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Vanessa Rudge and Michael Daly present a vibrantly
alive practice of yoga. Being Yoga evolves the ancient
wisdom to harmonise a modern world.
MON–THURS The Chameleon 6:30AM
Wherever there is fertility, frivolity and fermented
beverages Belswagger Morris have been spreading their
own interpretation of the ancient ritual of Morris Dance.
Scaring away evil spirits with the jangle of bells, fick of
a hanky and splinters of broken sticks.
SUN TUE On the Streets 5:30PM
SUN TUE Village Green 6:00PM
MON Folklorica 1:40PM
MON WED On the Streets 7:30PM
MON WED Village Green 8:00PM
TUE The Chameleon 3:00PM
WED On the Streets 5:45PM
FRI On the Streets 4:00PM
Ben Kele is a water scientist with Midell Water and
CQ University. Midell Water has designed, built and
is operating the wastewater treatment and water
recycling system used at Woodfordia. Ben will be
discussing the Woodfordia wastewater treatment facility.
MON GreenHouse 4:30PM
Bernard Carney and David Hyams
West Australian based Bernard Carney and David
Hyams combine songs of depth and emotional power
with blistering guitar instrumental work. Strong themes
of social justice mixed with a whacky sense of humour
make for a moving and entertaining performance.
SUN The Mill 11:00AM
MON Duck and Shovel 7:00PM
TUE The Mill 4:00PM Duck
and Shovel 8:00pm
THURS Duck and Shovel
FRI The Muse
Better Than Nuthin’
Come join the crazy, colourful characters of the
Children’s Festival. Blow bubbles, learn magic, sing
songs and hear stories. Better Than Nuthin’ have been
helping to look after the kids of Woodford for 10 years.
Come back and visit an old friend.
DAILY Mish Mash 10:15AM
SUN TUE THURS Stardust Theatre 2:30PM
FRI Stardust Theatre 2:00PM
Beverly Hand is a proud Aboriginal woman whose
ancestors once travelled the Sunshine Coast and Mary
Valley region. She proactively cares for her country
through her Natural Resource Management work as well
as many other community education and engagement
SUN Arti.Arti 2:30PM
Bharathi Dance Group
Bharathi Dance Group perform folk and tribal dances
from South India, as well as a selection of Bollywood
choreographies. 0412 162 381
SUN Folklorica 3:15pm 4:50PM
Big Rory and Ochie
That lovable Giant Scotsman, Big Rory, returns with his
somewhat unpredictable dog Ochie. Rory struggles to
contain the amorous mutt on their twice daily walks with
hilarious results. www.bigrory.com
SUN On the Streets 10:30AM 5:30PM
MON On the Streets 10:00AM 5:00PM
TUE On the Streets 10:45AM 3:30PM
WED On the Streets 10:30AM 5:30PM
THURS On the Streets 11:30AM 4:30PM
FRI On the Streets 11:00AM 4:00PM
Bikram Yoga is an intensive 26 posture style
of Hatha Yoga that is designed to
stimulate every part of your body.
Bikram is the original hot yoga.
Sweating increases your
fexibility and focus during
the session presented
by Roxanne Giles,
Renee Marsh and Nada
Milanovic. BYO mat,
towel and water.
MON Blue Lotus
DAILY Village Green
Bill Hoffman is Editor-at-Large, Sunshine Coast Daily.
Whether taking on developers hell-bent on destroying
the Coast’s natural appeal, state governments hell-
bent on facilitating that outcome or a Prime Minister
indifferent to the plight of the poor, he has never been
one to mince his words.
MON The Concert Stage 5:15PM
Blake Ralph and his four piece band play a mixture
of pop rock originals with a touch of blues. If you like
Josh Kelley, John Mayer and Rob Thomas then you’ll
defnitely detect a taste of them in this music.
SUN The First Nations 1:00PM
MON The First Nations 2:15PM
Blind Dog Donnie
Donnie plays blues as few others can. Backed by
a group of talented young musos, he delivers a set
packed with songs cataloguing his own struggles with
the blues and creative re-imaginings of some familiar
and not-so-familiar tunes.
TUE Blues/Roots 8:30PM
THURS Blues/Roots 8:15PM
BlueSkillet Rovers Jug Band
Jugblues, jazzblues, ragblues, soulblues, sillyblues
and bluesblues. You will enjoy this visually entertaining
vaudeville style, genuinely acoustic music. Showcasing
dobro, banjo, sousaphone, washboard and blues harp.
Come along and join in on some acoustic tunes at the
Blues Bar Sessions. www.funkafde.com
TUE WED Blues/Roots 1:15PM
The Sunshine Coast’s larger than life Mayor, Bob
Abbot, has been in local government for 27 years.
Bob’s ultimate goal is for the Sunshine Coast to
become Australia’s most sustainable region. He is also
passionate about protecting its unique and diverse
character as a community of communities.
MON GreenHouse 1:00PM
Bob Hawke had an outstanding academic career, which
included a Rhodes Scolarship, before rising to lead the
union movement in Australia as President of the ACTU
for 10 years. Soon after starting his parliamentary career
in politics, he became Prime Minister in 1983 serving
over 8 years and winning three national elections. His work
continues to this day.
SUN The Muse 9:30AM
MON The Concert Stage 7:30PM
TUE The Grande 12:00PM
Bollywood Dhamaka Dance Institute is dedicated to
the art of Bollywood. Teacher and choreographer Asha
Shah has participated in and choreographed for the
longest running dance show in India, Boogie Woogie,
and has danced and worked with many Bollywood flm
choreographers. 0431 183 146
SUN Folklorica 8:00PM
SUN The Chameleon 5:30PM
BONJAH have been captivating audiences nationwide
since their arrival from New Zealand and have cemented
themselves as one of the country’s hardest working
bands. BONJAH live off their music and released their
debut album Until Dawn this year to critical acclaim.
They beautifully encapsulate thoughtful song writing and
frst rate musicianship.
SUN Bazaar 11:00PM
MON The Grande 11:00PM
TUE Amphi 11:15PM
Brett Williams is the face behind 3D Portraits. From a
visual arts background, he creates works of art that
often function as time capsules by moulding groupings
of hands, feet or faces in plaster or bronze.
SUN Puppet Joint 10:15AM
MON Puppet Joint 2:45PM
WED Puppet Joint 2:50PM
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