In conjunction with Strathnairn Arts Open Day, SPRINGFEST will be held at The Link on 14 October, from 10am-5pm.
From performing artists and handmade crafts to a puppet show, choir performance and a footy clinic, this social and community event will keep the whole family entertained! View the 2017 Springfest Program HERE.
Join us for a day of earth-friendly markets, hosting local makers who use sustainable materials and methods, as well as pre-loved treasures. Plus there will be great food and plenty of entertainment, with the line up including:
- Method Coffee – Method Coffee Est. in 2016 is a coffee and food truck that aims to give back to the community through jobs, and unique experiences and enjoyment. We source local produce were possible, including our coffee, pastries and ingredients for our gourmet toasted sandwiches.
- The Brathaus – The Brathaus was founded in Canberra by my family that migrated to Australia in the 90’s from the Blackforest in Germany. We have been making sausages for generations and specialise in making German Bratwurst but we also make great Polish, Hungarian, French, Spanish, Greek, Moroccan and many other types. Overall we make over 70 different sausages from all around the world and we constantly keep adding new bratwursts to our menu.
- Tikka Stand – Promising a unique Indian street food experience with a twist, the Tikka Stand will be serving its special Tikka Delights, and their popular ‘Tikka Nest’ which places classic BBQ Chicken Tikka on a bed of fries loaded with yummy salad toppings!
- Lucky Shot – Visitors to Springfest will be treated to our filter coffee! Never heard of it? Filter coffee is a different way to drink coffee and goes well with sweets. It’s a lighter roast and showcase some of the fruitier taste coffee can produce. Also available will be a muesli/granola bar where there will be 3 different types of muesli on offer,
- Lions Club Belconnen
- What the Pho – What the Pho offers authentic Vietnamese street food infused with the flavours of Vietnam.
- Every Thread Counts – Wearable art from nature. Handcrafted in Canberra, etc designs are made from natural fibers, are practical and easy to wear – like a second skin. Each piece tells a story and holds the fragrance of leaves that gave colour to the cloth. This is sustainable, slow fashion.
- Josephine Townsend Ceramics – Tactile works, inspired by the forms and patterns in nature. All forms, colours and surfaces are designed to invite the touch and fit the curves of the hands. On offer will be sculptures, functional ware and porcelain jewelry.
- Ginninderry Trash and Treasure
- Creators Nest – Creating beautiful handcrafted products for everyday living… created with respect for our earth and global community.
- Wombat and Poss
- Lisa Molvig – Lisa Molvig is a print-maker and textile artist specialising in linocut prints and cards, hand-spun and woven textiles. She is inspired by nature and likes to include recycled materials in her prints and textiles.
- Eryka Garbutt Designs – Mixed media eclectic sums up Eryka Garbutt Designs. Taking one technique and applying it to something else is a challenge this artists relishes in!
- The Gumnut Ladies (The Nutters) – On display will be a collection of framed and matted works in graphite, watercolor, acrylic, and pastels.
- Tattered Inspirations – Tattered Inspirations is a small boutique business passionate about bringing beautiful items with a vintage heart into people’s heart and home. It started many years ago in Canberra, where it has morphed into a little industry making a wide range of items which remains loyal to the vintage feel and history of the products sold.
- Trove Canberra
- Annette Boyd
- Fifth Season Artwork
- The Granny Square Conspiracy
- The World Rocks! Jewelry Designs
- Base Ethical Soaps – Base Soaps is an ethical soap making business, with products including bar soaps, liquid soaps, shaving soaps and soap accessories. All soap products are handmade in Bungendore, NSW.
- Re-Life from Pallets & Treasures – All products are made from recycled pallet timber, while all succulents are locally grown.
- Yass River Trees – Trees, trees, glorious trees – Crab Apple, Ornamental Pear, Maple + many more!
- Jane Bayles – Jane the book lady sells good quality pre-loved books at venues such as the ANU, City Walk (formerly Gorman House Market), Fashntreasure, Old Bus Depot Markets, Living Green Festival, and EcoElves Christmas Market. You will find fiction, crime fiction, books for kids and much more, at prices generally between $3 to $6. Enjoy Spring with a good book.
- Belconnen Community Service
- Uniting Care Kippax
- ACT Wildlife
- West Belconnen Magpies
- ACT for Bees
- Ginninderry local history project
- Minh Ha
- Eleanor Ailie
- Matthew Arnaudon
- Jacqui Malin
- With One Voice Ginninderry Choir
- PLAY the Dance Agency
- Kiri Sollis
- Green shoes on a bender
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