Tag Archives: Fair Share Festival

Photographic reflections on the Fair Share Festival

The Fair Share Festival is over! I’ll post some more detailed reflections later, but here are a few photos and some initial thoughts. After a successful screening of The True Cost (a documentary about fast fashion) on Thursday, we woke … Continue reading

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Two girls and a tiny house

Jasmine (my 15-year old daughter) and a friend Larni (16) are building a Tiny House out of second-hand, discarded and waste material for the Fair Share Festival next month. As the theme of the Festival is over-consumption, waste and upcyling, … Continue reading

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Mobilising community assets and volunteers can have side effects

One of the strengths of asset-based community-driven development (ABCD) is how it builds on the passions and skills of volunteer community members. It’s amazing what communities can achieve when they rely on their own resources. But there can be a … Continue reading

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The Fair Share Festival

The latest Transition Newcastle newsletter received the biggest response we’ve ever had. As part of the Fair Share Festival in November, Jasmine and Larni (both in year 10) are going to construct a tiny house out of second-hand and waste … Continue reading

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Fair Share Festival Opening Night

We had a great opening night of the Fair Share Festival with over 220 people from a wide variety of backgrounds. The first night was the panel on closing the poverty gap with a panel consisting of Cheryl Kernot (Chair … Continue reading

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Little eco footprints

Tricia from the Little eco footprints blog has discussed her workshop at the Fair Share Festival. It looks great.

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Fair Share Festival program

The Fair Share Festival starts in one week! There is a lot to do, but we are getting there. Here is our latest poster with the program. Click on it to see a PDF version.         

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Volunteering at the Fair Share Festival

The Fair Share Festival is currently looking for volunteers. The organisation of the festival has been undertaken by a small group of volunteers and we hope to have a whole lot of people to help us over the weekend. There … Continue reading

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Fair Share Festival

The Fair Share Festival (9-11 March at Hamilton Public School in Newcastle) is now less than four weeks away! It is looking great, but there is still a lot to do! There are a few events that particularly interest me. … Continue reading

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Fair Share Festival

I’m busy helping with organising the Fair Share Festival (which is one reason I haven’t been doing as much with the blog recently). This is our first leaflet (created by Luke Oliver from The Roost). I’ll put up more details … Continue reading

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