School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops
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Join us for a range of school holiday classes and fun activities, so your kids are kept engaged and active. School holiday workshops Join us for a range of school holiday classes and fun activities, so your kids are kept engaged and active. Events; What's On; Arts and Culture; Arts Centre

Winter School Holidays

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The July School holidays are fast approaching. Check out our full program through our Eventbrite Page!

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Frame your dream
Workshop with Theatre Kantanka

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Bring a dream and make it real using a collection of media such as collage, painting, drawing, photography and writing.
Ages: 12 - 16 years, Parents and guardians are welcome to participate.
Dates: Tuesday 5 July, 10am - 1pm - Thursday 7 July, 10am-1pm, Tuesday 12 July 10am - 1pm Saturday 16 July 10am - 1pm.
Cost: FREE

Wishing Tree
Workshop with Kassandra Bossell

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Learn the skills of mono-printing on brightly coloured fabric, creating flags that will be hung around the art centres fig trees.

Ages: 8 - 16 years (parental supervision for under 12s)
Dates: Saturday 9 July, 10am - noon, 1pm - 3pm
Cost: FREE

Tree Creatures
Workshop with Amanda Farquarson
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Using found natural elements like leaves and seed pods, participants will create a personal Tree ‘creature’ or talisman with artist Amanda Farquharson.
Ages: all ages (parental supervision for under 12s)
When: Wednesday 13 July 10am - noon
Cost: FREE

NAIDOC - Movie Night Bran Nue Dae
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Come along to watch Bran Nue Dae, an Australian musical coming of age story of an Aboriginal Australian teenager on a road trip in the late 1960s.
Ages: Families
When: Friday 8 July 6pm
Cost: Free

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Terms and Conditions

Performances

Parental supervision

Because our school holiday performances are public events, adult supervision is required for audience 15 years and under. Please book enough tickets for you and your child/children.

What if I can no longer make it to the performance?

Our school holiday program is extremely popular, we kindly ask that you only register if you are confident you can attend. We understand that at times, circumstances change unexpectedly. If you cannot attend and need to cancel your ticket(s), please inform us at artscentre@cbcity.nsw.gov.au as soon as possible so that we can offer your spot to someone on the waiting list.

Limited AT THE DOOR tickets will be released subject to availabilities.

Workshops

During holiday workshops

Wear comfortable clothes and enclosed shoes

Bring a bottle of water; snack is optional (no nut products)

For parents/guardians - drop off your child in the workshop classroom five mins before the commencement of class and pick up your child at the end of the workshop. We do not provide childminding after the class.

We do not allow adults present at the workshop apart from our facilitator for WHS safety reasons. You are welcome to wait outside the classroom until the conclusion of the workshop

Bankstown Arts Centre advises parents that the students will be working with clay and paint that is difficult to remove from clothes, please wear suitable clothing for painting activities.​​

Student Conduct

Students attending classes will follow the rules of the Centre and the instructions of the teacher or other staff.

Students will not interfere with the work of others and will not behave in ways that present risks to the safety of themselves or others.

Students who present a risk to others or themselves through repeated inappropriate behaviour may be refused enrolment.

If children do not follow the rules or repeated requests from teachers or other staff to behave in an appropriate manner, parents will be contacted to collect their child from the Centre.

General Information

Access information

Entry to Bankstown Arts Centre is via the front of the building at Dale Parade. Visitors with restricted mobility can use all public spaces at the Arts Centre. Disabled parking is also available at the Olympic Parade car park.

Incubate Artists Studios is within one minute walking-distance from Bankstown Station and Bus Interchange and features a wheelchair ramp and lifts.

Public transport

Bankstown Arts Centre is within five minutes walking distance from Bankstown Train Station and Bus Interchange! It is by far the easiest and most advisable way to get to the Arts Centre.  We recommend that you plan your trip in advance if taking public transportation. Visit transportnsw.info for information on train and bus schedules.

Parking at the precinct

Parking is very limited at the Arts Centre precinct. Participants are suggested to use public transport wherever possible. Limited free 4-hours (4P) parking and accessible parking is available at the community carpark located on Olympic Parade. Contact us on 9707 5400 if you require accessibility arrangements.

Bookings

Bookings for specific events and activities will be available approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of the school holidays. Please book online at cb.city/artscentreevents​

Refunds

Fees are non-refundable, and there are no transfers or refunds if you miss the workshop.​​​

Locations​

Bankstown Arts Centre

5 Olympic Parade
Bankstown NSW 2200

Bankstown Arts Centre Incubate Studio

80 North Terrace
Bankstown NSW 2200


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