22 workshops at Karamea Winter School

Published date10 August 2022
Publication titleWest Coast Messenger, The
"We had 22 workshops on offer - some were attended by only one and some were so full that those that did not register early, missed out," Karamea Arts Council spokeswoman Kathy Ramsay said

It is the ninth year the month-long June event has been held, with just one disruption two years ago due to Covid restrictions.

"There were some who usually volunteer to run a workshop but did not due to Covid concerns. We have also had many people in the area ill over June which made some of our workshops smaller than they would have been," Ms Ramsay said.

Activities on offer included harakeke/flax harvest and flower making, moss and bark pictures, painting, felting and crafting.

"You could learn how to make sauerkraut, vegan cheese, plant-based food, moisturiser, sourdough bread and fermented drinks," Ms Ramsay said.

New to this year's programme was a fern identification walk by Cliff Meakin and an astronomy presentation by Brent Nicholls.

"The Drama Games for all ages was a lot of fun!" Ms Ramsay said.

"We also had workshops in mindfulness, emotional freedom, human design, finding the divine within and spirit heal massage." The...

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