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RESPECT
Aug.
6
to 10 Aug.

RESPECT

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RESPECT

Event Type: There will be large letters spelling RESPECT, and encourage staff, clients, visitors and families to write in one of the letters, what respect means to them .   These letters would be made from different colours (red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple) of cardboard and will approx. 1mtr x ½ mtr

Venue: headspace Launceston

Contact:  Alison Filgate  afilgate@csys.com.au

Date: 6-10 August

Opening hours of your venue: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday 9am 5pm Tuesday 12-5pm

Wheelchair access: yes

Entry/Participation Cost: $0

Website:  https://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/launceston/               

 http://www.cornerstoneyouthservices.com.au/

Phone:   03 6335 3100

Organisation:  headspace Launceston

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Colourful Bag Sewing Workshop
Aug.
5
1:00 pm13:00

Colourful Bag Sewing Workshop

  • West Launceston Primary School Multipurpose Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Colourful Bag Sewing Workshop

Target audience : open

Event open to all ages with an interest in sewing.

Event/Project Type: Sewing together for birds, sealife and wildlife.

Event/Project Description: Colourful bags will be made from upcycled fabric to replace single use plastic bags. These can be reused many times in any way that a plastic bag is used. Experiencing peace by working together on a creative solution to an issue of concern to us all. Showing respect for all living things by reducing the potential risk to birds, sea creatures and wildlife. All materials will be provided and a suite of sewing machines set up to sew and participants can keep what they make.

Venue: West Launceston Primary School 24-38 Basin Rd West Launceston Multipurpose Hall

Contact: Joanne Dean   gentlefpjo@gmail.com

Date: 5/8/2018   Time: 1:0:0 PM -  3:30:0 AM

Opening hours of your venue: 8am -5pm

Wheelchair access: yes

Do people need to book for this event? : no

Entry/Participation Cost: $0

 

Group /Organisation: Women's Friendship Group - workshop tutor is Bararbakht Norouzi with an interpreter

Website: http://wfgtas.wordpress.com/about/

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Traditional Persian Calligraphy Workshop - Part of the Our Global Village Celebrations.
Aug.
5
10:00 am10:00

Traditional Persian Calligraphy Workshop - Part of the Our Global Village Celebrations.

Traditional Persian Calligraphy Workshop

Part of the Our Global Village Celebrations.

 

Sunday, August 5th 2018

10:00Am-1:00pm

West Launceston School

24-38 Basin Rd,West Launceston TAS 7250(map)

 

Target audience: Open to general public

Event Type: Traditional Calligraphy Workshop

Event Description:

Persian calligraphy is one of the most famous traditional arts in Iran that is common in letters with Arabic, Urdu, some parts of India, Turkey, Tajikestan, and Afganistan…. but the style of writing is a bit different.

Iranian calligrapher performs their art works with two style of writing (Nastaliq and Cursive Nastaliq).

They are usually written in the form of short line of a famous poem or phrase. Calligraphy has an old historical background.

Calligraphy in the Middle East has always had architectural applications; as a sacred art to write holy words of Qur'an and other religious quotes and as a decoration to make architectural monuments such as mosques and shrines look more and more beautiful.

• To get community to look at one of the traditional style of writing in the world

• Compare different scripts of languages

• Community engagement to learn how to write the simple word or their name with traditional calligraphy tools: "Bamboo Pen", and "Traditional ink" over special paper.

• Promote social cohesion and creative new experience for the whole family

• Able to take home everything that has been written for them in a new language to put in a frame!

Venue: Music Hall, West Launceston School, 24-38 Basin Rd, West Launceston TAS 7250

Contact: Mehrangiz Modarres Tabatabaei

mehrangiz.modarrestabatabaei@utas.edu.au

Start Date: 5/8/2018 10:00am-1:00pm

WheelChair access: Yes

Do people need to book for this event? No

Group: Afghan Women's Friendship Group

https://wfgtas.wordpress.com/about/

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Mandala Group Collage
Aug.
5
10:00 am10:00

Mandala Group Collage

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Mandala Group Collage

Target audience : Open to the public. Mandala Group Collage is open to the general public of all ages, and there is wheelchair accessibility. Participants will be invited to join in the process of working as a small group to develop a joint collage using paper plates and CDs as our base. Small groups and families are welcome to attend, if you’re attending as an individual or pair please be open to the experience of meeting some new people. All material provided.

Event Type: The purpose of the event is to bring people together through creating a project together. It’s very much about the process and the interactions throughout the process and it’s a nice tool for existing groups or for individuals wanting to try the benefits of creating mandala’s and art.

Event  Description: Everyone is invited to make a mandala using the art materials supplied. The base for the mandala is a paper plate or CD and when each piece is completed it will be add to create a group mandala. All ages are welcome and catered for and no previous level of skill or creativity is required.

Venue: West Launceston Primary School - Kinder building, look for signs.

Contact: Sarah Poulton  : soulexpressionsmp@yahoo.com

Date: 5/8/2018  Time: 10:0:0 AM - 1:0:0 PM

Wheelchair access: yes.

Entry/Participation Cost: $0

Other Information/Questions: Donations will be happily accepted for art supplies provided.

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Afghan Embroidery Workshop
Aug.
5
9:00 am09:00

Afghan Embroidery Workshop

  • West Launceston Primary School Multipurpose Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Afghan Embroidery Workshop

Target audience : open event

Participants, with an interest in learning embroidery techniques, can come and work beside Afghan women to learn the beautiful art of embroidery.

Event Type: Through the process of creating beautiful artwork together people experience peace. The sewing circle will be supported by an interpreter to encourage conversation and clarification of the intricacies of Afghan embroidery.

Event Description: Over the centuries, many ethnic and regional groups have developed their own form of Traditional embroidery in Afghanistan. It involves a combination of a range of materials, stitches, colours and designs. The main ethnic, regional and urban groups have their own embroidery styles. We are fortunate in Launceston to have many talented women sharing the Hazara style of embroidery. 

Different types of silk, cotton and wool yarns are used for embroidery on a range of different fabrics Metallic threads, spangles, sequins, mirrors (shisha) and metallic braids are also often incorporated into the designs. Beads and mirrors are also used. 

Participants will have the opportunity to try a range of stitches and techniques and will be able to take a piece home with them.

Venue: West Launceston Primary School 24-38 Basin Rd West Launceston Multipurpose Hall

Contact: Joanne Dean gentlefpjo@gmail.com

Date: 5/8/2018 9:0:0 AM - 12:0:0 PM

Opening hours of your venue: 8 am to 5 pm

Wheelchair access: yes

Do people need to book for this event? : no

Entry/Participation Cost: $0

Other Information/Questions: All materials will be provided, participants can bring their own scissors to ensure we have enough

Maryam Soltani (pictured) will be leading the workshop

Group /Organisation: Women's Friendship Group
Website: http://wfgtas.wordpress.com/about/

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Weaving A Yarn
Aug.
4
11:30 am11:30

Weaving A Yarn

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Weaving A Yarn

Target audience : Open to general public

Event/Project Type: Weaving Workshop and exhibition

Event Description:

  • Weaving with Yarn will be a social, fun, and creative experience for the whole family.
  • Its about community skill sharing.
  • We will be working with Natural fibers as well as colourful yarns.
  • For beginners as well as masters.
  • It's very easy to sit down, pick up and have a yarn. 
  • Everything is provided, it is free and you get to take home what you make.

Venue: Music Hall, West Launceston School - 24-38 Basin Rd, West Launceston TAS 7250

Contact: Justine Kelly: justinekelly@y7mail.com

Start Date: 4/8/2018     10:0:0 AM - 1:0:0 PM

Wheelchair access: Yes

Do people need to book for this event?: no

Group: Afghan Women's Friendship Group

https://wfgtas.wordpress.com/about/

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Peaceknit
Aug.
4
11:00 am11:00

Peaceknit

Peaceknit

Target audience : Open to everyone who can knit or would like to learn

Event Type: Community conversations while knitting

Event/Project Description: Join us to knit in the coffee shop at LINC to share stories about our lives and the lives of the refugees who we are lucky to have living in our community.

Venue: LINC Launceston

Contact: Alison Jales: alisonjales@hotmail.co.uk

Date: 4/8/2018     11 AM - 1PM

Wheelchair access: Yes

Do people need to book for this event?: No

Entry/Participation Cost: $0

Organisation: Safe Asylum and North West Coast Tassie Nannas

 

safeasylum.weebly.com/


https://www.facebook.com/NWcoasttassienannas/

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 Yarn Bomb an Octopus' Garden
Aug.
4
10:00 am10:00

Yarn Bomb an Octopus' Garden

 Yarn Bomb an Octopus' Garden

Target audience : open event

Participants will be involved in creating an Octopus' Garden on the quadrangle fence at West Launceston Primary School. Students, parents and friends of WLPS have been busily knitting, croqueting and creating wool yarn artwork to create a marine underwater scene. We feel peace when we imagine a world where we hold respect for all living things. On Saturday Aug 4 everybody is welcome to put the pieces together as a dynamic community art project.

Event Type: Inclusive Community art project using wool yarn

Event Description: Working together towards a common creative goal is a lot of fun. Participants can expect to be involved in a welcoming, colourful, workshop to create a beautiful work of art. A marine underwater scene is being created to celebrate the amazing diversity of marine species we currently know of. We envisage the artwork will encourage informal discussion of ways we can all use less plastic to assist life in the ocean. Come and join the fun and bring your creative flair! Sharing a passion for ocean life through community art creates happy moments of peace and respect for all living things.

Venue: West Launceston Primary School 24-38 Basin Rd West Launceston Quadrangle

Contact: Joanne Dean  gentlefpjo@gmail.com and Jo Dodds
jjsdobbs@gmail.com

Date: 4/8/2018  Time: 10:0:0 AM - 2:0:0 PM

Opening hours of your venue: 8am to 5pm

Wheelchair access: yes

Do people need to book for this event? : no

Group /Organisation: An event at Our Global Village Celebration, West Launceston Primary School

Website: http://westlauncestonprimary.education.tas.edu.au/

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Our Global Village Celebration
Aug.
4
to 5 Aug.

Our Global Village Celebration

  • West Launceston Primary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Target audience : Open to all

"Our Global Village Celebration"
Saturday Aug 4 from 9am - 2pm a market will be held selling international cuisine from Afghanistan, Bhutan, Egypt and more, local fresh produce and art and crafts made by members of the Launceston Community.

There will also be a clothes repair cafe.


An Artwork Gallery highlighting the talents of Our Global Village Community will fill the walls of the Music Hall and artisan workshops will be held in the morning and afternoon on both Saturday and Sunday.

Event Type: Global Village Market celebrating our multi-cultural community and enjoying the richness this cultural diversity brings to our City.

Free skill sharing workshops will be held over the two days to provide opportunities for all in community to learn new skills and build cultural understanding by working together side by side to create beautiful works of art.

Event  Description: Three fun-filled days of creative learning and participants will have the opportunity to see, create and experience beautiful works of art.

For many people, to create a garden is an experience and expression of peace. These activities will also be held in the West Launceston Primary School Community Garden throughout the weekend.

Please see individual event postings for workshop details – These will be listed on the Peace Festival Web page:  http://www.tamarcommunitypeace.org.au/events-2018/   and will be under the category ‘Our Global Village”

Venue: West Launceston Primary School 24-38 Basin Rd West Launceston

Contact: Joanne Dean: gentlefpjo@gmail.com if you would like to have a market stall or be involved.

Market Stalls, workshops and exhibition - 4/8/2018    9AM -  2pm

and  

Workshops and exhibition -  5/8/2018       9AM -  2pm  

Wheelchair access: yes

Do people need to book for this event?: no  - But please see the individual workshops for details as these will vary depending on the workshop

Entry Cost: $0 (but there will be costs for food, drinks and other items)

Organisations: West Launceston Primary School
Women's Friendship Group
Northern Refugee Support
City of Launceston
Gentle Footprints Permaculture

Website: http://westlauncestonprimary.education.tas.edu.au/

https://wfgtas.wordpress.com/about/

http://www.gentlefootprints.org/

Treat your tastebuds!

Global Village food stalls

Saturday  4th August from 9am to 2pm

West Launceston Primary School

Persian cake

Afghan kebabs

Afghan bolani

Momo from Bhutan

Egyptian felafel

Bhutanese food stall.

“Together Everyone Learns”

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