Come along and enjoy and participate in:
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Festival Choir: The choir is led by the experienced and inspirational Jillie Toogood. A great opportunity to socialize/harmonise and share your love of singing. All will encourage you to give it a go and participate.
Storytelling and Poetry: stand-up fun with words your chance to present your own writings or your favourite poems
Ceilidh: Vic McDonald will be the caller just change our his name to replace Trevor Robertson. Gaelic dance party – family-friendly way to meet other festival attendees.
Yoga: Start Saturday and Sunday mornings with Restorative Yoga with Jim Small. Jim has been on a 25 year journey with yoga; initially as cross-training for football, and currently as a teacher. Jim seeks to meet all students as they are, and offer something that will extend them individually as well as unite them. Come and stretch your aching bones and start the day feeling good. No experience necessary.
Dance Party: Led by the ukulele extravaganza Secret Lives of Ukulele, who bring dance moving music where enthusiasm meets the dance vibe. Boogie your dancing shoes away with the late-night Friday bash
Blind Date: put your name down to join a band led by a guest artist – practice a song to perform on the main stage
Silver Beaver Lodge: Sunday night pre-concert dress up party – this years theme is “Waipara Illuminations”, where there are sure to be light-heartedness, bright sparks, and which leading light will you be appearing as?
Uke Choir: – A conducted community ukulele experience enabling all
levels of players to participate with ease. It is a great way to learn, and so far removed from traditional teaching, as you’ll be strumming and singing rather than slowly picking your way.
1) Waterslide and trampoline
2) Swimming hole – lets hope the weather is good and the water not too swift. Please supervise ALL children of ALL ages, at ALL times.
3) outward bound course – for parents and older kids alike. Situated at the end of the rugby field.
4) Flying fox – tie those pony tails up …For the older ones only.
Thank you for your interest in the Canterbury Folk Music Festival. If you require any additional information about the event or how to apply, please contact us:
Canterbury Folk Music Festival
P O Box 964, Christchurch 8140