The Stringybark Festival, held this year on October 14 & 15 focuses on ways to inform and empower the local community to make achievable changes in their daily lives that contribute to a more sustainable way of living. This year we’ve hit the refresh button on all things sustainable! Stringybark is where you come to Make – Do – Play – Connect, its where you go to unleash the ‘maker’, ‘mover’ and ‘shaker’ within.
I’m super stoked to say that Soul Stories has been accepted as a THEME and/or CRAFT stallholder for this year’s event. I would love to give away details of what l have tucked up my sleeve, but l might have to be a little bit mean and say that you just might have to come along and find out instead!? Watch this space my friends… xt
“Stringybark focuses on ways to inform and empower the local community to make achievable changes in their daily lives that contribute to a more sustainable way of living. The activities at the event have been developed to contribute to the message.”
The official opening features a Wurundjeri Welcome to Country on the Saturday at 11:30am.
Programming highlights feature a myriad of creative play spaces, including:
‘The Maker Space’ offering up-cycled art creations;
‘IC Robotics’ with their inventive gadgets and playful robotics; ‘Giants of Knox’ offering a messy play space where a miniature world is transformed by friendly giants;
‘Jurassic Knox’ where archaeology and paleontology intersect in a massive digging space; and
‘Compost and Kitchen Revolution’ exploring the finer art of composting and waste free cooking.
All day entertainment across the Tribal Stage, Community Stage and Market Stage features a myriad of cultural, community and urban music, dance and vocal performances, and fascinating presentations by “Wild Action” with their Aussie critters and “Van Lifers” will inspire with their unique off-grid lifestyles.
Add a dynamic makers market, a host of community stalls, a delicious food hub, and an active-play ride zone, 2017 promises to be our best Stringybark yet!
Date & Time
Sat 14 & Sun 15 October 2017
10:00 am – 5:00 pm AEDT
Rowville Community Centre
40 Fulham Rd
Rowville, VIC 3187
For lots more information about this special event, visit here: knox.vic.gov.au/stringybark