• Friday 23 September
  • Saturday 24 September
  • Sunday 25 September
  • Monday 26 September
  • Tuesday 27 September
  • Wednesday 28 September
  • Thursday 29 September
  • Friday 30 September
  • Saturday 01 October
  • Sunday 02 October



  • Standard Free
The Pavilion will be home to a program of dance, native food workshops, language workshops and performance throughout the festival. A space that centers Awabakal cultural practice, people and stories. 
Be sure to book in to free daily workshops being held in art, language, clap sticks, dance, bush tucker, tools and spears, and canoeing. 

Space available for daily drop-in sessions in art, fishing net assembly and tool making from 11:00am - 3:00pm daily. No bookings required.

WET WEATHER CONTINGENCY: In the event of severe weather, ticket holders will be notified of any cancellations via email and/or SMS.

Art - Highlighting and educating on the different Aboriginal art styles and where they come from.
Dance - Workshop in Aboriginal dance and song construction
Clap Sticks - Making workshop
Language - Introduction into the Awabakal language workshop
Bush Food - Medicine other uses informative talk
Tools Spears - The Making of fishing and hunting spear construction 
Tools Spears, Boomerangs, Canoe - The making and demonstrating of our day to day saltwater tools.
Circle Connections - Coming together to build confidence, embrace identity, and learn about Aboriginal practices. Connect mind, body and soul.


Pavilion of Sand is a collaboration between Awabakal built-environment practitioner Shellie Smith, designer and Barkindji artist Jasmine Craciun and Future Method Studio – Co-directed by Wiradjuri designer and anti-disciplinary artist Joel Sherwood-Spring and Genevieve Murray.
Workshops 2hrs.

Dance FirstNations VisualArt