Deep Listening Festival

A weekend of story telling, art, music, discussion and workshops.

DEEP LISTENING FESTIVAL 2019 – 5 & 6 April 2019

‘Finding A Place to Call Home’

Deep Listening Festival invites you to step outside your normal busy schedule to engage, connect and listen. Through an impressive collection of speakers, presenter and artists you will hear wonderful stories to inspire and enrich. Listen to positive stories of overcoming adversity, be inspired by art and hear from the artists, and find ways to broaden your understanding of the community around you.

The festival, hosted by the Margaret River Uniting Church, arose from the congregation’s desire to engage with the wider community, and to share stories through music, storytelling and art. The inspiration for the weekend came from a similar festival run in rural Victoria called ‘Sacred Edge’.

In 2019, our overall theme will be ‘Finding A Place to Call Home’ with our two main focus areas to be ‘Homelessness’ and ‘Multiculturalism’.

Throughout the weekend we hope to cater for both adults and young people, attracting people from both the church and our wider Margaret River community. Included in the program will be an art exhibition featuring local artists, times to eat together, panel discussions, workshops, community building practices and presentations. All of these will be done within a sacred space where all are valued and included, with the overarching aim of demonstrating positive community.

Read about our Speakers and Presenters here, and keep checking back for updates as we get closer to our 2019 Festival.

Tickets now available – go to our Registration page or click below to go directly to our Trybooking site.

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Deep Listening 2018

Our 2018 Deep Listening Festival was a wonderful weekend!  For those who missed it, or would like to get an idea what it was all about here’s a great snapshot of the weekend put together by Don Dowling – thanks Don!
Thanks to everyone who helped make our first festival a memorable one!




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