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Term 4 TLC News - Exciting Rebrand + Festival Save the Date 15 Nov

Term 4 TLC News - Exciting Rebrand + Festival Save the Date 15 Nov

Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Clarke

We've loved compiling our 'new look' Term 4 TLC News brochure.  In it we share our exciting Writing Program rebrand PLUS we announce Save the Date - Sunday 15 November! Australian Storytellers Festival is back 😃

View or download a copy HERE

 

Key features this edition: 

WRITING PROGRAM NEWS - ONLINE AND COLLECTIVE 

What a busy time we've had at The Literature Centre!  In light of the success of our Talented Young Writers' Programme ...

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Reaching out to Teachers Australia-wide!  Young Writers Online for Students

Reaching out to Teachers Australia-wide! Young Writers Online for Students

Posted 2 months ago by Webmaster

An Exciting & Accessible Program by The Literature Centre in WA

YOUNG WRITERS ONLINE 

Given the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 health crisis, we’ve found a way to deliver accessible learning opportunities ONLINE for students, not only here in WA but for use Australia-wide.  

We think this is an exciting creative opportunity for our interstate and territory friends at this time.

Since April, we’ve moved our ...

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Superhero Foods Kids' Cooking Challenge Competition - Thankyou & Winners Announced!

Superhero Foods Kids' Cooking Challenge Competition - Thankyou & Winners Announced!

Posted 2 months ago by Webmaster

Thank you to the children who entered our competition! We are thrilled to announce our 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize-winners AND two Special Participation Awards. 

The panel of 3 judges, Emily from Healthway WA, Jenny from Foodbank WA and Nicole from The Literature Centre said,  “We were particularly pleased with the creative entries, impressed by the huge effort many participants went to and were delighted to see the children really enjoyed ...

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Australian Storytellers Festival - Save the NEW Date 15 November 2020

Australian Storytellers Festival - Save the NEW Date 15 November 2020

Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Clarke

We Can't Wait To Welcome Visitors! Sunday 15 November

After postponing our treasured event back in April we are so excited to be rescheduling Australian Storytellers Festival for Sunday 15 November in Fremantle. We hope you can join us to see and hear from 8 WA Authors & Illustrators who will be presenting a range of fun and engaging sessions the whole family will love.  Gates will open 9.30am and close 3pm.  Multiple sessions will be ...

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Talented Young Writers Programme for Years 6-12

Talented Young Writers Programme for Years 6-12

Posted 3 months ago by Webmaster

BOOK NOW FOR TERM 3 YOUNG WRITERS ONLINE

Given the success of our Talented Young Writers' Programme (TYWP) Online in Term 2 and the restrictions that still apply due to COVID-19, we're offering more author sessions as per our normal TYWP Term 3 schedule. The presenting authors are Scot Gardner (VIC)Mark Smith (VIC) and Meg McKinlay (WA). They've recorded tailored video presentations for us to add to Vimeo as outlined below:

 

Meg ...

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SPECIAL OFFER - Reduced Fee for In School Literature Workshops!

SPECIAL OFFER - Reduced Fee for In School Literature Workshops!

Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Clarke

* OUR GIFT IN COVID TIMES *

Read on or see our special COVID relief offer for Literature Workshops  HERE

Dear Teachers,

We understand these are unprecedented times in schools and classrooms and our thoughts have been with you during the COVID-19 crisis.  

We would like to offer the exciting opportunity for us to present a workshop in your school, given school excursions may not be possible at this time. Our Literature workshops will give ...

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Celebrate Reading National Conference for 2020 now cancelled.

Celebrate Reading National Conference for 2020 now cancelled.

Posted 5 months ago by Webmaster

** Important Announcement ** 

We are sad to advise our 2020 Conference has had to be cancelled as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. 
 
Due to many uncertainties, including social distancing restrictions and border closures, we are unable to host our much-loved Celebrate Reading National Conference this year.  We will be working with Eventbrite to issue refunds, and close off the event.

Of course, we must look to the ...

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The Sound of Picture Books - Cancelled in September 2020

The Sound of Picture Books - Cancelled in September 2020

Posted 5 months ago by Webmaster

** Important Announcement **

We are sad to advise that The Sound of Picture Books for September 2020 has had to be cancelled as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. 
 
Due to many uncertainties, including social distancing restrictions, school policies and border closures, we are unable to host our much-loved performances at our Centre and in host schools. 
Of course, we must look to 2021.  The Sound of Picture ...

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Donate Today! - Become a 'Friend of the Literature Centre'

Donate Today! - Become a 'Friend of the Literature Centre'

Posted 8 months ago by Webmaster

Now more than ever, the Arts industry needs you.  

By donating to us you join our Friends of The Literature Centre group.  It's a chance to be part of something creative and unique in Australia.  Help sustain us during the challenging COVID-19 health crisis, which saw all of our school bookings and many of our 2020 events cancelled.  

For almost 30 years, our Centre has provided quality student workshops and writing programmes, contracted ...

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See Us in the Perth Festival 2020 Program -  The Sound Of Picture Books and Literature & Ideas in Fremantle

See Us in the Perth Festival 2020 Program - The Sound Of Picture Books and Literature & Ideas in Fremantle

Posted 9 months ago by Webmaster

Thank you to everyone who attended these two performances on Sunday 23 February. Our biggest crowds yet with around 950 children, parents, families and literature lovers in attendance! See our Facebook page for photos of Dumazi and the Big Yellow Lion in action. 

Literature & Ideas in Fremantle also saw around 320 people over 4 nights hearing from a remarkable group of authors, so entertaining and giving of insights into they process, ...

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