Bloom in the Bay

Speakers & Workshops

The festival includes fun and interactive demos from a wide range of artisans. The line-up includes forging, flower crowns, table styling, seed bombs and many more. Plus, be entertained and educated by numerous guest speakers who will be sharing wisdom from our speakers’ corner.

Come and meet the Kowhai Forge, School of Blacksmithing team who will be sharing some secrets of this unique craft and demonstrating the traditional techniques of forging. A small hatchet will be created, forging iron and high carbon steel together in a coal fire.