WORKSHOPS & DEMONSTRATIONS

2022 Program Coming Soon!

Our incredible 2 day program makes for the most diverse sustainable learning experience in Australia. Make the most of your festival experience by attending some of these amazing workshops.

BOOKINGS: Most workshops do not require a booking, but if there’s something you’re very keen on we recommend that you visit the hosts stall asap to sign up. Some featured workshops have limited space and a pre-event booking is required.

FEATURED WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOPS and DEMOS

Stall: Solar Buddy
Sat & Sun: Make a solar light to donate to a child in need. Learn about energy poverty and help illuminate the futures of children living in energy poverty.
Stall: Timber Geodesic Dome Kits Time: All day, each day.
Stall: Southern Hemp Time: All day continuous demonstration with opportunity to get hands-on.
Stall: Greybirds Studio
Sat & Sun: 10.30pm & 2pm. What: In this workshop we will be making a Felted Pebble Brooch, where you will learn the basic principles of wet felting. Price: $10 – 4 x spaces per session. Book at stall or email greybird858@gmail.com

Stall: Australian Electric Vehicle Association – ACT & Victoria Branch What: Passenger ride with driver and learn all about what it’s like to own and drive an electric vehicle. Times: After 1pm daily.

Stall: Trees and Greens Saturday: 10-11am, 12-1pm & 2-3pm. Sunday: 11am-12pm & 1-2pm Price: $25.00 includes all equipment. Limited: 6 – 8 participants max. per time slot.
Stall: Gamila at Beechworth Time: 11am both days. What: Have you always wondered how to use saffron? What does it do to food? How can you include it in your diet for health benefits? Then this live demonstration is for you. Price: FREE.
Cheese making workshop
Stall: Tolpuddle Farm Times: Ongoing demonstrations daily
Stall: Beingreen Permaculture Time: Sat 2-2.30pm $10 or free.
Stall: Mark Trickett Handspinning. Time: All day. Free or by donation.
Stall: Rescue Road. Time: Ongoing Free Demonstration
Stall: Community Entrepreneur Time. Sunday 1:00 – 2:00PM. $20. How to write like a professional – a system to work out what the funder wants and how to present your irresistible proposal. It’s a lot easier when you know how.
Stall: Tolpuddle Farm Times: At your request
Stall: All thing Biochar Time: Ongoing and info sessions at your request
Stall: Community Entrepreneur Time. Sat 11:00 – 12:00PM. Free. Where to find a grant to put your life changing idea into practice. Got an idea, thought about a grant and not sure where to start? Join us for a one hour workshop to explore what grants are, what you need to know and how to get started. Take away a goody bag of resources to get you started.
Stall: Lydi Loves Yoga. Sat & Sun: 9:30 and 3:30. 30min sessions. By Donation.
Composting Workshops
Stall: Compost Community BREW YOUR OWN SAT: 1pm – FREE. DIY Bokashi activator SUN: 10.00am – $20. Intro – Bokashi Basics SAT & SUN: 3pm. FREE

Stall: LAROS Technologies. Airtightness, Ventilation and Building health! Sat & Sun – 10:30am and 2:30pm. Free.
Stall: Beingreen Permaculture Time: Sunday 2.00-3.30pm. $15.

Stall: Ange Jeffery – Marramarra
Saturday: 10.30 am – 11.30 am, and 2 pm – 3 pm
Sunday: 10.30 am – 11.30am
1. bugang (necklace) $40
2. baygur baygur (ear ornaments, aka earrings) using sterling silver ear hooks $45
3. wrist warrawur (band, aka bracelet) $30
Stall: Bohemian Gatherer Saturday: 10am demo then
12.00 – 2pm hands-on workshop – Under 10 must be accompanied by an adult/helper for both workshops.
$20 all materials supplied
Stall: Community Entrepreneur Time. Sat 2:00PM. Free. Think like an entrepreneur and turn your vision into results!
The aim of this one-hour workshop is to harness your off-grid living (or other) ideas into a compelling vision, give them structure and refocus your mindset for success. This is for you if you’re desperate to make that big change, and ready to break free of outdated habits and limiting beliefs. Start your journey here.

Stall: Avenel Ridge Alpacas

Stall: Bushcraft Survival Australia What: See Featured Workshops for program
Stall: Boxwars Prices: $5-$15 All day
Stall: Ziptac Price: Free trial. Various times. See stall for info.
Stall: Art by Degrees Time: Ongoing all weekend
Stall: Wildfire Gear Price: Workshop details coming soon.
Stall: Silver Seed Jewellery Times: Ongoing
Stall: Lava Stone Time: All day – $10 per bracelet for kids
Stall: Lava Stone Time: All day – $10 per bracelet for kids
Stall: Bohemian Gatherer Sunday: 10am demo then
12.00 – 2pm hands-on workshop – Under 10 must be accompanied by an adult/helper for both workshops.
$20 all materials supplied
Stall: Brights Bites. 1. Using training treats to create behaviours – demo/talk – by donation
2. Using Place training to create calm- demo/talk – by donation
3. Open session of teaching dog tricks: public participation.
Costs $12 includes bag of training treats.
REMINDER: No dogs allowed at festival.
Stall: Indigo Essentials. 10am & 2pm
FREE.
Blended herbal teas with themes/outcomes. E.g. love potion tea, bedtime tea, brain tonic.
A brief description about herbal teas, what the ingredients can do for you and a taste test.
Stall: Gypsy Weaver What: Loom demonstrations
Stall: Cathryn Ceramics Time: Ongoing
Stall: FarmacyCo What: Blending and using home herbal remedies Time: Ongoing at stall
Stall: Melbourne Powered. Demonstrations Only. Various times.