Nimbin Town Hall

MardiGrass Info Booth, chill zone, medical Cannabis meeting place, forums, with advice and education in the garden. The Verandah Cafe in the Town Hall is open all weekend serving healthy meals, local coffee and homemade hempseed cakes.

Friday 3 May

 12 – 4 pm: Hemposium Conference

Talks, workshops, demos and forums on cannabis law reform, medicine, industry, culture, and history.

Link to Program / Link to Speakers

We are pleased to present some mind-bending action at the 26th MardiGrass Hemposium. There is an impressive line-up of speakers who will share their medical cannabis expertise and experiences, and reveal the campaigns and gains made in other cannabis loving communities around the planet.

7 pm : HEMP Fashion Show

Travel across the high seas with the Pirates who roam.  Come feast your eyes upon the greatest of hemp fashion showcasing some of the northern rivers regions finest designers. Deeply embedded in our history is the use of hemp by our ancestors – by today’s standard it is one of the worlds most sustainable fabric.

Credits go to: Mad hattery, Orenda by Juliska, Hemp embassy, Oz kat designs, Kashi, Talismanic 

7.30 pm : Great Green Cabaret

This year’s MardiGrass fourth annual Great Green Cabaret features a phenomenal, fast paced family friendly show of the performance arts….singers Parissa Bouas and Pepper Jane plus the fantastic globe-trotting Hussy Hicks, acrobats the Pitts Family Circus and Hartje and Mika, the Gypsy Rose Soirree dancers, hoops artiste Kyaisha, stand up comedian Greg Sullivan, hip hop performance poet Daniel ‘Triple Nip’ Pearson and poet/host David Hallett.

Doors open 7pm, first in/best seated, show starts 7.30pm….90 minutes/no interval. Entry MardiGrass wristband or $15/$10 conc., kids $2

…show finishes 9pm sharp

9 pm : Picker’s Ball

Hosted by MC/Comedian, Maire Barron

9 pm Fat Picnic

10 pm Homeless Yellow

11 pm Street 66

 

 

Saturday 4 May

11 am – 4 pm: Hemposium Conference

Talks, workshops, demos and forums on cannabis law reform, medicine, culture, and history.

Link to Program / Link to Speakers

We are pleased to present some mind-bending action at the 27th MardiGrass Hemposium. There is an impressive line-up of speakers who will share their medical cannabis expertise and experiences, and reveal the campaigns and gains made in other cannabis loving communities around the planet.

5 pm : HEMP Olympix Joint Rolling First Heats

6 pm : Hemposium Mediweed Hypothetical

Shades of Geoffrey Robertson. Putting an panel of 10 on the spot using a hypothetical case that features many of the dilemmas and problems facing cannabis – for those who use it and those who control it. Hear what patients, politicians, growers and oil-makers of medical cannabis, and more have to say – when no preparation is allowed.

Hosted by Dr Deb and speakers include: Greg Barns, Derryn Hinch [Justice Party Senator Victoria], Carol Ireland [Epilepsy Action Australia], Dr Andrew Katelaris, Andrew Kavasilas [HEMP Party], Fiona Patten [Reason Party MLC Victoria], David Shoebridge [Greens MLC NSW], Justin Sinclair [NICM], Dr Teresa Towpick [Medihuanna], and Weeded Warriors.

7.30 pm : Stand Up Comedy Show

MardiGrass comedy in the Town Hall Saturday night at 7.30. Hosted by SSorrensen and Alan Glover, with special guests Steady Eddy and Jonathan Atherton.

10 pm MUSIC Harvest Ball

10 pm Louey Howel & Funkatu

11 pm Darky Roots

 

Sunday 5 May

11 am – 2 pm: Hemposium Conference

Talks, workshops, demos and forums on cannabis law reform, medicine, culture, and history.

Link to Program / Link to Speakers

We are pleased to present some mind-bending action at the 27th MardiGrass Hemposium. There is an impressive line-up of speakers who will share their medical cannabis expertise and experiences, and reveal the campaigns and gains made in other cannabis loving communities around the planet.

5 pm : HEMP Olympix Joint Rolling Finals

Hosted by SSorensen and Alan Glover.

Followed by the Plantathlon Award for the best Hemp Olympix All-rounder, in memory of Chicken George, the legendary Plantem of previous MardiGrass.

6 pm HEMP Party meeting