Prom Coast Children's Literature Day

Sunday, March 17, 2019

10:00am-11:00am

Rail Trail Story Time for cyclists

Meet at Fish Creek Railway Station

Story teller - Tim Farrell

FREE EVENT

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Bring your bike and while riding along the trail, be delighted by story tellers who can spin some good railway and train yarns.

10:15am-11:00am

Rail Trail Story Time for walkers

Alison Lester Stories

Meet at Fish Creek Railway Station

Story teller - Marg Haycroft

FREE EVENT

Walk along the trail, be delighted by story tellers who can spin some good railway and train yarns.

10:00am-4:00pm

Gallery for a Day

'Be an Art Detective'

Fish Creek Hub

with Amanda Cooper

GOLD COIN DONATION

Join Amanda Cooper for a selection of activities, to 'Be an Art Detective'. You will expore the art of picture book making and also become an 'Art Detective, as you wander through the gallery of books and original art works.

11:00am-3:00pm

Make a Wind Chime -
activity run by the Sandy Point Community, 
using found materials

Festival Marquees

GOLD COIN DONATION

Join artists from Sandy Point to create your own Wind Chime.  They will supply materials including objects found on the beach.  You could also bring your own objects.

11:15am-12:15pm

Great Paper Plane Fly-Off

(materials supplied)

Fish Creek Town Tennis Courts

GOLD COIN DONATION

Come and join us to design and make your own paper plane, to take part in the Great Paper Plane Fly-Off

Come and join us to design and make your own paper plane, to take part in the Great Paper Plane Fly-Off.

11:30am-12:30pm

Author/Illustrator talks and presentations 

Festival Marquees

GOLD COIN DONATION

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GOLD COIN DONATION

Michelle Scully will launch her musical renditions of popular children's stories by our own Alison Lester. A wonderful interactive musical program for all the family to enjoy.

1:00pm-2:00pm

Fantasy and Science Fiction

for teenage and young adult readers 

Festival Marquees

GOLD COIN DONATION

Join local authors Liz Farrell and Janeen Webb for an interactive workshop exploring the worlds of fantasy and science fiction.

2:00pm-3:00pm

Information sessions:

Mandy Cooper - "Being a Children's Book Council Awards Judge"

Deb Bray - "How to read to littlies"

Festival Marquees

GOLD COIN DONATION

Why story telling and reading with babies and young children is important to their development in so many ways.

3:00PM-4:00pm

Author/illustrator talks and presentations

Festival Marquees

GOLD COIN DONATION

Alison Lester and other author/illulstrators  talk about their books and work.

3:00PM-4:00pm

Author/illustrator talks and presentations

Festival Marquees

GOLD COIN DONATION

Alison Lester and other author/illulstrators  talk about their books and work.

4:00pm-4:30pm

Festival wind-up and book signing @ the Alison Lester Gallery.

Join us for a drink, a few nibbles and listen to some acoustic music performed by the Scully musicians, and have your books signed by Alison Lester

GOLD COIN DONATION

All Day

 

Book Fair

Reading Tree

Coast Care Van

Other activities in Fish Creek on Sunday March 17:

Makers' Market

Prom Coast Community Bake-off

Galleries

Cafes

Sausage Sizzle

 

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Local galleries open:

Gecko Studio Gallery, 15 Falls Road, Fish Creek

Alison Lester Gallery/Bookshop, 1 Falls Road, Fish Creek

Roland Harvey Fishy Gallery 33 Falls Road Fish Creek

Ride the Wild Goat,  5 Falls Road, Fish Creek

Celia Rosser Gallery 1791 Meeniyan-Promontory Road, Fish Creek

Fish Creek Hotel ArtSpaces,  Old Waratah Road, Fish Creek

PeoplePlacesThings, 11 Falls Road, Fish Creek

Stefani Hilltop Gallery, 39 Keanes Road, Fish Creek

 

Sandy Point Gallery, 33 Beach Pde, Sandy Point

YEP Gallery, 39/41 Main St, Foster

Stockyard Gallery, 12 McDonald Street, Foster

Toora Village Studio Gallery, 25 Stanley St, Toora

With grateful thanks to our major sponsors:

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