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Winter storytelling workshops

19 May 2022

Entertain your little ones this winter at our Gandel Storytelling workshops, for children aged 5 to 12.

From Indigenous stories to musical activities and craft making, these sessions will have your family covered during the cooler months.

Gandel Storytelling Workshop: Wylah - the Koorie warrior

Date: 11am-12pm, Saturday 4 June

Explore the history and culture that inspired Wylah: the Koorie warrior's adventures, learn words and phrases in Peek Whurrong language (an Indigenous Victorian dialect) and create your own megafauna animal in the illustration component of this workshop.

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Gandel Storytelling Workshop: Rachel Gyan

Date: 10.30am-11.30am or 1pm-2pm, Saturday 2 July

Unravel the stories of Australian native plants through illustrator Rachel Gyan's hands-on workshop, which will connect children to the natural world around them and inspire limitless possibilities for future at-home creations.

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Gandel Storytelling Workshop: Welcome to Country

Date: 10.30am-11.30am or 2pm-3pm, Saturday 6 August

Join us for an Indigenous art and storytelling workshop, hosted by Senior Wurundjeri elder Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin and artist Lisa Kennedy, co-creators of the kids’ book Welcome to Country

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Pauline Gandel Children’s Quarter, supported by the Gandel Foundation, is a purpose-built space for children and families to read, learn and play, with an associated program of activities.