Great Glenorchy Getaway Weekend

Saturday October 20 & Sunday October 21

 

Stories of Summer

Sharing ideas, creative fun + inspiring entertainment

 

Join us in glorious Glenorchy for a weekend packed with music, markets, movies, storytelling, tent races, fine food + so much more


Programme

Saturday 20 October

 

9am – 7pm

Mrs Woolly’s General Store open for great coffee & a Kiwiana inspired takeaway menu - Nanna’s bacon & egg pie, Kiwi sausage rolls, Fairlie pies, Rocky Road & Afghan biscuits

10am – 5pm

Storytelling Skills - a full-day creative writing and performance workshop with renowned writer and poet Liz Breslin, followed by the chance to perform your story, speech or short script at 4pm  $95pp

10am – 4pm

Out of the Blue – local lasses reveal hidden talents at a Paradise Trust Art Exhibition at the old school

10:30am – 11:30am

Discover ‘Nourishing Traditions’ with talented chef Ainsley Thompson – a cooking class with a heartwarming twist  $15pp

11am – 3pm

Kids Drop-In Creative Craft Table  

11am

Camp Glenorchy Tours – a sneak peek at NZ’s most sustainably designed eco retreat

11:30am – 1:30pm

Face Painting for Kids – become your favorite story hero!  $3

11:30am – 12:30pm

The Great Tent Race – enter with family or friends in this hilarious race to get your tent up first! Tents provided and Camp Glenorchy accommodation prizes up for grabs  Free

1pm

Camp Glenorchy Tours – a sneak peek at NZ’s most sustainably designed eco retreat

1pm – 1:45pm

Five Fabulous Summers – an insider’s guide to five local summer adventures that will have you basking in nature, making memories and filling your photo album!  Free

2pm – 3pm

Creating a Sustainable Business That Oozes Purpose and Impact – an inspiring and actionable talk from Rachel Brown, CEO of Sustainable Business Network (SBN), exploring “How to design a business from scratch, or make sustainable and lasting change in your existing business”  Free

3:15pm – 4:15pm

Hey Kids! What’s Your Story - Join Audience Alive presentologist John Quinn and his daughter Cara to find, grow and enhance your voice in this fun storytelling workshop for children (ages 5-16)  Free

4pm – 5:30pm

Liz Breslin and her talented storytellers share their tales and talks – the fruits of a day honing skills and getting to the heart of their topics  Free

5pm – 6:30pm

Christopher Keys, Gibbston Valley’s chief winemaker, leads a tasting session like no other – entertaining, informative and tantalising for the taste buds  $20pp

5pm – 9pm

BBQ dinner at Camp Glenorchy $TBCpp

7pm – 8pm

Join legendary travel photographer Trey Ratcliff for a very special art talk and rare story-telling session in Camp Glenorchy’s Homestead - Trey has a special view on creativity as a path to consciousness, and at this free event he'll share his thoughts on the topic to inspire each and every person on their own personal journey  Free – spaces limited, bookings essential on www.Eventfinda.co.nz

 


 

Sunday 21 October

 

9am – 8pm

Mrs Woolly’s General Store open for great coffee & fresh bakes

9am – 3pm

Delish BBQ brunch buns from Mrs Woolly’s Food Truck – ham off the bone, rosti potato, fried egg, baby spinach and Bearnaise sauce in a tasty Tuscan bun  $13:50

9am – 2pm

Pop-up Market Stalls - browse, chat and buy from the region’s finest artists, makers and craftspeople

10am – 12pm

Creating Kono (flax baskets) – a hands-on creative flax workshop with Vicki Flight (up to 10 people) $20pp

10am – 2pm

Live music from Lyall McGregor

10am – 4pm

Out of the Blue – local lasses reveal hidden talents at a Paradise Trust Art Exhibition at the old school

10:30am – 11:15pm

If You Go Down to the Camp Today – kids storytelling by the Campfire with an international flavour

11am – 3pm

Kids Drop-In Creative Craft Table & Henna Tattoos  Gold coin donation

11am

Camp Glenorchy Tours – a sneak peek at NZ’s most sustainably designed eco retreat

12pm – 1pm

Workshop TBC

1pm

Camp Glenorchy Tours – a sneak peek at NZ’s most sustainably designed eco retreat

1:45pm – 3pm

Pre-release showing of the highly original film She Shears -this fresh dispatch from the heartland introduces two legendary female shearers, and three in the making, as they head for Black Shirt glory at the Golden Shears  $10pp

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Ecstatic Dance with Sarsha Hope – all welcome to enjoy this free introduction to movement with enlivening music  Free

4:30pm – 5pm

Crimson Badger Brewing’s Wes McAllister shares his brewing passion - Ginger Bear tastings – mulled hot and cold cider  $5pp

5pm – 8pm

Kiwi BBQ from Mrs Woolly’s Pantry – lamb chops, Arrowtown sausages, salads and roll  $20pp

6pm – 9:30pm

Valley Blue Grass Band – Gold Guitar Award winners, and Dunedin’s favourite five piece, serve up foot tappin’ live music… dancing encouraged!!!  $25pp

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