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Meet the Festival team – Shirley

Shirley Lewis is well known to Blue Mountains locals as a passionate campaigner for living As Sustainably As Possible.  Creator of the Respect Arc for moving from waste to sustainability, Shirley joined the Festival of Resilience team with a vision to make a big difference. Shirley’s vivacious alter-ego Baglady has entertained and inspired children and … Read more

Meet the Festival team – Vicki

Blue Mountains City Council is a partner in the Festival of Resilience, and as Council’s Manager of Community, Libraries and Customer Services, I am very excited to have been involved with the Festival since its inception. I am the conduit with the Festival committee and the events, staff and people involved from Council in this … Read more

Meet the Festival team – Richard (The Duck)

I’ve lived at the top of the Blue Mountains for the past 10 years, so I’ve got a long way to go before I consider of myself a “local”. I think of myself as just an ordinary average guy. Rather unremarkable. I’ve done nothing really special or outstanding. A bit of a Jack of many … Read more

Meet the Festival team – Tina Marie

So happy to be involved with Resilient Blue Mountains and the fabulous Festival of Resilience. I am one of the many “crazy creative” types living in this beautiful mountains community. My wish is to spread joy and foster positivity – to encourage everyone to take action in order to combat the challenges of climate change. … Read more

Meet the Festival team – Serena

I’ve lived in the mountains for 24 years and I feel incredibly grateful to be part of this amazing community, living in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. After spending a decade as a leader within the Blue Mountains Ukulele Group, I felt drawn to the fight for climate action and building … Read more