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Designed for children aged 3 to 8 years, but open to all ages
Olden Days Festival welcomes school children from the Darling Downs community to gain a glimpse into the past through investigating objects and interacting with artisans. With a focus on learning through experience and fun, children can explore the history of communication, cameras, transport and more. They will see demonstrations of blacksmithing, leatherplaiting, woodworking, lace making, glass work and whip cracking. There will also be sing-alongs with an entertainer.
9.30am-10am: Morning tea and orientation
10am-midday: Displays and activities
12.30pm-1pm: Lunch (BYO)
To book in your class, please contact us via email with your preferred day, school, year level, number of students, and contact details.
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