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-time opening of the Coalfields Museum with old-time music, entertaining stories, wine and cheese.
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
Rug up and explore the mysteries of the universe in this fun, family astronomy night.
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…
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…
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 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…
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…
Weaving a hanging basket into a work of art using recycled materials and weaving techniques.
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…
Make your own traditional wall hanging using tapestry weaving techniques on a small lap loom.
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