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Celebrating Cultures Series

Celebrating Cultures Series

In October Hampton Community Centre is hosting celebrations dedicated to embracing and honouring the rich and diverse cultures of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, and African communities. This engaging series of events will include cultural workshops covering art and music providing participants with a deep understanding of these traditions. Moreover, our sensory experiences will immerse attendees in the sights, sounds, smells, flavours, and textures of these vibrant cultures, while specially curated lunches will offer a delightful journey into unique cuisines.

FREE INDIGENOUS & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS WEAVING WORKSHOP

Join us for an inspiring and FREE Indigenous & Torres Strait Islanders Weaving Workshop, where we'll blend contemporary creativity with traditional weaving techniques. Using materials like rope, colourful fabrics, and raffia, we'll guide you through the art of weaving, allowing you to infuse your unique expression into this ancient craft while paying homage to the rich cultural heritage that inspires it.
LOCATION: Hampton Community Centre
ADDRESS: 14 Willis Street Hampton

WHEN: Wednesday 4 October 2023
TIMES: (Participants must attend both sessions)
10:15 am - 11:45 am (part 1)
12:45 pm - 2:15 pm (part 2)
All material supplied.
Stay on for Chatty Cafe and a Free Native-themed lunch from 12pm+.

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FREE AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOP

Join us for an exciting and welcoming FREE drumming experience led by the incredibly skilled percussionist and instructor, Peter Vadiveloo. Peter's expertise and enthusiasm will have you creating captivating rhythms in no time, regardless of your prior drumming experience. Whether you're a complete beginner or an experienced drummer, everyone is invited to participate, and we'll supply all the drums you need. 

LOCATION: Hampton Community Centre
ADDRESS: 
14 Willis Street Hampton
TIME: 10 am - 11 am
WHEN: Wednesday 11 October 2023
Stay on for Chatty Cafe and a Free African-themed lunch from 12pm+

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FRENCH LUNCH

Come and say bonjour and join the community at a free French-influenced lunch. We will have a resource table for those that are interested in exploring the French culture. 

LOCATION: Hampton Community Centre
ADDRESS: 
14 Willis Street Hampton
TIME: 12 pm - 1 pm
WHEN: Wednesday 18 October 2023

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Thank you to the Victorian Government for supporting these workshops.

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