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Stringybark Festival – program details

Stringybark Festival is a free community event celebrating home-grown creativity, sustainability and all things local in the City of Knox.

It will take place on Sunday 16 October 2022 at the Rowville Community Centre and surrounding parklands.

Running for over thirty years, Stringybark Festival is a local favourite with its diverse mix of activities including a maker’s market, community-enviro stalls, food trucks, nature-arts play, backyard games and children’s activities. An incredible line up of stage performances of local and regional acts, cooking demonstrations, sustainability presentations and feature acts, promises to entertain all day long.

Here’s the stage program so that you can plan your day:

Busker’s Stage:

  • Scoresby Secondary School pianist – 10am
  • Knox Factor 2021 winner – Renee Shead – 10:30am
  • Caitlin Min Fa – 10:50am
  • Olivia McLean – 11:25am
  • Jenna Campbell – 11:45am
  • Felikss Baumanis – 12:15am
  • Welcome to Country – 1:00pm
  • Mayor, Cr Susan Laukens – 1:05pm
  • Inka Marka – 1:15pm
  • The Bard Guys – 2:20pm
  • Mary Ann Van Der Horst – 3:15pm

Community Stage:

  • Rowville Neighbourhood Learning Centre – 10am
  • St Paul the Apostle Primary School – 10:20am
  • Aqua Moon Tribal Belly Dance – 10:40am
  • ASV Academy – 11:10am
  • Aspect Motion School of Dance – 11:35am
  • Toby the T-Rex – 12:05pm
  • DanceXpress – 1:10pm
  • O’Conner School of Irish Dance – 1:45pm
  • Calisthenics – 2:10pm
  • MV Choir for 2022 Winter Olympic – 2:35pm
  • Kim Annette Dance Studio – 3pm
  • End of day disco – 3:30pm

Workshop Stage:

  • EV Choice – Is now the time to make the switch? – 10:30am
  • Andrew Reddaway – Future proofing your solar - 11:30am
  • Knox Council – Reducing your household waste – 12:30pm
  • Here & There Makers – DIY green cleaning – 1:30pm
  • Chooktopia – Choosing a compost system – 2:30pm

Backyard Tucker Stage (cooking demonstrations):

  • The Food Affectionist – Stringybark Breakfast - 10am
  • Fermented Mumma – Wild Kimchi - 11am
  • The Basin Backyard – Pasta Amatriciana - 12pm
  • The Basin Food is Free Project and Community Garden – Masoor daal - 1pm
  • Knox Community Gardens Inc – Tabbouleh with rescued bread - 2pm
  • Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place – Ngullee boolai meat and damper (Gunnai) - 3pm

Find out more about Stringybark Festival here.

Thanks to our festival sponsor, Stud Park Shopping Centre.

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