Vidual Arts

Creative Connections: Discovering Art and Community with Woodford’s Arteries

Art has a magical way of bringing people together. On the last weekend of every month, the Arteries gather to share their skills and create beautiful pieces for the Festival.  Collaborative Learning and Skill Sharing  Experienced artists lead the projects, generously sharing their expertise with those eager to learn. These sessions offer a fantastic opportunity…

Record Number of Campers for Easter Weekend

Organisers are overjoyed with camping and glamping selling out for the first weekend over Easter. Over 1200 people were onsite enjoying the lake, multiple workshops and a daily concert at sunset. Also onsite were many folks for Conservatree, the Traditional Music School, Folk Club and Treehuggers.  First to grace the stage at the Lake House,…

face projected onto trees

Dreams Of Kindness, Cave Urban, and the Journey of the Domes

The RENEWAL – this year’s Closing Ceremony for the Woodford Folk Festival – was re-imagined not as a ‘Closing’ but a ‘Re-Awakening’, an opportunity to re-imagine and to Dream of the World that we would like to leave behind for future generations. Creating this ritual performance was itself an example of Collective dreaming and questioning:…