Everyone it’s time to start KNITTING AND CROCHETING because its winter brrrrrr!
So, in conjunction with Arts Margaret River, Fair Harvest are hosting:-

 ONE DAY mini BEANIE FESTIVAL

Sunday, 20 September – 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

Entry by Donation

Cafe open for coffee and snacks

Come and join in with:-
 Making and Shaking Beanie Fashion Parade

– lots of fun in the Beanie Competition – Categories include:-

* Garden Beanies * Morning Tea Beanies * This is not a Beanie *

* Beanies with ears *  Baby Beanies * Animal Beanies *

– community KNIT-in share ideas and donate wool for a massive beanie making session, take donations to the          Arts Margaret River office at the Cultural Centre. 

Knitting groups are invited to hold workshops or mini fun events during winter and/or on the day
-Beanie patterns are available from Arts Margaret River and The Sewing Shop Margaret River.

– all day beanie sales of locally made beanies  will be fundraising for the Purple Bus mobile Renal Unit

The unit travels out from Alice Springs Purple House and travels around to remote Central Australian communities, bringing kidney dialysis machines to people in their home towns www.givenow.com.au/thepurplehousefund

If you have some creative “head warming” ideas you want to share, please get involved and contact  Margot Edwards on 0420940123 or  [email protected]

Our Margaret River mini Beanie Festival will be held in conjunction with Arts Margaret River, who are hosting the Performing Lines touring production of Head Full of Love by Alana Valentine with the Queensland Theatre Company at Margaret River Cultural Centre the following Thursday 24th September.

Head Full of Love is the story of the unlikely but inspiring friendship which forms between two characters, one white, one black. Based around extensive Central Desert mob consultation and support, this is an unsentimental, humorous and deeply moving portrait of the complexity of cross- cultural relationships rewoven, like a beanie, into a simple and humble beauty.

Head Full of Love invites audiences to see positive reconciliation between an Indigenous and non- Indigenous person on stage, and operates with a deep awareness of the social context around the presentation of this kind of work. It mirrors genuine reconciliation work being done at the actual Beanie Festival in Alice Springs and makes no apology in advocating for social change.

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