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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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