9 March 2009
I've been working on my costume for the Islands first Renaissance festival all day it's actually looking better than I thought it would, I'm making a peasant girl dress as everyone else is doing lady or fairy costumes. My sewing machine has given me a few problems but it seems to be working OK now, it's a really old hand operated singer sewing machine and the bobbin winder has stopped working altogether. I'll be sure to post plenty of pictures of it when it's done.
The renaissance festival is being organised by the "Ryde East Community Association" based at the Park centre in high park road Ryde. I'm doing a workshop there every Wednesday working on this years carnival project too which is an "Alice Wonderland" theme which will be fun this week I'm going to be making giant paper mache flamingo's.
The Renaissance Festival is going to be held on 24th May 2009 at Smallbrook Stadium , we are going to try and make it look like a castle and there will lots of different area's including a market and an enchanted realm, kids kingdom and the Arena where there will music dance and other entertainment. If this one is successful we will try to organise one every year so support it if you can by coming along. To find out more visit the website here.