Step Up and Have A Go!

Just step up and have a go at these activities throughout the Have A Go! Festival.

There is no need to book for these activities and they are all included in your entry to the Have A Go! Festival on Saturday 20 + Sunday 21 February 2016. In many cases you can make something to take home.

Find out more about the demonstrationsmini-workshops and Kids Have A Go! activities that are also part of the Have A Go! Festival. And don't miss Have A Taste! on Saturday evening.

Crochet with Peekay Plumeier
Creation: Make a flower or heart.
Times: 9.30am-12pm, 1-4pm | Ages: 5+

Damper Making with Phillip Seiler
Activity: Learn the secrets of making delicious damper and get in and have a go yourself.
Times: 1pm-8pm Saturday, 9:30am-4pm Sunday | Ages: All

Lacemaking with Australian Lacemakers Guild (Toowoomba)
Activity: Have a go at creating delicate and beautiful lace.
Times: 9.30am-4pm | Ages: 5+ (with parental assistance)

Leatherplaiting with Bill Webb
Creation: Make your own leatherplaited keyring.
Times: 9.30am-12pm, 1-4pm | Ages: All

Paper crafting with Annette Sullivan
Creation: Learn how to cover and decorate a notebook.
Times: 9.30am-12pm, 1-4pm | Ages: 15+

Quilting with Glenda Newton
Activity: Learn how to create a quilt using a traditional hexagon piecing.
Times: 9.30am-12pm, 1-4pm | Ages: 8+

Rustic furniture with Andrew MacDonald
Activity: Have a go at transforming a log into a piece of rustic furniture.
Times: 9.30am-1pm, 2-4pm

Silk painting with Cecile Arndt
Activity: Have a go at painting on silk and help create a Festival picture.
Times: 9.30am-1pm, 2-4pm | Ages: 5+

Weaving with Toowoomba Spinners, Weavers and Dyers Group
Activity: Have a go at weaving and knitting.
Creation: Make your own Japanese kumihimo braid.
Times: 9.30am-4pm | Ages: 5+ (with parental assistance)

Whip plaiting and cracking with Australian Plaiters & Whipmakers Association (Toowoomba)
Activity: See how whips are made and have a go at cracking a whip.
Times: 9.30am-4pm | Ages: All

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Find out more about the Have A Go! Festival or for more information contact us or call +61 (0) 7 4659 4900.

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Want to develop your skills further? We also run Hands On Workshops throughout the year.

Event Details

Dates
20 February 2016 - 21 February 2016
Cost
Festival entry just $10 per person (under 5s free).