I came across 'Free Lunch' at the bottom of Vulcan Lane yesterday. Free Lunch is a street theatre company from Hamilton and they are 'facilitating' the design of a Super City flag in the most fabulous way possible!
with bicycle power
you simply come up with your design, they cut out the fabric and then .... you pedal
this runs the sewing machine
and voilà ... your flag is created!
Can you guess what the inspiration was for my design? I'll give you a clue - it involves Rangitoto, bicycles and sunshine
These are then displayed ... mine was the first!
They will be running up these flags for several days, at Vulcan Lane for a couple of days and then in Aotea Square, so pay them a visit and get your ideas captured in fabric. Apparently, these flags will be going to Len Brown (possibly displayed somewhere) and then they will be posted back to you. What a sensational idea!
Additionally, if you are a 'dyed in the wool' lycra cyclist and fancy trying out this 'cycling in your own clothes' thing, this is the ideal, safe environment to take those first baby steps! What's more, this bicycle has 7 wheels so is very much legally exempt from the 'bicycle' (2 wheels only) helmet law so try it out ... give it a whirl ... feel the wind in your hair!
So head on down and pedal for your flag.