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The Super Mighties from Spaghetti Circus will perform this Saturday at the Regeneration community festival at Mullum Community Garden.

Spaghetti Circus is one of Australia’s leading youth circuses, and they’ve created the performance specially for Regeneration.

The show will draw on the popular novel, Big Magic, by local author, Sarah Armstrong, who’ll also read an extract from her forthcoming kids’ book.   

‘It’s a celebration of the magic of the natural world,’ says Petrina Hutchinson, head of school with Spaghetti Circus, ‘with the kids being a bridge connecting our future with our history.’

Regeneration will have lots of hand-on fun for kids, including seed bomb and seed propagation workshops, a tree-planting, and audience participation during the circus performance.

The free festival is funded by the NSW government, and aims to reconnect communities following fire, flood and pandemic, via the joy of ecological restoration.

It’s aspiring to have zero waste to landfill so attendees are encouraged to bring cups, water bottles and plates, and book a free ticket beforehand, to help let food stalls know how many people to expect.

Most sessions are under cover, but a brolly could be helpful if it rains.

Other event highlights include the REDinc signing choir, high-profile documentary maker, Damon Gameau, and an all-Bundjalung panel called ‘Learning from Country’. 

Super Mighties from Spaghetti Circus. Photo supplied

Free workshops

There are workshops on permaculture, good fire, climate-ready gardens and incentives for landholders to reforest. And there’ll be walks and talks with respected local bush regenerators, Bob Smeuninx, Nadia de Souza Pietramale and Dave Rawlins.

The event will be powered by SCU’s famous mobile solar battery, called the Sunflower, and students from SAE are generously delivering the sound.

The festival closes with a special performance from the nine-piece Afro-groove dance outfit, The Palm Wine Ambassadors.

Ray Moynihan is Regeneration event organiser. For more visit www.regeneration.mullumseed.org.au.


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