Groovin the Moo

Commoonity

POWDER PEN

Beautique Hair Lounge

Returning in 2019, GTM’s Powder Pen will keep you looking festival fresh! For a small donation, you can get a quick hair and make-up “zjoosh” thanks to Beautique Hair Lounge. A portion of proceeds from the Powder Pen will go back to the charity of the salons’ choice.

LGBTQI+ Safe Space

Operating since 1966, Ede Events have been at the forefront of event development in the region. They have supplied GTM with marquees, furniture and event equipment since our very first festival and in 2019 are excited to have an even larger presence. Ede Events Extravaganza will be popping up on show day in support of our LGBTQI+ community, they will be hosting an inclusive space complete with drag queens and disco tunes. Make sure you pop in and say g’day.

LOCAL ARTIST SHOWCASES

THE HUB

The Hub Creative Centre is a gallery and workshop space for groups to hire or individuals to join in on different activities. Every Friday morning, people get together for a Positive Possibilities Program. The program enables and empowers individuals living with a disability to gain life, social and self-care skills. They have teamed up with the GTM décor team to assist with bringing the festival to life with bright and colourful artworks.

UMBRELLA STUDIO

Umbrella Studio is a not-for-profit, members-based exhibition and studio space displaying more than 25 different contemporary art exhibitions a year. This year for GTM, they are running a bunch of community art workshops! Come on down and decorate a suitcase to celebrate the Hotel/Motel theme. The suitcases will be used to decorate various parts of the GTM site. To get involved, email millie@cattleyard.com for more info!

LOCAL BUSINESS INVOLVEMENT

ST VINCENT DE PAUL

St Vincent de Paul will be running a market stall of vintage and second hand clothes that have been sourced from their stores. The money raised will go back towards helping those less fortunate in Townsville and those who have been heavily impacted by the floods.

QUEENSLAND COUNTRY WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION

The QCWA will be hosting a fundraising stall packed with protein balls and other bits and bobs to get you through the day. Pop your water bottle into a crotchet drink holder or browse through the other crafts made just for you! While you are there have a chat to the QCWA and see how you can get involved; it is not all just tea and scones!

THE YOUTH NETWORK HQ

The Youth Network NQ Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation based in Townsville that is an advocate for young people and youth service providers.  They host monthly meetings for youth workers connect, exchange information and collaborate on projects.  They also run a range of youth engagement activities around the community to connect with young people that focus on art, music and skateboarding.

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