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Roots Cultural Festival - Going back to Basics

Roots Collective presents a new community music and food family festival focused on creative healthy líving, from 11am to 7pm on Sunday 12 February 2017 at Turtle Bend, Teesdale.

This free event is an opportunity for different people to come together and enjoy music, art, healthy food, market stalls, sustainable fashion, interactive and workshops, all in a beautiful location.

Candice Feuerring, one of the key organisers of the event, says the festival will bring together people from diverse backgrounds.

“This is an opportunity for people from the city and country to come together and connect with each other. People of all cultures, backgrounds, ages, faiths and abilities are invited to share in this meaningful experience”, says Candice.  

“Roots Culture Festival is about promoting simple líving, creative expression, community well-being and environmental sustainability – we wish to nurture and strengthen community networks and the relationships between people,” she added.

The Festival will take place on Native Hut Creek, Turtle Bend with its iconic 'turtle' pavilion in a natural ampitheatre and community gathering place. It will feature a host of activities including youth performances, blues act Jesse Valach and conscious roots reggae band Rasta Unity, a Brazilian Capoeira workshop, healthy food, local produce stalls and handmade products, children’s art space and much more.

Roots Collective are looking for like-minded people to get involved and support the festival including stall-holders, sponsors, volunteers, local quality food producers and artists.

For more information:
• Roots Culture Festival website
• Facebook