There are still heaps of
events to come in the Coffs Coast’s very first Living Coast Festival.
Running throughout November
and created to celebrate all things sustainable, alongside the natural beauty
of the Bellingen, Coffs Harbour and Nambucca regions, the Festival combines
practical workshops, talks, walks, plus fun and cultural happenings to get your
creative juices flowing.
The headline event for the
Bellingen region is the Bello Spring LEAF Learning Festival which is running
events throughout the month. In Nambucca, the focus will be the Nambucca River
Festival on 28-29 November in Macksville. The Festival includes water fun, water
ski show, kayaks and paddle craft, raft racing, power boat races, as well as
the Brian Cockbain Memorial Cycle Ride around the River.
Some of the cultural events you
can enjoy include:
The Tern Up
Sawtell Community Arts program, which includes an art exhibition, twilight
street parade at the Sawtell Summer Session to welcome back the endangered
Little Terns, a poetry and sand performance evening and a bird watching family
picnic at Bonville Headland Sawtell.
A screening of
films ‘The Sea and Me’ and ‘My Saltwater Sanctuary’ that feature Coffs Coast
local identities, at the Bowraville Theatre.
A clothing swap
event at the 2015 Fashion Exchange for Sustainability at North Coast TAFE.
A talk ‘From Crop
to Shop’ on sustainable and ethical fashion at Wholly Organic as part of the
Sawtell Summer Session.
Workshop for adults using natural and found materials at the Coffs Harbour
to weaving with wools, silk, roving and raffia at ‘Colour Me Beetroot’ in
Coramba to learn how to warp up onto a timber loom and explore different
tapestry weaving techniques.
floating lantern parade and street party with live music and dancing as a part
of The Nambucca River Festival at Macksville.
To check out what’s on offer,
or for more information on events, go to www.ourlivingcoast.com.au
The Living Coast
Festival is an initiative of the Our Living Coast Regional Sustainability
Alliance of Coffs Harbour City Council, Bellingen Shire Council and Nambucca