comfort food, with bold flavours and generous portions! Starting with a ploughman’s platter of crafted cheeses, fresh flat bread, olive tapenade, pickles, pate and chilli jam. Following this is a delicious, creamy and comforting Greek inspired lemon rice soup, garnished with fresh herbs and chick’n style seitan. Next we move onto a mains of roasted veg, including truffle salted twice cooked potatoes, a hearty plant based wellington roast. Conclude with a rich pudding
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Sound Meditation and Bake Sale.

Saturday 22 May 2021
Help raise funds for Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary, take time out for yourself and be guided into a soundscape of sacred instruments. These include crystal and tibetan singing bowls, gongs, native style flutes, chimes, bells, drums (synthetic) and more. It is a totally relaxing experience guided by experienced practitioner and facilitator Pete Blake. Following the event join us for the most delicious cruelty-free bake sale
Whiteman Park - Woodland Reserve Interpretive Centre
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Mothers Day Sanctuary tour

Sunday 2 May 2021
Mums are amazing – so treat yours to a beautiful afternoon at our Mother’s Day Sanctuary Tour! Mum will love meeting the animals and you can pick her up a gift or even a fresh bouquet of flowers at our special Mother’s Day bake sale and gift stall!
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Possum Valley’s Egg-cellent Easter Hunt

Sunday 28 March 2021
Join us in the Valley for some Easter egg-citement! There will be Easter egg hunts in the forest (with cool vegan Easter prizes!), face painting, merch stall, kids craft, sausage sizzle, a huge Easter bake sale and more!
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary tour

Between Saturday 8 June 2019 and Saturday 20 June 2020
Come and visit Possum Valley, meet some of our residents and hear their stories
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Goodnight Possum Valley Children’s Tour

Between Saturday 28 April 2018 and Saturday 29 February 2020
Come and visit Possum Valley, meet some of our residents and hear their stories. Take a walk through the Valley Forrest to spot our local and released possums, bats and owls.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Farmageddon - charity movie screening.

Saturday 11 January 2020
Join us for a screening of Farmageddon and help raise funds for rescued farm and native animals.
ACE Cinemas Midland
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Sanctuary Sounds (Sound Meditation)

Saturday 12 October 2019
Take a moment to be still, bathed in the sounds, vibrations and frequencies of the instruments...it is a unique experience for every person attending, whether your first time experiencing Sound or a seasoned follower.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Pizza in the Paddock

Saturday 5 October 2019
Join us for pizza and pats in the paddock, meanwhile raising much needed funds for Possum Valleys 160+ animal residents. There will be Live music and face painting. Pizzas, refreshments and a bake sale available for purchase. Complimentary hourly tours to meet and cuddle animals.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Goat (and lamb) Yoga at Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary

Between Saturday 8 June 2019 and Sunday 15 September 2019
Join us for a Yoga and meditative bliss.... with Goats and lambs! Salute to the sun while Possum Valleys adorable goat and lamb family wander around, adjust your pose, snuggle up and join in
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Gourmet and Goats

Saturday 4 May 2019
Join us for a tour to meet the animals followed by a gourmet supper in the barn, featuring cruelty free canapes, savouries, specialty cheeses and dessert tasters. Wine, beer, soft drink and juice will also be available. Tickets are $50 adults, $25 children.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Possum Valley Wine and Cheese Evening

Saturday 6 April 2019
Guests will be treated to an evening of fine wines, gourmet foods and deluxe cheeses, all cruelty free! There will be door prizes, a raffle and a silent auction, live music, artwork, merchandise and information about Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary. All proceeds go to Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary, a licensed charity based in Mount Helena WA
Baskerville Hall
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Possum Valley High Tea Fundraiser

Sunday 3 February 2019
Dress up, bring your friends and come and enjoy a mid morning high tea with a mouthwatering cruelty-free and gluten free menu. You will be served an array of savoury and sweet foods, freshly brewed coffee and a variety of teas. There will be a raffle and, silent auction and Possum Valley merchandise. All proceeds go to Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary; a licensed charity based in Mount Helena WA
Swan Valley Cafe
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Feeding Time at Possum Valley book launch

Sunday 9 December 2018
Just in time for Christmas, Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary have released their second publication, ‘Feeding Time at Possum Valley – Fun and Healthy Food for Kids and Animals’. Written by Sanctuary owner Chris Rafferty and beautifully illustrated by Helen Rafferty, ‘Feeding Time at Possum Valley’ will delight children and adults alike, with cruelty free recipes and fun insights into the diets of Sanctuary residents.
Woodland Reserve, Whiteman Park
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Splendour in the Valley

Sunday 18 November 2018
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon touring the sanctuary and meeting the residents, before being treated to a high tea of delicious and decadent vegan delights, meanwhile raising much needed funds for Possum Valleys 150+ animal residents.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Christmas in July

Saturday 14 July 2018
A Sanctuary tour, four course cruelty free Christmas dinner and a selection of fine wines served in festive surrounds of the Sanctuary Barn. *Nuts, Gluten and soy will be present
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Radical Recycle Swap Party Fundraiser for Possum Valley

Between Saturday 11 March 2017 and Saturday 7 April 2018
It's that time again to enjoy another Radical Recycling Swap Party. Please collect all of your recyclable goodies such as clothes, books, cd's and bits and bobs to swap with others. We will provide some lovely light vegan nibblies. Tickets are priced at $20:00 All funds go directly to supporting our very own Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary (please follow this link to view their Facebook Page www.facebook.com/possumvalleyanimalsanctuary) The event will be held on 31/3/17 from 4pm to 8pm.
Bateman
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Peter Rabbit - charity movie screening.

Saturday 24 March 2018
Join us for a screening of Farmageddon and help raise funds for rescued farm and native animals.
ACE Cinemas Midland
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Vigil volunteers tour of Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary

Saturday 3 March 2018
Come and visit Possum Valley, meet some of our residents and hear their stories
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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The filming of Goat Yoga at Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary

Between Wednesday 20 December 2017 and Tuesday 9 January 2018
Join us for a Yoga and meditative bliss.... with Goats!.... and be filmed doing it for a news article In attending this particular session you agree to be filmed for the purposes of a television news article Salute to the sun while Possum Valleys adorable goat and lamb family wander around, adjust your pose, snuggle up and join in
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Good Night Possum Valley Book Launch

Saturday 2 December 2017
Join us to celebrate the release of Possum Valley’s first publication – ‘Good night Possum Valley’. Ideal as a bedtime story for youngsters learning about animals or for adults who just love animals, it is an ideal Christmas gift for family and friends, with all funds raised going to support the 140 residents at the Sanctuary.
Woodland Reserve, Whiteman Park
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Flocktoberfest

Sunday 22 October 2017
Join us for a festival of the amber brew and bavarian culture. Entry includes entertainment, 3 sample beers, table snacks and a chance to win a door prize. Various craft beers and softdrinks will be available for purchase along with a delicious variety of food platters and loaded dogs. https://www.facebook.com/events/1477170062343764
Baskerville Memorial Hall
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Spring in the Valley lunch and tour

Sunday 10 September 2017
Join us at Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary for a gourmet three course, kindly donated by renound cruelty free foodies Andrew Thompson and Pete Blake. Lunch will be accompanied by a wide selection of delicious wines and lots of lamb cuddles. Following lunch we will host a tour around the sanctuary where you will get to meet the rest of our residents and hear of their stories.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Possum Valley High Tea Fundraiser

Saturday 26 August 2017
Dress up, bring your friends and come and enjoy an afternoon high tea with a mouthwatering cruelty-free menu (gluten-free menu available). You will be served an array of savoury and sweet foods, receive a glass of sparkling wine on arrival as well as unlimited freshly brewed coffee and a variety of teas. There will be a door prize, raffle and a silent auction. All proceeds go to Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary; a licensed charity based in Mount Helena WA
University of Western Australia - South Banquet Hall, University Club
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Sound Meditation and Nosausage Sizzle.

Saturday 17 June 2017
Help raise funds for Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary, take time out for yourself and be guided into a soundscape of sacred instruments. These include crystal and tibetan singing bowls, gongs, native style flutes, chimes, bells, drums (synthetic) and more. It is a totally relaxing experience guided by experienced practitioner and facilitator Pete Blake. Following the event join us for the most delicious cruelty-free notdogs you've ever eaten. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1374836885942736
Whiteman Park - Woodland Reserve Interpretive Centre
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Guess the arrival time of Mrs Jers baby

Between Thursday 6 April 2017 and Wednesday 26 April 2017
Mrs Jers is an 18 month old Jersey cow, expecting her first baby. Saved from the horrors of the dairy industry she now calls Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary home. She is however residing in a temporary holding paddock waiting for new fences, shelters and water troughs to be built. to help us raise funds for these, we're running a guessing game
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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Red Dog - True Blue, charity movie screening.

Saturday 7 January 2017
Join us for a screening of the "Red dog - True Blue" Movie and help raise funds for the residents of Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
ACE Cinemas Midland
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Twilight Sanctuary tour and cruelty free degustation meal

Saturday 8 October 2016
Join us for an exclusive dusk tour of Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary followed by a five course vegan degustation dinner under the stars including a wide range of cruetly free wines. Experience a rare opportunity to view nocturnal animals in care and a tantilising 5 course menu created, prepared and served with the skills of renowned vegan foodie Pete Blake Tickets limited to 25 people so be quick to secure your pace at this rare and unique event.
Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
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The Secret Life of Pets, charity movie screening.

Sunday 11 September 2016
Join us for a screening of "The Secret Life of Pets" Movie and help raise funds for the residents of Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary
ACE Cinemas Midland
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Vegan wine and cheese evening

Saturday 2 July 2016
Guests will be treated to an evening of fine wines, gourmet foods and deluxe cheeses, all vegan! The
Baskerville Memorial Hall
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Sound Meditation and Nosausage Sizzle.

Saturday 26 March 2016
Help raise much needed funds for Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary, take some timeout for yourself, be
Whiteman Park - Woodland Reserve Interpretive Centre