The workshop will be a story exchange between generations - covering both oral and written stories. The aim is to deepen the bond of understanding between family generations, by helping each generation to recognise how much they have in common, and to respectfully wonder at the differences they each experience.
In the workshop, we will cover:
• Ways to compile a family story
• Storytelling and writing stories
• Ideas and starters
• Getting all the family involved
• Putting it all together, with photos and illustrations and souvenirs of the past • Keeping the project a manageable size
Participants will ideally be two, and possibly more members of a family. For example a grandmother and one or two grandchildren, a grandparent, parent and child, parent and adult child, non-related (but close senior and junior etc) Children must be 12 or older.
The group participants will do some storytelling, some writing, and some planning for developing the project further in the future. It will be an active, fun, easy and productive workshop, with the result being a very personal collection of family stories, put together as a family project, rather than by just one person.
RSVP: Call Margaret on 5479 1210 or Pam 5471 6739 for more info or to register. Prepayment required. Make cheques out to the Sunshine Coast Literary Association and send to PO Box 3076, Maroochydore QLD 4558
Presented thanks to the support of the Queensland Government Community Support Program and the University of the Sunshine Coast for this Seniors Week activity.
Sunshine Coast Literary Association/ WARM on the Coast - Looking Forward Looking Back Workshop with Bronwyn Cozens
Location: University of the Sunshine Coast
23 August 2008 Time: 10.30am-2.30pm
Downloadable: "Looking Forward Looking Back Workshop with Bronwyn Cozens" Flyer
For further information please contact:
Sunshine Coast Literary Association trading as WARM on the Coast
Margaret 5479 1210 or Pam 5471 6739
University of the Sunshine Coast, Not Assigned
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