Coast Life Festival

Coast Life is a community cultural and education event held on the NSW Central Coast, celebrating coastal life and educating audiences on how we can better protect and preserve our waterways. The focus of this event is WATER – everything that makes it important to us, all the different ways we interact with it, and our individual responsibility for protecting and preserving it. Featuring live music, live art, workshops, keynote talks, panel discussions, poetry, comedy, food & beverages, market stalls, kids’ games, smoking ceremony, yarns around the campfire, cooking demonstrations, and more. Join event

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Coast Life is a community cultural and education event held on the NSW Central Coast, celebrating coastal life and educating audiences on how we can better protect and preserve our waterways.

The focus of this event is WATER – everything that makes it important to us, all the different ways we interact with it, and our individual responsibility for protecting and preserving it.

Featuring live music, live art, workshops, keynote talks, panel discussions, poetry, comedy, food & beverages, market stalls, kids’ games, smoking ceremony, yarns around the campfire, cooking demonstrations, and more.

1
Day Event
32
Speakers
5
Sponsors
34
Sessions

Sponsors

Speakers

Hussy Hicks
Hussy Hicks
Paint n Palette
Paint n Palette
Maddy Hope-Hodgett
Maddy Hope-Hodgett
Celeste Boonaerts
Celeste Boonaerts
Jake Cassar
Jake Cassar
Diana Boyd
Diana Boyd
See Ya Sista
French for Tuesday
French for Tuesday
Mano Totau
Mano Totau
Peter Warner
Peter Warner
Anthony Ogilvie
Anthony Ogilvie
Interflow
Paul McMahon
Paul McMahon
Darren Sanders
Darren Sanders
Victor Martinez
Victor Martinez
Steve Edmonds Band
Steve Edmonds Band
Niamh Watson
Niamh Watson
Mark Moldre
Mark Moldre
Bryan Dorff
Bryan Dorff
Budi Bone
Budi Bone
Brandon Dodd
Brandon Dodd
Andrew Cox
Andrew Cox
Michelle Reidy
Michelle Reidy
Michael Peter
Michael Peter
Cathy Gilmore
Cathy Gilmore
Australian Seabird Rescue
Adam Viner
Adam Viner
Scott Price
Scott Price
Chef Yellowtail Restaurant
Mark Olive
Mark Olive
Matt Poll
Matt Poll
Tim Selwin
Tim Selwin
Sarah Beard
Sarah Beard
CEO Take 3
Kim Eulenstein
Kim Eulenstein
Elite Salt Water Academy
Dr Troy Gaston
Dr Troy Gaston
Marine Biologist
Dr Tim Heffernan
Dr Tim Heffernan
Doctors Without Borders

Agenda

Stages
Main Stage

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

Welcome - MCs

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Darren Sanders
Paul McMahon

Performance Poetry

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Andrew Cox Andrew Cox

The Biological Effects of Water on the Body

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Kim Eulenstein Kim Eulenstein

Swimming For A Cause

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Bryan Dorff Bryan Dorff

Interflow Presents: The Evolution of a Water Based Business

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Anthony Ogilvie Anthony Ogilvie

Feros Care Fearless Film Screening - Ocean Adventures

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Feros Care Presents: Fearless Seafarers: The Captain & The Castaway

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Peter Warner
Mano Totau

Charity partner introduction - Australian Seabird Rescue

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Cathy Gilmore Cathy Gilmore

The Science of our Local Waters

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Dr Troy Gaston Dr Troy Gaston

Water From A Humanitarian Perspective

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Dr Tim Heffernan Dr Tim Heffernan

Charity partner introduction - Take 3

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Power of the Individual: Putting good intentions into action

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Dr Tim Heffernan
Dr Troy Gaston
Sarah Beard

Comedy feature set - Paul McMahon

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Paul McMahon Paul McMahon

Comedy feature set - Darren Sanders

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Darren Sanders Darren Sanders

Victor Martinez

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Victor Martinez Victor Martinez

Mark Moldre + Band

5:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Mark Moldre Mark Moldre

Australian Seabird Rescue Raffle Draw

6:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Hussy Hicks

6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Hussy Hicks Hussy Hicks

Take 3 for the Sea Raffle Draw

7:45 PM - 8:00 PM

Steve Edmonds Band

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Steve Edmonds Band Steve Edmonds Band
Garden Stage

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

Niamh Watson

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Niamh Watson Niamh Watson

Budi Bone

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Budi Bone Budi Bone

Brendan Dodd

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Brandon Dodd Brandon Dodd
Creators Marquee

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

Making Art with Marine Debris

11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
French for Tuesday
Diana Boyd

Words for Water Writing Workshop

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Michael Peter
Michelle Reidy
Andrew Cox

Oceanic Art Workshop

4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Paint n Palette Paint n Palette

Coast Life Film Festival presented by Studio Ark

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Coastal Filmmakers Panel - Presented by Studio Ark

7:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Camp Fire

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

Welcome To Country

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Tim Selwin Tim Selwin

Sustainable Fishing & Foraging

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Mark Olive
Jake Cassar

Stories from the stars and sea - Aboriginal Astronomy & Navigation

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Demo Hut

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

The Secret Life of Oysters

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Celeste Boonaerts Celeste Boonaerts

Seafood & Native Bushfoods Cooking Demo

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Mark Olive
Scott Price
Adam Viner

How to Rescue Seabirds

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Cathy Gilmore Cathy Gilmore

Partners

CC365
CC365
Wax On Wraps
Take 3 for the Sea
Take 3 for the Sea
Australian Seabird Rescue
Australian Seabird Rescue

Contact information