ZigZag Festival for children gets ready to hit Kalamunda

ZigZag Festival for children gets ready to hit Kalamunda

PUPPET making, costume design and percussion instruments are all the go at the workshops for those participating in the annual ZigZag Festival for children.

The events will take place in the building on Headingly Road next to Stirk Park.

The art workshops for kids will be held in the school holidays and children are asked to imagine what the Shire of Kalamunda will be like in 100 years.

More than 100 students from local schools are preparing for the Act Belong Commit ZigZag Community Arts Festival at Stirk Park on October 30 as they create the Stirk Island Saga.

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Kalamunda and Woodlupine Primary School students and young artists and musicians from Kalamunda Senior High School are already starting to work on the ‘Stirk Island Saga’ comic book, costumes and music for the Parade and Finale.

The free community workshops will be held on September 4, September 11, September 18, September 27, October 1 and October 16 in preparation for the ZigZag Festival on October 30.

Some of the workshops will be held between 9.30am and midday.

Students who wish to be involved in the workshops can contact Celia on 9291 3092.

Children will be supervised, safe and have a priceless creative and educational community experience.

Workshops are recommended for children from 9 -16 years old. Parents and friends are welcome.

Parents can email info@zigzagfestival.org to express an interest or ask questions.

Go to the website www.zigzagfestival.org for more information.