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October 2015

The Tabernacle

October 31, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Included in session pass $10

Survive the apocalypse with a smile! Talks, installations, food, cooking, gardens, art, various stuff. Revolving program throughout the day

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Dan’s Caravan of Consumption

October 31, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
included in session $10

Follow the advice of cantankerous football supporters the country over and "Go Up the Guts". This is a caravan being converted into a human, where visitors get to experience the digestive system frmo the inside. Eeew!

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Red Cross Op Shop

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
Free installation. Purchases from $1

Red Cross Op Shop & Installation

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World Kitchen- Cooking with a conscience

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 5:00 am
Free

Hey! Food is not just to be consumed you know. A light-hearted look at the different ways we can make our food resources stretch further. Includes a Fare Share food demo with Dani Valent; Get the Food know-how with Lisa Coba; Food foraging. And The Iron Chef Competition at 1.30pm.

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Origami

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am
Rotunda Australia
Free

Patrons to the sensory experience, remove their shoes at the entrance to the rotunda and are offered a calming warm sage foot bath on arrival before being given Japanese Slippers and being ushered into the space and asked to sit. Peaceful traditional Japanese Kyoto music plays as they select a sheet of beautiful hand made and painted WASHI origami paper from the many various designs provided. This is just the beginning of a meditative and ultimately positive and healing experience.…

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Gherkin Khan’s Amusement Arcade for Young Warriors

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
With a session pass: $2

Complete the 7 Tasks of the Great Khan. If you dare... enter into the wooden venue. Once you have negotiated with the gnarly guard, take a chance and guide your pinball through the maze. Hand-eye co-ordination needed. The iPad of the future (and past). Various times

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The Hadal Zone

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Included in session pass $10

The Hadal Zone is a place deep, deep, deep under the sea, where only the most tenacious (and weird) things live. This is that zone recreated at sea level.

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Dog Grooming

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 4:00 am

My Pet Warehouse dog whisperers will pamper your dog. A dog well groomed is a dog with options! Then make sure you enter them in The Famous Village Dog Show

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Dog Costuming

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 4:00 am
included in session $10

Get your dog looking its best with a costume for The Famous Village Dog Show

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Pol the painter

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Free

Pol will paint. Pol will paint you. Pol will paint with you. Paint with Pol. Paint Pol.

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Lolly Shop

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
from $0.50

A lolly Shop, for sure. But SO, SO, SO, much more. But you have to buy a lolly to find out.

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Sharpie a van

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Free

You are invited to grab a texta and doodle on a Big White Van.With Tristan Stowards and with thanks to GoGet Car Share.

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Book Pedaller

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 5:00 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
included in session pass $5

Look out for the Book Pedaller at the Village, seeking stories to share! An opportunity for children to create and publish their own book with the Portable Publishing Kit carried by bike using both traditional hand made and digital publishing techniques. Presented by Kids’ Own Publishing and the City of Yarra

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Llama Boy and Friends

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 5:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 pm, repeating until November 1, 2015

Included in session pass $5 – Included in session pass $10

Films from the fantastic crew at Yarra Youth Services. Catch the highlight: Llama Boy is an animation created by Village Artistic Director Ian Pidd and Mandy Ord, working with a group of young people from Yarra Youth Services in Melbourne. It is a Village Festival project and was screened at both the Village Winter Festival 2015 in Castlemaine and the Gertrude St. Projection Festival 2015.

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Mick Stuart

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Visiting from Sydney, Mick has created an African thumb piano of godly proportions. It looks and sounds as if from another world.

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Malia Walsh

October 31, 2015 @ 11:30 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 12:00 am
included in session10

a theatre and circus artist puts on an incredible show

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Otto Learns to Fly

October 31, 2015 @ 11:45 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 12:05 am
included in session10

Otto has a dream. He wants to fly. But bears can't fly...can they? Ultimately he discovers that it's all in the mind.Otto Learns to Fly is performed by a collection of vintage puppets and objects in The Magic Lantern Travelling Puppet Theatre. Then the action explodes into the wider world on a much larger scale with Sanctum Theatre’s life-sized body puppets

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November 2015

20 minutes- Kristian Santic

November 1, 2015 @ 12:00 am - 12:30 am
included in session pass $10

a dance improvisation experiment, focusing on random text and interpretation of chosen text. I will purchase 50 books, at random, probably cheapest, from the closest op shop/book shop. One person enters tent, reads a line, or two, and we start to move (for five minutes of course). Rinse and repeat.

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KT Prescott Live Portrait Atelier

November 1, 2015 @ 12:00 am - 4:00 am
included in session $10

Be immortalized in only 15 minutes as artist KT Prescott strives to give a truthful account of each face before her. Become part of the longstanding tradition between sitter and artist, and experience what is known as the human connection, as your portrait is drawn. Over the festival weekend, a gallery of faces will appear before our very eyes as an exhibition…Staring into Humanity. Old, young, solemn, smiling, profile or frontal, lovers, divorced, pets, babes in arms, well known, unknown, all…

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Iron Chef Family

November 1, 2015 @ 12:30 am - 2:00 am
Free

Two families battle it out in the world kitchen arena iron chef style. Parents do Main Course, kids do dessert. Our "carry-over take-away" champions are Buff, Ness and the two boys are ready to take on a challenger family - perhaps it could be you. Judges include food critic and author Dani Valent.

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Roslyn Quin

November 1, 2015 @ 12:30 am - 1:30 am
included in session10

Join storyteller Roslyn Quin as she brings traditional stories and new tales from around the world to life through her quirky performances and charming puppets

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Glambulance

November 1, 2015 @ 12:30 am - 2:00 am
included in session $10

The Glambulance takes you to the Glamergency Room, equipped with sparkles, costumes, arts and crafts, with WrongTown Boutique hosting your outfit revamp. Once your disco ensemble is ready, step onto the catwalk or straight into the discotheque to boogie your troubles away

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Tittilating Tassles

November 1, 2015 @ 12:30 am - 2:00 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
$2

Peep Show

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Sounds From Planet Sol

November 1, 2015 @ 12:45 am - 1:25 am
included in session10

Charlotte guides you through a lyrical landscape as she introduces you to the musical medicine of Dr Lala Lulu

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Otto Learns to Fly

November 1, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 1:20 am
included in session10

Otto has a dream. He wants to fly. But bears can't fly...can they? Ultimately he discovers that it's all in the mind.Otto Learns to Fly is performed by a collection of vintage puppets and objects in The Magic Lantern Travelling Puppet Theatre. Then the action explodes into the wider world on a much larger scale with Sanctum Theatre’s life-sized body puppets

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Itchy Scabs

November 1, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 am
Free

Bad music for good children Oi kids! The Itchy Scabs do family friendly garage punk. Their songs are about cool stuff like robots & dinosaurs and the show has stunts, monsters and other stupid stuff. Rock it.

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StoryCatcher in the Garden

November 1, 2015 @ 2:00 am - 3:00 am
included in session10

YOU will be telling stories! A storytelling workshop from a great teacher.

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Dandyman- Prince Idiot

November 1, 2015 @ 2:30 am - 3:00 am
included in session10

a must see show of outrageously funny proportions

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Just Holler

November 1, 2015 @ 2:30 am - 3:00 am
Free

We LOVE this gal choir. Soaring pop. And they dance too!

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The Famous Village Dog Show

November 1, 2015 @ 3:00 am - 3:45 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
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Free

Bring along your dog and participate in this Village Festival institution. Every year, we get twenty + dogs and their owners together and make a show. Never seen it? Don't miss out this year. Dog Grooming services from My Pet Warehouse available from 12noon. Dog Costuming workshop. Show registrations from 3pm.

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So You Think You Can Interpretive Dance

November 1, 2015 @ 3:30 am - 4:30 am
Included in session pass $10

Register yourself for this event and show the judges how you can bust a move - interpretive dance style. Always a hilarious highlight.

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Malia Walsh

November 1, 2015 @ 3:30 am - 4:00 am
included in session10

a theatre and circus artist puts on an incredible show

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Tek Tek

November 1, 2015 @ 3:45 am - 4:30 am
Free

A multi-genre mini orchestra: soul/indonesian pop/surf/kenyan/eastern european/jazz/calypso/mexican. Yes, for real! TEK TEK Ensemble is a multi-genre mini orchestra. Each member performs on at least two instruments, skillfully exploited for an impressive array of musical genres and expression. The balance of three guys and three girls captivate audiences with exclamatory trombone and trumpet; hedonistic violins and accordion; deeply pulsating drums and bass; wild psychedelic electric guitar; and a rich smearing of harmonized singing (and wailing) thrown on top. TEK TEK perform…

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Scrimshaw Ffour

November 1, 2015 @ 4:45 am - 5:30 am
Free

Authentic rootsey bluegrass and swing. Real tasty. The Scrimshaw Four are a high energy, jazz/bluegrass band from Melbourne, featuring Banjo, Guitar, Violin and Double Bass their live show will make your feet fall off from dancing so hard. Described as “Gypsy Doof Doof” The Scrimshaw Four have been busking and performing almost in every location possible, up and down the coast of Australia, there isn’t a show where The Scrims wont get everybody up and jiggin’ around. The band’s talent…

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World Kitchen- Nuts and Kitchen Bolts

November 1, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
Free

Cooking construction with MC Sandra Long: these days one just can't throw together a few left-overs. One must construct a meal! Food foragers cook up their treats; All about nuts with Tony and Jules

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Special-T Lounge

November 1, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 am
Cup of tea $2

The old and new meet in the Special-T Lounge. Check-in on social media and check-in with your inner self, with your choice of organic herbal tea based on a list of awesome health benefits. While you visitt, contribute #thevillagefestival to Facebook and our live Twitter feed, take an Instagram snap or simply lounge about and fill out a quick survey.

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KT Prescott’s Live Portrait Atelier

November 1, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 9:00 am

Be immortalized in only 15 minutes as artist KT Prescott strives to give a truthful account of each face before her. Become part of the longstanding tradition between sitter and artist, and experience what is known as the human connection, as your portrait is drawn. Over the festival weekend, a gallery of faces will appear before our very eyes as an exhibition…Staring into Humanity. Old, young, solemn, smiling, profile or frontal, lovers, divorced, pets, babes in arms, well known, unknown, all…

Find out more »

Roslyn Quin

November 1, 2015 @ 5:30 am - 6:30 am
included in session10

Join storyteller Roslyn Quin as she brings traditional stories and new tales from around the world to life through her quirky performances and charming puppets

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A Brother Scratch

November 1, 2015 @ 5:45 am - 6:20 am
Free

Young jazz improvisers. You'll be impressed.

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Sounds From Planet Sol

November 1, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 6:40 am
included in session10

Charlotte guides you through a lyrical landscape as she introduces you to the musical medicine of Dr Lala Lulu

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Claude’s secret men’s Business

November 1, 2015 @ 6:20 am - 7:00 am
included in session10

Claude is a man. Are you a man? Come and discuss this with Claude. Bound to be enlightening.

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Pavlova

November 1, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 7:15 am
Free

Simple grooves, adventurous solos and an easy-going, laid-back approach to music making result in a good time for everyone, whether performing, listening, or taking photos to share on Facebook later.

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Titillating Tassles

November 1, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
$2

Peep Box

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Glambulance

November 1, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 am
included in session $10

The Glambulance takes you to the Glamergency Room, equipped with sparkles, costumes, arts and crafts, with WrongTown Boutique hosting your outfit revamp. Once your disco ensemble is ready, step onto the catwalk or straight into the discotheque to boogie your troubles away

Find out more »

5 minutes- Kristian Santic

November 1, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
included in session pass $10

a dance improvisation experiment, focusing on random text and interpretation of chosen text. I will purchase 50 books, at random, probably cheapest, from the closest op shop/book shop. One person enters tent, reads a line, or two, and we start to move (for five minutes of course). Rinse and repeat.

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10 Minute Dance Party

November 1, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 am
included in session $10

DJ Ry will be rocking the caravan - hard - but only for 10 minutes!

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Basha

November 1, 2015 @ 7:20 am
Included in session pass $10

Who is Basha? Where has Basha come from? Is Basha male or female? Where are Basha'a nipples! Is Basha the new prophet?

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Dandyman- Prince Idiot

November 1, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 am
included in session10

a must see show of outrageously funny proportions

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Meg Nightjar

November 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
included in session10

Intimate karaoke with a personal twist. Pick a card and hear a personal story told through song.

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Slide Night

November 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Free

Exotic, mysterious and alluring Slide Night is a seven-piece ensemble that plays kitsch 1950s exotica music with a dark twist. Offering up sensual jungle tone poems and lush orchestrations complete with birdcalls, shimmering Afro-Cuban percussion and mad jungle flutes Slide Night will transport you to a 5-o'clock dreamland! Mixing classic arrangements from the likes of Les Baxter and Martin Denny with original compositions and arrangements, Slide Night perform along side two slide projectors beaming authentic travel slides from around the…

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