Woodford Folk Festival
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JUNO-nominated party-starters The East Pointers start their fourth Australian tour next week, with 24 shows up and down the East Coast, including appearances at WOMADelaide and Bleach* Festival. We're really proud to help get folks like these on the road in Aus, and hope you can make it along to a show. More detail and tickets via their website!
Dream big Woodfordians! Today is the beginning of anything you want.

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STAND UP COMEDY FROM SCRATCH WITH Greg Sullivan Comedian GREG SULLIVAN AT The Planting Festival

Regardless of whether the desire to do stand up is a raging fire in your belly, a flicker in the back of your mind, or a knee-jerk response to this clever marketing paragraph, a 3-day journey into comedy with Greg Sullivan will give you a solid basis for your next step. Covering all aspects of the...
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Here’s a fun fact! Woodford Folk Festival fills more than 300 different positions in 140 departments with over 2,600 volunteers.

From answering the phone to serving a drink, the volunteers provide much of the festival atmosphere. Like patrons, the volunteers come from all walks of life (from retirees to students, medical professionals and valued tradies) and many from around the world....
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Did you know the Woodford Folk Festival is the largest gathering of artists and performers of its kind in Australia?

The festival presents more than 500 distinct acts with more than 2,500 artists, performers and presenters. Programmed events, run end to end, would fill 80 x 24 hour days with entertainment (that’s 240 working days or 48 working weeks). Wow!

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Learn new skills or expand upon your existing knowledge to explore the use of basketry processes in small and large scale sculpture, woven forms and objects. Use unexpected and surprising materials, focusing on recycled and sustainably sourced fibers, including upcycled plastic and clothing and marine debris obtained from remote Indigenous coastal communities.

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The best moments happen when they are unplanned.

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A touching triumph of creativity and wonder, the jelly fish floated graciously towards the entrance of Woodfordia. I wonder what they and the trees talked about?

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WRITING IMMERSION WITH CATHERINE DEVENY | THE PLANTING

By popular demand, we present Catherine’s first ever 3-day writing retreat.

Want to write? Want to write more, better or in a different way? Got a memoir, novel, screenplay or blog in your back drawer? Need to get ‘unstuck? Lost that loving feeling? Catherine Deveny’s going to stop you from being your own roadblock and get you out of...
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The Sacred Labyrinth celebrating connection through a marriage ceremony.

The centre of the labyrinth is where pilgrims go to receive guidance and insight and it is here that the bride and groom receive each other. Who was lucky enough to walk the journey to their own center and back out again into the world?

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Half Moon Run lighting up the stage and our hearts. In a perfect world we would be back listening to all the incredible performances at #WoodfordFF. Who do you wish you were watching on stage right now?

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Astrid & Naut fell in love across a vast ocean, sending messages to each other with beacons, messages in a bottle and on the wings of birds.

The Fire Event - We are all connected.

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Embrace village life at The Planting Festival. Look forward to workshops you’ve booked, listen to talks, join in yoga and singing classes, help plant trees, enjoy a piece of hot and fresh local sourdough and align your mind body & soul by walking the beautiful Woodfordia site. In the evening, take in the sounds of the incredible live music sets, treat yourself to a themed cocktail, choose from...
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The Planting Festival promo video 2016

The Planting is an annual Festival held at the beautiful property Woodfordia in Queensland over the 1st weekend of May. The 2016 Festival will be held on 29 ...

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On the streets of Woodfordia, art is let loose.

“Without artists we might as well be living on the surface of the Moon, devoid of the air to breathe... they provide inspiration, beauty, thoughtfulness and commentary on our lives and their influence on our culture is profound.” – Bill Hauritz, Woodford Folk Festival Director

Here’s another look at some of the fun captured on the streets of...
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Sometimes it is the unexpected moments that are the sweetest. Share your favourite moment or experience at #WoodfordFF with us by commenting below.

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Held over a number of days in the lead up to The Planting, a range of distinctive courses are on offer, led by masters of their craft. Participants have the opportunity to engage in a creative and skill-building intensive, culminating in the development of a finished artwork, and/or performance.

Masterclass bookings are now available via an online payment plan until midnight 28th February.

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FourWinds with John Flanagan Trio

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Responsible for satisfying the eclectic palates of festival-goers, the 15 specialty bars located around the festival this year were designed with their own theme and offered an array of tantalizing cocktails. They not only became a place to source drinks from, they were also the perfect spot to hang out and read the programme, listen to musicians, use as a landmark to meet up with friends and...
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Mahatma Ghandi was quoted to say "In a gentle way, you can shake the world".

Each day at the Woodford Folk Festival, whether on the hilltop, in the Blue Lotus, the Dancehall or the Village Green, festival-goers were able to find stillness, energy, relaxation and empowerment.

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There is an air of excitement at night at Woodford Folk Festival. The lanterns cast a beautiful glow, the people are full of energy and the site is continually pulsing with activities, music, stalls and food. It truly is magical place.

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