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Art and creativity will be at the heart of Panboola wetlands Saturday 28 April 2018. The Pambula Wetlands and Heritage Project, in collaboration with the Lonely Arts Club Pambula, have organised Ephemeral – a one day festival – to celebrate the landscape of Panboola and the creativity it inspires.

The community is invited to come between 9am-2pm and wander the grounds of the wetlands and enjoy in-situ temporary sculptures, installations of art, craft demonstrations, acoustic music and stalls. Book into workshops and try woodcarving, textile art and screenprinting.

Ephemeral 2018 enjoys the generous support of the Country Arts Support Program - Regional Arts NSW. 




Ephemeral 2018 features three of the Bega Valley's most creative professional talents - spoonsmith Jeff Donne, screen and print maker Julie Krone, and textile artist Lorna Crane.


These artists will impart their wisdom and demonstrate their expert skills and knowledge of their particular craft. to participants in their workshops will have a unique opportunity to learn and try the techniques 

Latvian Independence Day
unplugged & roaming free
Jeff Donne will demonstrate his skills of shaping wood by hand and participants will enjoy giving the lost craft a go themselves carving a small spoon or Panboola bird.
Make a Spoon
Discover the soulful feeling of shaping sustainably sourced tree using only simple hand tools and a make your very own spoon.  
Carve a Bird
Create a simple but stunning little snitte bird sculpture using the Danish art of wood whittling. 
$30 per person - per workshop
Spoonsmith workshops suitable for ages 16+ and participants will need to wear enclosed shoes. 
Found objects and plant fibres are a constant source of inspiration for local fibre artist Lorna Crane. During Ephemeral 2018 Lorna will hold morning and afternoon workshops. 
Basket Coiling
9-11am                    12-2pm
Explore this age old technique of basket making with plant fibres sourced from the surrounding environment of Panboola  
$30 per person - per workshop
Spoonsmith workshops suitable for ages 16+ and participants will need to wear enclosed shoes. 
Tamlyn + Jodie
Music circle for children


Wyndham Basketeers
Merimbula and District Art Group


Artists include:
Eva Beullens
Tabitha Bilaniwskyj-Zarins

​Warren Addicott
Jen Mallinson

Belinda Rosenbaum

​Panboola volunteers


PHONE for MICHELLE 0400 341 282

for festival enquiries

One of the Bega Valley's most experienced printmakers Julie Krone will demonstrate a combination of stencil techniques and guide participants through the very satisfying process of silk screen printing. 
Screen Printing
9-11am                    12-2pm

waitlist being taken - press button to booking page

Take part in an introductory silk screen print workshop that will take inspiration from the beautiful Panboola landscape.  Participants will screenprint their very own canvas Panboola tote bag featuring a design by Julie Krone.
$30 per head. Children under 16+ yrs welcome to book a spot if accompanying an adult also booked into workshop.

BYO apron to protect clothing.
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