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Well Oiled Festival 2011

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Well Oiled Festival 2011

Time: September 17, 2011 from 2pm to 8pm
Location: Finsbury Park
Website or Map: http://transitionfinsburypark…
Event Tag: festival
Posted By: Hugh
Latest Activity: Sep 15, 2011

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Event Description

Back to back with the Harringay Festival the next day, this makes fro a weekend of Harringay festivalising.

The Well Oiled event is still in planning, but here's the organisers' dream list of what would be happening on the day:

LOCAL BUSINESSES AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISES ~ e.g. Cob in the Community, Castle Climbing Centre, Matthew's postcards, that electrical repair shop - Bright Sparks

ARTS ~ drumming, musicians, dancers, singers, drama (Park Theatre to help?), scrap samba workshop, performance, pop up photo exhibition, cinema shed, amphitheatre screening, children's flag-making or mask-making workshop. Procession (parakeet masks from Alex's thing in April?) children with masks, drummers, jugglers??

CRAFTS ~ e.g. knitting, bodging, blacksmiths, Gemma H's weaving, Seven Sisters weavers, gardening, woodcraft folk - bushcraft, Ecoactive

INFO STALL ~ the place where we give out the prizes for completed 'passports', provide info on local groups, TFP, peak oil. Also the lost children point and first aid point. Community police presence?

MONEY ~ / alternative economics bring and take stall, North London LETS, Timebank, bartering opportunities
FOOD local school food sale fundraiser (Parkwood - Turkish food, Stroud Green -?), GreenT, Pedal Power cakes, locally foraged and processed foods (e.g. jam, chutney, fruit leather, pestos, syrups), Food Cycle, Hare Krishna vegan food

TRAVEL ~ Bike Doctor, bike tryout with Pedal Power, bike games, bike wash

SPORT ~ Climbing wall? Family fun run? Family bike ride? Treasure hunt

HISTORY ~ historical walk around the park, focus on New River / water?

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Comment by Hugh on September 15, 2011 at 20:59




12.00 First batches of cob made by the Challenge kids
1.30 drumming workshop at Art Hut tent
2.00 opening circle and tree dressing at Inner Transition
2.15 foraging walk leaving from apple juicing stall
2.30 drumming workshop at Art Hut tent
3.00 bike auction at the bike area, Mr George at Green Tea, sitting meditation at Inner Transition
3.15 family singing workshop at Art Hut tent
3.30 conference of the birds at Inner Transition & apple juicing
4.00 Leytonstone Eco Poets at Green Tea
4.30 kids and adults walking meditation at Inner Transition and apple juicing
5.00 The Kemistry at Green Tea, Joanna Macy workshop with Debbie Warrener at Inner Transition
5.20 prize giving at the Info tent
5.30 final apple juicing
6:00 closing circle and showy off procession, The Jacobs - bluegrass duo from Whiteman Road at Green Tea
7:00 Gorgeous George at Green Tea


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