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Elders: Telling Your Story

Elders Project is a 4 week workshop for people from Redfern and Waterloo to tell their stories. Guided by John Hockney, an experienced facilitator, the Elders Project will teach people the skills to share their stories in an interesting and professional way. The project aims to honour the contribution Elders have made to our local community whether people were born here or came to Australia and settled. For more information call Waterloo Library on 9288 5688 or contact Marion Nicolson on 9310-2220 or email

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Mar 11, 2010
from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Waterloo Library

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9288 5688

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Elders: Telling Your Story

11 March 2010 – 1 April 2010 Thursday 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Learn the ancient art of storytelling with John Hockney.

This exciting course runs over 4 weeks, two hours per week. The course explores the experiences of Sydney's older community - uncovering life stories, as well as guiding you to develop the skills to shape a narrative.

John Hockney is an accredited member of the Australian Storytelling Guild and a member of the Oral History Association of NSW. He has facilitated the telling of personal stories in two publications and in many nations.

Light refreshments provided.

Proudly supported by the Australian Storytelling Guild (NSW) and the City of Sydney Library for Harmony Month & Seniors Week.

Thursday 11, 18, 25 March & Thursday 1 April 10.00am - 12.00pm

Waterloo Library

Telephone: 9288 5688

Email: for further information or pick up a flier at your local branch

Bookings essential

Free for Library members

$10 per session, non-members



Waterloo Library

770 Elizabeth Street

Waterloo 2017

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Phone: 02 9288 5688