Full Circle Festival

A Newfangled Stringband Hootenanny

JUNE 21-23, 2019

We are a homemade non-profit music festival held over the summer solstice weekend in rural Nova Scotia. We love music, good food, friendly friends, dogs, children, and dancing in warm summer air.


Stay tuned for 2019 workshops! Here’s what we did last summer:

Yoga with Rena Thomas (ballfield)
Guiding the early risers through a Vinyasa yoga class while embracing the view of the river.  

Kite-Making with Andrew Maize (meet at the wharf, then fly your kite on the ballfield)
Let's go learn to make and fly a kite!  Youth under 10 should be accompanied by an adult

Herb walk with John Cummings (meet at the trailhead behind the Avondale Hall)
An hour or 90 min walk discussing the local medicinal plants methods of use, cultural heritage and medicinal benefits.

Yoga with Shannon Kiely (ballfield)

Make it! Throw it! Grow it! Eat it! (ballfield)
A seed bomb making workshop with Sally-Jo Gallant and Owen Bridge
Seed bombs have been used as a strategy for ecological and social action, land reclamation and are a fun way to sow seeds with minimal effort and growing experience.  Come get your hands dirty and learn how to make your own seed bombs to take home and launch into your own special place or a spot needing some extra green love.  

Warlock and Witch's Brooms with Shannon Kiely (ballfield)
Gather sticks and make your own magic broom.

Effective Fire Building with Janelle Warren Konowal (ballfield)
Learn how to build an effective and efficient fire structure. If you are unsure of how to build a solid campfire, or want to learn more about the art and sacredness of fire and fire building, this is for you.