Village at ConFest
Written 1997. Last updated – April 2014.
Energy informed and supported the first ConFest in Cotter River, NSW in 1976. New Year
ConFest in 1997/98 saw the first Laceweb Village at ConFest. Laceweb
workshops have been held at ConFest over the years since then with Laceweb
Workshops well attended during the 2013 Easter ConFest.
Some of the
themes of the Village are:
The Laceweb is a social
movement had its origins in the early 1940's in Australia. It is spreading to
include indigenous, small minority and intercultural people throughout the
East Asia Oceania Australasia Region. Laceweb networks of wellness healers
are passing on news of what works through the Region. Laceweb has wellbeing
as its focus and is not connected with any religious or political base. It is
more a way of living and relating that embraces wellbeing. You do not become
a member as there is nothing to join. It's the sharing of simple things that
work. It may be that you have been part of the Laceweb for years without
The Laceweb enables and
engages in self-help and mutual-help action - enriching all aspects of
wellbeing. Healing ways that work are passed on to others. Over the years
since the first Laceweb Village at ConFest (1998), hundreds of these healing
ways have been shared at Laceweb workshops at ConFest.
may be interested in communal ways for healing the World - things that you
can do locally - and ways to enrich your wellbeing. Have a look at the links
at the bottom of this page for 'Healing ways' and 'Healing the Mindbody'
Village is in a 'drug and alcohol free space' and the 'quiet zone'.
Are you interested in
enabling healing workshops or conferences on any aspect of wellbeing? Gentle
healing spaces are available at Laceweb and you are most welcome to
participate. It's as simple as letting people know what you are enabling. Do
this by writing them up on any available spot on the Laceweb section on the
Workshop notice-boards. These are usually found near the ConFest information
Whether you're a healer,
nurturer, seeker, or just looking for a playful fun, place for your base at
ConFest - the Laceweb Village may be for you. Stay with us or drop in for a
cuppa and chat.
The Laceweb Village for
'play at work' shops, conferring, ceremonies, celebratings, drumming/didge
& dance, community healing actions and the joy of living.
We welcome input and
contributions of energy including Village set up. Please let others know who
may be interested in linking in with this energy.