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October 2015

The Tabernacle

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

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

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Red Cross Op Shop

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Free installation. Purchases from $1

Red Cross Op Shop & Installation

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Special-T Lounge

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 am
Cup of tea $2

The old and the new meet in the tea lounge. Check in on social media and check-in with your inner self, with a customised cup of tea using a variety of ingredients based on a list of health benefits.

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Jimay and Sha Gazey

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Jimay Falcon and Sha Gazey are, Masters of ALL Ceremonies!!! Panning from the outer reaches of the multiverse to the humble Cat Island of The Bahama's. These two super stars bring you high quality KO-WALA bear entertainment! Sure to set you sailing through space and time with a whole new groove in their unlimited thought provoking Games Extravaganzzza's and immeasurable love parties. They will be hosting the Main Music Stage.

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The Tabernacle

October 30, 2015 - October 31, 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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World Kitchen- Saucy Night…!

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
Free

Oh yeah baby, give me some of that special sauce. What do they say: Food is the Music of Love? Fina Po- Deep water treats; Miss Fribby- Kitchen Moves; Triso and Duncan for all your kitchen advice

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Red Cross Op Shop

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
Free installation. Purchases from $1

Red Cross Op Shop & Installation

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Special-T Lounge

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 am
Cup of tea $2

The old and the new meet in the tea lounge. Check in on social media and check-in with your inner self, with a customised cup of tea using a variety of ingredients based on a list of health benefits.

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Claude’s secret men’s Business

October 31, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 7:45 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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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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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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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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November 2015

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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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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The Tabernacle

November 1, 2015 - November 2, 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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World Kitchen- Food Fun!

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 5:00 am
Free

Hungry Sunday in the World Kitchen is fun and educational. Includes Honey Extracting with Alana; Prepping Indian Food with Tony Adams. And then it is all about Thalis. Book in for the workshop and/or feast.

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Shakuhachi Workshop

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 12:00 am
Main Music Stage Victoria
Free

Shakuhachi Melbourne is a newly group formed by shakuhachi and multi-instrumentalist, Adam Simmons, to promote the sound and beauty of Japan’s famous bamboo flute

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Red Cross Op Shop

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 8:00 am
Free installation. Purchases from $1

Red Cross Op Shop & Installation

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Food Justice Truck

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 4:00 am
Edinburgh Gardens Grounds, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Market prices from $1

A first for the local area! Get your fresh produce right here in the heart of North Fitzroy. The Food Justice Truck (FJT) is an award-winning, mobile fresh food market that enhances food security for asylum seekers in the Victorian community by offering locally sourced produce including fresh fruit, vegetables, grains, legumes, tea and bread at a 75% discount to people seeking asylum. It’s a social enterprise initiative by the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) and will be selling food…

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Special-T Lounge

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 4:00 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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Claude’s Findings

November 2, 2015 @ 3:00 am - 3:45 am
included in session10

The finding from Claudes Secret Men's Business!

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Tales from Flyway

November 2, 2015 @ 4:45 am - 5:15 am
included in session10

Lovely, gentle telling of the migration of migratory shore birds, from Hobsons bay to Siberia.

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October 2016

Festival Welcome

October 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Main Music Stage Victoria

Festival Opening

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Femme Art Punk

October 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Performance Art

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October 2017

The World Kitchen in Acland St., St Kilda

October 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - October 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Bridal Cupola * Available for hire, Victoria Australia + Google Map

The imaginary love child of Nigella and the Swedish chef, The Village Festival's World Kitchen is a food performance venue that hosts food demonstrations from the serious to the spurious, featuring chefs from local restaurants, home cooks and special performances. It's a unique way to share food, culture and performance. On this weekend, you can see St. Kilda's finest chefs, alongside home cooks, and cooking demonstrations from the serious to the spurious. The World Kitchen will be set up in…

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Auto Destruct

October 27, 2017
Edinburgh Gardens Grounds, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia

live car mechanics

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The Village Festival in Edinburgh Gardens 2017

October 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - October 29, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Edinburgh Gardens Grounds, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Entry by donation

The Village Festival is part carnival, part village fair and part arts festival. Enter through the impressive façade and discover an alternative utopian world chock-full of of music, theatre, visual art, installations, puppetry, story-telling, cooking, workshops and a whole lot more. This year The Village has a special focus on works by young, emerging and experimental artists. Students from Fitzroy High School and Alice Miller School in Macedon lead Maze of Motions, a creative collaboration looking at the depth and…

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Auto Destruct

October 28, 2017
Edinburgh Gardens Grounds, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia

live car mechanics

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Billabong for Bugs

October 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Create your own oasis for bugs

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Auto Destruct

October 29, 2017
Edinburgh Gardens Grounds, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia

live car mechanics

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Creative Write-It

October 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

creative writing workshop for kids on wheels

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Billabong for Bugs

October 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Create your own oasis for bugs

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November 2017

Benalla Festival: Village Day by the Lake

November 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Village is working with Benalla Rural City Council to re-invent one of the icons of the Benalla Festival: join us on the foreshore by the lake to experience a multi-faceted and fun community festival. The creative folk of Benalla will be on display with some special guests from out of town. Don't miss The Famous Village Dog Show, So You Think You Can Interpretive Dance and The World Kitchen. Finishes with a fireworks spectacular on the lake.

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May 2018

The African Kitchen

May 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nicholson St. Footscray, Nicholson St. (cnr Paisley St.)
Footscray, VI 3011 Australia
Free

The African Kitchen is a new partnership with Multicultural Arts Victoria and the African-Australian Small Business Association for the Emerge in the West Street Festival. This event features cultural cooking demonstrations and storytelling with chefs and cooks from local African businesses. Discover and sample local delights, from traditional to contemporary and cross-cultural creations. Hear stories and anecdotes from these masters of craft and delve more deeply into the rich cultural history of food and food preparation. Chefs from Khartoum restaurant,…

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June 2018

Village Winter Festival

June 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Newstead Racecourse, Cnr. Racecourse Rd & McNabb Rd
Newstead, VIC 3462 Australia
Free – $15

Light your creative fire at the fifth Village Winter Festival as the community of the Central Goldfields gathers to celebrate the Winter solstice in spectacular style. Go to the Facebook Event for the latest updates or view the Interactive Program Grid. Fire, Acts, Art, Music Whether you are into hot tunes or hot rods or something in between, there will be plenty to keep you entertained and involved. Local artists take centre stage throughout the festival from the moment gates open at…

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The Musical Body workshop

June 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Improvised collaborative singing

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Kids’ Flea Market

June 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Young local entrepreneurs

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Malaysian Food with Easwary

June 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Malaysian Cooking Demonstration

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Lady Zee

June 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Newstead Racecourse, Cnr. Racecourse Rd & McNabb Rd
Newstead, VIC 3462 Australia

Get up and close, (with her consent off course ) and meet Lady Zee as she steps off the stage in this roving role at, The Village Winter Festival. Engage in some games, fun, be challenged and learn how to talk freely about what it means to set boundaries and give consent... Lady Zee is a ‘Dragtivist’ & Queen’, telling a story of overcoming sexual assault from a place of sexual empowerment. She brings a light-heartedness to what is often…

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Welcome to Country

June 23, 2018 @ 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Music Stage Victoria

Dja Dja Wurrung Fire Lighting

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Cooking with Memories

June 23, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Laotian Cooking Demonstration

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What’s in the Pan?

June 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Fun Cooking Demonstration

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October 2019

Welcome to Country

October 25, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Music Stage Victoria

Words from the Traditional Owners

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Moon Rabbit Café’s Perfect Vegan Jaffle

October 26, 2019 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to create the perfect vegan jaffle

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No Borders Music

October 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Film about Refugees and their Music

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