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Sunshine Coast Council
Redland City Council
​fabric - Slow Fashion, Artful Living
Play 15 April 2019 - 17 November 2019

​fabric - Slow Fashion, Artful Living

fabric 2019 celebrates the rich talents of Sunshine Coast artisans and designers.
fabric brings art and sustainability together in an exciting new program of activities.

Bookings open Monday 15 April.

​KITE MAKING
Play 31 August 2019 - 01 September 2019

​KITE MAKING

Set to the backdrop of the stunning Maroochy Botanic Gardens and facilitated by artist Lincoln Austin, this family friendly workshop guides you through the construction of your very own kite, inspired by his work, The Wind Forms.

​MAPPING PLACE
Play 25 August 2019 - 26 August 2019

​MAPPING PLACE

Explore the art of natural ink making and become inspired by and become more intimate with your natural surroundings. This workshop lead by Anne Harris will see you create your own natural ink, and in turn your own unique process of mapping and creatively recording space.

Achieving sustainable and affordable housing with brett grimley
Play 17 August 2019 - 17 August 2019

Achieving sustainable and affordable housing with brett grimley

Brett Grimley is a sustainable building designer and will share his knowledge on the basics of how to design a new house or renovate to suit the environment. He will also discuss alternative ways of approaching building to suit limited budgets.

Bespoke lampshade workshop
Play 21 September 2019 -

Bespoke lampshade workshop

Make your own lampshade with fabric of your choice

BOTANICALS ECO-RESIN JEWELLERY
Play 27 August 2019 - 01 September 2019

BOTANICALS ECO-RESIN JEWELLERY

Make your very own unique botanical crystal shaped necklace and bangle using collected leaves, flowers, bark and moss.

CERAMIC HAND BUILDING
Play 24 August 2019 - 01 September 2019

CERAMIC HAND BUILDING

Create your own hand-built ceramics at this workshop presented by potter and teacher, Bree-anne Jeffrey.

Considered Fashion Design Forum
Play 26 September 2019 -

Considered Fashion Design Forum

Join a panel discussion how to approach sustainability challenges in fashion with a discussion with international and national panellists

Green Living
Play 24 August 2019 - 18 September 2019

Green Living

eco-warrior Jen Stanton and arm yourself for the war on waste. Find out how many things you can rescue to avoid putting them in the landfill bin.

Horizon Festival
Play 23 August 2019 - 01 September 2019

Horizon Festival

​Experience the Sunshine Coast's premier multi-arts festival. Bringing local, national and international artists together for 10 arts-fuelled days of visual art, music, performance, words + ideas, film and creative workshops.

INVENTING TOMORROW
Play 29 August 2019 - 29 August 2019

INVENTING TOMORROW

Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats – while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence.

LIFE DRAWING IN THE GARDENS
Play 31 August 2019 - 31 August 2019

LIFE DRAWING IN THE GARDENS

Merging life drawing with plein air style painting, Life Drawing in the Gardens provides a wonderful, unique experience to capture the essence of nature and the human form.

M.A.D.E WALKING BILLYCAN PROJECT
Play 24 August 2019 - 29 August 2019

M.A.D.E WALKING BILLYCAN PROJECT

Join artist Nicole Voevodin-Cash for an interactive walk around the Gardens, carrying a billycan fitted with pen and paper. As you walk you’ll create a mini-artwork and memento of your experience.

Paper garment Making Workshop
Play 28 September 2019 - 29 September 2019

Paper garment Making Workshop

Workshop Facilitator is Cynthia Hawkins - Winner of the Cocoon People's Choice at the 2018 Paper on Skin Wearable Art Competition in Burnie Tasmania with this stunning 90% paper creation!

Subtraction Cutting Masterclass
Play 27 September 2019 -

Subtraction Cutting Masterclass

​Subtraction cutting utilises almost every part of the fabric, falling somewhere between traditional draping and organic wrapping, resulting in experimental garments that break from the boundaries of usual garment shapes.

The Alchemy of Indigo
Play 29 September 2019 -

The Alchemy of Indigo

Fabric Slow Fashion Artful Living
​Learn how to make and dye in a natural, organic indigo vat and the four different shibori resist techniques

The Curated Plate - Sunshine Coast
Play 05 August 2019 - 18 August 2019

The Curated Plate - Sunshine Coast

From fine dining in the custom built Restaurant on Mooloolaba Beach, to alfresco dining in the Hinterland. With over 50 events between August 5 – 18

UNTITLED [H2O]
Play 24 August 2019 - 26 August 2019

UNTITLED [H2O]

Facilitated by contemporary artist Kim Schoenberger, Untitled [H2O] is a family friendly workshop in the construction of clay ‘water drops’ inspired by her Elements work.

Wildflower Festival 2019
Play 17 August 2019 - 01 September 2019

Wildflower Festival 2019

Nature is in bloom and the Sunshine Coast is celebrating. Enjoy a variety of FREE guided walks and activities with local experts.
COST: FREE