Babaganoush- 27 April, 5-7pm- Blacksmiths Festival 2019
Babaganoush are back once again at the Blacksmith Festival having performed in 2013 & 2015. Come along to an inspiring day of blacksmithing and music.
Address: Maribyrnong River, 60 Maribyrnong Street
Footscray, Victoria, Australia 3011
Footscray’s Maribyrnong River will ring with the sound of hammer hitting anvil during the fourth biennial Blacksmith Festival on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April. This years festival ‘Forged with Fire’ will bring together blacksmiths from across Australia, Canada and USA to showcase this not-so-lost trade.
*Master artist blacksmith Jake James from Canada will lead a four-day collaborative sculptural challenge involving twelve blacksmiths, working in teams.
*Elizabeth Belz from Memphis, Tennessee, USA, will lead the festivals first dedicated women’s artistic blacksmithing and a spoon making workshop.
*A chance to forge your own blacksmiths knife.
*The popular ‘give it a go’ sessions for those with no experience at all.
*New fire-free kids forging zone.
*Extended hours to 11pm on Saturday night
*Live music by energetic local band Babaganoush
*Food by BlueBonnet BBQ from their impressive hand made smoker; and Sams WoodFire Pizza
*Pirate ship outdoor bar sponsored by Two Birds Brewing and Helen and Joey Estate.
*Blacksmith tools and hand-forged items on display and available for purchase throughout the weekend.
The Blacksmiths Festival is sure to have something to light your fire. To find out more check out the festival website blacksmithsfestival.com.