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Makers' Immersion Weekend

Buda Castlemaine and Craft Victoria present a weekend of workshops, panel discussions and the Reel to Reel craft film festival.


Buda Historic Home and Garden
42 Hunter St, Castlemaine


The Theatre Royal
30 Hargraves St, Castlemaine 

In partnership with Craft Victoria and the Theatre Royal

Buda Castlemaine Presents The Makers' Immersion Weekend


Saturday 15thFebruary

Venue:The Garden Room at Buda

Session 1: iPhonography & Styling Tips

Session 2: Driving Instagram

Two 1.5 hours sessions interspersed with lunch Minimum requirements: participants must already have an active Instagram account and their own smartphone.

Session 1: 11am-12.30pm

Lunch: 12.30pm-1.30pm  Boxed/Picnic lunch available $15 (Booking required) Or BYO

Session 2: 1.30pm-3pm at Buda

Participants: Limit of 15 (total of 30). Double session with switch over of participants after lunch.

Venue: The Garden Room, Buda (See map)

Cost: $65 per person (includes both sessions)
(Option to book lunch will show on booking page)

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Sunday 16thFebruary

Morning Session:   Real to Reel– UK Craft Film Festival. 32 short films featured in two sessions back-to-back

Craft Victoria and BUDA are proud to host the Victorian regional premiere of the Real to Reel Film Festival, 32 short films celebrating craft and makers from around the world.

Session 1: 10am-11.10am

Interval: 20 minutes

Session 2: 11.30am-12.35pm

Venue:Castlemaine Theatre Royal, 30 Hargraves Street Castlemaine

Cost:Single session $24 per person / Double session $40 per person

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Sunday 16thFebruary

Afternoon Session:    Price is Right- Conversation circle with panel

With Gemma Jones & Sarah Weston (Craft Victoria) and Bridget Farmer(Local artist/printmaker).

Join us in an open conversation about the complexities of pricing artwork and crafts pieces for sale.


Venue: The Garden Room, Buda (See map)

Cost: $22 per person (includes afternoon tea)

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