All welcome, make sure you are there on the night to go in the draw for spot prizes. Come and enjoy samples of some of the products and services on offer.
Free Event, products available for purchase
Immerse yourself in a full day of wellness. Nourish your mind, body and soul with three experienced tutors leading the way. Includes lunch and light snacks.
Thyme Festival bike library will be mobilised for the week! Find a purple bike with Thyme logos on it, pop on the helmet and pedal yourself to an event!
Locations: Alexandra Community House, Central Stories Museum & the Sidewalk Cafe
Join the pack in this fun family dog walk. Discover little known walks for your four legged friend. Doggy dress ups encouraged. Fundraising event for the SPCA.
$5 per dog
A chance to cool off after the Four Paws For SPCA . Dogs can play at the splash and dash, in a securely fenced area at the outdoor pool. Dogs only in the pool. Picnic lunch included.
$10 per dog
Get outside and discover more about your neighbourhood. Join the worlds largest treasure hunt.
Join the festival committee, artists and tutors to celebrate the opening of Thyme Festival 2017. Schools art awards will be announced at this event.
Join Dr Martyn Williamson on a tour of New World Supermarket, to help you find and recognise good examples of plant based foods.
Don’t judge a book by its cover. The Human Library is a place where real people are on loan to readers. Chapter 1. Book in to book a title. More info www.humanlibrary.org
An informal session looking at the different set-ups available to bike-packers. Learn why so many people are enjoying this activity!
Come and explore the Co-op Store. The health and wellbeing cooperative.
Historic walk and talk around Alexandra.
Get the lowdown on brewing craft beer. Explore the differences in hops and grains and the tastes they produce. Includes pizza and tastings.
For those who are curious and those who have made the move to e-biking. Simple maintenance and mechanics for e-bikes.
Delving into 'Citizen Science', creative presentations on participating and collecting data for big and small global science. Includes food and a complimentary drink.
Inspiring visits to highly productive vegetable gardens, an orchard and worm farm.
A gentle class to activate parents and their babies in the restorative energies of yoga. Yoga practitioner, Cushla Kelly will lead you through a series of postures you can practice beside, or with baby. BYO yoga mat if you have one.
Welcome to your Wellbeing. Come and experience a variety of practices to kick-start your journey to summer wellness.
$10 per session
Yoga practitioner, Cushla Kelly will take a general class in yoga, aimed at everyone - from beginner to regular yoga goers. A great start to your wellness.
Products and methods to reduce the cost and waste of your monthly cycle. Share facts, bust myths and challenge taboo. Free gift included.
Trauma Sensitive Yoga and Mindfulness for Mental Health. Angela Connell will lead you through this workshop utilising mindfulness combined with yoga to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Learn the basics of good foot massage and meridian opening techniques with Gabriella Schmidt-Morrell.
Self massage and stretching techniques with Sharon Donaldson. Learn some simple massage and stretching techniques to bring relief and aid you in personal wellbeing.
Learn how to use an AED. Anyone can quickly learn to use one – you don’t need to be a medical professional.
Come along and give line-dancing a go! All welcome to this beginner class.
Andrew Howley will draw on his love for the natural world and photography alongside traditional Christian aspects of meditation, contemplation and reflection.
This hands-on workshop by local Julia Fast covering German traditional christmas cuisine and an insight into German culture.
Hands-on learning for your own Sauerkraut and Jun tea. Join the buzz and get the good bugs in your life with these super-foods!
Sound Therapy with Tibetan Singing Bowls and Ayurvedic Massage. This session will be lead by yoga and meditation practitioner, Angela Connell.
Relax on the Church lawn and watch local Alexandra and Cromwell groups demonstrate their moving meditation - Tai chi.