Learn traditional natural fibre basket weaving from elders Christine Nabobbob and Priscilla Badari of the Kunwinjku language group from Gunbalanya community, West Arnhem Land.
Keepers of the cultural knowledge that has been passed down their matriarchal line of weavers. Facilitated by local artist and weaver, Rene Bahloo of Weavery.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SPECIAL PANDANUS FIBRE FROM ARNHEM LAND WILL BE FOR SALE ON THE DAY AS AN OPTIONAL EXTRA, LOCAL FIBRES ARE INCLUDED IN THE WORKSHOP PRICE.
These sharing of culture through food and weaving are subject to minimum numbers and pre-bookings essential. PLEASE FILL OUT the online booking form and REGISTER HERE NOW for one or more of the workshops as per SCHEDULE.
ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE AS LISTED BELOW.
BOOK NOW AND DONT MISS OUT ON THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN A MANY THOUSANDS OF YEAR'S OLD TRADITIONAL CRAFT provided through the diverse range of workshops on offer.
Pandanus Weaving: Karimarnbun Kunkorbarn
Friday 2nd September 2016 10.30am - 3.30pm - Ilkley - Stripping and Natural Dying of Pandanus Fibre - $140 - bring shared lunch
Saturday 3rd September 2016 10.30am - 3.30pm - Ilkley - Special coil, knot and loop weave workshop - $140 - bring shared lunch
Saturday 3rd September 2016 6pm - 8pm - Ilkley - Weaver’s Dinner From $20 - BYO
Sunday 4th September 2016 11am - 2pm - Maroochy Arts and Ecology Centre - Twined mat weave workshop - $75
Tuesday 6th September 2016 10am - 12pm - Beerwah Library - Coil basket workshop - $50
Tuesday 6th September 2016 2pm - 4pm - Maroochydore Library Coil basket workshop $50
Wednesday 7th September 2016 10am - 1pm Pomona Landcare Future’s Centre - Creative coiling: a variety of coiling techniques from Arnhem Land, Africa and around the world - From $30
Thursday 8th September 2016 9.30am - 2.30pm - Clontarf - Choice of coil or mat weave - $150 - including BBQ lunch
Friday 9th September 2016 10am - 12pm - Maleny Library - Coil basket workshop - $50
Friday 9th September 2016 3.30 - 5.30pm - Caloundra Community Centre - Coil basket workshop - $50
Sunday 11th September 2016 11am - 1pm - Tickle Park, Coolum - Coil basket workshop - $50
HORIZON festival of arts and culture
2-11 Sept 2016
06 Sep 2016 - Horizon finale to celebrate the dawning of a new day
01 Sep 2016 - Will Caloundra become COOLoundra?
31 Aug 2016 - USC student’s story filmed for major festival
29 Aug 2016 - Get set to Colour the Street in Nambour
26 Aug 2016 - Opening night celebrations to light up the heart of Caloundra
25 Aug 2016 - Last chance to secure tickets to the Kransky Sisters at Lake Kawana Community Centre
24 Aug 2016 - Lantern making fun at Caloundra Library
22 Aug 2016 - Immerse yourself in art, food, music and more at Horizon festival workshops
15 Aug 2016 - 220 events, 10 days, 12 locations – full Horizon festival program out now
08 Aug 2016 - The Kransky Sisters to wow audiences with Tunes from the Tube
various locations, Sunshine Coast Wide
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