Saturday 15 Nov 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Mixed media clay sculpture

Unearth your inner sculptor and create your own a unique 3D work using paper clay and natural materials. Squash, squeeze, roll, stamp, scratch, build and join to unearth your sculpture. Like many of the On Islands artists you'll be responding in your own creative way to the 'site'; the beautiful bushland landscape at Eramboo. With the experienced guidance of artist Suzanne Davey explore the forms, texture and materials of that environment through clay sculpture and installation. Bring along a wooden board or cardboard box to take your air drying artwork home with you. Make sure you bring your phone or camera to record your creativity as you go. Suitable for all ages and levels of experience.

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Price: Adults $30, Kids $15

Haiku with Glue

Sunday 16 Nov 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Everyone LOVES postcards & everyone loves the challenge of writing Haiku.Learn how to make your own postcard to send from Eramboo Island. Mix the strange & the familiar. Truth with fantasy. Combine words & pictures in intriguing ways. Send Greetings from your very own version of reality. Assemble an eclectic image with the guidance of collage artist Shked Shamir, then create a related haiku with tips from Pittwater poet Helen Thurloe. For grown-ups and not so-grown ups (NB: need to be able to use scissors, count to seventeen & write). Please bring along some colourful magazines for sharing and cutting up - nature, food, travel, science, fashion, quirky newspapers, anything you find interesting.

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Price: Adults $20, Kids $10

Wild Things!!!

Saturday 22 Nov 11:00Am - 12:30Pm

Delve into children’s literature about islands and journeys.

Invent your own Wild Thing !
We will read stories, draw with coloured pastels
and use paper clay to make your favourite character.

You may even like to write your own island story.

For children age 5 to about 10 yrs

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Price: Kids $10


Dilly Bags and Bush Tucker

Saturday 22 Nov 10:00am - 1:00pm

In this 3 hour workshop run by artists Julie Janson and Michelle Ball, you will learn to make Aboriginal Bangalow Palm dilly bags and identify bush tucker on the Eramboo site. Participants should bring scissors and some morning tea to share. String and other materials will be provided. Suitable all ages but not small children.


Food Face Kids

Sunday 23 Nov 11.00am - 1.00pm

Who said you shouldn't play with your food? Kids of all ages love being creative, & fruit & veg can be such a colourful, yummy medium to work in! The FOOD FACE workshop is inspired by the collaborative OnIslands work of author Jess Rossman from Kindy Kitchen & artist Eunice McAllister. Join us for a Food Face creation extravaganza at OnIslands Eramboo. Kids will be able to produce fanciful friends from a deicious array of healthy, organic fruit and veg & then eat them for lunch or document them and share via instagram for a change to win some great prizes. The workshop is suitable for kids big & small. It will be in an open format so kids can drop in any time between 11am and 1pm.

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Price: $7


Authentic Movement

Sunday 23 Nov

Have you ever puzzled where on earth dancers get their original moves? Imogen Cranna will teach you a practice of movement that shuts off the outside world & frees you to explore an inner world; a space where everyone can move & anyone can feel at one with their surroundings. Bring along a rug/exercise mat, sunscreen & blindfold, to experience authentic movement & discover your innermost dancer.

Open Age (15 and up) 9.00 am - 10.30 am
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Adults $20

Kids 8 - 14 (Adult to be present) 11am - 12
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Under 15 $10


Wacky Weaving

Sunday 30 Nov 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Ever wondered how to weave your own wacky, wicked bowls, baskets and other containers. Learn the Island basics with collaborators Cherry Corr, Dale Kentwell and Katerina Cosgrove. You will use found and recycled materials to create your very own amazing cargo cult carrier. Suitable for all ages.

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Price: Adults $30, Under 16 $20