Bamba Gii Workshops

The 2021 Bamba Gii Workshops

Lane Brookes
Traditional Dance

No Booking Required

Times: 11:30am

Duration: 45 minutes – 1 hr

Join Lane Brookes, artist, dancer and teacher for a one-hour workshop. Learn dance from a local Mandandanji dancer, gain insight to storytelling through dance and discover the history of why dance is so important to Indigenous and Mandandanji people. You will learn moves and will create a story from those movements from the elements of the land. All ages are welcome to participate.

Megan Brown
Earth Healing

No Booking Required

Times: 1:45pm and 5:00pm

Duration: 45 minutes – 1 hr

Megan Brown is a proud Gungurri and Mithika woman from South West Queensland. Through her business Soaring Souls, Megan offers a range of spiritual and wellness services. Join Megan at Bamba Gii for an Earth Healing session where she will guide you to explore the energetic and natural connection that we have with mother earth and spirit.


No Booking Required

Time: 3:15pm

Duration: 45 minutes – 1 hr

Desmond Crump, is an aboriginal languages specialist from South-West Queensland with family and cultural connections to the Gamilaroi Nation. Join Des as he delivers a workshop involving the different languages of the Mandandanji, Gunggari, Kamilaroi, Bidjara, Kunja, Kooma, Mardigan, Kullilli and Budjiti peoples.

Bookings are essential for the following workshops

Workshops are free for patrons who have purchased a ticket to attend Bamba Gii Festival.  If you wish to attend a workshop, please complete the form below and proceed here to buy your General Admission tickets.

Sara Moore | Ochre Bee

Bookings essential

Times: 3:00pm

Duration: 45 minutes – 1 hr

For indigenous people, ochre is a precious resource – connecting people to their land and culture. Ochres are primarily natural pigments and minerals that are found in the soil that are used to tell the past, present and future through ceremony, art and on the skin. We are so excited to welcome Sara Moore from Oche Bee to this year’s Festival. Attend a workshop with Sara to learn how to use Ochre in art.

Also meet Sara Moore at our Ochre Wall for an artist chat at 1pm and 4pm

Cheryl Moggs | Basket Weaving

Bookings essential

Times:  4:00pm

Duration: 45 minutes – 1 hr

Cheryl Moggs, is a proud Bigambul woman from Goondiwindi, Queensland.

Cheryl’s creations make reference to the importance of preserving, protecting and educating others about her traditional country, heritage, culture and story. Learn from Cheryl how plants and other natural materials can be made to create traditional Aboriginal containers that would originally have been used for carrying babies, water, bush tucker and to make bread.

Susie Klein | Arts


Time: 2:00pm

Duration: 45 minutes – 1 hr

Susie Klein is a Jaularoi woman born in Mandandanji traditional lands with a passion for storytelling through art. Working with a wide range of mediums, Suzie believes creativity engages communities and thrives on the impact art can have on others. Join Susie for an art workshop at this year’s Bamba Gii Festival.