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Schools Program

In partnership with the City of Armadale, the Centre for Stories has launched its first ever schools’ program. Aimed at students in years 7-12, this program uses storytelling to develop creativity and build confidence. Students will have the choice between participating in workshops focussing on either oral or written storytelling. This process recognises and gives voice to students, supporting them to understand that what they have to say is of value to the broader community.

Workshop activities are designed to support students to:
·     Learn the basic fundamentals of storytelling
·     Develop their voice in a safe environment
·     Connect with other young people in a creative and collaborative way

At the conclusion of the workshops, students will have the opportunity to share their stories in audio or written format online via the Centre for Stories and the City of Armadale. Writing workshops will be delivered by award-winning, published West Australian writers Annabel Smith and Holden Sheppard. Oral storytelling workshops will be delivered by acclaimed performance poet, theatre producer and actor Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa.

Jul
27
Poetry Workshop is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets. Hosted by Siobhan Hodge. Book Online
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Aug
14
This popular 6-week course offers an intimate, safe and relaxed environment in which to begin, or reinvigorate, your life story. Book Online
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Sep
15
Join us for a conversation about Malorie Blackman's 'Noughts & Crosses'. Book Online
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Aug
24
Do you struggle to carve out distraction free writing time? Are you looking for a safe group environment to work on your writing? Would you like to meet other writers in your community? Then this group is for you! Book Online
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