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Traditional weaving workshop


Saturday 12 February from 9am to 12pm Saturday 19 February from 9am to 12pm


Adult: $20Concession: $15

In this workshop, Charlene (Charlie) Aguiar Dos Santos will share traditional weaving techniques to make a basket. You’ll use some natural materials such as Lomandra which is locally sourced.

The workshop will be held over 2 days on consecutive weekends (4 and 11 September, 9am-12pm). You’ll need to attend both days. All materials will be provided and you’ll go home with your basket after the second session.

Charlie is passionate about connecting past to present and making learning about Australia’s First Peoples fun and entertaining. Charlie currently facilitates Indigenous art workshops with Koori Kinnections.

What you’ll get:

  • Demonstration from an experienced weaver and educator

  • Hands-on weaving experience

  • A woven basket that you handcrafted

Covid-safe information

Do not attend the event if feeling unwell

Please do not attend if you are unwell or have any signs of cold of flu including a cough, sore/scratchy throat, runny nose, shortness of breath or a fever. If staff observe any of these symptoms you will be asked to leave.

When at the event

  • notify staff if you start to feel unwell

  • maintain 1.5 m physical distance from all people including staff

  • wash or sanitise your hands on entry and regularly after that

  • Masks are encouraged for the indoor event. You should carry your own mask, and wear if you feel you cannot maintain social distance.

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