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Four Winds Easter Festival Youth Program | Friday 30 March to Easter Sunday 1st April 2018

Please scroll down to read all about the Four Winds Easter Festival youth program and Children’s Tent.

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Physicality, Percussion & Performance

Youth Program 1 | Friday 30 March | 11am – 3pm | Bermagui Community Hall 3-5 Bunga St

Physicality, Percussion & Performance with Sam Thomas

Four Winds is pleased to welcome Sam Thomas, an established internationally renowned circus performer, who specialises in crafting workshops for all members of the community, that are highly physical, engaging, inspiring and culturally rich.

This three-hour workshop covers:

  • Physicality: contemporary circus and dance training exercises exploring awareness through movement.
  • Percussion: rhythm games and beat based group work to create form and content while developing connectivity and teamwork.
  • Performance: working with existing performance abilities to express personal gifts and talents. Resulting in a positive and supportive learning experience. Developing social awareness, confidence and self worth.

Practicalities:

  • Participants should wear comfortable clothes
  • If participants play an instrument, please bring that to the workshop.

There will be an hour’s break for lunch, 12.30-13.30, and due to it being a public holiday, participants are advised to a bring their own packed lunch.

Suitable: 8 – 16 years, all abilities

$10, Bookings essential

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Sonic Postcards

Youth Program 2 | Sunday 1 April | 10am – 1pm | Windsong Pavilion

Sonic Postcards with Holly Harrison

In this workshop, led by composer Holly Harrison, participants explore the Bermagui environment, capturing images and sounds on tablets and mobile phones to create their own sonic postcards (or sonic mosaics). The session explores approaches to listening, the relationship between sound and image, and how to layer, connect, and structure found sounds.

Split into three sections, the workshop begins with the gathering of field recordings, followed by a session on composition concepts, and then finally – the editing of the project with open-source software. Participants will work closely with the facilitators to produce an original sonic artwork which reflects the discovery of the local habitat and expresses their own individuality.

Practicalities:

  • Participants are asked to bring an iPad to the workshop.
  • Please make sure you bring headphones to the workshop
  • If participants are lucky enough to live in Bermagui and have an available device, they can begin collecting their sounds and images now and share them if they want to, when they get to the workshop

Suitable: 8 – 16 years, all abilities

$10, Bookings essential

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Children's Tent

Free Children’s Tent | Saturday 31 March & Sunday 1 April | 9am – 4pm | Festival site

A safe and welcoming creative space for our youngsters to enjoy their own Festival experience. In earshot of the music with space to express themselves and have fun with creative activities and friends.

Childcare will be provided at the festival by ‘Alive and Connected’

If you are between 2-7 years old, the Imagination Station tent will be a very splendid place to be. There will be imaginative and dramatic play, creative arts and expression, story-telling, simple juggling and ball games, physical and musical games, surprise visits from festival musicians, quiet time and much more!

  • For children: 2-7 years
  • Children can be dropped to tent half hour prior to commencement of festival each day. (ie. Sat 9:30am, Sun 9am)
  • Children must be picked up for lunch each day between 12noon – 1pm
  • Pick up at conclusion of each day Sat: 4pm, Sun: 3pm
  • Children must be signed in and out
  • The children’s tent will be under the direction of a fully qualified early childhood teacher and all staff will have current Working with Children checks.
  • Please provide your children with appropriate clothing for the day and a spare change;
  • Drink bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen (if you would prefer a particular brand) Otherwise provided.
  • Loved toys permitted
  • Please provide your children with low allergen snacks.

Four Winds is committed to creative education for children and young people of all ages and this festival’s Children’s Tent will not disappoint.

Free

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