In the press – Festival celebrates the resilient spirit of the Blue Mountains

Published in the Blue Mountains Gazette 7 September 2022: It has been a tough few years for everyone. Fires, floods and lockdowns. The Festival of Resilience team are drawing on a strong and vibrant community to hold a five-week festival of headline and crowdsourced events celebrating the resilience and spirit of the people of the Blue … Read more

In the press – Dedicated locals build a new festival

Published on the Blue Mountains Gazette online 18 August 2022: Dedicated Blue Mountains locals are making a little bit of money go a long way in the name of community resilience. Bachelor of Anthropology student, Tina Marie Sheil is one Mountains resident donating thousands of hours of professional skills to develop a new community-led festival … Read more

Meet the Festival team – Shirley

Shirley Lewis is well known to Blue Mountains locals as a passionate campaigner for living As Sustainably As Possible.  Creator of the Respect Arc for moving from waste to sustainability, Shirley joined the Festival of Resilience team with a vision to make a big difference. Shirley’s vivacious alter-ego Baglady has entertained and inspired children and … Read more