Didgeridoo Bush Camp 27 - 29 March 2020
3 Day Didgeridoo Gathering
We are extremely happy to announce that the 11th Didgeridoo Bush Camp will be held on 27 - 29 March 2020. Didgeridoo Bush Camp is a three day NON for Profit Didgeridoo event for boys and men of all ages and levels. The Didgeridoo workshops and live performances are done by legend and Didgeridoo Virtuoso Mark Atkins and multicultural didgeridoo band Serpent Tales. The weekend also includes the opportunity to make your own Didgeridoo. We acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of Ipswich; the Yagara Language Group: Jagera, Yuggera and Ugarapul.. Bookings are essential.
$215 per person
** Make your own Didgeridoo $135 pp extra
Acknowledged as one of Australia’s finest Didgeridoo players, Mark Atkins is also recognised internationally for his collaborative projects with some of the world’s leading composers and musicians. A descendant of Western Australia’s Yamitji people, as well as of Irish/Australian heritage, Mark Atkins is known not only for his masterly playing, but also as a storyteller, composer, percussionist, visual artist and instrument maker. Through Mark’s lips the air blows as a natural desert sound, in old ethnic chants and in polyphonic melodies of astonishing rhythm
An influential part of the Australian Roots music scene & renowned as the world’s first didgeridoo-beatboxer, Nathan Kaye, is a globe-trotting one-man-band who thumps out songs on slide guitar, slide-didge & electric foot-drums. It's like he's chewed on blues, munched on funk, grabbed a handful of rock, sniffed up world roots, tinkered with your grandad's old drum kit & then exhaled his own genre. It's music that marries the earthy drive of John Butler, Xavier Rudd and Ben Harper with the uplifting atmosphere of Michael Franti and Nahko Medicine For the People. It’s the best sweaty, dirty, good-vibed foot-stomp you'll get from a one-man show. And his band show takes it next level!
Make Your Own Didgeridoo Workshop**
The weekend also includes the opportunity to make your own Didgeridoo. We'll you guide through the process of making your own eucalyptus Didgeridoo to take home with you. The Didgeridoos we use during our workshops are authentic and naturally hollowed out by termites. No living trees or animals have been harmed or damaged in the process. We use quality Red Box and Yellow Box Eucalyptus logs for our workshops; they are seasoned and ready to be carved. Learn how to make your own didgeridoo that includes: stripping, sanding, chiseling, painting, tuning and making a mouthpiece out of natural beeswax. All equipment, tools and safety wear are supplied.
Included in the ticket are all the beautiful vegetarian meals and snacks prepared and served by our beautiful Chef Jade. Cooked on open fire and served in the Didge Dining Room you will enjoy three course meals with creative desserts, freshly made breakfasts and mouth watering lunches. All drinks including water, coffee and thee are included in the ticket. Chef Jade has more then 25 years experience in food preparation and her secret ingredient is love. Lots of great meals to enjoy during the weekend
What else is included?
Included in the tickets are the accommodation facilities on camping grounds, firewood, parking, security, all meals including water, tea and freshly brewed coffee. Stage and equipment hire, Didgeridoo workshops and performers fee.
Three day Bush Camp $215
** Make Your Own Didgeridoo Workshop is $135 extra