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ergon energy flower, food & wine festival Friday 21 – Sunday 23 September 2012

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The Festival is Open Friday 21 Sept 10:00am – 11:00pm Saturday 22 Sept 10:00am – 11:00pm Sunday 23 Sept 10:00am – 10:00pm Queens Park, Toowoomba


Sponsor’s Welcome Welcome From Ergon Energy Ergon Energy is proud to support the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers for the 14th consecutive year and for the sixth time as a Principal Sponsor. The Ergon Energy Flower, Food & Wine Festival is a true community event which brings together businesses, residents, community groups, volunteers and visitors. Ergon Energy is pleased to sponsor and be involved in events such as the Carnival of Flowers because it enables us to contribute in another way to the lifestyles of our local communities − the same communities in which we live and work. Our Toowoomba staff members hope the rest of the community will join them to celebrate the very best of what the region has to offer at the Ergon Energy Flower, Food & Wine Festival.

Ian McLeod Chief Executive Ergon Energy See what othe rs are saying #tcof2012

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FRIDAY 21 September

Time

The Garden Space

The Gallery Space

Farm to Plate

Heritage Bank Live Concert Series

Kids Play Space

10:00 – 10:30

11:00 – 11:30 Graham Ross 11:30 – 12:00 12:00 – 12:30

Brian Sams

12:30 – 1:00

Graham Ross

Ready, Steady, Snip! Changing Blooms

2:00 – 2:30

Brian Sams Fast Ed Wine Appreciation

Roma & Ebony Geckoes Wildlife Live Show

Ready, Steady, Snip!

1:00 – 1:30 1:30 – 2:00

Geckoes Wildlife Live Show

Gluten & Grain-Free

10:30 – 11:00

Fast Ed Bunnings Worm Farm Demonstration Graham Ross

2:30 – 3:00

Wine Appreciation

Brian Sams Victoria Edwards

Ready, Steady, Snip! TAFE Cooking Changing Demonstration Blooms

3:00 – 3:30 Wizard of Oz

Ready, Steady, Snip!

3:30 – 4:00 4:00 – 4:30

Fast Ed

4:30 – 5:00

Wine Appreciation

5:00 – 5:30

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids Geckoes Wildlife Live Show Woolworths Fresh Food Kids

Bart Thrupp

5:30 – 6:00

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids

6:00 – 6:30

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids

6:30 – 7:00 7:00 – 7:30

Owl Eyes

7:30 – 8:00 8:00 – 8:30 8:30 – 9:00 9:00 – 9:30 9:30 – 10:00

Note: This schedule is a guide only. For specific times of every session on offer, please refer to detailed descriptions and schedule information under each program area. See page 8 for details

See page 12 for details

See page 16 for details

Blueju!ce

See page 20 for details

See page 24 for details

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Saturday 22 September

Time

The Garden Space

The Gallery Space

Farm to Plate

Heritage Bank Live Concert Series

Kids Play Space

10:00 – 10:30 10:30 – 11:00 11:00 – 11:30 11:30 – 12:00

Owie

12:00 – 12:30 12:30 – 1:00

Grand Central Floral Parade through the city

1:00 – 1:30 Changing Blooms 1:30 – 2:00

Graham Ross

2:00 – 2:30

Gluten & Grain-Free Wine Appreciation

Remedy

Fast Ed

2:30 – 3:00

Bunnings Worm Farm Demonstration

3:00 – 3:30

Graham Ross

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids

Wine Appreciation Changing Blooms

Geckoes Wildlife Live Shows

TAFE Cooking Demonstration

3:30 – 4:00 4:00 – 4:30

Colin Purnell

Fast Ed

4:30 – 5:00

Graham Ross

Wine Appreciation

5:00 – 5:30

Fast Ed

Worms & Composting Demonstration Woolworths Fresh Food Kids Geckoes Wildlife Live Shows

Telstra Road to Discovery featuring Mark Seymour

5:30 – 6:00

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids Geckoes Wildlife Live Shows Woolworths Fresh Food Kids

6:00 – 6:30 6:30 – 7:00 Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks

7:00 – 7:30 7:30 – 8:00 8:00 – 8:30 8:30 – 9:00 9:00 – 9:30 9:30 – 10:00

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Note: This schedule is a guide only. For specific times of every session on offer, please refer to detailed descriptions and schedule information under each program area. See page 8 for details

See page 12 for details

See page 16 for details

Mental As Anything See page 20 for details

See page 24 for details


Sunday 23 September

Time

The Garden Space

10:00 – 10:30

Colin Purnell

The Gallery Space

Farm to Plate

Heritage Bank Live Concert Series

10:30 – 11:00 Graham Ross 11:00 – 11:30 11:30 – 12:00

Fast Ed Brian Sams

12:00 – 12:30 12:30 – 1:00

Graham Ross

Ready, Steady, Snip! Changing Blooms Ready, Steady, Snip!

2:00 – 2:30

Fast Ed

Linda Capewell

Bunnings Worm Farm Ready, Steady, Demonstration Snip! Changing TAFE Cooking Blooms Graham Ross Demonstration

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids Worms & Composting Demonstration Geckoes Wildlife Live Show

The Groove Alteration

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids Geckoes Wildlife Live Show

Lior

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids

Wine Appreciation

1:00 – 1:30 1:30 – 2:00

Wine Appreciation

Kids Play Space

2:30 – 3:00 3:00 – 3:30

Fast Ed

3:30 – 4:00

Wine Appreciation

4:00 – 4:30

Gluten & Grain-Free

Stephen Henry & The Dominant Seven

Geckoes Wildlife Live Show Woolworths Fresh Food Kids

4:30 – 5:00 5:00 – 5:30 5:30 – 6:00 6:00 – 6:30

James Reyne

6:30 – 7:00 7:00 – 7:30 7:30 – 8:00 8:00 – 8:30 8:30 – 9:00

Note: This schedule is a guide only. For specific times of every session on offer, please refer to detailed descriptions and schedule information under each program area. See page 8 for details

See page 12 for details

See page 16 for details

Bjorn Again

See page 20 for details

See page 24 for details

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1 Broadcroft Designs 2 Herb & Flower Hangers 3 Sleeman Imports 4 Our Kitchen Garden 5 Earthlife 6 7 Elements Design 7 The Garden Tool Shop 8 Productive Gardens 9 Maluwa Nursery 10 Sculpting with Daniel Gill 11  Organic Crop Protectants (OCP) 12 Plantlife 13 Smartwood Products 14 Two Moos 15 The Complete Garden 16 Ruby & Iris 17 Vanderbyl Vireya Nursery 18 ATM 19 Hand Made in Country 20 Festival Flower Market 21 Pudding Lane 22 Country Harvest Australia 23 The Hot Shot Group 24 White Rose Happy Bags 25 Rochester Ginger Drinks 26 Stella May Fine Foods 27 Exotic Filled Candy & Licorice 28  Gluten Free Grain Free Company

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29 Lychee Divine 30 Jim’s Jerky 31 Wicked Nic’s 32 L.A. Gourmet Coffee Carts 33 Australian Desert Limes 34 Taste South Burnett 35 Etiquette 24/7 36 Ii-naa Japanese Food 37 Sofra Turkish Cuisine 38 Dutch Poffertjes 39 Thai Cottage Restaurant 40 Gilles Place 41 Tapas Spanish BBQ 42  The Everest Spice Tandoori and Curry House 43 Woodfired Pizzas 44 Kialla Organic 45  Mammino Gourmet Ice-Cream 46 Chalala Micro Bakery 47 Hungarian Langos 48 Claude’s Food 49  Byron Bay Organic Doughnuts 50 Recharge Juice & Milk Bar 51 Orchy (Supa Catering) 52 Le Flam’ House 53  Pickwicks Hot Baked Potatoes 54 Dippin’ Dots Ice Cream

a Food For Thought b Saphira c Kitchen Garden d The Garden Space Stage e Floral Design Competition – Category 1 f Floral Design Competition – Category 2 g Floral Design Competition – Category 3 h Floral Design Competition – Student Category i The Ergon Energy Ring j Woolworths and Clover Hill Floral Pillars k Help the Friendship Tree to Grow l Changing Blooms m Ready, Steady, Snip! Stage

Need Help? Contact the Carnival Virtual Help Desk @CarnivalFlowers #tcof2012


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Granite Ridge Wines Pyramids Road Wines Kingaroy Cheese Symphony Hill Wines Riversands Vineyards 2nd 2 None Heritage Estate Winery Springdell Fruit Wines Summit Estate Wines Coolana Olives Holland Wines Twisted Gum Wines Bunnyconnellen Olive Grove and Vineyard N Woongooroo Estate O Ballandean Estate Wines P Normanby Wines Q  Casley Mount Hutton Winery R Kingsley Grove Estate S Hidden Creek Winery T The Spotted Cow U Golden Grove Estate V Severn Brae Estate W Winya Wines X Crane Wines

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n Toowoomba Art Society Inc Exhibition o Art of the Label Exhibition p Finders Keepers Project – made. Creative Space q Laurel Lounge (Private Venue) r Farm to Plate s Kids Play Space t Geckoes Wildlife Interactive Display and Live Show u Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!) v Bunnings DIY Activity w Kath Dickson Family Centre Activities x  Toowoomba and District Woodcrafters Inc y Heritage Bank Live Stage

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The Garden Space Open 10:00am to 7:00pm daily

Welcome! Your journey inside the Ergon Energy Flower, Food & Wine Festival begins in a captivating world dedicated to landscaping, gardening and garnishing your outdoor living space. New to the Festival last year, The Garden Space is a thriving feature. Twice as many gardening industry exhibitors in 2012 make this the perfect place to find inspiration. Admire innovative landscaping diversity on display: Kitchen Garden by Clint Kenny Designs; Saphira by Zen Metal Art & Landscaping; and Food For Thought presented by

Toowoomba Regional Council. Pick up a plant from a nursery and add the essential gardening and exterior accessories to your collection by visiting the products showcase of solutions and tools, outdoor furniture, sculptures and home wares. Our dedicated Garden Space Stage (Site d) is bursting with demonstrations from expert greenthumbs. Tips and tactics from special guest Graham Ross (as seen on Channel 7’s Better Homes & Gardens) are sure to set you on the right garden path for creating your own supreme ‘garden space’.

The Garden Space Schedule

FRIDAY

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11:00am – 11:30am

Graham Ross – growing roses organically

12:00pm – 12:30pm

Brian Sams – proven star performers for your home and garden

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Graham Ross – home grown vegetables without poison

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Bunnings – worm farm demonstration

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Graham Ross – bedding flowers make a comeback


Get your gardening queries answered by special guest, Graham Ross. Q & A opportunities after daily presentations at The Garden Space Stage.

The Garden Space The Garden Space Schedule

Special Guest: Graham Ross as seen on Channel 7’s Better Homes & Gardens

SATURDAY 1:30pm – 2:00pm

Graham Ross – growing roses organically

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Bunnings – worm farm demonstration

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Graham Ross – home grown vegetables without poison

4:15pm – 4:30pm

Colin Purnell – minerals and microbe technology in your garden

4:30pm – 5:00pm

Graham Ross – bedding flowers make a comeback

SUNDAY 10:15am – 10:30am

Colin Purnell – minerals and microbe technology in your garden

10:30am – 11:00am

Graham Ross – growing roses organically

11:30am – 12:00pm

Brian Sams – proven star performers for your home and garden

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Graham Ross – home grown vegetables without poison

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Bunnings – worm farm demonstration

2:00pm – 2:30pm

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Special International Guest: Floral Designer, Alison Bradley

The Gallery Space Open Festival operating hours

Shape your Festival visit to include an interlude in our main exhibition area – The Gallery Space – a magnificent space built solely for the Ergon Energy Flower, Food & Wine Festival. Fresh and contemporary every year, our ephemeral gallery is designed around one common, unifying theme in 2012: Natural Architecture.

Alison’s birth city emblem includes a tree that ‘never grew’. In Toowoomba, Alison has recreated the foundations of this tree as a friendship-symbol for those affected by recent tragedy. You (our Festival visitors) are invited to Help the Friendship Tree to Grow. Place your message on leaves supplied, then watch the foliage of friendship flourish!

The emerging Natural Architecture art movement aims to create a more harmonious relationship between man and nature by exploring what it means to design with nature in mind. The idea of ‘natural architecture’ will serve as the inspiration for the collection of floral displays, creative installations and visual art inside The Gallery Space.

Scotland-based Alison Bradley is a multi-award-winning floral designer. Award categories Most Innovative Designer, Most Contemporary Designer and Best in Show at the year 2000 Contemporary Design Exhibition in England are among her UK and international accolades.

The effervescent Alison Bradley is currently adviser to BBC Scotland for Help The Friendship floral design and editor of awardTree To Grow (Site k) winning Fusion Flowers Magazine, By International Guest which she founded and circulates in Alison Bradley 80+ countries. Alison has lectured The defining reveal within The Gallery on floral design and gardening, Space is a creation by 2012 Festival and delivered more than 2,000 guest, Alison Bradley. Born in Glasgow, demonstrations around the globe.

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The Gallery Space Floral Design Competition (Sites e, f, g, h) Works created for the much anticipated annual Floral Design Competition accompany Alison Bradley’s spectacle inside The Gallery Space. In keeping with the overarching theme of Natural Architecture, competitors have applied their skills to categoryspecific inspirations:

Floral Design Competition champion) this floral spectacular attracts the pick of the bunch. Australia’s floral design professionals and students have expressed and challenged their creativity, innovation and craftsmanship. Woolworths And Clover Hill Floral Pillars (Site j)

In a stunning display, Clover Hill showcases their range of freshly cut flowers available through all • Sticks in the Mud (designer’s choice), Woolworths stores. • Sticks Around (team display), The Ergon Energy Ring (Site i) • Cocoon (artist choice) and By Bart Hassam & Shauna Larsen • Sticks and Stones (student entrants). Inspired by the cycles of energy Convened by internationally renowned floral designer, Mark Pampling, along with guest judge, Bart Hassam (an equally respected, internationallyaward-winning designer and former

renewal and springtime floral emergence, The Ergon Energy Ring reflects the majestic beauty of spring, when the flowers awaken after storing their energy through winter.

Mark Pampling

Look for the results of Floral Design Competition judging, which accompany the exhibits.

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The Gallery Space Identical Flora, Individual Floral Creations

Yet Ready, Steady, Snip! (With a Twist!) is planned in 2012, offering sights, smells and even tastes! The One clock. One identical kit of grand final round will see two floral resources for each competing designers go head-to-head each floral designer. One audience to creating a table setting for two cast their immediate votes. audience guests. With styling underway, It’s Ready, Steady, Snip! Celebrity Chef Fast Ed (as seen on Watch for flying flowers and foliage in this popular Festival feature – a fun Channel 7’s Better Homes & Gardens) round robin showdown where skilled will join the frivolity, simultaneously designers are pitted against each other working against-the-clock to prepare to craft unique floral masterpieces on a course for serving to the table. Take a seat and enjoy this FestivalThe Gallery Space Stage (Site m), favourite, reliant on your wise vote! all while working to a time limit. READY, STEADY, SNIP! SESSION TIMES FRIDAY 11:00am – 11:30am

Heat 1

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Heat 2

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Heat 3

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Heat 4

SUNDAY

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11:30am – 12:00pm

Semi-Final 1

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Semi-Final 2

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Grand Final With a Twist! – floral designers + Fast Ed


The Gallery Space Changing Blooms (Site l) In striking contrast to the fastpaced Ready, Steady, Snip! is the gentle motion of Changing Blooms, an equally popular Festival manifestation. While exploring The Gallery Space, visitors will catch

glimpses of floral artists and designers contributing their unique touch by creating a progressive sequence of displays during each day of the Festival. Individuality reigns as each designer’s feature exhibit incorporates identical materials, put into play at the whim of their own imagination.

CHANGING BLOOMS SESSION TIMES

FRIDAY

Virtually Everything You Need to Know

11:00am – 12:00pm 2:00pm – 3:00pm

SATURDAY

If you have a question or need help, you can contact our Virtual Information Desk at any time.

1:00pm – 2:00pm 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Message us on Facebook or direct message us on Twitter and one of our helpful Customer Service team members will respond to you.

SUNDAY 11:30am – 12:30pm 1:30pm – 2:30pm

–T  oowoomba Carnival of Flowers

– @CarnivalFlowers

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The Art Space Open Festival operating hours

Art-Chitecture To Adore And Acquire (Site n) Beyond our gallery and into The Art Space, visitors will behold the Toowoomba Art Society Inc’s Annual Members Exhibition, featuring works created to the themes of Flowers, Food & Wine and Architecture in Nature. Paintings, and other original works on paper, have been selected for the showing by an independent panel with broad visual arts experience. (Additional works are featured at The Culliford House Selection at Toowoomba Art Society’s headquarters, 1 Godsall Street.) All works in both exhibitions are for sale.

Art Of The Label (Site o) Inspired by an Arts Council Toowoomba Inc idea, Art of the Label is a popular Festival perennial embodying quality regional wines, local design skill, and a creative commemoration of the year’s Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers. Students from the Southern QLD Institute of TAFE (SQIT) School of Arts & Entertainment have designed labels for the commemorative wine selection. Congratulations to student, Lea Sidor whose wine label design has triumphed in 2012. Her work, along with a selection of other submitted concepts, is on display in The Art Space.

2012 Art of the Label commemorative wines can be purchased at Festival Sites A & D.

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The Art Space This year, Carnival commemorative wines have been selected from two exhibiting wineries – a sparkling from Granite Ridge Wines (Site A) and Symphony Hill Wines (Site D), presenting one red and white.

of 30cm x 30cm works of various styles and mediums, any of which can be won as part of an ‘art hunt’ during the coming Finders Keepers Project.

Finders Keepers (Site p)

Watch wood turners at work. Witness the skill and passion of the Toowoomba and District Woodcrafters Inc, symbolised in their special collection of handcrafted pieces. Wander home from the Festival with a wonderful wooden creation on sale at this fascinating exhibition.

Preview ten works from an exciting Toowoomba-based art project to be launched in November 2012. The Finders Keepers Project is curated by made. Creative Space – a creative hub focused on up-skilling, public exposure, networking and a voice for the artistic community of Toowoomba. Festival guests will sneak a viewing

Kindling Your Love Of Woodcraft (Site x)

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Special Guest: Fast Ed as seen on Channel 7’s Better Homes & Gardens

Farm to Plate

Open for demonstrations daily Sunday 10:00am to 4:30pm – a showcase of edible cottage industries

Talk about fresh! True to its name, in 2012 this Festival is bringing guests a new palate-pleasing experience – Farm to Plate (Site r). We’re joined by one of Australia’s best-loved TV chefs and food authors, Fast Ed (as seen on Channel 7’s Better Homes & Gardens) whose achievable, time-conscious cookery is based on the motto: “when you do less, the ingredients can do more!” Fast Ed’s live demonstrations are flanked by an exhibition of culinary skill from Southern QLD Institute of TAFE’s own master chef Mark White

and delicious recipes from the range of ‘gluten and grain-free’ guru, Tania Hubbard. Choose the right wine to take to dinner with the help of wine appreciation presenter, Tricia Evans who’ll also touch on the intricacies of wine and cheese. Hungry for more? On Sunday, Farm to Plate visitors can sample the tastes and textures of South East Queensland’s burgeoning edible cottage industries at a showcasing of delights from the Southern Downs and Granite Belt, Darling Downs and the South Burnett regions.

Especially appetizing is Farm to Plate’s locally-flavoured focus, proudly featuring South East Queensland’s fine produce.

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Farm to Plate FARM TO PLATE SESSION TIMES FRIDAY 10:30am – 11:00am

Gluten and grain-free with Tania Hubbard – seeds of change

11:30am – 12:00pm

Fast Ed – cooking rare-seared beef with black sesame crust and a lemon & caramelized cherry verrine dessert

12:00pm – 12:20pm

Wine appreciation with Tricia Evans

1:00pm – 1:30pm

Fast Ed – cooking ‘piggy-in-the-middle’ and a Souffle Rothschild with marmaladeripple mascarpone

1:30pm – 1:50pm

Wine appreciation with Tricia Evans

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Cooking with Southern QLD Institute of TAFE

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Fast Ed – cooking spiced pavé of turkey with chickpea fricassee and a ‘daily grind’ coffee dessert

4:30pm – 4:50pm

Wine appreciation with Tricia Evans

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Farm to Plate FARM TO PLATE SESSION TIMES SATURDAY 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Gluten and grain-free with Tania Hubbard – Chocolate Chia Cake two ways

1:30pm – 1:50pm

Wine appreciation with Tricia Evans

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Fast Ed – cooking rare-seared beef with black sesame crust and a lemon & caramelized cherry verrine dessert

2:30pm – 2:50pm

Wine appreciation with Tricia Evans

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Cooking with Southern QLD Institute of TAFE

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Fast Ed – cooking ‘piggy-in-the-middle’ and a Souffle Rothschild with marmaladeripple mascarpone

4:30pm – 4:50pm

Wine appreciation with Tricia Evans

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Fast Ed – cooking spiced pavé of turkey with chickpea fricassee and a ‘daily grind’ coffee dessert

–T  oowoomba Carnival of Flowers Contact the Carnival of Flowers Virtual Information Desk. Message us on Facebook or direct message us on twitter. – @CarnivalFlowers Need more info?

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Farm to Plate FARM TO PLATE SESSION TIMES SUNDAY 10:00am – 4:30pm

Sunday showcase of edible cottage industries

11:00am – 11:30am

Fast Ed – cooking rare-seared beef with black sesame crust and a lemon & caramelized cherry verrine dessert

11:30am – 11:50am

Wine appreciation with Tricia Evans

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Fast Ed – cooking ‘piggy-in-the-middle’ and a Souffle Rothschild with marmaladeripple mascarpone

1:00pm – 1:20pm

Wine appreciation with Tricia Evans

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Cooking with Southern QLD Institute of TAFE

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Fast Ed – cooking spiced pavé of turkey with chickpea fricassee and a ‘daily grind’ coffee dessert

3:30pm – 3:50pm

Wine appreciation with Tricia Evans

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Gluten and grain-free with Tania Hubbard – Chickpea Flat Bread

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Blueju!ce

Owl Eyes

Heritage Bank Live Concert Series

Performances daily (see Heritage Bank Live Concert Series schedule on page 23 for session times)

Made possible by Heritage Bank, our 2012 Live Concert Series (Site y) offers music for every ear – testament to this community-spirited institution’s People first philosophy. Sway to changing sounds from a wide-ranging line-up of local and headline artists guaranteed to please all Festival-goers.

Friday Blueju!ce Blueju!ce’s music is a mix of pop, rock, hip hop, electro and disco. The pure energy and humour with which the band attack their music, makes them stand out. With the illustrious honour of having the most played song ever in the history of triple j,

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this year Blueju!ce released their third – and favourite – album, Company. Living up to expectations, the album has been named triple j’s Feature Album of The Week and is picking up top reviews across the country. Owl Eyes With a string of sold out shows over the past year; chosen by the Sydney Morning Herald music writers as one of music’s next big things for 2012; two entries in the triple j Hottest 100; and a Facebook fan-base that threatens to burst at the seams, it is little wonder that Owl Eyes’ newly released single Crystalised is already garnering strong interest from a Gotyehungry international music community.


Mark Seymour

Mental as Anything

Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks

Heritage Bank Live Concert Series Saturday Telstra Road to Discovery featuring Mark Seymour Telstra Road to Discovery, Australia’s premier talent development program, will showcase the best of Toowoomba’s blues, roots, folk, country and alt country emerging talent. Guest host Ella Hooper presents six local contestants and Telstra Road 2011 Winner Andrew Redford, plus Mark Seymour – who since making his name as the lead singer of Hunters & Collectors, has enjoyed a stellar career as a singer and acoustic guitarist. Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks Ross Wilson is probably the only person in Australian rock music who can’t make a comeback simply because he’s never been away! In a career that spans over 40 years, Ross

remains one of this country’s most respected artists. From Daddy Cool to Mondo Rock, as a solo artist, or as songwriter of A-grade classics such as Eagle Rock, Cool World and A Touch of Paradise, Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks will have you dancing in your seat. Mental As Anything Since their humble beginnings working local pubs in exchange for free beer, Mental As Anything has risen through the charts to become one of Australian Music’s best success stories. Now, nearly three decades later, the Mentals are as popular as ever with their highly unique suite of garage pop songs recognised and well-loved across the nation. Mental As Anything rocked the Festival in 2007 and this year will be no different!

Bart Thrupp

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Bjorn Again

Lior

James Reyne

Heritage Bank Live Concert Series Sunday Lior Lior burst onto the Australian music scene in 2005 with his stunning debut album, Autumn Flow, recorded and released entirely independently. The album has become one of the most successful independent debuts in Australian history with sales surpassing platinum. Most artists set out with an ambition to build a career based on musical credibility and integrity whilst maintaining an independence and individuality in their craft. Lior is certainly one of the rare breed that has achieved this whilst garnering a great degree of success and critical acclaim. James Reyne James Reyne is recognised as one of Australia’s premier performers. James’ musical career initially took hold in the early 80’s when he and

some friends formed the band Australian Crawl. With his prolific song writing and unique vocal style, James led Australian Crawl to the top of the Australian music scene and the band’s popularity skyrocketed. The band won numerous music and video awards and James’ solo career was no different with his first self-titled solo album going triple platinum, delivering three top 10 singles. Bjorn Again Gimme, gimme, gimme even more entertainment! Sing and dance to your all-time favourite ABBA songs with Bjorn Again, one of the most popular and successful international entertainment acts in the world today. Bjorn Again are the only ABBA show endorsed by all members of ABBA who have publicly praised and supported the band over many years. This will be the closest performance of ABBA you will ever get to see. Mamma mia!

–T  oowoomba Carnival of Flowers Contact the Carnival of Flowers Virtual Information Desk. Message us on Facebook or direct message us on twitter. – @CarnivalFlowers Need more info?

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Heritage Bank Live Concert Series HERITAGE BANK LIVE CONCERT SERIES SCHEDULE FRIDAY 11:30am – 12:30pm

Roma & Ebony

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Victoria Edwards

2:30pm – 4:45pm

Wizard of Oz

5:15pm – 6:00pm

Bart Thrupp

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Owl Eyes

8:45pm – 10:00pm

Blueju!ce

SATURDAY 11:00am – 12:30pm

Owie

1:00pm – 2:45pm

Remedy

3:30pm – 6:00pm

Telstra Road to Discovery featuring Mark Seymour

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks

8:30pm – 10:00pm

Mental As Anything

SUNDAY 11:00am – 11:45am

Linda Capewell

12:00pm – 12:45pm

The Groove Alteration

1:30pm – 2:45pm

Lior

3:30pm – 4:45pm

Stephen Henry and The Dominant Seven

5:30pm – 6:45pm

James Reyne

7:30pm – 9:00pm

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Kids Play Space Heading Open 10:00am to dusk daily

Family-friendly festival? Absolutely! Feast your eyes on this: an amazing Kids Play Space (Site s) is waiting for your children – a world where they can imagine, build, discover, draw, dig, cook and create. With a good measure of fun and a pinch of creativity, kids will be whisked into mini master chefs as they participate in the Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen workshops. DDSWQ Medicare Local has them hand-picking the herbs and vegetables they’ll be using in each session and – courtesy of local gardening guru, Brian Sams – the Festival has sessions that

give the children even more hands-on horticulture practice. A giant mural awaits the unleashing of artistic contributions and a little competitive spirit will add just the right spice to Kath Dickson Family Centre’s play dough sculpture challenge and mini craft gardens. With Geckoes Wildlife, your young rangers can get close to our furry, slimy and scaly native friends: pat a python, feel a frog or stroke a squirrel glider. Bunning’s DIY workshops will test budding builders and little green-thumbs will have fun with worms and composting.

Just a reminder to ‘the big kids’ that children must be supervised at all times in the Play Space, which is also an alcohol free zone!

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Kids Play Space KIDS PLAY SPACE SCHEDULE FRIDAY 10:00am – 5:00pm

Bunnings DIY workshops – build a tool box & ‘Jack and The Beanstalk’

10:30am – 5:00pm

Geckoes Wildlife – interactive display

10:30am – 11:00am

Geckoes Wildlife – live show

11:00am – 11:30am

Horticulturalist, Brian Sams – hands-on horticulture

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Geckoes Wildlife – live show

1:00pm – 1:30pm

Horticulturalist, Brian Sams – hands-on horticulture

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!)

2:00pm – 6:00pm

Face painting with Queen Fairy Seals from Fairies on the Downs (charge applies)

3:00pm – 3:45pm

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!)

3:45pm – 4:15pm

Geckoes Wildlife – live show

4:15pm – 5:00pm

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!)

5:30pm – 6:15pm

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Kids Play Space KIDS PLAY SPACE SCHEDULE SATURDAY

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10:00am – 5:00pm

Bunnings DIY workshops – build a tool box & ‘Jack and The Beanstalk’

12:00pm – 5:00pm

Geckoes Wildlife – interactive display

12:00pm – 5:00pm

Kath Dickson Family Centre – play dough sculpture competition & mini craft gardens

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Bunnings Expert demonstration – fun with worms and composting

1:00pm – 5:30pm

Face painting with Queen Fairy Seals from Fairies on the Downs (charge applies)

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!)

1:45pm – 2:15pm

Geckoes Wildlife – live show

2:15pm – 3:00pm

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!)

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Geckoes Wildlife – live show

3:45pm – 4:30pm

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!)

4:30pm – 5:00pm

Geckoes Wildlife – live show

5:00pm – 5:45pm

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!)


Kids Play Space KIDS PLAY SPACE SCHEDULE SUNDAY 10:00am – 5:00pm

Bunnings DIY workshops – build a tool box & ‘Jack and The Beanstalk’

10:00am – 5:00pm

Face painting with Queen Fairy Seals from Fairies on the Downs (charge applies)

11:00am – 5:00pm

Geckoes Wildlife – interactive display

12:00pm – 5:00pm

Kath Dickson Family Centre – play dough sculpture competition & mini craft gardens

10:45am – 11:30am

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!)

11:15am – 11:45am

Bunnings Expert demonstration – fun with worms and composting

11:45am – 12:15pm

Geckoes Wildlife – live show

12:30pm – 1:15pm

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!)

1:15pm – 1:45pm

Geckoes Wildlife – live show

2:00pm – 2:45pm

Woolworths Fresh Food Kids in the Kitchen (& garden!)

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Geckoes Wildlife – live show

3:45pm – 4:30pm

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What’s on The Menu? Byron Bay Organic Doughnuts (Site 49) Ph: 0402 753 955 Famed and a favourite! Try chocolate filled, jam filled, and traditional cinnamon doughnuts.

Dippin’ Dots Ice Cream (Site 54) Ph: 0407 230 722 The chill of the first bite ... an explosion of flavour as ice cream dots begin to melt in your mouth ... A cooling and sweet experience!

Chalala Micro Bakery (Site 46) Ph: 07 4693 7255 ‘From Hearth to Heart’ – authentic sour dough breads, handcrafted mueslis and snacks direct from a wood fired oven. Gourmet sourdough sandwiches and picnic packs available.

Dutch Poffertjes (Site 38) Ph: 0428 658 960 Mini pancakes and toppings: banana, blueberry, apple, maple syrup, Dutch chocolate, caramel, fresh lemon or the best lemon butter in the world! Optional cream/ice cream indulgence.

Coolana Olives (Site J) Ph: 07 5426 8393 A crowd favourite! Sample our Royal Melbourne Fine Food Show gold medal-winning baked olives and others among our multi-awardwinning medley. First time tasters ... one word: “Wow!”

Ph: 0403 917 014 Gluten-free sweet and savoury temptations: Bailey & Butterscotch Crème Brulèe and cakes, to Parmesan & Mushroom Arancini Risotto Balls and Sweet Corn Fritter with Pawpaw & Mango Chutney. Hot, ice-cold and organic beverages also.

Etiquette 24/7 (Site 35) Ph: 07 4638 4738 Claude’s Food (Site 48) Back by popular demand! Stir Ph: 0422 900 875 fries, Phat burgers and a selection Fresh salads, authentic Malaysian of gourmet food to tantalise your Laksa and Vietnamese BBQ baguettes tastebuds. Try the iconic Yakuza (Banh Mi) – all with the option of burger ... unbelievable! BBQ marinated chicken, pork or tofu. Gilles Place (Site 40)

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What’s on The Menu? Hungarian Langos (Site 47) Ph: 0401 508 247 Golden-fried savoury and sweet Hungarian bread served hot: garlic, cheese and sour cream or sweet cinnamon sugar with chocolate, caramel or strawberry topping.

Kingaroy Cheese (Site C) Ph: 0429 631 011 Triple Cream Brie, Camembert, Ashed Brie, Washed Rind and a new Blue cheese are available, plus delicious toasted Brie with Truffle butter on baguette.

Ii-naa Japanese Food (Site 36) Ph: 0412 332 037 Known for their traditional Japanese food and service, some famous dishes prepared and cooked freshly before you are Okonomiyaki (savoury pancake), Gyoza (pan fried dumplings) and Sushi.

L.A. Gourmet Coffee Carts (Site 32) Ph: 0437 330 729 Full hot and cold beverages menu with coffee made on Rainforest Alliance and Fair to Farmers blend beans. Selection of muffins and biscuits.

Jim’s Jerky (Site 30) Ph: 07 4630 4420 100% Australian owned and made. Produced from the finest Aussie topside then dried naturally in our secret blend of spices! Come and try free samples.

Le Flam’ House (Site 52) Ph: 0400 206 080 Tarte Flambèe (wood-fired Frenchstyle pizzas): thin dough topped with fromage frais, crème fraiche, onions, speck lardons and Swiss cheese. Gourmet special: La Chevre – goat cheese, onion, basil and tomato.

Kialla Organic (Site 44) Ph: 0418 711 170 Gourmet sausage served on stone ground bread with onions, or on a stick.

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What’s on The Menu? Lychee Divine (Site 29) Ph: 07 5485 2733 Award-winning liqueurs, conserves, condiments and balsamic vinegars. Taste the real fruit – real flavour – of our Queensland-grown gourmet products.

Recharge Juice & Milk Bar (Site 50)

Mammino Gourmet Ice-Cream (Site 45) Ph: 07 4126 2880 100% home and handmade gourmet ice-cream and sorbet. Macadamia flavour’s a specialty! Also fruit, liqueur and gluten-free flavours.

Rochester Ginger Drinks (Site 25) Ph: 03 8407 3737 Free tastings of Rochester Ginger – a non-alcoholic ginger and elderflower drink ... with the kick of two very angry mules!

Orchy (Supa Catering) (Site 51) Ph: 07 4633 1034 A Toowoomba local business serving curly fries, hot chips, chicken chips, a variety of burgers and cold drinks.

Sofra Turkish Cuisine (Site 37) Ph: 07 4638 0044 Mezze or dips platter with Turkish bread, vegetarian stew with rice, lamb stew with vegetable and rice. For a sweet treat – Turkish delight and baklava!

Pickwicks Hot Baked Potatoes (Site 53)

Tapas Spanish BBQ (Site 41) Ph: 0412 527 728 A mixed hot and cold tasting plate, Spanish tortilla on a baguette with bacon or Chorizo, or BBQ Chorizo on cous cous salad.

Ph: 0447 171 464 Hot baked potatoes with a variety of fillings.

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Ph: 0416 178 399 Fresh fruit and vegie juice, fruit salad, banana splits, milkshakes, smoothies, slushies, frozen yoghurt, ice cream and much more.


What’s on The Menu? Thai Cottage Restaurant (Site 39) Ph: 07 4659 8408 When you think of Thai cuisine, think of Thai Cottage. We bring you fabulous Thai food! The Everest Spice Tandoori and Curry House (Site 42) Ph: 07 4632 4248 Vegetable somosa, mixed pakoda, onion bhaji. butter chicken, lamb rogan josh, beef madras, vegetable korma, steamed rice, naan, pappadums. The Hot Shot Group (Site 23) Ph: 0467 468 748 A delicious selection of syrups including coffee, cocktails, smoothies, iced drink and hot drink syrups such as lemon, honey and ginger.

Two Moos (Site 14) Ph: 0423 174 030 Enjoy our hand-roasted blend of coffee, a chai or tea. A tempting selection of sweet treats will complement your soothing Two Moos beverage experience. Wicked Nic’s (Site 31) Ph: 0418 737 734 Homemade sweet treats all made by your cake specialist, Nicole. Chocolate truffles, delicious cakes, cupcakes and biscuits, in a variety of flavours. Woodfired Pizzas (Site 43) Ph: 0408 820 987 Delicious tasting woodfired pizzas to tempt any taste bud: Hawaiian, BBQ chicken or meatlovers. Also available – home style creamed rice pudding or strawberries dipped in chocolate.

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What’s in My Glass? 2nd 2 None (Site F) Ph: 07 4699 3029 We grow and produce traditional and botanical infused wines including ginger crush/zinger and our infamous ‘Gee Spot’ 7% Moscato. Ballandean Estate Wines (Site O) Ph: 07 4684 1226 A great range of your favourite styles – outstanding Semillon/ Sauvignon Blanc and white pearl (Moscato) to smooth reds and warming fortifieds. Experience great wine and great service. Bunnyconnellen Olive Grove and Vineyard (Site M) Ph: 07 4697 9555 Enjoy estate wines, extra virgin olive oils, innovative tapenades, olives marinated in extra virgin olive oil, vinegars and other locally crafted fine foods.

Crane Wines (Site X) Ph: 07 4162 7647 Offering a selection of hard and crafted wines to suit all palates, dry, sweet fortified and sparkling. Golden Grove Estate (Site U) Ph: 07 4684 1291 Award-winning family owned and operated winery. Showcasing our best including 4½★ James Halliday and full range of alternative varieties. Try our new Nero D’Avola and Vermentino. Granite Ridge Wines (Site A) Ph: 07 4684 1263 Sample our fabulous range of sweet, dry, sparkling and fortified wines and liqueurs plus chocolates and fudge. Great specials available. 2012 Art of the Label commemorative sparkling also for purchase!

Heritage Estate Winery (Site G) Casley Mount Hutton Winery Ph: 07 4685 2197 (Site Q) Award-winning wines and famous Ph: 07 4683 6316 chocolaty liqueur port, Moonshine Offering a range of ten varieties of Madness. Our cellar door offers a wine – sweet and dry, red and white wonderland ambiance of yesteryear for tasting and purchase. ... huge open fires completing our warm welcome. 32


What’s in My Glass? Hidden Creek Winery (Site S) Ph: 07 4684 1383 A boutique winery situated in the Granite Belt and producing a variety of wine types and styles – elegant whites, bold reds and luscious fortifieds. Holland Wines (Site K) Ph: 07 4698 2277 Eight different flavoured wines, including both dry and sweet, red and white, sparkling and port. Kingsley Grove Estate (Site R) Ph: 0409 721 019 A sparkling, fortified and medalwinners are among our 13-wine range – all made entirely at Kingsley Grove in the Estate tradition. We use only our own Estate-grown grapes, selected for making Queensland-climate-suitable and traditional varieties. Normanby Wines (Site P) Ph: 07 5467 1214 Boutique wines handpicked for quality control including Verdelho, White Shiraz, Chambourcin, Shiraz, Durif, white and red ports, white and red sweet wine.

Pyramids Road Wines (Site B) Ph: 0432 849 212 Diverse varieties and styles available – white, red, dry, sweet and fortified, Chardonnay, Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet, Mourvedre (our Strange Bird), Wattlebird Red and Mistella. Riversands Vineyards (Site E) Ph: 07 4625 3643 Taste white wines from crisp and dry to our sweeter Muscatos, or dry and sweet reds and our famous golden liquor Muscat Ports available in-bottle or our iconic pottery range. Great gifts! Severn Brae Estate (Site V) Ph: 07 4683 5292 Sweet fruity wines, crisp dry Verdelho, rich full Shiraz, Sangiovese, ports and meads. Granite Belt Cheese Co – triple cream Brie and marinated fetas. French Crepes – fresh berries, cream or chocolate.

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What’s in My Glass? Springdell Fruit Wines (Site H) Ph: 07 5498 1252 Boutique family winery in the Somerset Valley wine region, producing award-winning fruit wines and ports. No preservatives!

The Spotted Cow (Site T) Ph: 07 4632 4393 Get mooving and experience what’s brewing: Vale Dry Lager, Vale Pale Ale, Vale Dark Lager, Rogers Amber Ale, The Hill Pear Cider and The Hill Apple Cider.

Summit Estate Wines (Site I) Ph: 07 4683 2011 Join us for wine tasting of European and Spanish style wines. Enjoy our range of dry and sweet wines including our Moscato, liqueur Muscat and Tawny.

Twisted Gum Wines (Site L) Ph: 0404 007 494 Single vineyard, dry grown Granite Belt Wine – 2010 Chardonnay, 2011 Semillon/ Verdelho/ Chardonnay, 2012 Pink Moscato, 2009 Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon.

Symphony Hill Wines (Site D) Ph: 0412 000 882 A varietal range: Sparkling Chardonnay / Pinot Noir, Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Reserve Verdelho, Shiraz, Danying Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Gris and Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. 2012 Art of the Label commemorative white and red also for purchase!

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Winya Wines (Site W) Ph: 0408 151 824 Angus White (Chardonnay/Semillon), Verdelho, Winya White (sweet Chardonnay), Angus Sparkling (Blush style), Angus Red (Malbec), Shiraz, Winya Red (sweet Merlot), red and white fortified. Woongooroo Estate (Site N) Ph: 07 5496 3529 A boutique vineyard and cafe in the Somerset Valley region, Kilcoy. Experience some of the fabulous wines on offer from their cellar door.


What am I Taking Home? Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Merchandise (Available from the Box Office or at Information Stand on entry) Festival wine glass – $5 Festival beer cooler – $3 6 pack Festival wine glasses – $25 Festival Flower Market (Site 20) Take home a colourful reminder of your day with a scented bunch of fresh cut flowers from the Festival Flower Market. Select from a range of Queensland-grown, stunning Spring blooms and bulb varieties. Australian Desert Limes (Site 33) Ph: 07 4626 8100 The exceptional flavour of native desert limes underpins the delectable aioli, conserves and cordial developed by the Douglas family from Roma, Western Queensland. Proven selection of desert lime trees also available.

Country Harvest Australia (Site 22) Ph: 0438 944 211 Manufacturers of Terra Australia jams, chutneys and mustards and Chilli Harvest Sauces, chutneys and salsas. Exotic Filled Candy & Licorice (Site 27) Ph: 0403 950 972 65cm sherbet-filled candy and licorice in over 30 delicious flavours. Gluten Free Grain Free Company (Site 28) Ph: 0431 489 097 Handcrafted, naturally delicious and nutrient-dense gluten and grain free bread, cake and biscuit pre-mixes. Food for every body. Hand Made in Country (Site 19) Ph: 07 4632 1988 Clever artisans from Southern Queensland country share how to make your own gifts or buy gifts that have meaning and ‘give back’ to the community and environment.

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What am I Taking Home? Pudding Lane (Site 21) Ph: 07 3803 4319 Handmade gourmet Christmas and chocolate puddings. Boiled in the cloth, hung to dry and mature in the traditional way.

Taste South Burnett (Site 34) Ph: 07 4162 8222 Enjoy ‘Kingaroy’s Original Fudge’ made by Taste South Burnett, along with their selection of Booie Range Liqueurs, including the unique Peanut Liqueur.

Stella May Fine Foods (Site 26) Ph: 0431 407 993 With Boozy Duck Pate a Finalist in 2012 Delicious Magazine Awards, our range of pates, terrines and rillettes are sure to delight everyone!

White Rose Happy Bags (Site 24) Ph: 0488 144 722 Established by David and Sally Lamb in 2006, White Rose Happy Bags make fashionable fabric bags at affordable prices, with a focus on quality.

Trouble Finding a Carpark? Take advantage of the free Park & Ride service and avoid the hassle and frustration of trying to find a carpark. Simply park at the Date

Sat 22 Sun 23

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9:30am – 4:30pm, every 30 minutes 1. Kearneys Spring Historical Park 2. Picnic Point 3. Q  ueens Park and Ergon Energy Flower, Food & Wine Festival 4. Laurel Bank Park

Kearneys Spring Historical Park in Spring Street and hop on the next shuttle bus. Buses depart every 30 minutes. 4:30pm – 11:00pm, every 30 minutes 1. Kearneys Spring Historical Park 2. Q  ueens Park and Ergon Energy Flower, Food & Wine Festival incorporating the Heritage Bank Live Concert Series


What’s in My Garden Shed? 7 Elements Design (Site 6) Ph: 07 4088 6778 Unique landscape artistry incorporating the use of glass to create distinctive pavers, mosaic, water features, mirrors and garden sculpture, which captures the spirit and essence of the elements. Broadcroft Designs (Site 1) Ph: 07 5485 4420 Creative metal work, functional garden art, planter boxes and sculpture. Our designs are unique and handmade by us in Australia. Sculpting with Daniel Gill (Site 10) Ph: 0419 183 174 A local Artisan using local stones, Daniel Gill sculpts anything from animals and flowers to garden furniture, providing a great choice of handmade stone products. Observe a stonemason’s skill – watch Daniel work on a sculpture during the Festival. Earthlife (Site 5) Ph: 07 4633 2219 Manufacturers of garden soil conditioners and fertilizers that enhance plants’ ability to

utilise moisture and nutrients. Special feature – “Weedless” – a breakthrough, reducing germination of weed seeds. Herb & Flower Hangers (Site 2) Ph: 0415 616 173 Australian-made registered design vertical garden hangers, plastic pots and pot chips to create your own vertical garden. Hanging glass balls as decorative vases or terrariums. Maluwa Nursery (Site 9) Ph: 07 4697 8088 A selection of metal garden ornaments including birds, animals and insects, available in varying sizes. Organic Crop Protectants (OCP) (Site 11) Ph: 1800 634 204 Certified organic garden products from the eco-organic garden range including insecticides, fungicides, fertilisers, bio-stimulants and soil improvers. Our Kitchen Garden (Site 4) Ph: 0407 168 916 Beautiful and functional handmade products for the garden, cook and entertainer. 37


What’s in My Garden Shed? Plantlife (Site 12) Ph: 02 6688 4363 Specialist clivia growers and breeders also growing unusual bulbs, sinningias and medinillas. Productive Gardens (Site 8) Ph: 07 3393 6396 Helping you to create and grow an edible garden of fresh herbs and salad greens, handy to your kitchen. Ruby & Iris (Site 16) Ph: 0414 943 612 Leading Australian eco-sculptor. Creating rustic – yet elegant – whimsical and expressive sculptures for your home and garden using recycled and found materials.

Smartwood Products (Site 13) Ph: 0418 664 490 Teak garden furniture including garden benches, dining settings and accessories – all in first-grade plantation teak. The Complete Garden (Site 15) Ph: 07 4638 3287 Décor and giftware with a garden focus: outdoor dining settings, swings, arches, gazebos, water features, urns and pedestals, and garden statuary.

The Garden Tool Shop (Site 7) Ph: 07 4661 9641 Traditional English and ergonomic garden tools, bespoke accessories, Sleeman Imports (Site 3) garden giftware and professional Ph: 07 5439 0003 Home of the solar ‘fluttering butterfly’ pruning equipment. Good old fashioned quality and service from a and the new LED solar ‘flittering boutique family business. people’. A myriad of metal garden decorations including tin ‘garden Vanderbyl Vireya Nursery people’ and Buster the Aussie Dog. (Site 17) Ph: 02 6684 5385 Over 40 varieties of Vireya rhododendrons.

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General Information PASS OUTS Visitors are welcome to come and go from the Festival on the day of paid entry. Please ask for a pass out stamp from our staff located at the exit. Please note that re-entry to the Festival cannot be guaranteed should the site be deemed at capacity. RESPONSIBLE SERVICE 
 OF ALCOHOL As an event for all ages, the Ergon Energy Flower, Food & Wine Festival is committed to the responsible service of alcohol. To facilitate this, patrons cannot bring alcohol into the Festival precinct. All bags, containers, eskies, prams and baskets are subject to a full search at entry and patrons found to be bringing alcohol or restricted items to the Festival will be asked to dispose of these items and may be refused entry.

or buying alcohol for a minor will be evicted from the Festival and will possibly face criminal charges. Alcohol sales will cease one hour prior to the close of the Festival each night, with the consumption of alcohol ceasing 30 minutes prior to Festival close. Patrons are permitted to take away sealed bottles of wine or liqueurs that are purchased at the Festival.

If you are over 18 years of age and wish to purchase or sample alcohol, you may need to produce ID in the form of a Passport, Drivers License or an 18+ Card. Upon entry to the Festival, you may be issued with a wristband to identify that you are permitted to drink alcohol at the event. Anyone found to be supplying

TAXI

SMOKING The Festival is a smoking free environment. Smoking is only permitted in the designated outdoor smoking area clearly signed within the Festival. Please note the consumption of food and drink is not permitted in this area. ATM An ATM (Site 18) is located within the Festival. There are 3 taxi ranks close by: near the corner of Margaret and Lindsay Street; on Margaret Street and a disabled taxi rank is located along Lindsay Street. Garden City Cabs 13 32 22.

Please come again!

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Thanks A Bunch! A Tribute To Our Sponsors... Government Partners

Foundation Partners

Providing Partners

Peter Roberts Honda

Media and Promotional Partners

All Safe Fencing QLD CNW Electrical and Data Suppliers Coles Toowoomba Plaza Darling Downs – South West Queensland Medicare Local Darling Downs Veteran & Vintage Motor Club de Pot Man Garden City Cabs

Our Festival guests travel with Budget Rent A Car

Kath Dickson Family Centre Livewired Electrical Orchy Park Motor Inn Toowoomba Productive Gardens R & O Communications Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce & Industry Vast AV

DMS 1208103

Carnival Corporate Club

Flower Food and Wine Program 2012  

Ergon Flower Food and Wine Festival, incorporating Heritage Live Concert series

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