Warburton’s Nordic celebration

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News

Warburton’s Nordic celebration Return of the Vikings For one weekend in May, Warburton is overrun with Vikings. Now in its third year, the Nordic Festival, a not-for-profit cultural celebration of all things Scandanavian, is hosted by Warburton and is a unique national event that brings tourists to the region and the Viking out in the locals. Organiser Leila Myllmymäli-Hay says, …

Nordic Festival receives sponsorship

Lindy Schneider Events, Local Life, Sponsorships, UYCE

Nordic Festival receives sponsorship Upper Yarra Community Enterprise is proud to sponsor the Nordic Festival in Warburton as part of our community partnerships and funding program. The Nordic Festival, held on 18 and 19 May 2013, is an annual event that showcases the beauty of the township of Warburton. With broad appeal to a wide variety of people, the festival …

The towns that grow together…

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

The towns that grow together… When a Victorian study in 2008 indicated that one in twenty people in a twelve month period had run out of food (that’s almost 10 people a week in Warburton and Yarra Junction), a group of community-minded people decided to make a difference to ‘food security’ in our towns.  With the goal of ensuring there …