Home' The Planting : The Planting 2015 Programme Contents This is our 21st anniversary; we’re growing up. The event started as a tree
planting weekend way back when Woodfordia was a tidy and somewhat bare
dairy farm. It launched the transformation into the untidy but emerging cultural
parkland that is Woodfordia.
More importantly, this festival has created an ownership of Woodfordia and all
that it holds. These owners’ hands have been muddied by their contribution and
their spirits have been lifted in the company of their fellow compatriots. They are
engaging people sharing common simple values, making the world a better place
and a passion for celebrating our existence.
This 2015 Planting is casting the net more broadly by widening the programme’s
scope and depth. We’re imagining a future Planting that might organically
emerge into an event of its own right; one that will look and feel very different
from our Woodford Folk Festival. There’s lots of changes and we urge you to read
this programme carefully.
We plan that our programme will encompass the notion of knowledge sharing in
the humanities, arts and earth sciences. We hope that it might be underpinned
by a growing love of our environment blended with the joy-giving expressions of
Welcome to our 21st Planting.
Bill Hauritz AM
On behalf of The Management Committee, The Staff, The Volunteers, The
Treehuggers, The Exhibitors, The Cooks, The Artists and Presenters.
The festival gratefully acknowledges the
contribution of those whose logos appear here.
Without their enthusiasm, generosity and
goodwill, this year’s festival would not be possible.
The traditional Custodians for
Woodfordia are members of the
Jinibara Nation. The Jinibara
people are the registered Native
Title Claimants for the Woodford
area and are comprised of the
descendents of Fanny Mason
known as Jowalmel who was
born in the 1840’s at Woodford
and Johnny McKenzie known as
Wangiramu born in 1826 near
PMB 2 Woodford Qld 4514
P: 07 5496 1066 F: 07 5496 3196
The Planting is organised by
the Queensland Folk Federation
Incorporated, a community
based non-profit organisation
whose object is to foster the folk
We wish to acknowledge the
contribution of photographs
from Kai Wasikowski and Helen
Schwencke and cover artwork and
illustrations by Gavin Ryan for this
Woodfordia Conservation 3
Workshops & Demonstrations 18
Walks & Wanders
Films for Thought
Friday 5 June
Saturday 6 June
Sunday 7 June
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