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School Holiday Workshop – Story Lab

Thu 13 July at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

What stories can you uncover at Orange Regional Museum?

Reimagine the narratives behind the objects in our collection in this 60-minute facilitated creative writing workshop for children and young people. Participants will explore poetry and short story forms and use objects as creative springboard for an original narrative in their own voice.

This activity is designed for children aged 10+. Children in this workshop do not need to be accompanied by an adult and will be supervised by Orange Regional Museum staff. Parents/carers must arrive promptly at 11am to collect children.

Resources and materials are provided.

Food and drink cannot be consumed in the Museum. Sealed water bottles are permitted.

Booking Information

This is a FREE event, and bookings are essential.

If you have booked a ticket and can no longer attend, please cancel your ticket, or contact us so we can make places available to people on the waitlist.

Orange City Council, including the Museum, is a Child Safe organisation. This booking form asks you to provide information about relevant medical conditions, authorisation of whether pictures can be taken of your child and instructions on who is authorised to pick up/drop off your child. For more information visit Orange City Council’s Child Safe Strategic Policy.



Thu 13 July
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Orange Regional Museum
151 Byng Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia


Local government area


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

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