Woodfordia owes its beautiful, cultural parkland to The Planting. Our organization, when it purchased this property in 1994, had a notion that rather than just sing about issues facing the environment, we get our hands dirty by planting trees.

Through The Planting, we created an event that contributes to worldwide consciousness emerging in communities everywhere—an endeavor to heal a planet damaged by the ravages of our industrial practices in the past and which sadly, still continue today. The programme, constructed to blend both the cultural expression and nurturing of our environment, both critical to the human experience and our planet’s health, is intended to encourage this symbiosis.

A multi-layered festival with a full programme of talks, forums, workshops, music, food, films, ceremony, and environmental projects, The Planting is a grassroots event focused on cultural and intellectual exchange.The weekend-long festival features plenty of opportunities to learn about soil health, native vegetation, ecosystems and biodiversity from some of the country’s most renowned thinkers in their field. It’s also truly hands-on, as festival-goers can book into a vast array of craft-making, cooking and gardening workshops. Comedy, culture, health and wellness, as well as Woodfordia’s signature opening and closing ceremonies, add even more diversity and wonder to the experience.

For families, there is an immersive Children’s Festival empowering and teaching kids the tools of the trade by giving them drills, screw guns and jigsaws to build a small village. Anyone between the ages of 10-17 can sign up to construct, vote and name the village they collectively create. A community green hosts trebuchets and battle games each day.

 Intended to inspire and inform, and in keeping with the growing global environmental and consciousness movement taking root, The Planting focuses on sustainability and responsibility. The festival provides, not only the knowledge to live more in keeping with the natural environment, but also the impetus through it’s message that we truly can change the world one person and one action at a time. Since Woodfordia secured it’s land in 1994, over 106,000 trees have been planted by pure-people power on what was once a barren dairy farm.

As the weather is cooler during May, there are bonfires scattered throughout the festival precinct to bring people together as well as keep everyone warm. Hot showers are also available at amenity blocks.

The event at its core is intended to ensure our site remains healthy, forested parkland for the enjoyment of present and future generations. And we know the trees planted over the years listen and observe our joyful celebration, enjoying our company as much as we enjoy theirs.

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The Lettering House is such a beloved part of the Festival... Make your way to the big red post box, grab a cosy corner, and write a letter to someone you would love to say something special to. The wonderful Woodford Postal Service will do their darndest to make sure your missive is delivered. We'd love you to tell us your favourite Lettering House story!
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Season Camping Tickets for our forthcoming Woodford Folk Festival have sold out!

We still have Season tickets WITHOUT camping available and there are still plenty of day tickets, with camping options. New Year's Eve is selling fast though.

We are delighted in one sense but disappointed that some people wanting to be here for the whole festival will miss out on the onsite camping. We have checked with local campgrounds though, and are happy to advise that there are still some camping options quite close that are available through the festival period. Check their websites for more info:

- Woodford Showgrounds - powered and unpowered camping sites available Approx 5 mins from the festival site: https://woodfordshow.com/show/camping/

- Bushy Brown’s Adventure Ski Park, just 5 minutes from the festival: https://www.hipcamp.com/en-US/queensland/woodford-water-ski-park/lakeside-campsites

- Neurum Creek Bush Retreat and Campground, located around 20 minutes from the festival site. Bookings available online only: https://bookings.ncbr.com.au/book-online

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO STILL HAVE SOME VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE - volunteers get a season ticket with camping for their contribution. Positions available for our Build period (starting on the 10th Dec) and for the festival period. Volunteer information here: https://woodfordfolkfestival.com/get-involved/volunteer/

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One of Australia’s most admired, versatile songwriters and instrumentalists, @lizstringeraus is a venerated guitarist and vocalist. Her powerful live performances and melodically rich, story-based songs have earned her a unique place among the most important Australian songwriters of the modern era.

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Coopers ... 'born to brew' and back at Woodford! We welcome the return of one of Australia's favourite brewers to the festival and look forward to meeting you at the Coopers Bar for a cleansing ale or two.

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Fancy a little spooky country with that old-timey swing, peppered with the spiciest of flavours to deliver songs of hope, loss and hauntings? Get yourself along to see @thelongjohns !
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Sharing 9 great reasons you should experience the Woodford Folk Festival! Check out @queensland's most excellent guide to why you must experience: https://www.queensland.com/au/en/things-to-do/events/music-and-festivals/woodford-folk-festival-guide

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Prepare yourself for an ABSOLUTE RIOT with Miss Friby and wise-cracking pianist, SIMONE MCGENNISKEN.
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That feeling you get when you've helped make a festival... You can still join our amazing volunteer community - we have some places available for the Build and for during the event and we'd love to hear from you.

Inquire and apply via the link in the bio.

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THERE’S ONLY ONE Randy Feltface Which technically makes him a critically endangered species. Don’t miss your chance to see the world’s most entertaining non-human comedian deliver blistering jokes in his natural habitat: Woodfordia .

Wed, Dec 28 7:30PM Luna
Sat, Dec 31 7:30PM Luna
Sun, Jan 01 9:30PM Luna

Fri, Dec 30 7:55PM PARLOUR
Fri, Dec 30 11:00PM PARLOUR
Sat, Dec 31 9:00PM PARLOUR

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SORONG SAMARAI bring us fierce log-drumming from the Manus Islands of PNG and sweet island reggae and rebel music from the streets of Port Moresby. Thanks too, to Sorong Samarai for lending us their beautiful beats for our WFF programme launch video!
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Coming up fast! The big tents are going up and our lovely stalls team are hard at work marking out spaces for the many fab food vendors that will be nourishing us and the artisans and wellness folk that will be bringing their special offerings. See you in December!
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An MC grounded in hip-hop culture, @urthboy found his voice as a storyteller over the course of six solo albums and five albums with The Herd. We welcome him back on SAT 31 DEC at the AMPHIGRANDE 6:40PM and SUN 1 JAN at STORY LINE 2:00PM (WORKSHOP)

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