Friday, April 3, 2009

Do you like your environment with a side of craft?

Saturday 18th April 10 am - 9 pm & Sunday 19th 10 am - 5.30 pm
CERES Community Environmental Park, Cnr Roberts & Stewart st, East Brunswick

The 'In the Hot-House' festival combines the celebration of music, art, craft, dance, films and food with an exploration of the environmental and social challenges that exist in our own backyards and around the world. Learn how to take action on climate change as some of the best of Melbourne's environmental and community groups show you 'What you can do' and present alternatives perspectives on the crises facing us today.

The festival program continues at the picturesque and inspiring CERES Environmental Park. The program is busting at the seams and consists of art, music, workshops, food, drink, films, children's entertainment and much more including the premiere performance collaborative performance project with two Moreland based schools, Voices of our Future.
Festival Highlights Include:

Music from The Conch, Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde, Radiant City and more.

Collaborative art projects across the site including Photography, Sculpture and Found Art with contributions from the 'Outsiders Guide', Sudeep, Ero, Peter Hutchinson and more coming
'Voices of our Future' schools drama performance

Children’s Clown, face painting and kids workshops

Food and drink from local and sustainable companies, including the infamous Good Brew beer bike

Workshops on a wide variety of subjects from environmental issues, open source technology, radical craft, alternative thought, green renting, Slow living and activism.

Run a workshop or see workshop schedule

Community stalls to inform and educate. Apply for a stall or view confirmed stalls

Film night showcasing short films on environmental and social issues (6.30pm, Sat 18th)

Chris and I are running a "Green Renters" workshop and i am involved in a huge craft installation teaching people to embroider! Stayed tuned for more details.