Murrindindi Beanie Festival Vic 2017

It's back again! for anyone with a passion for creativity, this year's Murrindindi Beanie festival is taking place once again in the beautiful community of Alexandra. Following on from the huge success in previous years, the 'Beanie Festival' as it is known to the locals, is an event not to be missed. To be held on the 22nd & 23rd July, this year will see the return of the much oved wild and wacky category Murrindindi Madness, with its theme Aussie Bush sure to be a crowd pleaser.

There will be some creative changes to the program including Anything Goes Beanie, Winter Warmers (article other than a beanie), however best Teapot Beanie, Down to Earth Beanie (made from absolutely anythhing), Funky Fibre Fusion and the Traditional Beanie category are all returning favourites.

You too can join our rapidy growing group of crafters creating a wonderful array of beautiful beanies in any design that you choose. You can knit, crochet or felt your beanie or maybe have another medium in mind. Of course the MBFV is open to people of all ages and abilities to enter including beginners and children.

The two day festival promises to provide fun and frivolty as beanies of all shapes and sizes will be displayed and those donated will be availabe to purchase. The festival is open to school & community groups on Friday 21st July. Friday is also wear a beanie to work or school day, gold coin donation to support the Beanie Festival and local charities, while Friday evening will be the opening of the festival at 6pm. Saturday afternoon 3pm will feature a selection of beanies to be auctioned.

The festival will be open from 10am till 4pm Saturday & Sunday and Devonshire Teas and hot soup will be available. Entry to the festival is a gold coin donation.

There are many ways that you can join in the fun of all things beanie. We look forward to seeing you there.

For more information including brochure and entry forms please visit our facebook page

Murrindindi Beanie Festival is a celebration of clever, creative beanies and more

22nd Jul 2017

Artform: Community Arts
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22nd Jul 2017 St John's Church Hall Downey St, Alexandra, 3714