Regeneration 2023 Program
Regeneration Festival was held at the Mullum SEED Eco Hub, home of Mullum Community Garden on the 4 March, 2023, between 9:00 am to 5pm.
There was affordable & delicious food, coffee & chai, fresh vegetarian gluten-free treats, zero waste to landfill & great information stalls.
For kids there were fun activities all day, including Seed-Bomb Making, Fire Trucks & the Spaghetti Circus Playspace.
Regeneration 2023 Program Details
10am – Reconnect with Regeneration
MC Mandy Nolan: Welcome to Country with Nickolla Clark. Opening session with Michael Lyon, Mayor Byron Shire Council, Mark Dunphy, Big Scrub Rainforest Conservancy, Jeannette Martin, Mullum SEED.
11am – Walk/Talk – Dave Rawlins
Dave Rawlins is a passionate advocate for biodiversity conservation, he has been restoring a range of vegetation communities and working on threatened species recovery projects in Byron Shire for over 20 years.
All Day For Kids – Seed Bomb Making
Conservation Volunteers Australia will host a riverbank seed bomb making activity. It’s lots of fun so come along and get your hands dirty!
3pm – Walk/Talk – Nadia de Souza Pietramale
Byron Shire Chemical Free Landcare Bush Regenerator Nadia de Souza Pietramale will talk about how to convert a Camphor laurel forest, back into rainforest, with zero synthetic herbicides.
3pm – Kids Space – Sarah Armstrong + Spaghetti Circus
All Sarah Armstrong’s novels (for adults and kids) are set around Mullumbimby. Her latest – ‘Big Magic’ for readers aged 9+ – is set in a circus and includes magic borrowed from nature. Also don’t miss a special performance from the Spaghetti Circus Super Mighties.
4pm – Dance to The Palm Wine Ambassadors
MC Mandy Nolan introduces the fabulous 9-piece Afro-world music groove sensation.
Visionary Bohemian rocker, Felicity Lawless stimulates the senses and elevates the soul with music fusing Gypsy, world rock and folk elements. MsEleneous adds flourishes of virtuosic gypsy clarinet, saxophone and heart warming harmonies. The pair will drop in during the day for surprise performances.
Restoring and preventing further loss of native forests is essential for combating climate change