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Event Series Event Series: Brewing Ballads Tarana

Brewing Ballads Tarana

Fri 12 July at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

TARANA.  Join us for storytelling and songwriting workshops in July & August! Your stories will then be transformed into a musical snapshot of the region.
Hosted by Rural Adversity Mental Health Program – RAMHP.


RAMHP are thrilled to be working with Abby Smith from Smith & Jones and Arts Outwest on this special project, designed to improve wellbeing and foster social connections through creativity.

First workshop kicks off this Friday! More details 👉 https://bit.ly/462IUYT
Supported by Family First Bank

12th July – Story Collecting @ Tarana Pub – 4:30pm – 6:30pm

19th July – Story Collecting @ Tarana Pub – 4:30pm – 6:30pm

2nd August – Story Collecting @ Tarana Pub – 4:30pm – 6:30pm

9th August – Story Collecting @ Tarana Pub – 4:30pm – 6:30pm

16th August – Songwriting Workshop @ Tarana Cafe – 4:30pm – 7:00pm

23rd August – Songwriting Workshop @ Tarana Cafe – 4:30pm – 7:00pm

12th October – Rehearsal (time & venue TBC)

20th October – LAUNCH @ Tarana Pub


Local government area
Submitted by email


Tarana Hotel
Main Street
Tarana, 2787 Australia
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.

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