Making Woodford Better….Again!

Many of you would be aware that we recently sent out a survey on Woodford Folk Festival and your experiences so that we can learn from the feedback. We sent out two rounds of the same survey attracting almost 4000 individual responses. We have compiled the results of the two surveys which create a portrait…

Woodfordia Community Zine

Stopping for a moment and gluing and pasting might be something you haven’t done in years possibly decades but the Woodfordia Community Zine was the perfect excuse for such activity. It’s amazing what organically unfolds from something so primitive and analogue with your hands. Conversations begin, closely followed by connection and creativity! Over ninety Woodfordians…

Poster Boy – Blog from Gavin Ryan

This year marks the tenth anniversary since I debuted my first poster for Woodford Folk Festival. That first invitation came off the back of an exhibition of my own creative output at the festival the previous year and has become a regular feature of the Woodford brand. My artwork has covered many different styles, techniques,…

CITIZENSHIP TO DRIVE WOODFORDIA’S FUTURE

‘Become a Citizen of Woodfordia’ will be the mantra of Woodfordia, Inc. over the next few years. Woodfordia’s Management Committee are aiming to build ownership and membership of the organisation to both strengthen the commitment to and protection of the organisation. “We want Woodfordia to be a place and an ideal that people will want…

WOODFORDIA’S TRADITIONAL CUSTODIANS GALLERY — A NEXT STEP

Since the very beginning of our organisation in 1985, organisers of the then called Queensland Folk Federation (QFF) said that ‘if we are to concern ourselves with the development of Australian cultural expression, it should begin with Aboriginal people’. We were bright eyed and innocent folkies enthusiastic about correcting the terrible injustices Indigenous Australians had…

IMMERSIVE LEARNING, MAKING & CREATING AT WOODFORDIA’S ARTISAN CAMP

Escape the ordinary, immerse yourself in creativity, hand-make something unique and embrace a new skill at Woodfordia’s Artisan Camp. Held onsite at Woodfordia, you’ll learn to construct a go kart, prepare a platter of delicious cheeses and design jewellery as well as sculpt, build, carve, write, improvise, weave, grow and harmonise. Hosted by passionate artisan…