Festival Program


Marry Your Friends

Sat 31 Aug, 11.30am
The Toff in Town

Celebrate that first flush of feeling with themed talks and performances at MWF19’s Wedding Chapel.

The best of friends really are with you through richer and poorer, in sickness and in health. So how would you like to ‘make it official’ and put a ring on your BFF’s finger? Love goddess Emilie Zoey Baker will be conducting a mass friendship commitment ceremony. Marry one, two, or all of them at once.


1 hour

Available on Pass


Session Artists

Emilie Zoey Baker is an award-winning Australian poet and spoken-word performer. She performs regularly at arts and literature festivals, and is the creative director of OutLoud.

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