FESTIV ARTY

FESTIV ARTY Workshops

Get arty and crafty with a range of workshops

Want to learn new skills, or brush up on old ones? Register for the heavily subsidised workshops on offer all throughout FESTIV ARTY.

Bookings are essential.

A Night at the Museum

When: September 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Coalfields Museum, 161 Throssell St, Collie

A night-time opening of the Coalfields Museum with old-time music, entertaining stories, wine and cheese.

Acrylic Pour Workshop

When: September 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Co-Op Building, 85-89 Steere Street, Collie

Learn how to use acrylic paint and pouring mediums to create a variety of special effects on canvas. Demonstration: 11am Children’s workshop: 12.30pm Adult workshop: 2.30pm

Astronomy Night

When: September 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Allanson Oval, Montgomery St, Allanson

Rug up and explore the mysteries of the universe in this fun, family astronomy night.

Author Talk with Amanda Curtin

When: September 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Collie Public Library, Wittenoom St, Collie

Amanda Curtin is the author of novels Elemental (2013) and The Sinkings (2008), short story collection Inherited (2011), and the narrative non-fiction title Kathleen O’Connor of Paris. Elemental was shortlisted for the Western Australian Premier’s…

Author Talk with Anne-Louise Willoughby

When: September 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Collie Public Library, Wittenoom St, Collie

Anne-Louise Willoughby worked as a journalist in a career that spanned thirty years in Western Australia, first training as a newspaper cadet in the 1970s before moving to magazine publishing with Australian Consolidated Press. As…

Author Talk with Chris Ferreira

When: September 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Collie Public Library, Wittenoom St, Collie

Chris Ferreira has been a leading exponent of sustainability in Western Australia for over 25 years. His company, The Forever Project, specialises in environmental education and behaviour change, as well as sustainability design, management, community…

Bat Box Workshop

When: September 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Co-Op Building, 85-89 Steere Street, Collie

Bat expert, Joe Tonga will teach you all about bats and their quirky habits, and you will learn how to make a bat box to help with micro-bat conservation. This is a hands-on bat box…

Bat Spotting

When: September 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Collie Golf Club car park, 147 Mungalup Road, Collie

Following on from the earlier bat box building workshop, bat expert, Joe Tonga will teach you all about bats and their quirky habits. Meet at the Collie Golf Club carpark and walk to Minninup Pool…

Hanging Basket Workshop

When: September 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Co-Op Building, 85-89 Steere Street, Collie

Weaving a hanging basket into a work of art using recycled materials and weaving techniques.

Memoir Writing Workshop

When: September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Collie Public Library, Wittenoom St, Collie

Memories are a writer’s unique resource. Whether writing fact or fiction, these gems can enrich your writing, adding colour, depth and emotion to an otherwise pedestrian piece of work. Creative writing tutor and author Sarah…

Rainbow Weaving Workshop

When: September 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Co-Op Building, 85-89 Steere Street, Collie

Make your own traditional wall hanging using tapestry weaving techniques on a small lap loom.

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Bike Health Check and Social Ride (12 years and up)

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Bike Health Check and Social Ride (ages 6-11 years)

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CBD Art Trail

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Collie’s Got Talent

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Street Art Installation

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Street Fair

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Visual Arts Exhibition – Co-Op Building

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Visual Arts Exhibition – Collie Art Gallery