The Necessary Traditions Festival
8 November at 8:00 am - 17 November at 5:00 pm
An essential opportunity to pick up traditional skills and be independant makers of necessary and beautiful items.
Beeswax candle making, Buttonhole hand-sewing & Darning, Ceramics with local pigments & clays, Doll making, Felting, Fine Woodworking, Foraging by Peter Langlands Greenwood Garden Rake making, Preserving the season’s bounty, Rag Rug-making , Raranga Harakeke Weaving by Benita Wakefield & whānau, Refurbishing jewellery , Repair, refurbishment, & recycling of e-technology, Sewing from reused cloth by Sylvia Houston of Rag, Soap-making by Anthea Madill of Eco Oikos, Spoon-carving, Story-telling by Sharon Moreham, String-making by Rekindle, Sustainable Household products, Tī kōuka weaving by Rekindle, Timebanking, Traditional Chair-making, Upholstery, Willow basket weaving, and more!
Thursday 8th November – Saturday 17th November
Around the Arts Centre
Tickets for main event on sale here, now – ‘Early bird’ price finishes Tuesday 23 October 2018