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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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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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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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Thank you to Rotary Club of Sydney Cove!

Thank you to Rotary Club of Sydney Cove!

15 Nov 2012

We say a big Martian thanks to Rotary Club of Sydney Cove for the generous donation of 5 refurbished laptops, complete with software, all delivered to our door. The computers...

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Volunteer of the Month!

Volunteer of the Month!

15 Nov 2012

MARGARET MCGREGOR: We could not have compiled the figures for our first term of operations, and first school holiday period without the help of the unflappable Margaret McGregor. Margaret bravely...

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Launching Prof Robyn Ewing’s latest book

Launching Prof Robyn Ewing’s latest book

15 Nov 2012

Last Tuesday night the Sydney Story Factory was honoured to host the launch of our vice-president, Robyn Ewing’s, latest book, Creative Arts in the Lives of Young Children. Robyn edited...

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The Results Are In!

The Results Are In!

14 Nov 2012

We are thrilled to report that the figures for our first term of operations, and first school holiday period, look very healthy indeed. Over term 3 and the October school...

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Book Club with Markus Zusak

Book Club with Markus Zusak

29 Oct 2012

Yes, it’s on! All volunteers are invited to the Sydney Story Factory Book Club, at 7.30pm on Tuesday, October 30th, at the SSF. Our guest speaker is Markus Zusak, who...

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Libby Hathorn comes to the SSF!

Libby Hathorn comes to the SSF!

26 Oct 2012

Libby Hathorn is an award-winning author of more than fifty books for children and young people. Translated into several languages and adapted for stage and screen, her work has won...

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WE’RE LOOKING FOR PARTY MARTIANS

WE’RE LOOKING FOR PARTY MARTIANS

24 Oct 2012

As a way of raising money to fund our writing programs, the Sydney Story Factory will be hosting Martian-themed children’s parties on Saturdays. We have a head party Martian, but...

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Find Your Spirit Animal Workshop!

Find Your Spirit Animal Workshop!

19 Oct 2012

We’re very excited to have craftketeer Kitiya Palaskas come in and help us with a workshop in a couple of weeks, all about finding your Spirit Animal… Kit is an...

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Thanks Little Black Book

Thanks Little Black Book

02 Oct 2012

Little Black Book is the go-to site for the global advertising community, posting the latest news plus tips on where to go, what to do and who to see. They’re...

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Nathan Luff and the Five Headed Troll

Nathan Luff and the Five Headed Troll

27 Sep 2012

Much Martian thanks to Nathan Luff for leading a wonderful Comedy Script Writing workshop this week. Belly laughs were plentiful! We had a few bewildered zombies, gorillas in handbag shops...

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Calling all High School students

Calling all High School students

17 Sep 2012

Come visit! We’ve got workshops for older students coming up in the holidays and term four. During the holidays create your own graphic novel  in the Graphic Novelties workshop or...

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Indigenous Literacy Day with Jumbunna

Indigenous Literacy Day with Jumbunna

13 Sep 2012

We had a wonderful Indigenous Literacy Day 2012, organised by Jumbunna at University of Technology. A very enthusiastic group of students from all over Sydney created some fantastic tales about...

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