The Enchanted Garden

Multiple Dates
Free Event
The Village Green, Montville

Daily delights and surprises

Each afternoon, in-conversation experiences interspersed with entertainment.

Wednesday 10 August

12.00pm Joan Hanger - Princess Diana’s Dream Analyst Joan will talk about the life you dreamed of - the past, the present, the future.

1:00pm Shanleigh Rose Musician performing short sets around the hour and the half-hour - 16 year old Shanleigh attends Maleny State High School and has recently been signed to a local record label. This singer, guitarist and song writer will be playing mostly her originals today.

Marayke Jonkers Three times Paralympian and multiple medal winner, motivational speaker, self-leadership expert and lucky enough to have ticked all the big items off her bucket list before turning 30. A personal deep dive into life and dreams in the face of challenges.

Uncle Alan C Parsons More than 60,000 years of history - Indigenous culture and the sustainability of foraged food historically and for today - from a First Nations Elder born in Charleville with traditional links to the Bidjira/Yiman people in Central Queensland.

A chin wag and a yarn with some OMG Totes Sic Munchkins & Legends A panel of three local living legends who are well into their eighth decade of life and three munchkins not even half way through their first decade. What could go wrong? Local ‘Legends’ Pam Magdefrau (ceramics artist), Jim Cox (artist, author, illustrator), Max Barrenger (woodcrafter) in-conversation with three youngsters.

3:30pm Drag Queen Story Time Featuring The Krumple by Jim Cox

Thursday 11 August

12.00pm Joan Hanger - Princess Diana’s Dream Analyst Joan will talk about the life you dreamed of - the past, the present, the future.

1:00pm Sunshine Chimes Ensemble performing short sets around the hour and the half-hour - the mesmerising melodies of hand chimes from this talented community group from Mapleton.

Who am I, as myself? Drag Queens out of uniform - Ashley Swift, the gift is different for everyone.

A Priest, a Muslim Activist and a Buddhist Nun walk into a bar… #LoveIsLove no matter your religion. Three religious women in a light hearted conversation on peace, politics and diversity. With Rev’d Deborah Bird, Ellisa Parker and Lozang Khadro.

David Dangerfield Compass disability group managing director talks about the Compass farm and cafe.

3.30pm Drag Queen Story Time Featuring Sugar Plum and the Christmas Tale by Lou Tasker

Friday 12 August

12.00pm Joan Hanger - Princess Diana’s Dream Analyst Joan will talk about the life you dreamed of - the past, the present, the future.

1:00pm Emily Davies & Michelle Bull performing short sets around the hour and the half-hour - incredibly talented classical duo from Maleny.

Dr Steve Turton Climate Change in our patch.

Lucy Haslam retired nurse, advocate and mother who has campaigned for the legalisation of medical cannabis after her son, Dan, was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Dr Dennis Desmond (Cyber Intelligence Lecturer at USC) Cyber Secrets.


3.30pm Drag Queen Story Time Featuring The Last Tree In The City by Peter Carnavas.

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We acknowledge the Jinibara people and the Gubbi Gubbi people, the traditional custodians of the different areas of country on which The Rangebow Festival takes place and we pay our respects to indigenous elders, past, present and emerging.