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Ravens fly past

Ravens fly past

20 Dec 2012

With the help of the ever adventurous Miles and a fearless group of volunteers, students at our Sunday workshops created a creepy choose your own adventure. Enter if you dare. 

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Graphic Novelties

Graphic Novelties

19 Dec 2012

We’re so happy to announce our first comic collection! Have a quick look at the struggles of Smiley Face by Cynthia and the amazing Evil  Party Man by Anoushka.

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Spooky Stories

Spooky Stories

19 Dec 2012

It’s enough to give us nightmares. Keep reading for spooky stories from Irene and Dillon, two young writers at our Thursday workshops. The Spooky Problem Irene Zhong   One day...

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The Rhythm of Saturn

19 Dec 2012

Just in time for the holiday season, our Intergalactic travellers at the Monday after school workshops have put together a Travel Guide to Saturn. Click for a sneak peek at Saturn’s...

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2013 Workshops

19 Dec 2012

Yes, we’ll still be around after the 21st of December! Click away to look at our so-amazing-they’ll-drag-you-away-from-the-beach Holiday Workshops. Or, hold out for our new whizz-bang 2013 Term One Workshops....

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The Martian Embassy is now online

The Martian Embassy is now online

16 Dec 2012

Christmas shopping just got a whole lot easier! The Martian Embassy now has its own little shop. Cans of Gravity and “Take me to your Leader” t-shirts are guaranteed to...

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Post in Space Art Show!

Post in Space Art Show!

11 Dec 2012

To celebrate Earthling Increased Purchasing Period, we’re holding an exhibition at the Martian Embassy. We’ve commissioned some of our favourite illustrators and designers, including James Gulliver Hancock, Andrea Smith, Eirian Chapman, Daniel Dittmar and Kitiya Palaskas, to design...

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Help the Sydney Story Factory this Christmas!

Help the Sydney Story Factory this Christmas!

30 Nov 2012

The Martian Embassy sells the coolest gifts in town, guaranteed to make your Kris Kringle smile. So help us sell more of it! It’s easy. 1. Download our product catalogue...

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Fables and Myths: Sunday Workshop

Fables and Myths: Sunday Workshop

29 Nov 2012

A group of Sunday morning work-shoppers looked at the fable of the Hare and the Tortoise then wrote their own stories of good guys and bad guys, of characters with...

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Politicians and journos shoot hoops for the SSF

Politicians and journos shoot hoops for the SSF

28 Nov 2012

The Minister for the Arts, Simon Crean, and the Minister for Sport, Kate Lundy, joined the real showdown in Canberra today: the much-anticipated netball match between politicians and staffers, and...

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LISA HOLZL – Arts and Writing

LISA HOLZL – Arts and Writing

27 Nov 2012

Approach writing like you’re making a collage. Write ideas or words down on small pieces of paper or post-it notes. Try dropping them to see how they land or put...

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The Martian Embassy wins Sydney Design Award!

The Martian Embassy wins Sydney Design Award!

23 Nov 2012

We are very proud that our Martian Embassy won a Sydney Design Award this week, in the category of interior design – public or institutional. Huge congratulations to our fantastic...

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The Good, the Bad, and the Poems: Sunday Poetry Writing Workshop with Libby Hathorn

20 Nov 2012

Sunday Poetry Writing Workshop with Libby Hathorn Rythmn and rhyme, repetition,  alliteration. These are the poet’s tools and last Sunday writer and Ambassador for reading Libby Hathorn put us to...

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30-Minute Fairy Tales

30-Minute Fairy Tales

20 Nov 2012

On Sundays, kids 7-18 are writing their own fairy tales against a ticking clock. Find out what happens to a modern Cinderella, her Prince, and other characters you thought you knew.  ...

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Sydney artists take on Beck’s Song Reader

Sydney artists take on Beck’s Song Reader

15 Nov 2012

We’re extremely excited to announce a fundraising concert, an evening of music and words held to raise money and awareness for the Sydney Story Factory. Beck Hansen’s Song Reader Presented by...

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