Home' Woodford Folk Festival : Programme 2010-11 Contents Harmonica Workshop
Learn the harmonica in a simple, fun and playful
way so that it becomes your pocket buddy. Bring a
key C harp if you have one. If you don’t have a harp
come anyway as this workshop is a great laugh. No
experience necessary, no age limit.
THUR House o’Learnin 4:30PM
Harmony by Two
Voices blending and weaving in duet singing
with Tichawona and his wife Velvet, Appalachian
mountain music with Martha and Jackson from The
Whitetop Mountaineers, Congolese traditional folk
and gospel singing with Laurette and James and
divine gems from Kim Cunio and Heather Lee.
SAT Folklorica 11:00AM
Harnessing the Power of One
Boost your ability to use your own skills to infuence
others with internationally renowned educator and
facilitator Professor Bruce Muirhead, CEO of the
Eidos Institute. The Institute’s philosophy that the
best democracy is an included democracy informs
Bruce’s presentation. Learn how collaborative
partnership holds the key to effective problem
solving at all levels.
FRI GREENhouse 10:00AM
Harp in the Morning
The beautiful Celtic harp and haunting soprano
voice of Siobhan Owen caress and serenade the
SAT Folklorica 10:15AM
Healing Through Diet - The Gerson
With over 20 years’ experience in dietary healing and
detoxifcation Kathryn shares with you the dynamics
of healing as she redefnes illness as merely a side-
effect of poor cell metabolism. Would it surprise you
to know that insulin resistance is simply due to poor
oxidation capacity and oestrogen dominance due to
poor oestrogen clearance? Find out what it takes to
reverse illness by addressing the cause.
TUE Blue Lotus 4:00PM
Healing: An Alternative to Growth
If ‘Growthmania’ won’t help us survive the 21st
century what else can we do? A panel of futurists
including Professor Sohail Inayatullah, Emeritus
Professor Ian Lowe AO, Professor Ivana Milojević
and Dr Patricia Kelly discuss the challenges and
alternatives for healthier futures.
WED GREENhouse 3:00PM
Healthy Connections: Opening to
Amrita Hobbs, Robin Clayfeld and supporting
musicians join together to offer this special
interactive workshop specially focusing on the new
year and ‘opening to others’. Trust yourself and
others with courage, aliveness and an open heart.
Weave a web of oneness for 2011.
SAT Blue Lotus 12:00PM
Healthy Connections: Opening to
Join Robin Clayfeld and Amrita Hobbs as they
return with more powerful workshops. This session
is an interactive, experimental and supporting
journey exploring trust, authenticity and a deeper
connection whilst connecting with Mother Earth.
TUE Village Green 10:00AM
The way we distribute, sell and buy food – including
the growing dominance of big supermarkets and
loss of community stores and markets – can
signifcantly affect the health of both people and
communities. Jon Wardle discusses how this affects
us and what a healthy food distribution network
could look like?
FRI Blue Lotus 3:00PM
Heart Songs with Kevin and Mel
Weaving together ancient healing Mantras with their
own Heart Songs, Kevin and Mel invite you to sing
with them as an effective platform for dissolving
the ego, reconnecting to the heart and co-creating
a positive vibration for yourself and for the world.
Chant, sing and dance your way into the New Year’s
SAT Blue Lotus 4:00PM
Hit Song Writing
A fnalist in the International Song writing
Competition, a 5 time ARIA nominee, 2 Triple J
Hottest 100 tracks, 4 internationally acclaimed
albums and 3 top 40 hits both here and in the USA.
Could you ask for a better teacher than singer/
songwriter Diana Anaid to breaks down and analyse
the song writing process? A sell out at Adelaide’s
Festival of Guitar, Diana demonstrates the essential
key ingredients and tools employed to help develop
your level of song writing and hit song potential.
Bring paper and a pen - there’s no age limit.
TUE House o’Learnin 3:15PM
Hitting the High Notes
Learn the Accent breathing method and techniques
of postural alignment used by the world’s top opera,
classical and musical theatre singers. Join the
girls from belladiva as they take you through the
fundamentals of singing technique and help you
discover your true ‘core’ sound. Bring a yoga mat or
sarong to lie on if you like. You don’t need to read
music for this, and it’s suitable for anyone aged 10
years and over.
SAT House o’Learnin 2:00PM
Holistic Strength & Vitality
Rohan O’Reilly has uncovered new wellness
parameters in the development of his unique
approach. The most important benefts of being
strong are non-physical. To totally maximise your
personal potential it is imperative to focus your
conscious/subconscious mind together with the
power of positive emotions and higher energies.
MON Blues n Roots 8:00AM
Homeopathy for Stress Relief
Have you used homeopathy to treat emerging
stress-related conditions as the world gets busier?
International guest, homeopath Jane Lindsay
presents latest trends and simple techniques you
can apply to use homeopathy for stress relief.
WED Blue Lotus 8:00AM
Hoops & Loops
Hula hoops, juggling groups and deadly diabolo –
taught by experts and suitable for all levels. Hoops,
juggling balls and a limited number of diabolo
provided ... or bring your own to share.
MON – THUR Circadia 1:30PM
Horn-u-copia: A Conspiracy of
Mal Webb leads all and any horns toward a secret
outcome in a not-so-secret workshop series. If
you’re here all week, whether you’re an artist on the
programme or a festivilian who’s been holding their
breath for the opportunity to let it out into a beat-up
trumpet, bring your brass for some daily noiseworks.
DAILY Palace 9:00AM
How To Be Heard In The Media
In an increasingly fast-paced world cluttered with
more and more news, getting your message across
on radio, on TV and in newspapers is a challenge.
Brendan O’Malley shares a handful of simple rules
that can make it easier to be noticed.
MON GREENhouse 12:00PM
How to Build a Community
Meet the Reclaimers, a diverse group of people
working together in Inner Brisbane to design, make
and play inexpensive, accurate and durable musical
instruments. This workshop will outline how you
can use the resources developed by the Reclaimers
to build a community music group in your own
community. You’ll also hear for yourself how these
amazing instruments make beautiful music and
you’ll get to participate as well. Drop into the
Reclink stall during the week to see and try out the
instruments and meet the orchestra. No age limits,
no experience required.
THUR Parlour 10:30PM
SAT House o’Learnin 3:15PM
4 tales carnivale myth rhapsody ritual tales dance pilgrimage mirth fable romance tradition mystery
Dya Singh and Singh Sisters (left)
Indian Sunset Concert
Enjoy the last sunset of 2010 at
the Hilltop Stage with a superb
concert of Indian music featuring
bansuri fute player Vinod
Prassana and the sublime vocals
of North Indian singer Dya Singh.
FRI Hilltop 5:00PM
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