Nimbin Town Hall

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

Friday 4 May

 12 – 6 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 25th 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.

7.30 pm : Great Green Cabaret

A fabulous fast-paced variety show featuring comedy, acrobatics, poetry, hip hop and salsa and flamenco dancers, plus singers and musicians…a grand mix of performers from Nimbin and all around the region & more!! MC Australian champion poet, David Hallett. Entry $10 or MardiGrass wristband

9 pm : Picker’s Ball

9 pm Truffle Hunter

10 pm Out of Range Band

11 pm War Rages Within

Saturday 5 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 25th 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 Pot Politix Forum

How do we get politicians to take cannabis law reform seriously?

Hosted by Steve Bolt and speakers include: Greg Chipp [Drug Policy Australia], Glenn Druery [Political Strategist], Derryn Hinch [Justice Party Senator Victoria], Andrew Kavasilas [HEMP Party], Fiona Patten [Sex Party MLC Victoria], David Shoebridge [Greens MLC NSW]

7 pm : HEMP Fashion Show

Industrial hemp textiles are growing in acceptance with a new following among designers and consumers in Australia. Hemp fibre fell out of mainstream use by the 1950s, replaced by more ‘modern’ fabrics like polyester and nylon. Manufacturers of today’s hemp garments claim the fibres are strong and wear better than other natural or synthetic fibres.

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

10 pm Wandering Eyes

11 pm Golden Zephyr

Sunday 6 May

10.30 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 25th 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