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ALSO HOME OF THE CANDELO VILLAGE FESTIVAL
About The Festival
The Village of Candelo is set to host its biennial festival from the 26th to the 28th of April 2019. Known for its thriving arts scene and farming community the bustling little village is putting on a weekend celebrating all things little that happen in a rural community.
On Friday be inspired by nationally renowned local performers in a showcase evening at the Candelo Town Hall, featuring the likes of Pete Wild, Kate Burke, Mike Martin, Melanie Horsnell, Robyn Martin and Michael Menager.
On Saturday April 27 the Candelo Park comes alive with a special field day event. Workshops on everything from fermentation to soil and water management can be explored. Discussions on local and national topics related to rural living alongside displays of old world industry and skills. This is combined with a full line-up of musicians, street performers, authors and artisans. Musicians including Mustered Courage, Kerryn Fields, Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes, This Way North and authors including Kate Liston-Mills, Ailsa Wild and Gabbie Stroud.
On Sunday April 28 the park turns from an education marketplace into a family fun space with a village fair for families. Expect the FUNHOUSE play zone, firewood stacking competitions, juggling workshops, youth performers, Art On The Street and generally fun filled organised activities for the entire family. Sunday afternoon will feature the soulful Benji and the Saltwater Sound System followed by Brisbane songstress power house Jackie Marshall and the band at the end of the world. The Village festival will come to an end with a closing party hosted by the Candelo Blues Club featuring some of Australia's most respected blues and roots musicians.
Presented by the Candelo Arts Society, Tickets are available NOW! :)