Family Program

Scribblers Festival Family Program
8-9 May 2021

Join us at the Subiaco Arts Centre for free hands-on creativity designed especially for the whole family. Enjoy talks with your favourite authors and illustrators, workshops to learn specific skills, walk-in creative activities for all ages, live podcast recordings, food trucks, and so much more.  

Our 2021 Family Program will launch in mid-March. Sign up to see what we have in store!
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Make curiosity part of your curriculum. Learn about Scribblers Festival just for schools, including our online Teachers' Lounge, which will be brimming with tools to use in the classroom before and after your visit.
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Bookings

Enjoy most of our family programming throughout May 11-12 for FREE. If the session you're interested in doesn't indicate a need for tickets then all you need to do is show up! If you're interested in booking one of our special workshops, find it below and click on the link to purchase tickets.

Or check out all the FREE activities and special things we have planned for mothers and children of all ages at our action-packed Scribblers Family Program weekend event
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Festival Opening

9.45AM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Andy Griffiths: Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

10AM – 10.30AM

| AGE 5+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Meet the Peski Kids

10.45AM – 11.15AM

| AGE: 7+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Help Leonard Turn The Lights Out

11.30AM - 12PM

| 3+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Come and Talk Rubbish with Lee Constable

12.15PM - 12.45PM

| AGES: 6+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Will The Magic Happen For Hercules?

1PM - 1.30PM

| AGES: 3+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
The Universal language of Cake

1.45PM - 2.15PM

| AGES: 7+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Meet Professor Frankie Falconette!

10AM - 10.30AM

| AGES: 8+
Free Event
Amphitheatre
Let's Talk About Dinosaurs

10.45AM - 11.15AM

| AGES: 5+
Free Event
Amphitheatre
Stories and Song with Gregg Dreise

11.30AM - 12PM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Amphitheatre
The Scribblers Story Jam

12.15PM - 12.45PM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Amphitheatre
Meet Professor Frankie Falconette!

1PM - 1.30PM

| AGES: 8+
Free Event
Amphitheatre
The Golden Pen Award

9.45AM

| AGES 10+
Free Event
The Studio
Step Into The Grishaverse

10AM - 10.40AM

| AGES: 12+
Free Event
The Studio
This is My Truth

11AM - 11.40AM

| AGE: 12+
Free Event
The Studio
This Beautiful Life

12PM - 12.40PM

| AGE: 12+
Free Event
The Studio
A Writing Adventure

10AM - 11AM

| AGE: 9-12
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
Making Mystery From History

11.30AM - 12.30PM

| AGE: 8+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
Get Stuck Into Paper Play

1PM - 2PM

| AGE: 7+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
Lots of LOL With Mick Elliot

2.30PM - 3.30PM

| AGE: 8+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
The Art of Compelling Characters

10AM - 11AM

| AGE 12+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 2
Make a (Great) Mood Board with IKEA

11.30AM - 12.30PM

| AGE: 12+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 2
Stop Motion Shorts with Wai Chim

2.30PM - 3.30PM

| AGE: 11+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 2
The Book Doctor Will See You Now

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
How do you Haiku? Upcycle those syllables now!

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Conversation Caravan

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
Get Creative with Beci Orpin

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Monster Mural

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Flag Making

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
Colour Me Happy with IKEA

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Build a Hive of Creativity

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Andy Griffiths: Don't Say We Didn't Warn You!

10AM - 10.30AM

| AGE: 5+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Squidge-tastic! How the School Newbie Changed Everything

10.45 - 11.15AM

| AGE: 8+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Stories and song with Gregg Dreise

11.30AM - 12PM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Does Macca Need a Makeover?

12.15PM – 12.45PM

| AGE: 3+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
How do you fit 13.7 billion years into 30 Minutes?

1PM - 1.30PM

| AGE: 6+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Giants, Trolls and Everything in Between!

1.45PM - 2.15PM

| AGE: 8+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Storytime with Ursula Dubosarsky

10AM - 10.30AM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Amphitheatre
Meet Professor Frankie Falconette!

10.45AM - 11.15AM

| AGE: 8+
Free Event
Amphitheatre
Word Play with Josh Pyke

11.30AM - 12PM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Amphitheatre
Meet Professor Frankie Falconette!

1PM – 1.30pm

| AGE: 8+
Free Event
Amphitheatre
BFF? Is Maddie in the Middle?

10AM - 10.30AM

| AGE: 9+
Free Event
The Studio
Every Stone Has a Story

10.45AM - 11.15AM

| AGE: 6+
Free Event
The Studio
Our World Needs Us!

12.15PM - 12.45PM

| AGE: 5+
Free Event
The Studio
The Monster Who Wasn't

1PM - 1.30PM

| AGE: 8+
Free Event
The Studio
Violet's Wonderful World of Nothing

1.45PM - 2.15PM

Free Event
The Studio
Be Quick on the Draw with Matt Cosgrove

10AM - 11AM

| AGE: 8-12
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
Portrait of a Personality

11.30AM -12.30PM

| AGE: 8+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
Become a Waste Warrior

1PM - 2PM

| AGE: 7+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
Super Power Your Writing!

2.30PM - 3.30PM

| AGE: 10-12
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
The Nitty-Gritty of Storytelling with R.A. Spratt

10AM - 11AM

| AGE: 8-12
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 2
The Art of Compelling Characters

11.30AM - 12.30PM

| AGE: 8+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 2
Harry Potter Spell Caligraphy

1PM - 2PM

| AGE: 8+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 2
The Book Doctor Will See you Now

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
How do you Haiku? Upcycle those syllables now!

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
Conversation Caravan

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
Get Creative with Beci Orpin

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Monster Mural

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Flag Making

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
Colour Me Happy with IKEA

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Build a Hive of Creativity

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Calligraphy with The Articulate

10AM - 12PM

Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
Sweet Treats For Mum!

10AM UNTIL SOLD OUT

Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Flower Cart

10AM UNTIL ALL GONE

Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
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Festival Opening
Main Auditorium

Arrive Early

9.45AM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Andy Griffiths: Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
Main Auditorium

OMG
Andy Griffiths

10AM – 10.30AM

| AGE 5+
Free Event
Meet the Peski Kids
Main Auditorium

10.45AM – 11.15AM

| AGE: 7+
Free Event
Help Leonard Turn The Lights Out
Main Auditorium

11.30AM - 12PM

| 3+
Free Event
Come and Talk Rubbish with Lee Constable
Main Auditorium

12.15PM - 12.45PM

| AGES: 6+
Free Event
Will The Magic Happen For Hercules?
Main Auditorium

1PM - 1.30PM

| AGES: 3+
Free Event
The Universal language of Cake
Main Auditorium

1.45PM - 2.15PM

| AGES: 7+
Free Event
Meet Professor Frankie Falconette!
Amphitheatre

10AM - 10.30AM

| AGES: 8+
Free Event
Let's Talk About Dinosaurs
Amphitheatre

10.45AM - 11.15AM

| AGES: 5+
Free Event
Stories and Song with Gregg Dreise
Amphitheatre

11.30AM - 12PM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
The Scribblers Story Jam
Amphitheatre

12.15PM - 12.45PM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Meet Professor Frankie Falconette!
Amphitheatre

1PM - 1.30PM

| AGES: 8+
Free Event
The Golden Pen Award
The Studio

9.45AM

| AGES 10+
Free Event
Step Into The Grishaverse
The Studio

10AM - 10.40AM

| AGES: 12+
Free Event
This is My Truth
The Studio

11AM - 11.40AM

| AGE: 12+
Free Event
This Beautiful Life
The Studio

12PM - 12.40PM

| AGE: 12+
Free Event
A Writing Adventure
The Undercroft 1

10AM - 11AM

| AGE: 9-12
Tickets $20
Making Mystery From History
The Undercroft 1

11.30AM - 12.30PM

| AGE: 8+
Tickets $20
Get Stuck Into Paper Play
The Undercroft 1

1PM - 2PM

| AGE: 7+
Tickets $20
Lots of LOL With Mick Elliot
The Undercroft 1

LOL

2.30PM - 3.30PM

| AGE: 8+
Tickets $20
The Art of Compelling Characters
The Undercroft 2

YA workshops

10AM - 11AM

| AGE 12+
Tickets $20
Make a (Great) Mood Board with IKEA
The Undercroft 2

11.30AM - 12.30PM

| AGE: 12+
Tickets $20
Stop Motion Shorts with Wai Chim
The Undercroft 2

2.30PM - 3.30PM

| AGE: 11+
Tickets $20
The Book Doctor Will See You Now
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
How do you Haiku? Upcycle those syllables now!
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Conversation Caravan
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds

Live
podcasting
by teens

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Get Creative with Beci Orpin
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Monster Mural
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor

Banish
Monster
fears here

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Flag Making
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Colour Me Happy with IKEA
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Build a Hive of Creativity
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Andy Griffiths: Don't Say We Didn't Warn You!

10AM - 10.30AM

| AGE: 5+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Squidge-tastic! How the School Newbie Changed Everything

10.45 - 11.15AM

| AGE: 8+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Stories and song with Gregg Dreise

11.30AM - 12PM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Does Macca Need a Makeover?

12.15PM – 12.45PM

| AGE: 3+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
How do you fit 13.7 billion years into 30 Minutes?

1PM - 1.30PM

| AGE: 6+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Giants, Trolls and Everything in Between!

1.45PM - 2.15PM

| AGE: 8+
Free Event
Main Auditorium
Storytime with Ursula Dubosarsky

10AM - 10.30AM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Amphitheatre
Meet Professor Frankie Falconette!

10.45AM - 11.15AM

| AGE: 8+
Free Event
Amphitheatre
Word Play with Josh Pyke

11.30AM - 12PM

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Amphitheatre
Meet Professor Frankie Falconette!

1PM – 1.30pm

| AGE: 8+
Free Event
Amphitheatre
BFF? Is Maddie in the Middle?

10AM - 10.30AM

| AGE: 9+
Free Event
The Studio
Every Stone Has a Story

10.45AM - 11.15AM

| AGE: 6+
Free Event
The Studio
Our World Needs Us!

12.15PM - 12.45PM

| AGE: 5+
Free Event
The Studio
The Monster Who Wasn't

1PM - 1.30PM

| AGE: 8+
Free Event
The Studio
Violet's Wonderful World of Nothing

1.45PM - 2.15PM

Free Event
The Studio
Be Quick on the Draw with Matt Cosgrove

10AM - 11AM

| AGE: 8-12
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
Portrait of a Personality

11.30AM -12.30PM

| AGE: 8+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
Become a Waste Warrior

1PM - 2PM

| AGE: 7+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
Super Power Your Writing!

2.30PM - 3.30PM

| AGE: 10-12
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 1
The Nitty-Gritty of Storytelling with R.A. Spratt

10AM - 11AM

| AGE: 8-12
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 2
The Art of Compelling Characters

11.30AM - 12.30PM

| AGE: 8+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 2
Harry Potter Spell Caligraphy

1PM - 2PM

| AGE: 8+
Tickets $20
The Undercroft 2
The Book Doctor Will See you Now

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
How do you Haiku? Upcycle those syllables now!

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
Conversation Caravan

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
Get Creative with Beci Orpin

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Monster Mural

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Flag Making

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
Colour Me Happy with IKEA

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Build a Hive of Creativity

ALL WEEKEND

| ALL AGES
Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Calligraphy with The Articulate

10AM - 12PM

Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds
Sweet Treats For Mum!

10AM UNTIL SOLD OUT

Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Ground Floor
Flower Cart

10AM UNTIL ALL GONE

Free Event
Subiaco Arts Centre - Grounds