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Events on 23rd Apr 2024

Events for 23rd Apr 2024

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Visible mending at the Girrawheen Hub

Crafted patch on jeans

Mending is a time-honoured tradition; and visible mending is a skill that can transform your clothing! Join in a relaxing and fun workshop with Elise Hinkley from Hoop Hoop Hooray!

Dates and times

  • Tuesday 23 April // 10am to 1pm
  • Tuesday 30 April // 10am to 1pm

Whether you're a novice or a seasoned stitch enthusiast, this hands-on workshop will empower you to build on your existing skills, knowledge and techniques such as appliqué, embroidery, and sashiko.

Note: Sewing supplies, some patches/fabric and notes will be provided. Bring clothing or home textiles that need repairing, and any buttons, patches, fabrics you might like to use.

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Book now

Australian Heritage Festival

Heritage Festival 2024

Explore stories and skills that connect us with where we live today during the City of Wanneroo’s Heritage Festival celebrations.

From heritage crafts and arts, to memoir writing and exploring Wanneroo of old through film and image, there’s so much to see and do.

Explore all of the activities on offer and book your place now!


Changemakers: Travelling exhibition, Museum of Australian Democracy


This small but powerful exhibition draws on the history of textile banners as artefacts used for activism.

Dates and times

  • Monday - CLOSED
  • Tuesday - CLOSED
  • Wednesday // 10am to 4pm
  • Thursday // 10am to 4pm
  • Friday // 10am to 4pm
  • Saturday // 10am to 4pm
  • Sunday - CLOSED

This exhibition shows how ‘crafting’ – traditionally considered women’s work – can be used for political expression and social change.

Changemakers consists of eight textile banners that represent a range of historical and contemporary activist movements including the women’s suffrage campaign, as well as banners displayed in town halls and churches. 

Many of the social issues raised by early activists remain vitally relevant today, including equal pay, sexual harassment, family violence, and female representation in Parliament and business.

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