SATURDAY October 22, 9am-3pm | Kyogle (Stratheden St)
The region’s favourite Art on Bundjalung Market is coming to Kyogle on Saturday the 22nd of October. The free event will be taking over Stratheden St from 9am-3pm to celebrate the creative cultural heritage of the Bundjalung region.
This year's impressive line-up of creative stalls includes homewares and ceramics from celebrated artists Jugan Dandii - Tania Marlowe, Kylie Caldwell, Nan and Nay - Vickki King & Shanaya Turner-King, Noelle King and Jenny Sheward-Spence. The market welcomes original paintings and prints from Jai Walker, Sarah Jane Art, Val Smith, Tracey Paints - Tracey Piccoli, Bungaree - Mark Cora, Dreaming of Country - Tim & Jasmin Stanford and Firefly Arts and Designs - Oral Roberts, Belle Budden and Mel Simmons.
On offer there will be a variety of handmade crafts from Arminel Nagas, Rosie Vesper and Thomas Vesper, Choo-Choo Designs - Kira Turner, Dreamtime Artistry and Our Happy Women. A collection of beautiful Indigenous designed jewellery and clothing will be available from designers Jill Rokovada, Sam Phillips and Tracey Estreich.
Yarning Tea Tribe, Bakarindi Bushfoods and Panangka for the Plants - Jenny Fraser will present a collection of traditional native bush teas, preserves and bush tucker plus Mark Trewhella will offer a range of Aboriginal artefacts. Casino Wake Up Time group, renowned for driving cultural renewal of Bundjalung weaving practices, will host a weaving workshop as well as holding a stall selling a collection of garments, jewellery, bags, wall hangings and more.
The event also features a full cultural program including a Welcome To Country, live music from Black Boi, Shelley Nagas, and Lennox Monaghan, dance performances from Nini Nahri Gali and Junbung Dancers, spoken word performances by Mitch King, Michael Weir and Dakota Feirer, and a fashion parade by First Nations fashion and textile designers. There will also be delicious food stalls including Space Bar Gelato plus face painting and kids activities.
10:00am Welcome to Country
10:15am Nini Nahri Gali
10:30am Blak Boi
10:50am Dakota Ferier
11:15am SoulSista Sheli Nagas
11:35am Michael Weir
11:45am Kaycee Skinner
11:55am Mitch King
12:20pm Lennox Monaghan
12:30pm Junbung Dancers
12:40pm Fashion Parade