A big thank you to all the lovely people who came along to The Village Voice tent at the innocent village fete over the weekend. We were thrilled to see so many people lolling on our giant bean bags, taking part in our interactive activities and alternatively basking in sunshine and cowering from the showers. We hope you all had fun.
Thanks too to all the amazing artists who contributed their brilliance to a thrilling line-up of theatre, poetry, live literature, storytelling puppetry and much more.
Here are some photos from the weekend taken by our general manager Ric, who spent most of his time tying luggage tags to The Tree of Brilliant Things:
We ended up with thousands of brilliant things weighing down the branches. We'll post news of what we're going to use them all for later this week. We also had Giant Boggle which got very competitive:
And loads of people contributed a line or two to our epic group poem Nothing Rhymes With Orange:
That's our literary assistant Georgia clutching a clipboard on the left. At the end of each day, the newly composed Nothing Rhymes With Orange poem was performed live on stage by Chris Hicks and Ross Sutherland of Aisle16:
One of Saturday's poetical highlights was Murray Lachlan Young who led lots of little people on a merry dance around the tent:
We'll post lots more fete photos on our Flickr site in the next few days. We'd love to see any photos you took - please send them to us.
And if you were at fete, leave a comment and let us know what you thought of The Village Voice.