Winter Solstice Festival

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Northey Street City Farm says
Join us for our annual Winter Solstice Festival 2016, celebrating the shortest day and the longest night of the year.
*Celebrate seasonal living by writing affirmations and burning them in the bonfire.
*Take part in kids activities and the lantern parade.
* Enjoy good seasonal organic food to wonderful music and performances.
* Family fun and good vibes!

The Winter Solstice Festival is a drug and alcohol free event.
Tickets will be $5 extra at the door. Ticket numbers are limited this year, so purchase your ticket now to ensure you are part of the magic on the day!

Winter Solstice Festival Program:
(Full details with descriptions of workshops and activities are here: http://www.nscf.org.au/wintersolstice/)

CHILDREN'S AREA
Note: the Children’s Area will be closed from 1:40 – 2:05pm for the Welcome to Country on the Mango Main Stage

12:45 – 5: 00: Earth Arts and Lantern Making
12:45 – 4:15: Face Painting permaculture style
12:45 – 1:45: Plant a Seed
2:15: Blueberry the Clown
2:15 – 3:10: Creative Writing
3:15 – 3:45: Open Children’s Performance
3:15 – 5:00: Creative Drawing
4:00: The Punch and Judy Ramayana puppet show

MUSIC

Busker Stage
12:40 - 1:30: Virginia Sook
5:30 - 6:20: Daryl James
6:20 - 7:10: Old Semeil
7:10 - 8:00: Tom Smith

On the Lawn
12:45 – 1:30: Mamiko

Mango Main Stage
5:30 – 6:30: Zvonsky
6:50 – 7:40: Fat Picnic

WORKSHOPS FORUMS AND CEREMONY

PossumTent
2.30 – 3.20: Subtropical trees - Dick Copeman
3.30 – 4.20: Native bee diversity -Tobias Smith
4.30 – 5.20: Earthships and other recycled homes - Ryan Mayne

Fig Tree Tent
2.30 – 3.20: Bush foods - John Wrench
3.30 – 4.20: Social Permaculture in Action - Robin Clayfield
4.30 – 5.20: Seed saving for gardeners - Krystelle Ellaby

Mango Stage
1.45: Welcome to Country
2:05 – 2.35: Seasonal living in the subtropics - Claire Bickle
2.45 – 3.45: Indigenous Caring for Country Forum
With Uncle Joe Kirk, Aunty Mary Graham, and Tallara Gray. Facilitated by Michael Williams.
4.10 – 4:15: Spoken Word - Jonno Sri
4.15 - 5.15: Permaculture & Fair Food Forum
With Morag Gamble, Dick Copeman and Thor Svensen
7:45: Raffle draw
8:00 – 8:20: Winter Solstice Ceremony – Jodie Danaan & Sympatico
8:20 – 8:45: Lantern Parade
8:45: Bonfire Lighting
9:30: Festival finishes.

Yarning circle
4pm – dark: The ‘Caring for Country’ discussion will continue, with involvement from festival participants

Farm tour
3.30 - 4.15pm: Farm Tour
Meet at the Information Stall for a guided walk of Northey Street City Farm
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By: Northey Street City Farm

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