Festival of Forgotten Skills

A Celebration at Fair Harvest

426 Carters Rd

Margaret River



Sunday December 16th 

 10am – 4pm

Free Event….

A day to enjoy forgotten and under-utilised skills.

Bring your family and a picnic for a good old fashioned day out.

Tea, coffee and snacks available.

Bring a drink and music if you feel like staying on after for Chrissy drinks.



Demonstrations will be for varied amounts of time as everyone wants to enjoy the day and learn new skills (even those showing off old skills) so relax and enjoy…………………………………


Fair Harvest Workshop Space

Spinning  (Robyn Mills)

Embroidery  (Gay Taylor)

Crochet plarn (plastic yarn)  (Rebecca Gorta)

you can join in with this, so please bring your saved plastic shopping bags

Undercover area

Grafting and Pleaching  (Peter Coppin)  pm  only

Old Fashioned CWA Ginger Beer (Debra Chambers)

bring an empty cool drink bottle if you want to fill up a take away

In a selected outside space 

Land Art   (Elaine  Clocherty)

This is a group workshop from 10.30 till 12 (kids 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult)

In the Kitchen

Jam making and preserves  (Britta Sorensen)

Home made Baked Beans    (Sabine Lane)

Ricotta Cheese making    (Ros Garstone )  10.30 am

Sour Dough Bread (Lara McCall)  am only

Outside under the trees

Basket Weaving and Origami  (Cynamon Aeria and friends)

Hand Painted Christmas Decorations    (Linda Stanlake)  Children’s activity!

In the old Barn

Rope making     (Cecil Naokes)    am   only

Candle making   (Leanne  Sutton)

Knots and Splices  (Jamie McCall)  am only

Ukulele  making   (Phil Anderson)

Leather Work (Dave Skeats)

 Wet and messy outside the old barn

Felting    (Lauren  Scanlon)  am only

Paper Mache     (Caralynn Hoft)   pm  only


Natural Hoof Trimming   (Caro Exner- Seagar)

Bee Keeping (Tom Gieux)

Special new feature.………………..am only

 Wardandi Language & Traditional Face and Body Design & Symbols in Ocher 

with Mitchella (Waljin) Hutchins








  1. Rachel, Dean and Django 11 years ago

    Your event sounds wonderful, we all look forward to seeing you there.
    Rachel, Dean and Django xxx

  2. Steve 11 years ago

    This program is awesome! Well done! Hope to be there! Best of luck!

  3. Philip Carman 11 years ago

    I can’t see where this event (Sunday) will be held…Margaret River is a big place.

    • Jodie 11 years ago

      HI Phillip we are on the Corner of Burnside and Carters Rd (426 Carters)…..there is a big sign saying FAIR HARVEST PERMACULTURE ……see you there Jodie

  4. Sandy Winkle 11 years ago

    Thankyou for a great day, my son and I learnt alot of new old skills and i am hoping Santa will be leaving me a bee hive this year 🙂

    • Jodie 11 years ago

      thank you for being a part of it………….hope santa gets it right, bees are so amazing

  5. Kate 11 years ago

    What an awesome day, I hope you can do this again sometime soon. My daughter and I loved it!!

    • Jodie 11 years ago

      Thanks Kate, I don’t think we’ll get away with not doing it again….we all want more!

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