Our Open Day was on Sunday and the site was positively filled with people exploring the events and projects that inhabited every nook and cranny of Heritage Hill.
Let us tell you what went on… Are you sitting comfortably? (more…)
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Posted in adult's events, art, Artist in Residence, artists, benga, community events, exhibition, family events, fashion parade, heritage, Heritage Hill, history, kid's workshop, Langley Gallery, music, musical event, picnics, Suitcase Rummage, the gardens, tours, tagged art, artist in residence, artists, family events, family picnics, musical event, musicians, suitcase rummage, the gardens on January 30, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
We wanted to tell you a bit more about the wonderful Suitcase Rummage, which is a a mini scaled market with giant rewards coming to Heritage Hill as part of our Open Day festivities. It promises to be everything that is a market without the hassle. Its about bringing a suitcase (or two!) filled to the brim with your goods and treats.
You can be a part of the Rummage experience by selling wares or come along to buy some real beauties! There will be brilliant vintage, artwork, bric-a-brac, clothing, books, jewellery, seconds, hand-made, shoes, records, music, badges, cards, handmade paper, ……you name it!
Come for a bargain, a swap, or an old fashioned haggle. Suitcase Rummage is not to be missed!
You must register to sell your wares, so please follow the link we put up on our blog and fill in your details. We will contact you with further information once you’ve registered! (more…)
Posted in adult's events, art, Artist in Residence, artists, benga, community events, exhibition, family events, fashion parade, heritage, Heritage Hill, history, kid's workshop, Langley Gallery, music, musical event, picnics, the gardens, tours, tagged art, artist in residence, artists, family events, family picnics, musical event, musicians, suitcase rummage, the gardens on December 12, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
Heritage Hill launches its 2013 season with a free Open Day on Sunday the 3rd of February. We’ll be hosting a Suitcase Rummage market, there will be chilled out tunes in the Rose Garden from some of our favourite musicians and a free arts workshop for kids.
A rare glimpse of vintage fashions will also be showcased in Heritage Hill’s Laurel Lodge. These garments, ranging from the 1940s to the 1970s, were all handmade by Mrs Dorothy Hart of Benga house and have only ever been publicly displayed once prior. (more…)
Yesterday marked the final school holiday workshop for the year here at Heritage Hill. But never fear, we’ll be back next year with loads more interesting, artistic, write-tastic and engaging workshops for 5-12 year olds. If you’re interested in knowing more, contact us to join the mailing list either by phoning us on 9793 4511 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. But onto the photos for the last few workshops…
Make Your Own Comic Monster
This popular workshop, run by artist Sarah Catherine Firth, taught the participating young artists how to create monsters from their own imaginations. We had all sorts of monsters produced, from friendly to scarey, big, small and everything inbetween. Check out these great photos from the day!
Yesterday we had our final garden-themed school holiday workshop for the year, Toy Rescue. This is one you can do at home too. Do you have a broken Barbie trailer lying around? How about a rusty toy truck that you’re not sure what to do with? And what on earth do you do with a single shoe that’s lost its pair? Yesterday’s great gardening workshop showed the participants how to recycle any amount of old toys and other interesting containers into little gardens.
Posted in food from the gardens, kid's workshop, school holiday workshop, the gardens, tagged food from the garden, kid's events, school holiday workshop, the gardens on September 26, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
How amazing is this spring weather! Are you out and about in it too? We just want to drag our computers out of the office and live in the garden all week. We can’t, but luckily our school holiday workshops are letting local kids loose in our gardens…
Yesterday we had a Make Your Own Compost workshop, teaching kids (and their parents!) all about compost and how easy it is to make and use. We had a tour of the garden first, spotting some rare and interesting plants that all benefit from our use of compost, then onto the getting-your-hands-dirty bit, which some kids thought was the best bit of all!
Oh, it happened so quickly! The school holiday program is over for another term! Today was our last workshop for the term 2 holidays, a Mosaic Workshop. Our participants had a quick introduction of mosaics and then it was onto the making.
Within the many bits of smashed tiles, plates and assorted crockery, artists young and old placed colours in patterns or shapes until they were satisfied. It’s a more time consuming process than you might think. (more…)
Today we had an awesome workshop teaching 8-12 year olds how to make a digital animation. First, we wathced a couple of digital animations done by other people (including the SPLASH animation from Artplay we featured on the blog a while ago) and then armed with a camera each, our participants worked together to create a little hand drawn animation and then moved onto 3d animation with plasticine, sequins and pom poms.
Everyone left with some great animations and there were several plans hatched to make more at home!
How fast does time fly? We’re into the second week of the holidays already! Yesterday we had a fun and crafty hands on workshop making art from recycled materials. Here are a few photos of the process and the some of the finished items!
We were so caught up in the stories being shared, not just from the facilitators but by the kids too, that we didnt get much time for photos. But here is a hand carved Lyrebird, watching over the preceedings: