MARDIGRASS 2000 PROGRAMME  "GOOD MEDICINE"

FRIDAY 5TH MAY

8pm DIGITAL HEMPY in the Town Hall. 12 plus DJ’S,  $10/$12   Chill out Zone at the E-Bar.

SATURDAY 6TH MAY 

10am Rainbow Café.  POT POETRY & YARNDI YARNS. Hosted by S. Sorrensen & Alan Glover

11am CANNABIS FORUMTown Hall. 11am INDUSTRIAL  HEMP - An Exciting Future with Dr. Andrew Katelaris, industrial hemp pioneer ,activist and inspiration.  

1pm GLOBAL POT AND POLITICS -Where its all Heading!  Speakers include Dana Larsen, Editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine, Canada.

2.30pm  Dr. David Helliwells CANNABIS CAFE proposal for Nimbin followed by a MEDICAL MARIJUANA FORUM.  Guests include John Jiggens, Australias foremost cannabis historian, Jamnes Danenberg and Tony Kneipp from Hemp SA, Lucy Charlesworth, Eve Sinton.  Hosted by Harry Freeman, rainbow region legend

11.30am Hemp Olympix Torch & KOMBI KONVOY leave Lismore. Assemble at Conservatorium Carpark (corner Magellan & Dawson) from 10am

12.30pm Peace Park KOMBI KONVOY and the CANNABUS arrive in Nimbin for OPENING CEREMONY with Local Elders, Gunja Faeries and guest speakers including Princess Anne to open the Hemp Olympix 

1PM HEMP OLYMPIX Peace Park. Heats begin for Joint Rolling, Bong Throwing, Growers Ironperson and new event POLICE TRIATHLON (Eye Gazing, Walk and Turn, One Leg Stand and count!!!)

4.20pm Participate in the Millennium Marijuana March and Launch of FREEDOM RIDE, a tour of NSW gaols culminating in Sydney Hemp Olympix., a tour of NSW gaols culminating in Sydney Hemp Olympix.  Also launch of The CHURCH OF THE HOLY SMOKE.

5pm HEMP OLYMPIX COOL DOWN - DANCE THE DRUG LAWS AWAY -

6pm HARVEST BALL - Town Hall, top local talent including Folk'N'Cowticks,Pagan Love Cult, Tonk & Turner, Go,Solkin,Slippery & Red Eyed Frogs plus special dance guests - $10 & $12. 

8.30pm Nimbin Bowling Club - Monkey and the Fish - (members & guests)

10pm Hemp Comedy Club at the Oasis Cafe with Alan Glover & Steve Sorrensen

 

SUNDAY 7TH MAY

10am POT POETRY YARNDI YARNS at the Rainbow Café with Alan & S.  Sorrensen

10am HEMP OLYMPIX at Peace Park– 2nd Heats and International Hemp Rope Tug O War

11am FREE LEGAL ADVICE SESSION in Town Hall, Steve Bolt and Hugh van Dugteren.

11am  SEED SWAP- Location to be announced.  

11am ''THE JOKE" A  play by Tony Kneipp in the Cave

1pm MARDIGRASS PARADE Led by Nimbins Gunja Faeries.  Starts at the Showground gates ending up in Peace Park

2pm CANNABIS LAW REFORM RALLY - Peace Park- Speakers, Diana ah Naid,

Cannabis Cup Judges raffle draw! Biggest Stalk & Furry Freak Brothers Look Alike Contests.

3pm HEMP OLYMPIX - Finals of all events.

4pm BUSKERS BONANZA - Collection of tokens.

5pm CANNABIS CUP - Judging of the best produce.

6pm PICKERS BALL – Town Hall with George Scott and friends. Featuring The Old Nimbin Folk Club artists, includes CLOSING CEREMONY $5

10pm Hemp Comedy Club at the Oasis Cafe with Steve Sorrensen and Alan Glover.

OTHER EVENTS

MARDIGRASS MARKETS AND HEMP EXPO. Children’s Puppet show on the HISTORY OF HEMP (at , Hemp fashion, POT ART, Cannabis Cup judges raffle, DUTCHIES CAFÉ, Chill Out Zone, Youth Art Exhibition, Tree Planting and don't miss our Cafes and Restaurants with entertainment all weekend. - Nimbin Headers Soccer First Division - Saturday 1pm with the girls playing at 9am Sunday.

MONDAY 8TH, TUESDAY 9TH

THE CANNABIST INTERNATIONALE, a webcast global link up and conference of law reform activists. Register at the wwwagon in Peace Park.