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Ahead of this year’s Ukitopia Festival organisers are inviting locals to participate in a number of free community workshops.

The Weaving the Wheel of Community project will allow participants to share and learn a range of skills as well as contribute to and create a number of art installations for this year’s festival. There are a variety of workshops presented by three professional artists:

Jaye Irving, Bamboo Workshops
Katrina Puma, Fabric Workshops
Stretch Kinetic, Wishing Wheel Workshop.

Bamboo Panels Workshop: Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September, Uki Public School OEC. 9am–3pm.

Bamboo Welcome Arch Workshop: Sunday 14 and Monday 15 September, Uki Public School OEC (Sunday) and Village Green (Monday). 9am–3pm.

Bamboo Lily Pads Workshop: Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October, Uki Public School OEC. 9am–3pm.

The Wishing Wheel and Flags and Bunting Workshops: Sunday 21 October, 9am–3pm; Saturday 3 November 9am–1pm; Saturday 10 November. 9am–1pm, Uki Village Green.

Ukitopia Festival takes place on the weekend of 16–18 November.


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