Renew Fest

Renew Fest

May 6-7, 2017

May 6-7, 2017

Mullumbimby, Byron Shire, NSW

RENEW FEST is a celebration of sustainable change in ACTION.

Set under magnificent fig trees in the lush foothills of Mt Chincogan, this community collaboration brings together an inspiring collection of hearts and minds to showcase cellular intelligence for sustainable futures. Feeding your heart and mind Renew Fest will ripen your world.

Renew Fest, seeded by COREM, is the start of a potent movement to renew many facets of our communities livelihood and this beautiful earth. With your support it has grown into a 2 day lived experience festival of sustainability in May 2017.

We together can create the future our children and the next 7 generations deserve.

RENEW FEST is a 100% drug and alcohol free festival.

RENEW FEST is a ZERO WASTE festival. 

Please bring your own cups, plates & utensils. Free wash station available throughout the festival.

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS • WORKSHOPS • PANEL DISCUSSIONS • CREATIVE ARTS • MUSIC • ENTERTAINMENT • FAMILY & KIDS ACTIVITIES

Robin Grille (Australia)

Visionary, Psychologist, Internationally acclaimed Author, Parenting Educator, Peace Advocate, Facilitator, Lecturer. Read more.

Helena Norberg-Hodge (Australia)

Visionary, Founder and Director of Local Futures / International Alliance for Localisation / Global Village Network, Alternative Nobel Prize Winner, Goi Peace Prize, Author. Read more.

Anja Lyngbaek (Norway)

Rural Resource Management and Agroforestry Expert, International Localisation Advocate, Educator, Facilitator, Change Agent. Read more.

Dan Schreiber (Australia)

Gardener, visionary, father, inspirational storyteller, speaker, lecturer and Creative Director of Starseed Gardens. Read more.

Alejandro Lopez-Musalem (Mexico)

International NGO Director, Tropical Agroforesty Expert, Farmer, Educator, International Speaker. Read more.

and many more…

In discussion with…

Antonia Case (Byron Shire)

Editor of the internationally-acclaimed magazine Womankind and Literary Editor of New Philosopher. Australasian Association of Philosophy Media Professionals’ Award winner, Philosopher-in-residence at the Brisbane Writers’ Festival. Read more.

Zan Boag (Byron Shire)

Zan Boag is Editor of New Philosopher and Editorial Director of Womankind magazine. Ethics Coordinator with Primary Ethics, helping promote critical thinking skills in children from a young age Read more.

+ keynote presentations, panels, workshops & more

A festival focused on the future of our sustainable world.

COLLABORATION. ACTION. CELEBRATION.

Rob Passey (Byron Shire)

Senior Research Associate, Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW Australia. Board Representative COREM. Read more.

Sequoia Krop (Australia)

Writer, doula, Shamanic witch, a blood priestess and energetic healer. Read more.

Judy Atkinson (Australia)

Human Rights and Mental Health Expert, Researcher, Writer,  Advisor, Director, Indigenous Rights Advocate, International Award Winner. Read more.

Jaiia Cerff (Byron Shire)

Youth Leader, NGO Youth Leader for COP21 UN Conference, Earth Guardians International Representative, Change Agent, Musician, Speaker. Read more.

Dr Kelly Greenhop  (University of QLD)

Architect, anthropologist, community-builder, built environments researcher, speaker. Read more.

 

Amanda Cahill (Brisbane)

Director and Founder of the Centre for Social Change, International Advocate for Community Development, Enterprise development, Health promotion, Climate change adaptation. Read more.

Denise Love (Australia)

International NGO Director, International Doula Trainer, Death Doula, Undisturbed Birth Advocate, Registered Nurse. Read more.

Steve Harris (Byron Shire)

CEO of Australia’s first community owned renewable energy retailer, Enova Energy, Community Advocate, Business Planner, Strategist. Read more.

Joel Orchard (Byron Shire)

President of Mullum S.E.E.D, Found of Future Feeders & Byron Fair Food, new school farmer, food systems activist, passionate advocate for young farmers and local agricultural industry networker. Read more.

LIMITED PRESALE TICKETS

On sale 9am, Wednesday March 1 through to 12pm, March 8.

ONE DAY PASS $45, WEEKEND PASS $60. UNDER 16 FREE.

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Ticket prices are low to allow you to contribute to the crowdfunding campaign. With everyone contributing to the generosity which imbues the whole festival we stand committed to the sustainable transition of our area and climate action at large. We highly value your contribution. Crowdfunding campaign launches March 1.

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