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A Town Named War Boy

See first hand the WWI soldiers diaries which inspired A Town Named War Boy  and take part in an interactive drama workshop with the Australian Theatre for Young People .

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Ancient Egypt

Students explain how the beliefs and values of the ancient society are evident in practices related to warfare, death and funery customs.

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A Medieval calendar

Students use sources to identify and describe significant developments and cultural achievements of Medieval Europe.

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Watercolour workshops

Be inspired by the State Library’s collection of colonial art and create your own watercolour artwork under the guidance of an expert art educator.

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What is history? Cemetery site study

Students investigate the ancient past through a cemetery site study.

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Straight from the source

Discover the amazing stories behind some of Australia’s most iconic and quirky collection items and gain another view of the country’s rich history and culture. 

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